Enjoy our short courses in acting for all levels at Build, in the centre of London's theatreland. Our courses, which take place in Covent Garden, are taught by experts who are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm. Choose a course in the daytime, evening or at weekends.
Course times: Mondays and Fridays from 18.30 -21.30. Sundays from 11.00 – 16.30.You will also need to be available each evening and all day Saturday during production week: Monday 3rd Dec to Sat the 8th December 2018.
An exciting chance to apply your previous training in voice, movement, improvisation and characterisation in the context of performance before an audience. You will work as a company, working towards a full-scale production with professional values and standards. Auditions will be held in October.
Course Date: Tue 30 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
In this improvers class you will explore character building in greater depth. Develop emotional expressivity, a character’s inner life, and scene analysis tools. You will work alongside the Actors Training Company (DCR201).
Course Date: Wed 31 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Come together with others to explore the work of different playwrights, share the spoken word and gain insight into differnet plays. These fun and friendly sessions are for people who would like to read and discuss plays under the guidance of a theatre professional. Working in a supportive atmosphere you will read out loud and discuss the main themes of a range of both contemporary and classic texts.
Course Date: Sat 3 Nov 2018 (and 2 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Good acting relies on the instrument of our body!
In this course we will build a ‘movement toolbox’ that allows the actor to engage with a responsive body to create movement stories, solo and in relationship with others. You will learn skills that allow anyone interested in acting to find ease of expression, presence, physical instinct and spontaneity. Come prepared to have serious fun!
Course Date: Sun 4 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Advance your skills and technique as you move towards greater standards of professional practice. Work on scenes to performance level. Suitable for students who have completed a broad range of our Acting courses at beginners and improvers level or who have gained suitable experience elsewhere.
Course Date: Wed 12 Dec 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Discover the art of improvisation through this 'all level' workshop. Learn how to deliver and engage in the moment, and produce completely original scenes (both dramatic and comic) in this series of workshops.
Continue your development and improve your skills as you work towards greater emotional, physical and psychological truth. You must have completed 'Method acting: beginners' or have gained relevant experience elsewhere in order to join this challenging course.
Continue your development as you explore a range of exercises and acting techniques that will illuminate and enliven a variety of scripts and scenes. Consolidate techniques and deepen your understanding in a safe and supportive atmosphere.