Stagecraft for singers

Course Dates: 21/02/20 - 28/02/20
Time: 18:15 - 21:15
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
David Monteith

If you are performing as a singer, in recitals, gigs, opera or music theatre, come and develop your presentation and movement skills to help you create an enagaging performance. Suitable for all levels, and all genres of sol0 vocal music.

Description

What is the course about?

A workshop for singers wanting to develop their stage technique and performance skills in order to become more proficient on any stage whether it be operatic, musical theatre, recital/concert or a rock/pop gig.

What will we cover?

Getting familiar with stage terminology
Exploring your physical and emotional connection to the music and story
Facial expresison, gesture and movement.

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

Feel more confident in your ability to function as a dramatic singer or singing actor
Have a range of ideas of how to present your songs.

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

Suitable for all levels and genres, but you need to be confident singing solo
You need to have a good level of mobility as you may be required to take part in moderately challenging physical exercises. If in doubt, please contact the Music department to discuss.
You will need to follow written and verbal instructions in English and engage in class discussions.

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

tutor demonatration and explanation
practical work in groups, pairs and solo
Ideally, have a song prepared that you can perform confidently from memory.

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

Note book and pencil. You need to wear loose clothing for movement work and flat, comfortable shoes.

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

City Lit has a wide range of Singing courses
You may find it helpful to read our blogpost on Choosing a singing class
You may also be interested in courses such as Movement for actors, Improvisation, and Acting for beginners to developfurther your dramatic potential.

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
Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

Book your place

Course Code: MF399

Please choose a course date 

Fri, eve, 21 Feb - 28 Feb '20

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

Full fee: £69.00
Senior fee: £69.00
Concession: £42.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

Download form & post

Any questions? music@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2630

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.