Drama Classes London is ideal for those who enjoy exploring their creativity and is open to anyone no matter what previous experience. The three year program will help you to develop a spirit of curiosity and discovery that will enrich your personal and professional development. You will work with experienced instructors who will aim to nurture both your confidence and creativity in a safe and fun environment.
Beginners Group (First Year)
Through improvisation exercises and character development, you will develop a basic acting vocabulary. You will explore the Stanislavski Method and other techniques in freeing the actor’s voice, imagination and physicality, as well as enhancing skills in working supportively with others in the creation of character, situation and role. You will also explore Shakespeare’s monologues and you will enable yourselves to engage practically and theoretically with Shakespeare’s plays. Finally you will spend time in Mask Work and Commedia del’ Arte.
Intermediate Group (Second Year)
You will explore Meisner Acting Technique and the famous animal study work. You will concentrate on the exploration of selected texts, both classic and contemporary, and examining the clues for performance that these texts offer. Textual exploration is supported by voice and movement work offered by a specialist team of tutors, helping you to sharpen and refine your acting skills. Also, you will spend a month in ‘Film Acting’ with experienced practitioners and you will receive the recorded video of your work.
Advanced Group (Third Year)
During your final year you will explore your chosen play with the american ‘Viewpoints Acting Technique’ and you will rehearse for your final public performance that will take place in an off west end theatre venue. By performing in the final public performance you will consolidate your skills in acting, voice and movement.
Structure & Pricing
The fee is £140 per month (block of 4 classes). We will meet once a week to explore acting techniques. Each class lasts 3 hours and has been developed to deliver the best learning experience.
During the course you will start by building foundation skills through class work, you will present your work in ‘Open Classes’ and finally you will perform your presentations and public performances in your final year. You will also attend performances at Shakespeare’s Globe, you will visit Shakespeare’s birthplace at Stratford Upon Avon and attend performances at the Royal Shakespeare Company and you will take part in the Theatre-Land Tour in London’s West End.