Performing arts

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)danceradio and screen, and voice, speech and communication as well as a full range of music courses, such as pianosingingstrings and wind instruments to jazz and popmusic technologymusic 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 music@citylit.ac.uk. You can also view our music auditions and advice page.

For drama, dance and speech courses email drama@citylit.ac.uk

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

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  1. Whispering ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Jul 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kate Montague
    How 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 Senior fee £29.00
  2. Sing jazz: advanced
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Karen Lane
    For jazz vocalists with a sound technique and experience of jazz and Latin styles. Develop your solo performance and expand your repertoire. Some repertoire and vocalese will be taught, and you will be invited to contribute repertoire of your choice.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00
  3. Saxophone 4
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sarha Moore
    Maintain and extend your playing skills on our advanced course. Repertoire is pop, jazz and World music, and we will learn and rehearse, and record, sax ensemble arrangements.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
  4. Jazz harmony and ear training 1B
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Cerys Hogg
    Continue your aural and academic study of form, root movement and harmonic progression, jazz chord types, intervals, scales and modes. Learn transcribed solos and participate in playing and improvisation sessions. For players with a working knowledge of jazz harmony. New students may contact music@citylit.ac.uk to arrange to be assessed for entry to this course.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
  5. Sing jazz 1
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Laura Zakian
    Learn some standard repertoire and jazz protocols. Explore style, develop good timing and phrasing, breath control, and extend your vocal range. Not suitable for beginner singers but ideal for singers who are new to the jazz idiom.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £139.00
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  6. Saxophone 3B
    Last Few Places, ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  David Harrison
    Continue with your 3rd year of saxophone study. We will play jazz, pop and world music repertoire, and work to improve your technical ability and confidence in playing. Live sessions online.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
  7. City Lit Big Band
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Simon Henry
    Our ensemble for proficient jazz players to improve and maintain sight reading and section work, playing music from the classic era of Big Bands plus contemporary and original arrangements. Contact the Music Department to enquire about availability of places for your instrument and to arrange your audition.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
  8. Folk and pop guitar 3B
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Tony Rowden
    For experienced guitar players, this online class will develop your rhythmic playing and your interpretation of chord charts using bar chords, mobile scales, bass lines and melody work. Vast and varied repertoire. Playing techniques can apply to acoustic and electric guitars.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
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  9. Saxophone 1B
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sarha Moore
    For players with 3-4 months study on saxophone. Repertoire for class will comprise popular sounds, jazz and World music, including music reading and improvisation.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00
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  10. Folk and pop guitar 2B
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Tony Rowden
    If you can play a range of chord shapes, in time, and can follow chord symbols, this second year of study will develop your ability to play the acoustic guitar. Improve your musicianship and expand your repertoire of songs.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
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  11. Ballroom and Latin: beginners
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Nuno Sabroso
    This course is perfect for those who are new to Ballroom dance or looking to brush up on existing skills. Taught in a friendly and supportive atmosphere you will learn the basic steps and techniques of both Ballroom and Latin dance. No partner is required to join the course. You will perform with different members of the class, acquire some great dance knowledge and with the added beneift of feeling healthier!
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £103.00
  12. Drumming: advanced
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 22 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Mark Huggett
    Our advanced class is a great chance to practise all the essential popular grooves. Enhance and maintain your technique, reading and stamina. Sessions will be delivered online so you will use your own kit, acoustic or electronic.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00
  13. Drumming 1B
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Mark Huggett
    For graduates of drumming 1A and drum students with equivalent experience. We will play and analyse classic grooves, and work to improve co-ordinated independence in application of rudiments to the drum kit.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £125.00
  14. Drumming 1C
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Cerys Hogg
    Play and analyse classic grooves and work to improve your coordinated independence and application of rudiments to the kit. Ideal if you have completed Drumming 1B or have equivalent experience. Includes reading drum notation.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00
  15. Mindful singing
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 28 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Clare Foster
    Engage all your senses to connect mind and body awareness while singing. Explore how the psyche affects how we relate to singing. This is a practical course in the classroom for singers in all styles, not an academic study.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £249.00 Concession £174.00

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