Professional skills for actors

Do you want to prepare for auditions, successfully pull off accents or become a proficient sightreader? Our professional skills courses enable you to learn essential acting techniques in order to improve your audition success and take on exciting new roles.
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  1. Accents for actors: beginners

    Course Date: Tue 13 Jun 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand your skillset as an actor by mastering regional and international accents, including general American, Deep South, Manchester, Scottish (Glasgow) and Eire (Dublin). Please see below for details of the specific accents covered.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  2. Accents for actors: improvers

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand your skillset as an actor by mastering some more challenging accents which may include Glasgow, Belfast, Nottingham and others. An invaluable skill for all working actors.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. Alexander technique: in performance situation

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Release tension and enjoy greater freedom of movement, breath and speech. This 'master class' format course applies the Alexander Technique for actors, singers, musicians and all performers at all levels.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  4. Alexander technique: performance breath and voice

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Alexander Technique for performers at all levels with focus on the performance breath and voice. The Technique encourages the release of habitual tension to allow greater freedom in movement, breath and speech. Includes one-to-one hands-on in performance situations, addressing the breathing and vocal needs of the actor, singer, musician and all performers.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  5. Audition ready

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how an audition panel sees you in order to maximise your chances of success. You will work on your audition repertoire to build a solid base of classical and contemporary audition pieces.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Professional practice for actors

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get up-to-date information on how to break into professional performance and establish yourself in the industry with this series of workshops and masterclasses. Industry professionals (in acting, casting and representation) will cover a range of essential skills, from audition guidance to how to be a self-employed performer.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £169.00

  7. Shakespeare Workshop

    Course Date: Wed 26 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Shakespeare: advanced

    Course Date: Fri 28 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Rehearse scenes and speeches from various Shakespeare's plays in this advanced class. Create vivid performances that are both true to life and true to Shakespeare’s language.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  9. Shakespeare: beginners

    Course Date: Thu 27 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to develop your confidence as a Shakespeare performer? This beginner’s course explores the practical aspects of working with the Bard's text.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  10. Speaking Shakespeare

    Course Date: Wed 26 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work with Shakespearean text for sense, rhythm and emotional truth. We will discuss and work-shop speeches and scenes from A Midsummer Night's Dream and As You Like It. Tutor: Vernon Thompson.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  11. Stage combat (with ATC)

    Course Date: Fri 16 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the techniques and skills you need to operate safely while wielding weapons and realistically bring about physical brawls through the art of dramatic combat. This two-term course will provide you with solid training in stage fighting, building towards the option to take a fight exam and gain a qualification for your work. An essential tool on any actor’s CV. You will work alongside the Actors Training Company (DCR201) on this course.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £499.00
    Concession: £499.00

  12. Stage combat: knife fighting

    Course Date: Fri 16 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Knife fights on stage can be dramatic, fast, visceral and fearful – reflecting the very real

    danger and deadliness of this unique weapon. More and more theatrical productions reflect this modern cultural trend. Come and learn the skills needed to wield this weapon effectively and really sell that fight.

    Please note: this course will also require an extra commitment of two full days at the end to prepare you for the exam.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  13. The actors training company

    Course Date: Mon 11 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Kick-start your career on this exciting professional actor's training course. This intensive year-long training will develop your CV and provide you with theatre credits, an industry showcase and showreel.





    You can apply for a Professional Career Development Loan (PCDL) to help you to pay the fees for this course. For more information, please speak to an Adviser in the Student Centre. Advisers are available from 12-7 Monday to Friday and or via phone on 020 7492 2500. You can also email an Adviser at advice@citylit.ac.uk

    Course dates and times are subject to change please contact department for details.
    Full fee: £6,499.00
    Senior fee: £6,499.00
    Concession: £6,499.00

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