The Actors Centre

A Practical Guide to Screen Acting

WHAT IS IT? A workshop for everyone from beginners to those with experience wanting to brush up on film acting techniques. HOW WILL IT WORK? Jonathan will talk the group through all aspects of film acting, and participants will do practical exercises in a relaxed and supportive environment. Many useful tips and advice are to be had such as how it works on set, who does what, how to adapt performance to the frame size and the implications of the reverse angle take. WHAT DO YOU GET OUT OF IT? This workshop will give you a practical guide to screen acting. You will learn how to translate a stage performance for the screen, and practical tips on how to behave on set. You will also gain knowledge and confidence on how to give your best on camera and how to work with (and respect) others' acting approach. Price: £55.


Jonathan Moore

Jonathan Moore is an award-winning actor, writer and director. He has played leading roles at the RSC, Shakespeare's Globe, Royal Court, Donmar, Royal Exchange and on screen. He has directed theatre and opera world premieres at many leading theatres including the Almeida, Donmar, Royal Exchange, Gate, ENO, Covent Garden and La Fenice (Venice). A published playwright, his work has been performed at leading theatres including the Donmar, Royal Exchange, Gate, on BBC TV, radio and internationally. He is about to direct his own feature film script (Anglo-American co-production). Jonathan was asked by Mark Rylance to direct the large scale Shakespeare project What You Will, a co-production for Shakespeare's Globe, The Cultural Olympiad and the Mayor's Office. He has recently finished a new opera libretto for Stewart Copeland. Visit for further information.


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