The Actors Centre


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

Making a Career Plan

Making a Career Plan

WHAT IS IT? Whether you're just starting out in the industry, returning after a break, or looking to revamp your career, every actor needs a plan. This workshop will help you make that plan, an…
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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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Producing: Where Do I Start?

Producing: Where Do I Start?

WHAT IS IT? This session is your chance to get an overview of how to pitch, fundraise and market a show, either as a dedicated producer or an actor, director or writer looking to produce your own show…
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Meisner and Cold-Reading

Meisner and Cold-Reading

WHAT IS IT? In this workshop we will look at how the Meisner-trained actor can develop their cold-reading skills. HOW WILL IT WORK? Participants will develop their cold-reading skills for auditions…
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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


John Melainey: Audition Practice on Camera

Terry Besson: Accent Clinic

Terry Besson: The Play's The Thing

Nathan Osgood: Working


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