The Core Training is a highly effective and progressive 10 month acting course, rooted in The Meisner Technique. Through complex improvisation and scene-work, you will learn to fully engage your imagination resulting in a fearless ability to live spontaneously and truthfully with your fellow actors. The course also covers voice, movement, cold reading, developing writing skills, monologues, casting technique, tools and accent studies with the choice of 2 optional classes each week.
You will learn a reliable and fulfilling way of acting with ease, depth and clarity that will prepare you for life as a professional working actor and second year work. Students must have completed The Foundation Course to apply for The Core Training.
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"Don't be an actor. Be a human being who works off what exists
under imaginary circumstances."
US Accent Intensive - Level 1
Friday 20th March- 10.30-2pm
Saturday 21st March 10.30-2pm
Sunday 22nd March 10.30-3.30
Begin your Standard American Accent journey with our exciting 3-day Level 1 Intensive! During the course you will gain the confidence and skills to help you sound authentic in the audition room, on stage, and on set. A strong and reliable US accent is essential for any professional actor wanting to open up their casting opportunities and widen their skill-set. Working through warm-ups, specific sounds, rhythm and melody, we will also spend time reading through US Pilot scripts. Upon finishing the intensive you will leave with: - a pragmatic & useful daily workout. - clear instruction on how to continue your practice consistently and correctly moving forwards. - a new sense of confidence in your accent abilities!
A friendly, informative and exciting introduction to the world of auditions!
Have you been working on your acting for a while, do you feel it is time now to take the next step? What makes a great audition? What other skills can we nurture to give ourselves the best shot at booking the job?
If you have never been to an audition before or have but are at the beginning of your acting journey, then this class is for you! An intensive workshop for actors from all backgrounds and experiences, you will be put through your paces over the 18 hours of class time (6 hours over 3 days) working on TV and film auditions.
How you present yourself in the industry is extremely important. Receive guidance and practical industry tips to ensure you are confident in your 'Brand' how you market yourself. This workshop will cover actors head shots (preparing for your shoot, knowing your 'type', what to expect, how to get the best out of your photos, photo selection), Showreels (preparing for your shoot, which footage to include, how to present it), Agents (how to approach an agent and prepare for meetings) and submitting for castings (your CV, Spotlight, Mailing out 'Package'). Whatever stage you are at, leave feeling prepared to get yourself seen!
Continue to boost your Standard American Accent with our 3-day Level 2 Intensive (only open to those who have completed the Level 1 Intensive*)! During the course you will continue to gain the confidence and skills to help you sound authentic in the audition room, on stage, and on set. A strong and reliable US accent is essential for any professional actor wanting to open up their casting opportunities and widen their skill-set. Working quickly through warm-ups, specific sounds, rhythm and melody, we will focus most of our time during this intensive reading through US Pilot & film scripts to get the flow of the accent cemented in your muscle memory and mind.
This course is for actors with limited or no knowledge of RP, or for those who need a little refresher! Over 12 hours we will discover what IS RP, the oral posture of the accent, the key consonant and vowel sounds, and the rhythm and prosody of the accent. Using a variety of aural, visual and kin-aesthetic exercises to suit all learning types, participants will receive individual feedback and notes on what to improve, working with a 1 minute monologue of their choice.
This Workshop will help you to uncover and address the limiting unconscious beliefs that are holding you back from the life you deserve. You will learn the tools, strategies and skills to reclaim your power, adopt a mindset for success and step into your light. Suitable for actors of all levels who are ready to 'up-level'.
These workshops will give you the tools and confidence to achieve an authentic RP sound. Working through warm ups, specific vowel and consonant sounds, and rhythm and prosody, this course is ideal for actors and professional voice users who have either completed Level 1 RP or have experience of the RP accent. There will be a variety of exercises to suit all learning types, group work and individual feedback in each session. Students should bring a 1 minute monologue to work on in class.
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Actors in this workshop will explore a scene using a technique called Active Analysis, a concept developed by Stanislavsky during the last five years of his life when he began to reexamine and question his earlier emphasis on extensive table work and text analysis.