Accredited acting courses

Essential training for anyone wanting to apply to Drama school, Higher Education or to enrich their own practice. We currently offer two part-time accredited options at City Lit - 'Foundation (Drama)' at level 2 and 'Access to HE' at level 3. You will enjoy learning with expert tutors, participate in live performances and flexible class times. The tutors on our courses will focus on your development as an individual, whatever your background or age. These courses are perfect for working adults.

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Any questions? Contact the Drama, Dance & Speech department on 020 7492 2542 Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm.

  1. Acting: Grades 6-7 (Trinity)

    Course Date: Wed 7 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The overall course dates are 07/11/18 - 13/02/19. Please note that there is a break for the holidays at the end of term 1 on the 5 /12/18. The course then recommences at the start of term 2 on the 16/01/19.



    If you want to take your acting to the next level but are not quite ready for one of our longer accredited courses, this is an ideal opportunity to be challenged and stimulated whilst working on a range of performance material as you work toward a recognised qualification.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00

  2. Foundation in Drama: Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts

    Course Date: Sat 19 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to be an actor? This intensive, part-time (one day a week) course offers challenging Acting, Voice and Movement classes, which you can build around other commitments, with the opportunity to progress to more advanced levels. The course, which runs 29 weeks including Induction and final tutorials is designed to extend your skills in acting and its core disciplines as you work towards gaining a Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts awarded by Open College Network London. The course will cover the three main aspects of fundamental drama training: Acting, Voice and Movement skills. Ideally, you'll have completed at least one beginners' and one improvers' course in acting either at City Lit or elsewhere, or have comparable experience. You will be taught by qualified tutors with vocational experience. Regular attendance and punctuality is essential as a discipline of the professional theatre. Some work will be filmed as part of our assessment, verification and moderation processes. Please note that filming/recording of you is therefore crucial and recordings will be shared with OCN the accreditation board for this course. Your personal data will be used in accordance with our privacy policy and recordings will be held by the college for verification purposes until six months after the course has finished. By enrolling on the course you consent to this. For more information contact drama@citylit.ac.uk. Contact the Drama Department for more details and to register your interest.
    Full fee: £1,499.00
    Senior fee: £1,499.00
    Concession: £951.00

  3. Acting: grades 6-7-8 (Trinity)

    Course Date: Wed 27 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The overall course dates are 27/02/19 - 03/07/19. Please note that there is a break for the holidays at the end of term 2 on the 03/04/19. The course then recommences at the start of term 3 on the 01/05/19.



    If you want to take your acting to the next level but are not quite ready for one of our longer accredited courses, this is an ideal opportunity to be challenged and stimulated whilst working on a range of performance material as you work toward a recognised qualification.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £319.00
    Concession: £243.00

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