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.
Build on the techniques you have already learnt in devising processes. You will explore devising theatre skills beyond the basic, grow in creativity and active experimentation, and create a unique piece of theatre.
Deepen your understanding and emotional expressivity as you work towards deeper levels of practice in this workshop.Suitable for beginners and experienced students alike who wish to develop greater sincerity, authenticity and depth in their acting. Explore the principles of psychological realism pioneered by Stanislavski and developed by the Method practioners to enrich and enhance your performances and charcterisations. Learn new skills and hone existing ones in this supportive and expressive enviroment.
Work on scenes to advanced performance levels using a range of modern rehearsal techniques. Identifying clear opportunities for character with scenes and responding creatively in the moments of rehearsal.
In this course we will build a ‘movement toolbox’ that allows the actor to engage with a responsive body to create movement stories, solo and in relationship with others. You will learn skills that allow anyone interested in acting to find ease of expression, presence, physical instinct and spontaneity. Come prepared to have serious fun!
Rehearse a full play and perform it as a workshop production to an invited audience at the end of term. Practise and develop your acting skills by working with an experienced director to stage a studio version of a short modern play. No audition required; suitable for students at improvers level.
Develop the basic skills for speaking text and finding meaning in the words of a play or other written material. Focusing on initial preparation for actors at the beginning of their journey in working with script and being ready for character voice creation.
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.
Discover the art of improvisation through this 'all level' workshop. Learn how to deliver and engage in the moment, and produce completely original scenes (both dramatic and comic) in this series of workshops.
Develop greater sincerity, authenticity, and depth in your acting with the training techniques pioneered by Stanislavski and the Method practitioners. Stimulate your subconscious creativity, experience imagined realities more vividly, and explore more diverse characterisations and emotionally challenging material in a focused and supportive studio course.