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  1. Sing music theatre workshop
    Course start date:  Wed 24 Apr 2024 (and 8 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Heather Longman
    This popular course explores musical theatre singing. Grow your knowledge of the repertoire. Suitable for singers and actors wanting to improve their singing and 'acting through song' technique. Be guided through the basics to find the right singing qualities for this repertoire.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £167.00
    Rating:
    99% of 100
  2. How to read a film: a beginners' guide to cinema
    Course start date:  Mon 13 May 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Paul Sutton
    This course will develop your critical appreciation of the cinema by teaching you how to read and understand film texts. We will look at the elements that underpin film form – narrative, mise en scène, cinematography, editing and sound – alongside its historical development. We will consider film style by exploring classical, post-classical and art cinema and we will examine influential critical modes of analysis, such as genre, authorship and spectatorship.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
    Rating:
    87% of 100
  3. Ballet pointe: improvers
    Course start date:  Wed 24 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Dilek Taptik
    Refine, stregthen and challenge your pointe work. With expert guidance you will gain greater confindence and build on your technique as we explore more complex combinations at the barre and in the centre. Working safely and with correct alignment are at the core of what we do so to get the most out of this course you should have attended regular ballet classes and pointe work for at least 12-18 months.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £77.00
  4. Floor barre: general level
    Course start date:  Wed 24 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Dilek Taptik
    Floor-Barre is a wonderful conditioning programme for everyone, regardless of age and ability. Work through all the important muscle groups while safely supporting the body on the floor. All levels welcome.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £77.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  5. Gentle Pilates
    Course start date:  Wed 17 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Cathy Norris
    Improve your everyday health with this gentle Pilates body conditioning to aid your posture and balance whilst improving your strength and flexibility. Relaxation practice leaves you feeling rejuvenated and energised.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £104.00
  6. Men's ballet
    Course start date:  Thu 25 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Martin Wimpress
    Perfect if you've never taken a ballet class before, or if you did ballet as a child and want to return. This men’s ballet course provides slow and fun training in how to use your body correctly, with a focus on correct placement, stance and posture.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00
    Rating:
    87% of 100
  7. French 4: conversation
    Course start date:  Thu 25 Apr 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Valerie Jézéquel
    Débats et conversations sur des sujets d'actualité avec l'aide de journaux et de la télévision.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  8. Grammar in practice: upper intermediate (level 1-2)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 3 May 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Unsure when to use present perfect or past perfect? Is reported speech still causing you problems? Do you need to practise your conditionals? Join this course and put your grammar into practice in speaking, writing, reading and listening. Gain confidence in using grammar effectively through high level and engaging tasks



    You need to do a pre-course assessment. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / 020 8078 0489 for a face-to-face assessment or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £75.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  9. Latin 5 advanced: poetry group
    Course start date:  Tue 16 Apr 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Justin Murray
    In this advanced course, delivered face-to-face, you will read and translate unadapted texts by Latin authors to deepen your appreciation of their work and your knowledge of Roman culture, history and society. This is an in-person version of the online class taught by the same tutor.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  10. Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  11. Improve your speaking voice
    Course start date:  Thu 16 May 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lloyd Wylde
    Come and improve your vocal skills through voice production and speech exercises. Learn about self presentation, develop spontaneity and gain greater confidence in your communication skills. This is a practical course based in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  12. Acting for wellbeing
    Course start date:  Tue 7 May 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Juliet Prague
    Increase your physical and emotional wellbeing through playful and fun acting exercises. Connect, take notice, be active, learn new skills, become more present and engaged with others using tools drawn from actor training.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
  13. Public speaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gavin Illsley
    This intensive Saturday course will help you to learn techniques and develop skills which will boost your confidence for all types of situations when you have to say a few words in public. This course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
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