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WHY TRAIN WITH US?


Gain continious acting training that focuses on the development of acting technique and skills. The acting training includes two agent showcases, and one short film production per year.

This training is aimed at students looking to enter the professional acting world.

  • Acting training in: Acting for Film, Meisner, Method, Casting Technique
  • Two live showcases to invited industry (casting directors, agents, producers)
  • A professionally shot short film
  • Access to a range of specialist tutors and expert advice
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    Type Ongoing Training - Weekly
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    When Saturdays
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    Level Advanced

ACTORS STUDIO TRAINING


The Actors Studio provides continuous training for actors looking to work professionally. The acting training is split into three key terms:

TERM 1

  • Method Acting - develop and build characters using a method derived from Stanislavski's approach.
  • Meisner Acting - acquire an acute sense of listening and how it can be used to bring action/reaction to performances.
  • Showcase - rehearse and perform scenes, for an invited audience of industry, in a fringe theatre in London. A great way to make connections in the professional sphere.

TERM 2

  • Acting for camera - practice and hone your Screen Acting. From hitting your marks, editing points, working with a director on set and eyelines on a variety of great monologues and duologues from TV and Film.
  • Casting techniques - learn all the important tips when it comes to giving yourself the best chance of getting the job. Practice how to self tape, cold reads to commercial casting - plus a Q&A with a casting director.
  • Production of short film - have the opportunity to work with a professional crew to shoot short films that can be then used as part of your showreel.

TERM 3

  • Devising character - work with new writing to create unique and believable characters. Hone your ability to divide material from a stimulus, and learn practical technique that can be used in the rehearsal room.
  • Working in rehearsal - discover techniques used in the professional theatrical rehearsal room; from the art of the table read and mining the text, through to object exercises and solo work to define your character.
  • New Writing Showcase - collaborate with students from the writing courses to create a showcase of new writing to invited industry specialists, and make contacts with those already in the profession.

HOW TO APPLY


The Actors Studio is City Academy's advanced acting training, and is therefore only suitable for actors with experience. We recommend that you have completed our Advanced Acting or Screen Acting - Level 2 course, or the equivilant training elsewhere.

To become a member of the Actors Studio is by invitation only, to receive an invitation you will need to submit a self-tape to tom@city-academy.com 

Details of how to create a self tape can be found here: www.city-academy.com/news/how-to-self-tape/

SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE


The Actors Studio training is divided into three terms and culminates in a performance:

TERM 1  - Theatre showcase to invited industry of agents, casting directors and producers.

TERM 2 - Production and professional filming of a short film.

TERM 3 - Theatre showcase to invited industry of agents, casting directors and producers.

The showcases are to give you an opportunity to build on your acting experience, and put your training into practice in front of industry.

 
 

ACTORS STUDIO SUBSCRIPTION


To become a member of the Actors Studio there is a £99 deposit, followed by two installments of £99, paid via direct debit.

Your fee covers:

  • All rehearsal spaces and tuition.
  • Inclusion in Actors Studio showcases.
  • Inclusion in Actors Studio short films.

 

Classes starting soon


Date 20 Jul - 19 Oct
Day Sat
Time 10:00-14:00
Duration 14 weeks (plus showcase)
Tutor Thomas Colley
Venue Ovalhouse
Price
Select payment type:
Please only book onto the Actors Studio once you've been invited to by City Academy
discount textYour showcase will be one weekday evening week commencing 16th October.

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Date
Day
Time
Duration
Tutor
Venue
Price
Booking
20 Jul - 19 Oct 
Sat 
10:00-14:00 
14 weeks (plus showcase) 
Select payment type:
Please only book onto the Actors Studio once you've been invited to by City Academy
 
discount textYour showcase will be one weekday evening week commencing 16th October.
Class City Academy Actors Studio
Date 20 Jul - 19 Oct
Day Sat
Time 10:00 - 14:00
Duration 14 weeks (plus showcase)
Tutor Thomas Colley
Venue Ovalhouse
Price
Select payment type:
Please only book onto the Actors Studio once you've been invited to by City Academy
discount text Your showcase will be one weekday evening week commencing 16th October.
Date
Day
Time
Duration
Tutor
Venue
Price
Booking
20 Jul - 19 Oct
Sat 
10:00 - 14:00 
14 weeks (plus showcase) 
Select payment type:
Please only book onto the Actors Studio once you've been invited to by City Academy
 

discount text Your showcase will be one weekday evening week commencing 16th October.

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PAYMENT OPTIONS
ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

City Academy Actors Studio venues


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City Academy Actors Studio tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

  • Thomas Colley

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