6 training courses found
Our Two Week Intensive Acting Workshop runs each month and is designed to introduce students to the basic principles and activities involved in an Actor Training. It is suitable for absolute beginners as well as those students wishing to build upon previous performance experience.
The Foundation in Acting course aims to bridge the gap between a basic understanding of drama and performance and professional training. Building on people's natural abilities, the course is an ideal forum in which to discover each student's unique creative potential.
What's the course about? The course offers an introduction to some of the skills and techniques needed to write for theatre, as well as insights into the new writing industry in the UK and the process of moving a play from the page to the stage. Over the duration of the course, students will: Learn how good plays are constructed through various exercises and discussions Study existing texts Begin work on a play of their own See their work performed by actors Receive one-to-one feedback on their progress Gain an understanding of the business of being a playwright What's covered in the course? Some of the topics we'll look at are: Who are you writing for? Genre, playwriting fashions, and the outlets for a new play.
COURSE AIMS The Diploma in Acting trains actors to work as professionals in a modern, industry-relevant environment. Students will be able to undertake the rigours of a professional career having developed sound skills and techniques in acting and performance.
Working with a professional Director, students form a 'Poor Theatre' company will rehearse each Thursday night from 7 - 10pm towards the presentation of a full length play to a public audience at The Lantern Theatre for 3 performances. Each student will have a role in the production and will also work on other aspects of the production such as marketing, set design and build, publicity, wardrobe, prop making, stage management, sound and so on.
10 weeks of creative playing! Playground runs throughout the year and you can join for as many or as few terms as you wish. These terms are designed to allow for constant challenge, variety and an introduction to new skills and concepts.