Voice Courses and Classes for Everyone in London and Online

Whether you wish to speak more clearly, read literature aloud, explore Shakespearean verse or are curious about Storytelling as an art form or a tool for business, we have the course for you.

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

  1. Using your voice in mask work: taster

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 11 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this short taster class, delivered face to face, you will explore the vocalising of different characters in fairy tales. Equipped with a paper bag, draw a face on each side and rotate the bag while inventing a dialogue between characters. The perfect class for social distancing, mask wearing actors to improve articulation and character voice idiosyncracies.

    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: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £19.00

  2. Use your voice assertively

    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to sound more confident, grounded, self-assured and assertive? Improve your vocal skills through a series of exercises that will support you to become more vocally confident, expressive and dynamic without appearing arrogant.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Combining voice and Pilates

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This innovative course shows you how to integrate modified Pilates movements with voice training as a holistic approach to voice, starting at breath release and progressing into phonation and resonance. Through this combination you may begin to find a link between body and voice through the core muscles of support.

    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

  4. Reading English literature aloud: early 20th century

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Come and enjoy reading aloud short stories and passages from novels by early 20th century writers including

    E.M. Forster; Daphne Du Maurier and D.H. Lawrence.

    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: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  5. Speak Shakespeare monologues and scenes: Comedies

    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Whether you are preparing a Shakespearean monologue for audition or simply have an interest in their structure, rhythm and poetry, this course enables you to work on and speak monologues from the Comedies with confidence.There is also an opportunity to rehearse scenework from these plays and perhaps to visit Lincoln's Inn Library to see Shakespeare's 2nd Folio.

    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: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  6. Storytelling for business and pleasure 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    All cultures respect the world of Story. The ability to tell Stories, in a variety of settings, is a skill that has seen a strong resurgence both in the workplace and in contemporary performance. Come to gain greater confidence in your communication skills and wider experience.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. Storytelling for business and pleasure 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 17 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Exploring ways of telling stories with language, physicality, gesture and rhythm, solo and in groups. Telling brief stories has also become a strong component within the world of Business, so we shall examine the way ‘story’ can be used in ‘branding’; covering topics which include talks, presentations, lectures, and more informal settings.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  8. Storytelling: tell your personal story

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 17 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Tell your own personal story and in so doing gain some perspective on how past events have shaped your life and how they will affect your future, while at the same time inspiring and informing others about life choices. The course will take place in a safe environment online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  9. Practical voice

    Course Date: Wed 17 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Improve the quality of your voice and standard of speech through relaxation, stance, breath capacity/control, articulation, forward placing and expression.

    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: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  10. Clear speech. Photo: Mikhail Gorbunov

    Clear Speech

    Course Date: Wed 24 Feb 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This intensive course is ideal if you seek greater clarity and confidence in how you communicate. Suitable for anyone for whom English is the first language. Non- native speakers should attend English Pronunciation Stage 1.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

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