Acting for Beginners – Mondays

Overview

Mondays 6.30pm -7.45pm

SPRING TERM10th January 2022-11th April (12 weeks-no classes on 14th February AND 14th March)
SUMMER TERM9th May 2022-25th July (12 weeks)
SPRING TERM£216 OR £172.80 with 20% Early Bird Discount-fees can be split into TWO instalments
SUMMER TERM£216 OR £172.80 with 20% Early Bird Discount-fees can be split into TWO instalments

Courtyard Theatre
The Courtyard Theatre, 40 Pitfield St, London N1 6EU

ATTILA KENT Attila trained at the City Lit in London and went on to perform on the fringe in London and Edinburgh. He had parts on TV for the BBC and Channel 4 as well as extra work for a number of films. Having returned to university to study counselling, his aim is to use the skills he learned as an actor on stage and in classes to help others develop the abilities needed to build their confidence. Attila is also one of the LAMDA tutors at the award-winning Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School.

Limited places.

If you do not enjoy your first class, let us know within 24 hours and you will receive a full refund minus the cost of the first class.

***We are holding a £10 taster evening on the first day of term for anybody unsure about signing up for the full course. Click here for more details.***

This 12-week acting course will teach you the fundamentals of acting. You will build up a toolkit of acting skills enabling you to unlock character, help spontaneity and free your inner performer from inhibition. We strongly believe in the value acting classes provide for improving self-confidence and life skills.

Have you ever wanted to act? Do you find yourself watching your favourite movie over and over and wondering what it would be like to play that part?

Anyone who has ever acted will tell you, there is no greater feeling than taking to the stage in a persona wholly of your own. There is nothing as rewarding as holding the audiences’ hearts in your hand and feeling their collective pulse quicken as the drama unfolds. There is nothing like acting and no better time to try it than now.

In this third term we will start working towards performing scenes and monologues to perform in front of each other’s in an informal setting. The performance will be recorded for feedback in the final week.

Course Content Summer Term:

  • WEEK ONE– Acting games/physicalising the character/voice
  • WEEK TWO– Choice of scenes and monologues to develop throughout the term. We will select a number of scenes and monologues from film theatre and tv that will be worked on through the term.
  •  WEEK THREE– Backstory. Developing the characters internal and external world. Who is the character? What makes them who they are. The 5 W’s
  • WEEK FOUR– Character interaction and choice. How and why do the characters react as they do with each other. What are their aims and intentions in the scenes?
  • WEEK FIVE– Stakes and conflict. Building the emotional intensity. What are the stakes
  • WEEK SIX – Playing the opposite. How does it affect the character when they play against type? How to use this in a performance.
  • WEEK SEVEN– Blocking the scene. Where is the scene happening? How to move on stage with the audience and fellow cast in mind. Props and costume.
  • WEEK EIGHT-. Final rehearsals – Bringing it all together. Running the scenes as a performance Act 1)
  • WEEK NINE– Final rehearsals – Bringing it all together. Running the scenes as a performance Act 2)
  • WEEK TEN – Performance and recording
  • WEEK ELEVEN – Performance and recording
  • WEEK TWELVE – Watch the performances and feedback.

Why not make a night of it and sign up for our acting for confidence course 8 pm-9.15 pm taking place straight after this class and get an extra 10% off. Just enter code ACAB at checkout.

Please note that as we are an adult performing arts school, any video footage or photographs taken during your class may be used on our social media for marketing and promotional purposes.

This course will take place on Mondays 6.30 pm – 7.45 pm,  9th May 2022 – 25th July. ALL profits from this course will go towards Saving the Anna Fiorentini Kids Charity Theatre School.

**Click BOOK NOW to secure your place on this course. If, however, you wish to pay in TWO instalments please send an email to satc@afperformingarts.com and someone will get back to you within 48hrs to arrange.**

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