About the Course
Location: via Zoom
Classes: Tuesdays and Thursday evenings, 7.30 - 9.00pm
Course duration: Tuesday 6 April - Thursday 10 June 2021 (10 weeks)
Who is this course aimed at?
This course is for those who are unable to, or would prefer not to, attend a course in person.*
Introduction to Acting for Stage and Screen is for anyone who wishes to explore the skills and techniques used by actors. Whilst aimed at beginners, this course may also be a useful refresher for those returning to acting after a long gap. It is suitable for anyone over 18, whether you’re a keen amateur or taking the first step to becoming a professional actor.
We welcome all who would like to explore, discover, learn, and most importantly have fun.
As this is on online course you will need a suitable space to move around in undisturbed, comfortable clothing, a computer and reliable internet access. All sessions will take place using Zoom.
Online Course Details
This is a suggested timetable based on the previous course and may be subject to change. A confirmed programme will be set before the course starts.
6 Apr - Intro theatre games
8 Apr - Movement for actors 1
13 Apr - Basic stagecraft
15 Apr - Approach to Text 1
20 Apr - Character creation 1
22 Apr - Voice technique 1
27 Apr - Storytelling 1
29 Apr - Improvisation
4 May - Storytelling 2
6 May - Approach to Text 2
11 May - Movement for actors 2
13 May - Voice technique 2
18 May - Character creation 2
20 May - Intro to Screen Acting 1
25 May - Devising
27 May - Intro to Screen Acting 2
1 Jun - Performance creation 1
3 Jun - Performance creation 2
8 Jun - Performance creation 3
10 Jun - Performance creation 4
A certificate of attendance will be issued if you attend 90% or more of the course.