Acting for Beginners Classes
Stage & the City’s acting classes are ideal if you want to boost your confidence, presentation skills or just want to have fun. Discover the buzz actors feel every time they go on stage, learn how to let yourself become other people and explore. During our courses you will build up a tool-kit of performance skills enabling you to unlock character, help spontaneity and free your inner performer from inhibition. We strongly believe in the value acting classes for improving self-confidence and life skills, regardless of whether you want to pursue acting professionally.
Our acting classes are designed to offer a progression through the levels of Beginners to Intermediates. You will receive guidance and feedback from your acting coach throughout the course. Once you have attended our Acting for Beginners classes and feel ready to progress onto the next level, or if you have completed a similar acting course elsewhere, you may consider applying for our Acting for Intermediates course.
Acting Course Content:
- Improvisation – in all forms – for fun, spontaneity, character development
- Group activities and drama games
- Devised Scenes
- Actioning a Text – how to use the information already in a play to inform character choices
- Working on scenes from published plays
- Focus on Voice
- Individual Feedback from acting coach
Claire is a RADA trained actor. She has worked extensively on stage and screen. She also acts and directs for her theatre company A Monkey With Cymbals. Claire has toured with Handbagged (Eleanor Lloyd Productions) and Funny Peculiar (BKL) on UK No1 tours, and played Vivianne in the play Women of Twilight at The Pleasance Theatre. On screen Claire has played main supporting roles in numerous feature films including Beattie in The Magic Hour, (screened at BAFTA as part of the London Film Festival) and Ms Conrad in Telling Lies, (with Jason Flemyng and Melanie Brown).
Course Fees & Dates :
TUESDAYS: 6.30pm – 7.45pm OR 8.00pm – 9.15pm
9th Jan – 13th Feb (6 weeks)
20th Feb – 20th Mar (5 weeks)
9th Jan – 20th Mar (11 weeks) – a 20% discount off paying the above two separately
24th April – 10th July (12 weeks)
Use code STAGE20 to get an early bird discount if deposit paid by 26th March. Full fees must be paid before the course starts unless an instalment policy has been agreed to. Full fees are due on the 20th of April.
The 6:30 PM class is now full. Please email email@example.com to be put on the waiting list. There are still a few places remaining for the 8pm class.
The Poor School, 242 Pentoville Road, N1 9JY – nearest station Kings Cross