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
- Radio and podcast presenting: advanced (intensive)Course start date: Sat 23 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David SpencerThis is a new opportunity to take your love of radio presenting to the next level. The course supports you with a tutor-editor to craft a pre-recorded radio programme or extended feature on a subject of your choice, mixing interview clips, music and sound effects into your own production. This weekend workshop will be delivered in the media studio.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00
- Character voice for animation, stage and screen (intensive)Course start date: Sat 20 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David ThorpeCharacter voices aren’t just for cartoons. Learn the tools and techniques you need to create new and unique character voices or to accurately imitate a historical or contemporary voice for animation, stage and screen. This course will be delivered in the media studio.Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £111.00
- Introduction to music productionCourse start date: Sat 15 Jun 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max La VillaCome and learn the basics of recording and editing so that you can turn your musical ideas into completed songs you can share!Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £104.00
- Narration for podcast and documentary (intensive)Course start date: Sat 6 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David SpencerA fun and intensive workshop all about the incredible world of narration. This enormous and lucrative area of the voiceover world includes podcasts, e-learning, documentaries, audio books, medical/technical narration, explainer videos and more. You’ll learn how to deliver great reads from the inside out. It’s not just about the sound of your voice!Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £97.00
- TV presenting for beginners (intensive)Course start date: Sat 2 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gary GrantHave you ever thought you could cut it as a TV presenter, but been unsure where to start? Discover your TV presenting potential. Learn how to present to camera, read autocue, memorise a piece to camera, interview and talk to time. All this in one weekend!
- Flute and clarinet choirCourse start date: Sat 27 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lindsey FillinghamOpen to intermediate/advanced flutes and clarinets to play a range of baroque, pop, jazz and world music in a group. Great for sight-reading and ensemble skills! Alto flute, piccolo, Eb and bass clarinets welcome.
- Contemporary dance intensiveCourse start date: Sat 10 Aug 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Francis AngolLearn how to express your physicality in a dynamic fashion and gain basic knowledge of the main principles of contemporary dance, with influences from other techniques. General level - suitable for both beginners and improvers.
- Come and sing: Rodgers and HammersteinCourse start date: Sat 10 Aug 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Siobhan Blake, Richard Hartley WilsonRodgers and Hammerstein - Together they created a series of innovative and influential American musicals. Their musical theatre writing partnership has been called the greatest of the 20th century. We will be looking at some of the big ensemble numbers from shows such as Oklahoma, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music alongside a couple of lesser known shows. Alongside soloists required for the ensemble numbers you are invited to bring a piece of your choosing from the vast catalogue of songs by these exceptional composers. Please write to email@example.com with your choice of solo.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to sing solo.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £69.00
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