Acting

Acting Courses & Classes in London and Online

Enjoy our short courses in acting for all levels at City Lit, in the centre of London's theatreland. Our courses, which take place in Covent Garden, are taught by experts who are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm. Choose a course in the daytime, evening or at weekends.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Improvisation workshop
    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 19 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Enrich the fluency and freedom of your improvisation. We'll explore various methods and practice techniques to create strong improvised scenes in a safe and supportive atmosphere.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £60.00
  2. Method acting
    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 20 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Gain the ability to immerse yourself in simple acting exercises that will enable you to live truthfully and unselfconsciously while performing. Learn how to use your own life experience to draw on for your acting work.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £81.00
  3. Acting: beginners
    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Explore the fundamentals of acting on this practical course designed for people with little or no experience. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and exciting environment.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00
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  4. Acting advanced: text and performance
    Course Date: Thu 22 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Advance your skills and technique as you move towards greater standards of professional practice. Work on scenes to performance level. 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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £182.00
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  5. Play-reading
    Course Date: Thu 29 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date: Online

    Come together with others to explore the work of different playwrights, share the spoken word and gain insight into differnet plays. These fun and friendly sessions are for people who would like to read and discuss plays under the guidance of a theatre professional.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £60.00
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  6. Acting for fun
    Course Date: Fri 7 May 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    An acting class purely for the joy of it! This online course is suitable complete beginners, those with a little experience, and anyone wanting to enjoy acting exercises and scenes in a relaxed, low-pressure environment. Gain confidence, make friends, develop new skills and have fun. There will be fresh material and new scenes to explore every term.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £60.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  7. Acting workshop
    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 7 May 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Develop your acting skills in this fun and challenging workshop. Develop your technique as you explore text and a range of excerices designed to help you create an authentic and truthful performance.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £91.00
  8. Acting advanced: Murder in the Cathedral
    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 May 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    An exciting opportunity to use prior training in acting and screen work. Rehearse and film scenes from T.S Elliot’s Murder in the Cathedral, for inclusion in the upcoming Thomas Becket exhibition at the British Museum.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £199.00
  9. Meisner workshop
    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 1 Jun 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Develop your ability to act freely, moment to moment, as you work with Meisner's foundation principles on partner and text-based work.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £109.00
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  10. Acting for wellbeing
    Course Date: Tue 1 Jun 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Increase your physical and emotional well-being through playful and fun acting exercises. Connect, take notice, be active, learn new skills, become more present and engaged with others using tools drawn from actor training.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £73.00
  11. Acting: improvers
    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 2 Jun 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Continue your development as you explore a range of exercises and acting techniques that will illuminate and enliven a variety of scripts and scenes. Consolidate techniques and deepen your understanding in a safe and supportive atmosphere.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £73.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  12. Comedy improvisation
    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 7 Jun 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Enrich and develop your comedy skills in this improvisation course. Working in a fun and supportive atmosphere, you will learn and practice the key techniques needed for performing improvised comedy scenes.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £60.00
  13. Play-reading: Greek drama
    Course Date: Wed 23 Jun 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Share the spoken word as you read and discuss two of the most powerful classical plays from the genre of Greek Tragedy. An excellent way to gain a deeper understanding of the text and the themes of the plays.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £42.00
  14. Acting: text intensive
    Course Date: Fri 25 Jun 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    A fast-moving course exploring a range of plays from different genres, in which students can take on the challenge of learning a new short piece of text every week. Students will have the opportunity to read with different scene partners and discover new plays and playwrights.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £60.00
  15. Introduction to acting
    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 1 Jul 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Would you like to know more about the process of acting? Perhaps you have always wanted to try it or you would like to return to acting after some time away. Improve your overall confidence in yourself and in performing as you explore a range of acting exercises in a safe and exciting environment.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £73.00
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