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All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden.
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- Piano: advanced workshopCourse start date: Thu 21 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Petros MoschosIf you are an advanced pianist, whether a performer or specialist teacher, continue to develop your skills, broaden your repertoire and increase your understanding of piano playing. Please contact the Music department to enquire about joining this class. Break week: 2 Nov 2023.
- Piano repertoireCourse start date: Wed 20 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Petros MoschosIf you have a minimum playing standard of grade 8, come and explore the wealth of piano repertoire, concentrating on style and period. Broaden your interpretive skills and gain experience in performance practice. Break week: 25th October 2023.
- Piano workshop 8Course start date: Thu 21 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Petros MoschosIf you play piano at around grade 8 standard, join one of these online workshops to develop your playing by studying a wide repertoire, learning to make your own stylistic and interpretive decision under your tutor's guidance.
- Acting: advancedCourse start date: Mon 15 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Deirdre Strath ClydePractise and develop your acting skills by rehearsing scenes in depth, with the option of performing to an invited audience at the end of the course. This course is 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.
- Drawing from plants and flowersCourse start date: Wed 1 Nov 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Steve WrightMake wonderful drawings in colour and black and white from a range of flowers and plants. Taking the rich and varied history of drawing plants and flowers in different traditions for inspiration. Working with the expressive and colourful medium of both soft and oil pastels, you will respond to the colours and textures of plants and flowers. Suitable for all levels, this course involves making composition studies, leading up to a final, larger, more resolved piece.
- Picture framing and mounting for beginnersCourse start date: Thu 9 Nov 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Esther HeyhoeLearn picture framing and mounting skills for the home or workplace. Using professional framing tools and equipment you'll be taught all the skills you need to work in a busy studio or alternatively how to set up your own small scale practice from home.Full fee £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
- Singing workshopCourse start date: Thu 21 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Siobhan BlakeA workshop class for singers with a solid foundation in vocal technique and musicianship: employ your vocal technique in a more flexible and artistic way and deepen your understanding of critical evaluation of singing. Repertoire to be discussed with the tutor.
- Design with Adobe InDesign and IllustratorCourse start date: Fri 19 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gita HahnThe course is new in the Business and Technology department and the course outline is being developed.Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
- Contemporary watercolour painting projectsCourse start date: Sat 4 Nov 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterThrough a set of short projects inspired by contemporary practitioners and their contribution to the uniqueness of the medium, the course will help you expand your understanding of watercolour and enable you to make informed choices in making personal work. It will also feature some approaches to painting, beyond the immediate western tradition to provide broader technical and critical insights.Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
- Screen acting: advancedCourse start date: Mon 12 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gary GrantThis is a practical and intensive screen acting course, designed for students to learn how to create characters and be at their best when working within difficult and pressurised circumstances. Ideal for those who have previously studied screen acting and are planning to make the leap into finding work. Also for those who have already broken into the industry but want to make sure they’re at their best when on set.
- Ceramics: surface printing on clayCourse start date: Mon 19 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lauren IlsleyWorking with silkscreen, paper stencil, block and potato printing on unfired clay, biscuits and glazed surfaces, you will create pattern and narrative images with slips, oxides, glaze and on-glaze on simple mould forms and tiles.Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
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