Accredited Acting Courses & Classes in London

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 (a Level 2 Extended Certificate) and Acting Diploma (Level 3), both accredited by Open College Network London. You will enjoy learning with expert tutors and participate in performances. 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.

We also offer courses covering the Trinity College Acting syllabus; students can opt to take the external exams if they wish.

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

  1. Acting Diploma (Level 3)

    Course Date: Sat 14 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An exciting and rigorous one-year part-time training in the core disciplines of acting. Taught by industry professionals, this course will build your craft as an actor and is ideal for anyone intending to enter full time training at drama school.

    Entry is by audition, and the course is accredited by OCN London, with access to Advanced Learner Loans for the course fee. For more information contact Drama on (020) 7482 2542 or email Drama Department.

    Course times: Thursdays 18:15 – 21:30 and Saturdays 10:00 – 17:30.
    Full fee: £2,225.00
    Senior fee: £2,225.00
    Concession: £2,225.00

  2. Foundation in Drama (Extended Certificate Level 2)

    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to be an actor? This intensive and practical course, which you can build around other commitments, provides classes in the core disciplines of acting, voice and movement, working towards a Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts awarded by OCN London. Entry is by audition. For more information contact Drama on (020) 7482 2542 or email the Drama Department. Course dates: Induction 20 Sep

    Term 1 27 Sep - 6 Dec Term 2 17 Jan - 27 Mar Term 3 24 Apr - 22 May

    Exit tutorials 29 May.
    Full fee: £1,549.00
    Senior fee: £1,549.00
    Concession: £982.00

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

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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

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