Performing arts

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)danceradio and screen, and voice, speech and communication as well as a full range of music courses, such as pianosingingstrings and wind instruments to jazz and popmusic technologymusic theory and history

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

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 music@citylit.ac.uk. You can also view our music auditions and advice page.

For drama, dance and speech courses email drama@citylit.ac.uk

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  1. Piano workshop 5
    Course start date:  Thu 28 Apr 2022 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Ana Claudia Magalhaes
    If you play piano at around grade 5 standard, join one of these lively workshops to develop your playing by studying a wide range of piano repertoire, with focus on technique, practice and performance skills. Break week 2nd of June 2022



    - please buy your own copies of: Grade by grade piano, grade 5 by Boosey and Hawkes.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  2. Piano workshop 6
    Course start date:  Thu 28 Apr 2022 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Chryssa Kasma
    If you play piano at around grade 6 standard, join one of these lively workshops to develop your playing by studying a wide range of piano repertoire, with focus on technique, textural awareness, practice and performance skills. Break week 2nd of June 2022



    - please buy your own copies of: Piano Grade 6 pieces ABRSM from the 2021 and 2022 syllabus [external website] and Preparatory School of Velocity, Op.276 (Duvernoy, Jean-Baptiste) [external website].
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
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  3. Singing workshop
    Course start date:  Fri 29 Apr 2022 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Siobhan Blake
    A lively workshop class for singers of 5 years’ experience or more: employ your vocal technique in a more flexible and artistic way and deepen your understanding of critical evaluation of singing. Repertoire suggestions to follow. Break week: 3rd June 2022.
    Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £181.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  4. Voiceovers: beginners
    Course start date:  Fri 29 Apr 2022 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  David Thorpe
    Explore ‘on mic’ the skills and techniques required across a range of audio/voiceover situations, from radio commercials to talking books and beyond. This course will be taught in the media studio.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £155.00
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  5. Jazz harmony, ear training and ensembles: advanced
    Course start date:  Fri 29 Apr 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Della Rhodes
    Focus on ear training and developing jazz improvisation, applying theoretical understanding to practical situations. We will learn and study jazz standards and unusual repertoire, and continue to operate online this term. This is musicianship training at a high level. New students may apply to music@citylit.ac.uk to arrange your assessment.



    Break week: 3rd June 2022.
    Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £233.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  6. Foundation in Drama (Extended Certificate Level 2)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 8 Jan 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Laura Baggaley, Vernon Thompson, Martin Wimpress
    Do you want to be an actor but find it hard to fit the training around your other commitments? This intensive and practical one day per week course provides classes in the core disciplines of acting, voice and movement, working towards a Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts awarded by OCN London.
    Full fee £1,599.00 Senior fee £1,599.00 Concession £1,599.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100

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