Want to work with a professional theatre director and build confidence and performance skills within acting? Then our Foreword Theatre Company is for you!
Our Foreword Theatre Company fuses new writing and devising to combine the unique qualities and skills of the cast, creating energetic and contemporary performances.
You will have the opportunity to be an integral part of the creative process, building a dynamic, organic, and character-driven show as a fully inclusive member of the theatre company. You will work closely with a professional director who will help guide and mould the play towards the final performance.
The working environment is fun, supportive and social; encouraging confidence in both the rehearsal room and on stage.
Our Theatre Companies aim to be some of the most exciting part-time theatre groups in London. They give you the chance to participate in exciting contemporary theatre productions that fit around your working life. Rehearse weekly and take part in an inspiring theatre production, performing to an audience.
Ashley creates an incredibly inclusive and supportive environment. He pushes us to try new things in a safe space.
Very passionate tutor!
The Foreword Theatre Company perform in three Theatre Productions a year. Joining the company involves:
Devised theatre performance
Some experience required
Subscriptions are as follows:
We ensure that every company member has a suitable feature in the final show. The production could be presented in the form of physical theatre, linked scenes, new writing pieces or abridged plays. The Theatre Productions consist of group work and ensemble collaboration which comes together to create an engaging and entertaining show.
The City Academy Foreword Theatre Company is led by Ashley Scott Layton.
Ashley is a professional director and writer who has a wealth of experience directing in London’s West End. After winning the Director’s Guild Award, he became assistant director at the Lyric Hammersmith, co-directing five critically acclaimed productions.
He worked as associate director on the Lyric’s production of Morning by Simon Stephens. After some time working with theatre makers across Europe, he returned to the UK as the resident director on the Royal National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night Time.
|25 Sep - 28 Nov||Sat||14:30-17:30||10 weeks (plus performance)||Ashley Scott Layton||The Cockpit||Book Now|
|Performance: Sunday 28th November 2021|
We offer two different payment options for City Academy Theatre Companies:
1. Full payment of £450
2. Deposit payment of £150.00, then two further payments of £150
Deposit: Taken seven days after initial sign up date
1st Instalment: one month after the start date
2nd Instalment: one month after the 1st installment
Deposit option payments are made via direct debit and you will need to provide details including your bank account number and sort code in order to sign up.
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 - 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.
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)
To cancel a direct debit please provide us with written confirmation to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also cancel at your bank but you will need to let us know you have done so.
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.
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.