Acting for radio and podcast dramas: beginners
Time: 14:15 - 16:45
Location: Keeley Street
This course has now started
Course Code: DMB003
Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)
What is the course about?
Explore acting and performing for radio, working on scenes, sound effects, monologues, commercials, voiceovers and all kinds of microphone techniques, in a supportive but professional environment. Become aware of the many techniques actors need for successful radio and sound work.
What will we cover?
Working on microphone technique by means of recording students in a variety of dramatic scenes, commercials and other voice over material.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Be at ease in front of a microphone.
Have an ability to communicate with the listener.
Have an appreciation of the different skills needed in each area of sound work.
You will hear a difference in the quality of your recorded performances by the end of the course.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have some beginners' acting experience.
In order to get the most from the course you will be able to:
• Speak English fluently and clearly.
• To read a script accurately.
• Give and receive constructive feedback.
• Take notes.
If you are new to voice classes please take a moment to read our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) before choosing.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
By recording, playing back and discussing students' work. This course will be taught in our media studio.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No. Recorded material MAY be made available at the end of the course in accordance with our privacy policies and data protection regulations.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Acting for Radio Improvers; Radio Presenting
Please refer to our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) as you consider which area you would like to study next.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.