Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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What is the course about?
This acting workshop will allow you to enjoy and experience new aspects of acting each week. Whether you're used to performing or are just starting out, this course will provide an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in supportive sessions. Script work will include contemporary text, Screenplays and Shakespeare.
What will we cover?
Performance techniques will include improvisation, creating character and text work.
Please note that acting classes by their very nature can involve exercises and the exploration of material that some students may find challenging.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
-Work collaboratively and confidently with others.
-Create character with truth and believability
-Perform a scene or monologue in a group setting with greater confidence.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is a general workshop. All levels are welcome.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Your tutor will teach though a variety of techniques during the course. Depending on each different acting exercise, this may include work in pairs, small groups, individually and in whole group.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Wear comfortable clothing that you can relax and move freely in. Bring a notebook and pen. When working on scripts and rehearsing you will need a pencil and a rubber for making script annotations.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Continue on to the next course in the acting workshop series or enrol onto acting improvers. Consider an improvisation course or Stanislavski workshop.
Lawrence Lambert is a teacher of Stanislavski Method Acting, skilled and experienced in interaction and development of students in Method acting, and performance. He is flexible, adaptable and committed to student creativity and personal discovery throughout their development during rehearsal through to performance, discovering “The Self” using Stanislavski techniques in Creating Character, Improvisation, Voice, Movement and Text, developing the student both singularly and as part of an ensemble. Other influences include Sanford Meisner, Ute Hagen, Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler which are incorporated to a high level of understanding. Lawrence studied at East 15, London and The Actor's Studio, New York, and has taught at The Actors' Centre London, The Actors' Guild, MET Film School, East 15 Acting School as well as City Lit.
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.