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
- Folk and pop guitar tasterCourse start date: Tue 11 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony RowdenLearn the essential chords that will begin your guitar career, and develop the motor skill to strum pop songs. Please bring an acoustic guitar.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
- Classical guitar tasterCourse start date: Wed 12 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony RowdenEnjoy this introduction to playing classical guitar. Please bring a nylon-strung guitar.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
- Whispering ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response)Course start date: Sun 16 Jul 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate MontagueHow can the impact of what we hear and feel enhance our connection to our voices? Learning the skills of ‘quieter’ activities in such a loud, fast-paced world can result in improved wellbeing. Through body-mind connection and the use of vocal sounds, whispering, gestures, rhythms and touch, you can not only reset your nervous system, and better manage stress, but also find a deeper connection to your voice in this afternoon workshop.Full fee £29.00
- The Patsy Rodenburg approach to voiceCourse start date: Thu 20 Jul 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Lloyd WyldeA highly popular online worshop looking at the great Patsy Rodenburg's celebrated work in voice and speech.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £0.00
- Cello tasterCourse start date: Wed 26 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Polly HewettLearn how to hold the cello and bow, how the instrument works, and play some simple tunes by the end of the session. Please bring your own instrument, or contact the Music department in advance to ask about borrowing one for the session.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
- Piano tasterFull fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
- Comedy writing and performing: tasterCourse start date: Tue 10 Oct 2023
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Alan NixonExplore your comedy writing and performance potential under the guidance of an Emmy-award winning comedy producer/director. Alan Nixon shares the skills behind creating powerful comedy using classic and modern techniques.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
- Storytelling: tasterCourse start date: Thu 30 Nov 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Ariella EshedWe all like to hear stories! This short taster class will help you to tell them. Traditional, anecdotal, personal, fairytales, fables…they all require the key ingredient of confidence, and a basic understanding of structure. The class will be delivered online.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
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