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Programme

The Actors Centre offers an unrivalled programme of professional development opportunities for emerging and established actors. 

We offer regular toolkit workshops from Shakespeare, voice and movement through to sightreading, screen acting and improvisation along with a range of exciting, new and evolving workshops.

In addition to our practice-based workshops, we offer an extensive programme of opportunities which provide our members with knowledge of and links to the industry, assisting them in gaining employment.  

Our professional programme is open to our Standard and Premium members. To become a member click here. Our workshops cost from £10-£55 per day. 

 

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Featured Workshops

The Self-Direction Toolkit for Voiceover

The Self-Direction Toolkit for Voiceover

WHAT IS IT? A workshop focussing on the need for actors recording voiceover (both in pro-studio and in home-studio environments) to be ultimately flexible in reads and bring seemingly dull or unins…
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Vocal Surgery

Vocal Surgery

Half-hour, private sessions for voice problems including speech faults and poor articulation and placement for native and foreign English speakers. Caryll also specialises in English usage, pronunc…
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Building Character Voices

Building Character Voices

WHAT IS IT? A practical workshop to explore safe ways of manipulating your voice from the subtle to the more extreme for work on stage, screen or in the studio. HOW WILL IT WORK? There will be time…
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Stanislavski Reinvestigated

Stanislavski Reinvestigated

WHAT IS IT? A short course for actors new to the Stanislavski system or those wanting to reinvestigate it. Like most techniques, the aim of Stanislavski's was to expand, broaden and deepen an a…
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Yoga Class

Yoga Class

A nourishing flow yoga class to unravel tension and free the body and mind. You will move through a 50 minute sequence of breath and fluid movement specifically designed for creatives to find space…
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Interpreting Text Through Fresh Eyes

Interpreting Text Through Fresh Eyes

WHAT IS IT? An exploration of interpreting text in unusual and creative ways to maintain the truth and story of the line but seek to find unique and relevant ways to interpret it. HOW WILL IT WORK?…
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Bespoke Coaching

Bespoke Coaching is currently on hold, and will resume again in the near future. If you are a member please take a look at our upcoming programme on the workshop page, which includes a number of one-on-one sessions covering a wide variety of areas, including audition prep, voice work and career advice.

If you are not a member, we also offer a variety of public courses covering screen acting, presenting, and audition prep for drama schools. Have a look at the non-members section of our website for more information.

 

Meet the Tutors

EWA KOLODZIEJSKA: Own Your Shit!

John Melainey: Audition Practice on Camera


Terry Besson: Accent Clinic

Terry Besson: The Play's The Thing


Nathan Osgood: Working

Lisa Pescia: THE ACTOR AS STORYTELLER: FROM AUDITION TO PERFORMANCE & MOVING YOUR CAREER FORWARD


Ruth Gibson: Commercial Voice Over Crash Course

Darren R L Gordon: Understanding Your Branding


Kate Maravan: Meisner Workout

Vincent Riotta: The Five Golden Rules of Acting


Michael Hill: Take it to the Stage

Michael Hill: From Pop to Opera


Joy Richardson: Foundations Emotions and Character

Finlay Robertson: Acting With No Words


Kate Maravan: Foundations Meisner

Gordon Lamont


Pippa Wilson Playing The Altered Voice

Lydia Parker Writing Your Own Role


Lydia Parker Foundations Writing Your Own Role

Lydia Parker Beginning Playwriting The Ten Minute Play


Anthony Clegg Breath Work for Character, Creativity and Confidence