Enjoy our short courses in acting for all levels at City Lit, 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.
Gain confidence and lose your inhibitions in this practical acting class for complete beginners. Make friends and improve your communication skills while having fun in this safe and friendly environment.
Advance your skills and technique as you move towards greater standards of professional practice. Work on scenes to performance level. 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.
Access subtext and character objectives through this advanced engagement of acting skill towards scenework. You will explore a range of dramatic materials in analysing text and considering truthful character interplay – considering what the actor can bring to the text in advance of working with a director.
Discover acting through this more compact version of our term-long Acting: Beginners courses - same disciplines, same explorations, same hours, just fewer weeks. Explore the fundamentals of acting on this practical course designed for people with little or no experience. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and exciting environment.
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 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.
Look at how the clown can still play when the usual setbacks mount up to become truly tragic. When all others would be overwhelmed, the clown accepts the tragic and finds truthful ways to play with great emotions but not to parody them.
Build on the techniques you have already learnt in devising processes. You will explore devising theatre skills beyond the basic, grow in creativity and active experimentation, and create a unique piece of theatre.