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 email@example.com. You can also view our music auditions and advice page.
For drama, dance and speech courses email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Acting for funCourse start date: Fri 19 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Laura BaggaleyAn acting class purely for the joy of it! This course is suitable for complete beginners, those with a little experience, and anyone wanting to enjoy acting exercises and scenes in a low-pressure environment. Gain confidence, make friends, develop new skills and have fun.
- Improve your speaking voiceCourse start date: Thu 22 Feb 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lloyd WyldeImprove 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 in the college.
- Acting for fun 2Course start date: Fri 17 May 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Laura BaggaleyAn acting class that’s all about having fun! This course is suitable for those with a little experience, confident beginners and anyone wanting to enjoy acting exercises and scenes in a low pressure environment. Develop your stagecraft skills and meet like-minded people as you work together on scripts and improvisations.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Singing for absolute beginnersCourse start date: Fri 12 Jul 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Trevor AlexanderStart your journey as a singer this summer with this short, enjoyable course. Take your first important steps towards a healthy vocal technique and confidence in your singing.
- Piano tasterCourse start date: Fri 2 Aug 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Cheslav SinghA fun introduction to the piano: learn the basics about the instrument, names of the notes and where they are, and how to play some simple tunes. Find out whether piano is the instrument for you!
- Music history book clubCourse start date: Fri 19 Jul 2024
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Edward BreenThe music history book club meets towards the end of each term to discuss novels and biography with musical themes and references relevant to the music history programme. This term’s book is The Jewels of Paradise: Donna Leon.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
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