This is a highly practical programme for those who wish to gain the core physical, vocal and communication skills of the actor.
There are two intakes a year - January and September - with the January intake being an intensive programme.
The course enables students who are interested in theatre, but have limited practical experience, to explore and develop their potential as performers.
It is designed to equip you with the resources, confidence and industry know-how to negotiate your way through the transfer to drama school or university.
In addition to intensive practical scene study, you will learn about the social and cultural contexts of the theatre experience, and gain practical experience of the London theatre scene.
This is foundation-level, non-award programme. Students receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.
Why should I choose this programme?
You will complete the programme with a personal portfolio reflecting your skills and experience, as well as the confidence and industry know-how to enter this exciting field.
You will show your work to an invited audience through an exciting end-of-programme event.
Key skills, aims and objectives
- The core physical, vocal and communication skills of the actor
- Team-working, communication and interpersonal skills
- Time management and presentation skills
- Creative problem-solving skills and adaptability
- Audition skills and the confidence to tackle the audition process
You will be ready to tackle the highly competitive audition process of top London drama schools and universities, and will be guaranteed a priority audition for our BA (Hons) Acting & Global Theatre degree.
As well as acting skills, you will gain strong transferable skills in team-working, communication, time-management, creative problem-solving, presentation and interpersonal relations. These are some of the most sought-after skills in today’s workplace.