What is the course about?
You will develop your skills and experience and knowledge of the sector by performing on mic in various radio drama and voice-over settings.
What will we cover?
Radio Drama: ‘Omnes’, scenes, narrations, monologues
Voice-overs: A range of solo & small group recordings
Voice reels, and getting work.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Identify the staff working on a radio drama
Explain the process of recording a radio drama
Explain the specific demands of a range of audio recordings
Have an appreciation of what to include on a voice reel and how to seek work in radio drama and voice-overs.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You must have completed Acting for Radio: Beginners; Voice-overs; Radio Presenting or Creating Character voices, or have comparative previous experience.
Please Note: We do not usually accept under 19 year olds except in special circumstances - please see Students under 19 for more information.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Practical experience. You will be instructed, then recorded and the work played back. Your work will be analysed by you, your fellow students and tutor. Some recordings will require preparation prior to class.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No. But if you wish to take away your recordings a memory stick will be required.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Radio Presenting, Voiceovers, any Improvers' or Advanced acting courses.
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