April 1, 2, 10:30 - 17:30
Whether you’re aiming to present mainstream TV or niche channels, present online or websites, or shoot your own YouTube videos, the possibilities for presenters are endless. This 2 day course will give you the tools to work across different presenting mediums and sharpen your skills for a career in front of the camera. The Actors Centre is renowned for presenter training with professionals from hits such as BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and top West End shows attending recent courses. Get professional training and understand industry expectations before you risk public failure!
This popular course will give you the confidence to audition for a wide variety of TV presenting jobs and present your own videos. It is highly practical with plenty of opportunities to record pieces to camera, covering talking to camera, speaking to time, interviewing guests, being interviewed, reading Autocue, walking and talking, vox pops and shopping channels. It includes how to find a TV presenting job and how to market yourself as a presenter. You will be given the unedited recordings of your work after the course.
About the Tutor
Kathryn Wolfe is a highly experienced TV Director and tutor with credits including BBC’s Breakfast Time, Record Breakers, The Clothes Show, Teletubbies and Tweenies, and since 2006 she’s been Course Leader Television Production and Senior Lecturer Media Performance at the University of Bedfordshire. For more than ten years she has devised and delivered short courses in TV presenting across the UK, in addition to delivering TV presenter training in Higher Education, coaching hundreds of TV presenters and launching countless careers.
Kathryn is a published expert with two authored books in this field. So You Want to be a TV Presenter? (2010) focuses on TV presenter training; Kathryn’s second book The TV Presenter’s Career Handbook (2014) explains how to carve your TV presenting career and includes advice from over 80 presenters, agents and producers.
For further details see www.pukkapresenting.co.uk
The following have trained with Kathryn Wolfe in TV presenting at The Actors Centre and are currently presenting:
Joanne Clifton, TV Presenter on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, It Takes Two
David McClelland, technology presenter BBC’s Rip Off Britain
Marie-Francoise Wolff, QVC shopping channel expert presenter for Kipling handbags
Louise Houghton, presenter daily lifestyle magazine show Euromaxx on Sky and Balcony TV: Music Sessions for London Live
Naomi Kerbel, Business News Editor Sky News
Kerry Boyne, Blue Peter – You Decide! Reached final 10 in search for new Blue Peter presenter competition, June 2013
How to Apply
Download and complete the application form (word or PDF) and email it to us on firstname.lastname@example.org with a short CV of your performance experience (if you have any), or post it to the address below:
Get Into TV Presenting
The Actors Centre, 1a Tower St
We'll then get back to you to confirm your place. Once your place is confirmed we ask you to pay within 3 days.
Completion of this Get Into TV Presenting course is not a guarantee of eligibility for Actors Centre membership