Acting for Beginners – Thursdays


Thursdays 7pm – 9pm

SUMMER TERM18th April 2024-27th June (11 weeks)
WINTER TERM19th September 2024-28th November (11 weeks)


SUMMER TERM£295 OR £265.50 with 10% Early Bird Discount-fees can be split into TWO instalments
WINTER TERM£295 OR £250.75 with 15% Extra Early Bird Discount-fees can be split into TWO instalments


Jacksons Lane Arts Centre
269A Archway Rd, London N6 5AA

LIAM REILLY trained at Drama Centre London. Theatre credits include: The Hanged Man (Mercury Theatre), The Caretaker (World Tour), Julius Ceasar (Barbican Theatre), The Homecoming (Actors Centre), Addicted to Love (UK Tour), Sprout (Edinburgh Festival), Cahoots Macbeth (Kings Head Theatre)

TV/Film credits include: Call The Midwife (BBC), Clapham Junction (Channel 4) Dubplate Drama, Series I &II (Channel 4) Baby Father II (BBC), The Hidden City (Hallmark), Class (Black Dog Films), Phea (Fade In Productions), There for me (Cinema 2), Irina Palm (Samsa Films), Rabbit Fever (Caught Productions), Trauma (Little Bird).

Liam is extremely passionate and active in theatre, film and television and believes strongly in its ability to educate, entertain, and empower. He originally trained as an actor at the Drama Centre, London and now splits his time between acting coaching, writing, and directing.


Acting For Beginners

Only 15 places.

We are holding a £10 taster evening on the 19th September for anybody unsure about signing up for the full course. Click here for more details.

Are you interested in finding out more about what it takes to be an actor: what goes on in the rehearsal room; how you take a script from page to stage and the techniques an actor uses to be able to recreate a performance in eight shows a week?

Our Beginners Acting Course offers an introduction to acting in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Ideal for those in the early stages of their performing career with little or no acting experience, this beginner’s acting course provides the chance to explore acting techniques in a playful, accessible and practical way.

Whether you are an aspiring performer; wish to revitalise your creativity; or simply want to try something new and build self-confidence, you will find this course active, fun and rewarding.

Sounds like something you want to explore? Visit our booking page by clicking here.

Cultivate Your Acting Skills

What the course offers you:

    • Acting Tips for beginners
    • Interact with and learn from other actors
    • Develop your scene building skills
    • An interactive acting class

Priceless Acting Tips For Beginners

Explore the fundamentals of acting in this practical course, designed for people with little or no experience of acting. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and supportive environment filled to the brim with practical acting tips for beginners and tricks.

We firmly believe in the value of Acting and Drama Courses for developing life skills, irrespective of whether you want to pursue acting in a sustained way.

Acting tips for beginners and techniques are transferable to your working and social life, enhancing communication – learning about yourself and how you relate to others – building confidence and developing your imagination and creativity.

Our acting courses are planned to offer a progression through the levels of Beginners, Improvers to Advanced. You will receive guidance from your acting coach but in general, we recommend that students take each level twice, with different teachers, before progressing to the next level. You will not repeat any content and will be challenged with new skills and acting techniques.

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.

Direct debit payment plans are available, email for more details and to set up and someone will get back to you within 48hrs to arrange.


Course Content -Winter Term TBC

(Subject to Minor Changes)

Specific skills you will learn this term include: Relaxation – in performance, Being present – in performance, Freedom – in performance.

  • WEEK ONE – The circle – learning to inhabit your body
  • WEEK TWO –The circle – free expression
  • WEEK THREE –Meisner – learn to be present
  • WEEK FOUR– Meisner – learn to connect
  • WEEKS FIVE & SIX – Scene work – put the tools into practise
  • WEEKS SEVEN, EIGHT & NINE – The song exercise – learn to relax while being watched
  • WEEK TEN– The monologue – choosing the right text
  • WEEK ELEVEN– The monologue – making the right choices

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.


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