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.
Develop greater sincerity, authenticity, and depth in your acting with the training techniques pioneered by Stanislavski and the Method practitioners. Stimulate your subconscious creativity, experience imagined realities more vividly, and explore more diverse characterisations and emotionally challenging material in a focused and supportive studio course.
Develop the basic skills for speaking text and finding meaning in the words of a play or other written material. Focusing on initial preparation for actors at the beginning of their journey in working with script and being ready for character voice creation.
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!
Rehearse a full play and perform it as a workshop production to an invited audience at the end of term. Practise and develop your acting skills by working with an experienced director to stage a studio version of a short modern playtext. No audition required; suitable for students of an improvers level.
If you're a beginner or want to build confidence in working with Shakespeare, develop your skills through our workshop class. Consolidate your verse speaking and emotionl skills needed to act in Shakespeare's plays.
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.
Develop your character work and experience approaches to building character. This advanced but fun, challenging and confidence building course will spark the imagination of performers and writers in order to create distinctive characters.
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.
Practise and develop your acting skills by rehearsing scenes from a modern play in depth, with the option of performing to an invited audience at the end of the course. This course is 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.