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 Date: Fri 21 Sep 2018 (and 2 other dates) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Enjoy playing with acting skills, and meet like-minded people, as part of this fun and interactive community, with a flexible, drop-in structure. You can pay for all 13 sessions up front, or pay £10 for individual sessions. Single session bookings can only be made through our Eventbrite page: Book Now.
Course Date: Sun 23 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date) Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Work on scenes to performance level and gain confidence while exploring active ways into character. During these fun, intensive and challenging sessions you will focus on advancing your character building skills and techniques as you create your unique interpretation of character from first cold read to performance.
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.
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. Please see the link for more information.
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: 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.