Adults

Foundation Year

Tuesdays & Thursdays 7-10pm

Term 1

Introduction to Acting
  • How to Research and Analysis
  • The 7 Acting Questions
  • Chekhov Scene Work
  • Informal Showing at the end of the term of Chekhov Scene Work.

Term 2

Creating a Character
  • Yat Malmgren’s Movement Psychology and the ‘Six Inner Attitudes’
  • Monologues
  • Biographies
  • Informal Showing at the end of the term of ‘Monologues’

Term 3

Shakespeare
  • Understanding verse and prose
  • Sonnets
  • ‘Set Speeches’ and ‘Soliloquies’
  • Informal Showing at the end of the term of ‘Set Speeches’ and ‘Monologues’

Term 4

Acting For The Camera
  • Monologues from film and TV scripts
  • Self-devised short scenes
  • Camera technique
  • Creating an individual ‘Show Reel’
  • Talks with Industry professionals – e.g. Agents, Casting Agents, Cinematographers, Editors, etc.
  • Informal Showing at the end of the term of individual ‘Show Reel’.

Advanced

Wednesdays 7-10pm
Advanced classes are only for those that have completed their foundation year.

Term 1

NATURALISM
Scene Work
  • Selected naturalistic scenes from Ibsen, Chekov, to Williams, Miller, and the modern repertoire.
  • Informal Showing at the end of the term of ‘Scene Work’.

Term 2

COMEDY
Scene Work
  • Selected comedy scenes from Classical to Modern.
  • Commedia del arte ‘Masterclass’ (w Corinna de Niro)
  • Informal Showing at the end of the term of Comedy ‘Scene Work’.

Term 3

CLASSICAL
Speeches & Scene Work
  • Selected speeches from the ‘Classical Theatre’
  • Selected scenes from the ‘Classical Theatre’
  • Informal Showing at the end of the term of Classical ‘Speeches’ and ‘Scenes’.

Term 4

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA
Scene Work
  • Selected scenes from film and tv scripts and screenplays
  • Self-devised and written scenes for film and tv.
  • Informal Showing at the end of the term of filmed ‘Scene Work’.