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The Training

We have 3 distinct blocks of study. Block 1 & 2 provide the skills and development tools crucial to working as an actor. During Blocks 1 & 2 there are regular opportunities to share work and perform to audiences, Block 3 is our Create season in rep and allows students the opportunity to perform together, to larger audiences, to work with a creative team and to work as a collaborator with support of the Artistic Director, whilst exploring their own artistry.

Block 1

  • The Rehearsal Room
  • Actor as Artist
  • Ensemble development
  • Character from Text
  • Observation & Recall
  • Voice
  • Contemporary text & performance
  • Mask, Comedia & performance
  • Stage combat
  • Dance & movement
  • Choreographed performance
  • Contact improvisation
  • Physical Theatre text & Performance

Block 2

  • Unlocking Shakespeare
  • Classical text & performance
  • Voice
  • Professional development
  • Actor as a business
  • Singing
  • Vocal showcase
  • Meisner
  • Acting for screen
  • Self taping
  • Audio recording
  • Improvisation
  • Writing & Devising

Block 3

Create season in rep

  • Theatre Making
  • Script Writing
  • Short Films
  • Devising
  • Respone Work
  • Working from Text

Extra Curricular

An important part of training and development is watching live theatrical performances. We provide access to a number of productions at Theatre Royal to ensure our students are fully immersed in their art.

Recent, past production visits include:

Les Miserables

The Girl on the Train

Romeo & Juliet

RSC 2019 Season