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
- Classical singing workshopCourse start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Trevor AlexanderA lively workshop class for singers with a solid foundation in vocal technique and musicianship: employ your vocal technique in a more flexible and artistic way and deepen your understanding of critical evaluation of singing.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £167.00
- Piano workshop 6Course start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Ricardo GosalboIf you play piano at around grade 6 standard, join one of these online workshops to develop your playing by studying a wide range of piano repertoire, with focus on technique, textural awareness, practice and performance skills.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
- Piano/keyboards 4CCourse start date: Fri 28 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David FrankelFor pianists with around three years' experience. Improve your finger technique, coordination, phrasing, music
reading, and your confidence.Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £116.00
- Chamber music: intermediateCourse start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gisela MeyerDiscover the pleasure of playing in small, mixed instrumental ensembles, one per part, in a variety of repertoire. For classical instrumentalists at grade 3-5 standard, with some sight-reading skills.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- English pronunciation: stage 1Course start date: Thu 19 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: David John GwillimAre you a non-native fluent speaker who wants to improve your pronunciation of English and to speak the language more clearly and confidently? Work on clear formation of vowel and consonant sounds including the English neutral vowel and the distinction between voiced and unvoiced sounds. This term the course will be taught in the college.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £153.00
- Jazz harmony, ear training and ensembles: advancedCourse start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Della RhodesFocus on ear training and developing jazz improvisation, applying theoretical understanding to practical situations. We return to the classroom to learn to play jazz standards and unusual repertoire. This is musicianship training at a high level. New applicants may apply to email@example.com to arrange an audition.Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £287.00 Concession £251.00
- 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 Senior fee £1,249.00 Concession £1,249.00
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