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Acting for Beginners - Part-time

Course outline

Our acting course is aimed at beginners and Intermediate learners who wish to refresh the basics of the craft of acting.

Start completely from scratch or build upon existing experience.

Working within our well-resourced city centre location, with a tutor who has professional experience within the acting industry in stage, film and audio performance, you will learn about:

  • Vocal and physical expression
  • Improvisational skills
  • Character creation
  • Textual analysis
  • Stagecraft
  • Psychological realism

You will also delve into practitioners of the craft such as Stanislavski. You will explore the specific skills necessary for Shakespearian acting and physical theatre.

You will have opportunities to perform your work within the class and receive detailed guidance and feedback from your tutor.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
The Lace Market

Start: 13th May 2021

End: 24th June 2021

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £67.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C036560 / Q036561


College Certificate

Level Other
Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.


There is no formal assessment but you will receive detailed guidance and feedback from your tutor.


Successful completion of this course could lead to an Advanced level Acting course, where the focus will shift to the devising and rehearsal process, acting for screen and audio, stage combat, Theatre In Education, and the business side of acting. There are also opportunities to audition for a fully rehearsed and performed play

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