Screen acting: beginners

Course Dates: 16/09/19 - 02/12/19
Time: 15:45 - 17:45
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Gary Grant

Working in a friendly and supportive atmosphere, you'll explore the basic technical skills required for working on camera.

Description

What is the course about?

We will explore the fundamental technical skills required for acting to the camera.

What will we cover?

Technical skills such as Hitting marks, Eye line and Continuity.
Basic script and scene analysis.

Please note that acting classes by their very nature can involve exercises and the exploration of material that some students may find challenging.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Perform confidently to camera applying the basic technical skills required for screen acting.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

The course is for beginner's so no specific skills are required.
In order to get the most from the course you will be able to:
• Listen and respond to instructions and feedback.
• Communicate clearly in discussion and drama practice.
• Read and respond to a variety of text.
• Give and receive constructive feedback.
• Take notes.
• Work within groups and pairs safely.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Individual, pair and group work.

As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

A notebook and pen.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Screen acting: improvers.

General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

Reviews

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Reviews below are by students who have attended this course, regardless of the course teacher. Please be aware you may not be booking onto a course with the same teacher.

Definitely take it, it makes screen acting much less scary...
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Review by Tina Baker / (Posted on 24/02/2019)
Excellent Tutor. Knowledge and great advice plentiful. This is perfect for all types of student, whether to discover a most enjoyable entrance into Screen Acting or just for the pure enjoyment of learning in an enthusiastic group. I have loved every moment, and have already booked for Improvers and Advanced classes in 2019. Don't hold back. Give it a try!
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Review by Aspiring (Mature) Performer. / (Posted on 08/12/2018)
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Book your place

Course Code: DRB020

Please choose a course date 

Mon, day, 16 Sep - 02 Dec '19

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Full fee: £299.00
Senior fee: £239.00
Concession: £182.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions? drama@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2542

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.