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
- Contemporary dance: beginnersCourse start date: Tue 17 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Orley QuickThis Contemporary dance class is a dynamic and fun experience based on the principles of Release-technique and some playful explorations. Simple movement phrases and tasks are built upon to develop greater awareness of the body in space and in relation to others. Floor, centre and travelling exercises lead to efficiency of movement, rhythmical and free-flowing dance sequences.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Solo swing and jive: generalCourse start date: Sat 13 May 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosaria SativaDo you enjoy vintage social dancing events but don't have a partner? Looking to nail those moves and increase your freestyle confidence? Then this is the course for you! We will work on foot-work sequences and steps of authentic jazz dancing and Rhythm & Blues Strolls, progressing to faster pace flick kicks and turns for jive and Rock ’n' Roll dances. No partner required! This is a general level course suitable for beginners and improvers.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £45.00
- Charleston: general levelCourse start date: Sat 10 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosaria SativaGain more confidence in solo dancing as we focus on improving your basic body movements, transitioning fluidly between moves and improvising. This course is suitable for beginners and improvers with some previous dance experience.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £45.00
- Come and sing: Les MiserablesCourse start date: Sat 12 Aug 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Siobhan Blake, Richard Hartley WilsonLes Miserables - one of the worlds most popular musicals by Boubil, Kretzmer and Schönberg based on the Victor Hugo novel of the same name contains some of the most memorable repertoire from the 20th century musical theatre catalogue. Come and explore the highlights in several variations (solos, duets and ensemble numbers) at our friendly weekend workshop. "At the end of the day", "I dreamed a dream", "Empty chairs at empty tables", "Bring him home", "Master of the house" and "On my own" and "One day more" are just some of the classic songs covered. 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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