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

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

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of long and short courses allowing you to choose between in-person and online learning.

Learn in the centre of London with our in-person courses. Our purpose-built facilities in Covent Garden mean we are ideally located and easy to get to. 

See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you.

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  1. Improve your speaking voice
    Course start date:  Thu 16 May 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Danielle Allan
    Come and improve your vocal skills through voice production and speech exercises. Learn about self presentation, develop spontaneity and gain greater confidence in your communication skills. This is a practical course based in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
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  2. Tango Argentino
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 12 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Adriana Pegorer
    This course is about learning Argentinean Tango where you will learn, practice, enjoy and meet friends! No partner needed – come alone, with a partner or with friends. Suitable for both beginners and those with prior experience.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £62.00
  3. Use your voice assertively
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 9 Jul 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lloyd Wylde
    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.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
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  4. Acting: beginners
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 26 Apr 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lawrence Lambert
    Explore 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.
    Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £259.00 Concession £168.00
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  5. Singing for absolute beginners
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 10 Jul 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Trevor Alexander
    Start 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.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £76.00
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  6. Voiceovers: beginners
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 26 Apr 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  John Eastman
    In this highly popular course you will begin to explore ‘on mic’ the skills and techniques required across a range of audio/voiceover situations. The course will be delivered in our media studio.
    Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £259.00 Concession £181.00
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  7. Voiceovers: introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 8 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  David Thorpe
    Explore the skills and techniques required across a range of audio/voiceover situations, from radio commercials to talking books. This course will be taught in the media studio, and is an intensive 5 week introduction, preparing you for more detailed study of this fascinating area of work.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £104.00
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