What is the course about?
To make actors aware of the many techniques needed for successful radio and sound work.
What will we cover?
Working on microphone technique by means of recording students in a variety of dramatic scenes, commercials and other voice over material.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Be at ease in front of a microphone.
Have an ability to communicate with the listener.
Have an appreciation of the different skills needed in each area of sound work.
You will hear a difference in the quality of your recorded performances by the end of the course.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have some beginners acting experience.
In order to get the most from the course you will be able to:
• Speak English fluently and clearly.
• To read a script accurately.
• Give and receive constructive feedback.
• Take notes.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
By recording, playing back and discussing students' work.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No. Recorded material MAY be made available via Google Classroom at the end of the course in accordance with our privacy policies and data protection regulations.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Acting for Radio Improvers; Radio Presenting.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details