From acting classes to a full range of music courses, comedy to dance, enjoy a performing arts course at Build in the evenings, daytimes or at weekends. We offer a range of fantastic dance classes from contemporary dance, tap dance to belly dancing classes plus voice, speech and communication courses to improve your vocal delivery and communication. We're in the centre of London with excellent facilities and expert tutors who are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm. What will you choose?
Got a question? For music courses call 020 7492 2630 and for drama, dance and speech courses call 020 7492 2542.
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Course Date: Tue 13 Nov 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIdeal if you know the basics but want your music to sound more polished and professional. Tips and tricks for mixing, using compressors, limiters, EQ, reverb and other devices. Examples will be given in a variety of software on Mac computers, although the course is equally suitable for hardware users. Tutor: [external website].Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £182.00
Course Date: Fri 16 Nov 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIdeal for musicians and music teachers. Come and learn how to prepare and print high quality scores and other notation with Sibelius software. A good knowledge of conventional notation is required. Tutor:Course Date: Fri 23 Nov 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCreate your own interactive sound projects without being tied to a computer, and challenge preconceptions of what it means to make an instrument or artwork. This course is a progression from Sonic Arts with a focus on practical projects and group experimentation. Students who have previously attended Arduino Workshop will be supported to progress their work.Full fee: £169.00Senior fee: £169.00Course Date: Sat 24 Nov 2018 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis masterclass is fast paced and challenges you to extend and polish your dance technique and performance work.Full fee: £19.00Senior fee: £19.00Concession: £19.00Course Date: Sat 24 Nov 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetGet up-to-date information on how to break into professional performance and establish yourself in the industry with this series of workshops and masterclasses. Taught by a producer/theatre manager, these workshops cover a range of essential skills, from how get more work through networking, to managing your taxes.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £59.00Concession: £36.00Course Date: Sun 25 Nov 2018 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetPerfect for those who have taken our beginners course and those with some experience. Take your burlesque dance, movement and characterisation skills to the next level!Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £48.00Course Date: Sun 25 Nov 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn technique, repertoire and ensemble skills for all orchestral strings. Develop your confidence and make new string friends. For players at grade 3 or above. sessions are: 25 Nov 10:30 - 13:30 & 9 Dec 10:30 - 16:30.
Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £69.00Concession: £42.00Course Date: Sun 2 Dec 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn opportunity for flute and clarinet players to boost their ensemble playing experience and to to explore music arranged for this unique ensemble, from orchestral themes to popular favourites. Please inform the Music department what you play when you enrol.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £49.00Concession: £30.00Course Date: Mon 3 Dec 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHandel was a famous opera composer. What inspired him to write Messiah and why has it lasted? We explore its background and individual numbers, considering its popularity then and now. Hallelujah!Full fee: £39.00Senior fee: £31.00Concession: £24.00Course Date: Wed 5 Dec 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn intensive masterclass for pianists at grade 8 standard and above, comprising two three-hour sessions. This insightful class will address issues of interpretation and style as well as dealing with technique.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £99.00Course Date: Sat 8 Dec 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHave you ever thought you could cut it as a TV presenter, but been unsure where to start? Discover your TV presenting potential. Learn how to present to camera, read autocue, memorise a piece to camera, interview and talk to time. All this in one weekend! Please note: this course is non-transferable or refundable.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00Course Date: Mon 10 Dec 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAwaken the Clown that is in you through this exciting and playful 2 day course!Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £60.00Course Date: Tue 11 Dec 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA fun, intensive workshop for players of orchestral instruments with good music reading skills. Please contact the Music department for availability of places for your instrument.
Tutors: Anthony Bailey (conductor) & Robert Puzey (leader)
You may also be interested in Orchestra workshop: weekend.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £55.00Concession: £40.00Course Date: Wed 12 Dec 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDiscover 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.Full fee: £169.00Senior fee: £135.00Concession: £103.00Course Date: Sat 15 Dec 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCome and see what performance magic is all about through our one day experience masterclass. Here you will explore a range of magic techniques and acts.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £59.00Concession: £36.00Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIf you have a minimum of two years' experience (playing at around grade 3 standard), come and work on both technical and solo work, and enjoy some ensemble playing. Continues to module 3 next term. Tutor: George Sleightholme.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £143.00Concession: £109.00Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAlexander Technique for performers at all levels with focus on body, mind and movement. The Technique encourages the release of habitual tension to allow greater freedom in movement, breath and speech. Includes one-to-one hands-on in performance situations, addressing the breathing and vocal needs of the actor, singer, musician and all performers.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAn introduction to the major building blocks of music. Learn about melody, harmony, texture, rhythm, form and performance directions, and how to recognise these facets within further areas of study. Tutor: Pauline Greene
This course has a scheduled break week: 18th February.Full fee: £189.00Senior fee: £151.00Concession: £115.00Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis practical course focuses on sight-singing and aural perception to develop your general musicianship. Gain a deeper understanding of different tonalities, develop your ability to pick out notes in chords, write down melodies that you hear, and improve rhythmic accuracy. Based on the famous Kodály method. Leads to part 3 next term. Break week: 18 Feb. Tutor: [external website].Full fee: £169.00Senior fee: £135.00Concession: £103.00Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your microphone skills and knowledge of this sector. Open to those who have completed a beginners' course or have previous industry experience. Tutor: David Thorpe.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFor experienced classical singers (at least 5 years' one-to-one lessons) with good vocal technique to explore the rich repertoire of song, and develop expressive and communicative skills. This is module 2 of a full-year course.Full fee: £249.00Senior fee: £249.00Concession: £152.00Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your analytical, melodic and harmonic understanding with the help of improvisation, covering a wide variety of styles. Become a more confident player as a result. For players at Grade 5 and above.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £179.00Concession: £109.00