Screen Acting Intensive 4 Weeks

Screen Acting Course Summary

Course details:

  • Four-week full-time Screen Acting Course
  • Comprehensive full-time training based in prominent venues in central London
  • Appropriate for with those with a little acting experience or complete beginners
  • 100% practical exercises taught by industry professionals
  • Film and take away a showreel-ready scene with a Director and Director of  Photography
  • training
    Training Acting Techniques, Camera Techniques, Improv, Showreels. Auditioning, Agents, Industry Insight
  • level
    Level Beginners or those with some experience
  • training
    Style Method, Meisner, Stanislavski
  • training
    Equipment Notepad, pen, water, comfortable footwear, loose-fitting clothing.

Who is this course for?

Course Details

  • Complete beginners, or those with some experience of acting classes.
  • Anyone wishing to take the first steps into an acting career.
  • Those who are looking to get an insight into the world of screen acting in a professional, supportive atmosphere.
  • Anyone who would like to build confidence, and develop personal skills.

What will the course cover?

This four-week full-time Screen Acting programme is designed to prepare students for professional practice in the fundamental acting techniques for camera. Participate in a progression of timetabled classes, masterclasses and industry workshops, carefully formulated to develop a variety of creative skills for screen acting. The course content includes:

  • A variety of filmed exercises in acting for camera technique
  • Creativity and Improvisation
  • Character development
  • Text analysis
  • Subtext in acting
  • Vocal technique (for native and non-native English speakers)
  • Movement for camera

Industry workshops in:

  • Commercial casting
  • Casting agent professional advice
  • Agent Q&A
  • A working actor’s perspective

Weekly projects:

Week 1: Solo self tape
Week 2: Duo sequence scene
Week 3: Short film project
Week 4: Professionally directed scene for TV/Film

What will you learn?

Training will happen across an engaging curriculum, taught by leading industry professionals. You will learn:

  • A technical glossary of the industry
  • Key techniques used in screen acting
  • The differences between acting for stage and screen
  • How to rehearse and develop a character
  • The importance of textual analysis
  • How to strengthen and personalise your voice
  • Movement for screen
  • How to collaborate with others in film
  • To work with your strengths on screen to create a truthful performance

You will benefit from workshops in:

    • Practical camera technique
    • Auditioning for commercials - tips and tricks
    • Casting a role with feedback from an industry Casting Director
    • Storytelling
    • Q and A with industry agent
    • Meisner Technique
    • Stanislavski System
    • Uta Hagen Objectives
    • Lee Strasberg Method

A specialist in each discipline will guide and support you as you learn the tools used in the profession. Our screen acting coaches are all working professionals.


Screen Acting skills:

  • Improve confidence in rehearsal & performance
  • Respond truthfully in different contexts
  • Create believable characters
  • Listen and respond to others
  • Collaborate with others
  • Gain an individual toolkit of how to approach acting for screen

How will the course be taught?

As with all of our Screen Acting courses, you will be taught in a supportive group environment. Every student will be fully engaged and given attention and feedback at suitable moments throughout the class and time will be allocated for tutor demonstration and explanations.

Outside of class time you will be required to practise exercises, research topics, develop characters, learn lines and record development in your personal learning diary. Stretching or strengthening exercises in your own time will always support your work in class.


With our Screen Acting - Intensive course you have two payment options:

1.  Full payment of £1995.00
2.  Pay in instalments with the City Academy Payment plan, call 0207 042 8833 to discuss all options.


Classes starting soon

Date 14 Oct - 08 Nov
Day Mon
Time 10:00-17:00
Duration 4 weeks (Monday - Friday)
Tutor Tom Colley
Venue Farringdon Studios, EC1
Price £1,995.00


14 Oct - 08 Nov 
4 weeks (Monday - Friday) 
Class Screen Acting Intensive 4 Weeks
Date 14 Oct - 8 Nov
Day Mon
Time 10:00 - 17:00
Duration 4 weeks (Monday - Friday)
Tutor Tom Colley
Venue Farringdon Studios, EC1
Price £1,995.00
14 Oct - 8 Nov
10:00 - 17:00 
4 weeks (Monday - Friday) 


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)


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.

Screen Acting Intensive 4 Weeks venues

  • Farringdon Studios, EC1

    2 Bleeding Heart Yard, Greville Street, London EC1N 8SJ

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Screen Acting Intensive 4 Weeks tutors

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  • Tom Colley

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