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 1 other date)
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
- MGM musicalsCourse start date: Fri 9 Jun 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Pauline GreeneBright, bold, happy and hummable – many of our favourite musicals on film were created by the Freed Unit at MGM in the 1940s and 50s. From The Wizard of Oz to Gigi, we take a whistle-stop tour of some fabulous films and artists.
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 £77.00
- Voiceovers: improversCourse start date: Fri 7 Jul 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David ThorpeDevelop your microphone skills and knowledge of the Voiceovers sector. Open to those who have completed an introductory or beginners' course or have previous industry experience. This course will be delivered in our media studio.Full fee £139.00
- Chamber music: introductionCourse start date: Fri 7 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gisela MeyerDiscover the pleasure of playing in small ensembles with varied instrumentation, with repertoire ranging from early to modern. For instrumentalists at Grade 3 standard or above who can read music confidently.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £62.00
- Great composers: Stephen SondheimCourse start date: Fri 14 Jul 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Pauline GreeneWhat is it about Sondheim musicals that makes them so distinctive? Why do some lovers of other musicals dislike them? Let’s find out what he did, in music, lyrics and structure, that made his shows unique.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
- Foundation in Drama (Certificate Level 2)Course start date: Fri 6 Oct 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Laura Baggaley, Vernon Thompson, Martin WimpressDo you want to be an actor but find it hard to fit the training around your other commitments? This intensive and practical accredited course, running one full day each week, provides classes in the core disciplines of acting, voice and movement, and culminates in a showing of contemporary scenework to an invited audience. Successful candidates achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Performing Arts awarded by OCN London.Full fee £1,249.00
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