Acting Foundation Course Content

You will cover:

  • Stage – begin to create rounded characters, to be imaginative and playful, understand how to use scripts and take direction in scenes
  • Screen – learn to act on camera with analysis, perform a directed piece and practice the fundamentals of screen acting technique
  • Voice – understand the mechanics of your voice and gain authority, range and control
  • Movement – create choreography with other actors, understand body language and develop your physical presence on stage
  • training
    Type Acting
  • training
    Training Method, Meisner, Stanislavski
  • level
    Level Beginners, or some experience
  • training
    Style Screen Acting, Stage Acting, Improvisation

Creative workshops

You will take workshops in: 

  • Improvisation – learn to use your imagination, develop characters and gain confidence
  • Stage Combat – choreograph fight scenes safely by learning basic effective moves
  • Musical Theatre – learn acting, singing and dance, and how to combine all three
  • Singing – control your breathing, develop correct posture and add power to your voice

Techniques and Skills

OurActing Foundation Course gives you the chance to learn a range of methods, including Stanislavski, Meisner technique and Method acting.

Our acting courses not only develop your creativity and imagination, but they also teach transferable life skills, from listening and improvising to public speaking and communicating with confidence.

Who is the course for?

This course is for you if you are a complete beginner or have had some experience taking drama classes in the past.

The programme is structured to help build confidence and skills step by step through each workshop. You'll learn to reconnect with your sense of playfulness and fun and gain a thorough introduction to the art of acting.

You can email the Course Director with any questions:


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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.

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