Foundations is a fortnightly workshop offering, which aims to equip those looking to pursue an acting career with relevant training and knowledge of the industry. Covering a different theme each session, participants are invited to pick and choose which workshops they attend, ensuring their training fits around other commitments. Spaces are limited, so participants are advised to book in advance.
By signing up to a workshop, you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions above: Foundation Course Terms and Conditions. These workshops are for those aged 18 and above.
It is recommended that participants have some training before participating in these workshops. Please see our Get Into Acting and Get Into Screen Acting courses which will provide you with an introduction to the craft of acting and acting as a profession.
Foundations: Singing for the Terrified
Saturday 24 November, 10.30-13.30
Some people are happy in their speaking voices, but would never dream of singing. Others feel they lack the technical knowledge necessary to sing with confidence. If any of these sound familiar, then this workshop is definitely for you. This course will empower you to feel confident in your ability to deliver a song. You will gain technical knowledge, explore a host of vocal sounds and characters and come away with exercises that will help you to control and grow your voice.
Foundations: Alexander Technique
Saturday 8 December, 10.30-13.30
This workshop designed to introduce you to the core principles of FM Alexander’s discoveries and show you how to apply them to your craft. We will explore key concepts and practices: freedom, expansion into thought, movement and action; natural breathing differentiating between diaphragmatic and abdominal breathing; how to recover equilibrium when under stress; conscious use of neuroplasticity; psycho-physical presence; authenticity in performance.You will learn practical techniques that you can begin to apply immediately. You will also, with the help of the teacher, experience what it is like to have more freedom of choice, to move with greater ease and to find the space in which your own creativity can emerge.
Please note: If you are unable to attend any of the above workshops, please contact reception on 020 3841 6600.