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
- Stanislavski: beginnersCourse start date: Mon 15 May 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Deirdre Strath ClydeDiscover the system of realistic acting that most professional actors use today — the approach to training, characterisation and rehearsal technique developed by the legendary Konstantin Stanislavski.Full fee £209.00
- Choral singing for pleasureCourse start date: Mon 24 Apr 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Richard Hartley WilsonWhether you’re a beginner or have some experience, this choral class will give you something to look forward to on a Monday. We sing many genres from musical theatre to pop plus more traditional pieces. This course is very popular, so booking early is essential. Break weeks: 1st,8th and 29th of May 2023.Full fee £239.00
- Keyboard harmony in historical contextCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ricardo GosalboA practical workshop combining keyboard harmony and pianistic technique for classical pianists with a starting standard of grade 6. This advanced 6-module course is taught at the keyboard and takes a historical approach to harmony and technique. We discuss separate eras and their corresponding harmonic developments in each self-contained module, along with main points of evolution in pianistic technique. Break week: Monday 23 Oct 2023.Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
- Music theory: fugue writingCourse start date: Mon 4 Mar 2024
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Karl LutchmayerStudy the structure of basic fugues from the 18th century and learn to write your own fugue. This course balances analysis with practical compositional techniques. Scheduled break weeks: 1, 8,15 April and bank holiday mondays 6, 27 May 2024.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
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