Performing Arts Courses & Classes in London and Online
City Lit offers performing arts courses in the heart of Covent Garden in Central London during the evening, daytime and at weekends. Explore our range of subjects including acting, (including accredited acting courses), dance, radio and screen, and voice, speech and communication as well as a full range of music courses, such as piano, singing, strings and wind instruments to jazz and pop, music technology, music theory and history
Our courses are labelled clearly for beginners or those with previous experience and you can speak to a specialist advisor to help you choose the right level. If you would you like some help or advice:
For music courses email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also view our music auditions and advice page.
For drama, dance and speech courses email email@example.com
- Improve your speaking voiceCourse start date: Fri 28 Apr 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Lloyd WyldeCome and improve your vocal skills through voice production and speech exercises. Learn about self presentation, develop spontaneity and gain greater confidence by improving your communication skills in the workplace.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £139.00
- Sonic arts 2: interactive sound projectsCourse start date: Thu 29 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Paul ChiversSonic art is the expression of creativity through sound. Enjoy a series of creative exercises, with study and discussion of contemporary and historical context and practice, and create your own sound art pieces.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
- Comedy improvisationCourse start date: Wed 5 Jul 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mark PhoenixHave fun acting, with theatre games and character exercises. Build your confidence, meet new people while you will learn and practice the key techniques needed for performing improvised comedy scenes.Full fee £129.00
- Debating: intensiveCourse start date: Wed 12 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gavin IllsleyDebating requires the ability to speak English persuasively in public and, crucially, to respond rapidly to other people’s objections to what you say. In this shorter, intensive version of our highly popular course, we will cover the theory and practice of debating, and you will progress quickly in areas of content, strategy and style. A great mental workout.Full fee £119.00
- Tap intensive (beginners)Course start date: Mon 17 Jul 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jacqueline PertIf you are new to tap then this is the place to start. An intensive course suitable for students of all ages with good general fitness. Tap shoes are essential.Full fee £69.00
- Introduction to music productionCourse start date: Wed 31 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max La VillaCome and learn the basics of recording and editing using a free or cheap digital audio program that can run on either Mac or PC. Turn your musical ideas into completed songs you can share!Full fee £139.00
- Drumming: introductionCourse start date: Thu 13 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mark HuggettFor beginners to learn the practical skills required to play drum kit in contemporary music, including stick technique, four-way coordination, listening and music reading. You will play acoustic and practice kits in class.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £48.00
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