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
- Acting: beginnersCourse start date: Wed 17 Jan 2024 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Deirdre Strath ClydeExplore the fundamentals of acting on this practical course, designed for people with little or no experience of acting. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and creative environment.
- Piano/keyboards 1ACourse start date: Thu 21 Sep 2023 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Cheslav SinghThis is the beginning of our piano programme, designed for absolute beginners to both piano and music-reading. This classic course is the perfect way to start your piano playing.
- Music production with LogicCourse start date: Wed 17 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max La VillaLogic is the industry standard music production software for Apple Mac computers. Discover audio recording and processing, MIDI composition and recording and effective use of Logic’s own high quality software instruments.
- Violin and viola 1ACourse start date: Wed 17 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Hristo DunevLearn the basics of playing violin or viola in a friendly environment, using a range of fun music. For complete beginners. Continues to Violin and viola 1B next term.
- Accents: North American standard and regionalCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Deirdre Strath ClydeHow to speak with confidence and authenticity in a North American (or Broadcast Standard) accent as well as a couple of other regional American accents This course will be taught in the college.
- Storytelling for business and pleasure 1Course start date: Thu 21 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Ariella EshedAll 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 taught online.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Accents: London, General American and British regionalCourse start date: Wed 17 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jonathan MulquinExpand your skillset as an actor or as someone with an interest in speech and phonetics by mastering regional and international accents, including London; General American, and at least two regional British accents. This course will be delivered in the college.
- Accents: Standard EnglishCourse start date: Wed 17 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jonathan MulquinAre you an actor or other public speaker stuck in a regional or international accent? Would you like to learn how to speak Standard English? This course is not for speakers of other languages who should take English Pronunciation courses instead. This course will be taught in the college.
- Acting for radio and podcast dramas: beginnersCourse start date: Wed 24 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David GoodersonExplore acting and performing for radio, working on scenes, sound effects, monologues, commercials, voiceovers and all kinds of microphone techniques, in a supportive but professional environment. This course will be delivered in the media studio. Tutor: David Gooderson.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £139.00
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