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Whether you want to try something new, revive your passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden.
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- Acting: improversCourse start date: Sun 14 Jan 2024 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Deirdre Strath ClydeContinue your development as you explore a range of exercises and acting techniques that will illuminate and enliven a variety of scripts and scenes. Consolidate techniques and deepen your understanding in a safe and supportive atmosphere.
- Sculpture: inspired by GiacomettiCourse start date: Sun 14 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Martin HansonA bronze by Swiss sculptor Giacometti recently sold at auction for £65,000,000. Create your own by researching materials, building an armature, sculpting directly in plaster and colour your sculpture to a realistic bronze finish. All abilities welcome.
- Adobe Photoshop: a detailed introductionCourse start date: Sun 4 Feb 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrea MarzanoThis course is a solid introduction to Adobe Photoshop and has been designed for students who want to learn the professional and most effective way to use Photoshop from the ground up.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Pinhole photographyCourse start date: Sun 18 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Scott PerryDiscover exciting experimental ways of producing photographic images without a camera - build your own pinhole camera, create blue-tinted prints with sunlight, and make prints from objects like the artist Man Ray.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Beaded jewellery: multi strand knotting and stringing for beads and semi-precious stonesFull fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Nonviolent Communication Foundation Training (NVC)Course start date: Sun 25 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Tracy SeedNonviolent Communication Skills (NVC) helps people communicate with respect, compassion and honesty. It leads to people being heard and understood, finding increased clarity in communication, and feeling connected to self and others.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £116.00
- Introduction to technical theatre productionCourse start date: Sun 3 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lucy EllisThis course is designed for students who have an interest in learning stage management and technical theatre skills. It provides an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in our studio theatre, over three consecutive and intensive Sundays. Suitable for beginners; following the course there will be the opportunity to volunteer to support short end of term performances to apply the skills learnt.Full fee £199.00
- Mixing and music production techniquesCourse start date: Tue 14 Nov 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max La VillaIdeal if you know the basics of music production but want your music to sound more polished and professional. Tips and tricks for mixing, using compressors, limiters, EQ, reverb and other devices.
- Acting for radio and podcast dramas: advanced workshopCourse start date: Sun 12 May 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David GoodersonFine-tune your audio skills by performing in a BBC radio drama on this weekend workshop in the media studio. For those with lots of previous experience, either through courses or industry.
- Directing theatre (intensive)Course start date: Sun 30 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Laura BaggaleyWorking with an experienced theatre director, explore the multiple aspects of directing theatre productions, including rehearsal preparation, text analysis and research, collaborating with the design team, and techniques for getting the best performances from actors.
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