Acting Courses & Classes in London

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.
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  1. Stanislavski: improvers

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this improvers class you will explore character building in greater depth. Develop emotional expressivity, a character’s inner life, and scene analysis tools.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £134.00

  2. Acting: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020 (and 12 other dates)
    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.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00

  3. Acting improvers: exploring text

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take a closer look at the world of the play through detailed text analysis and improvisation. Continue your development as you explore games, exercises, and acting techniques that will illuminate and enliven a variety of scripts and scenes from great writers. Consolidate skills and deepen your understanding in a safe, supportive atmosphere.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  4. Stanislavski: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the system of realistic acting that most professional actors use today — the approach to training, characterisation and rehearsal technique developed by the legendary Konstantin Stanislavski.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £164.00

  5. Play-reading

    Course Date: Wed 15 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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. Working in a supportive atmosphere you will read out loud and discuss the main themes of a range of both contemporary and classic texts.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  6. Acting: improvers

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 15 Jan 2020 (and 7 other dates)
    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.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £134.00

  7. Acting advanced: the whole play

    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practise and develop your acting skills by rehearsing scenes from a modern play 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.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £215.00
    Concession: £164.00

  8. Improvisation: improvers

    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enrich the fluency and freedom of your improvisation on this improver's course. We'll explore various methods of rehearsing and performing.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  9. Acting advanced: scene work

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Looking at a modern or classical play text, you will work in class to analyse, rehearse and perform your scene to an advanced level. Depending on group preference there is an opportunity to invite an audience to the final scene presentation.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  10. Drama club for adults

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy playing with acting skills, and meet like-minded people, as part of this fun and interactive community, with a flexible, drop-in structure. You can pay for the whole course up front, or pay £19 for individual 2-hour sessions. Single session bookings can only be made through our Eventbrite page: Book Now.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  11. The Acting room: developing potential

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This comprehensive acting course is ideal for anyone who may require a little more time, support and adjustment as you engage in the acting process. All levels are welcome. Develop your potential through text, improvisation and scene work.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  12. Acting through improvisation

    Acting through improvisation

    Course Date: Tue 4 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enrich the fluency and freedom of your improvisation on this practical course.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  13. City Lit theatre company

    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An exciting chance to apply your previous training in voice, movement, improvisation and characterisation in the context of performance before an audience. You will work as a company towards a full-scale production, adopting industry values and standards.Course times: Mondays and Fridays 18.30 - 21.30 and Sundays 11.00 – 16.30.You will also need to be available each evening and all day Saturday during production week: Monday 30 March to Saturday 4 April 2020. Please click the pink button to start your application.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £164.00

  14. Acting improvers: character work

    Course Date: Thu 27 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your skills and experience as you explore various techniques for building character. This improvers course is fun and a great confidence builder. It will spark the imagination to enable you to create distinctive characters in both text based work and improvised scenarios.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  15. Stanislavski workshop: an actor prepares

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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. Break week 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

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