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Curriculum


Course Overview

This three-year degree course offers a full-time professional actor-training – allowing you to develop the skills needed for a sustainable career as an actor for stage and screen.

year 1

In the first year, you will develop your fundamental acting technique.

Projects and subjects you will explore include:

  1. Acting for Camera
  2. Scene Studies of Plays by Global Writers
  3. Practitioner Lab: Stanislavsky, Meisner, Laban and Katie Mitchell
  4. Voice
  5. Movement
  6. Accent/Dialect
  7. Character Transformation
  8. Filming a Web Series
  9. Creating your Own Work

year 2

During the second year you will undertake industry-focused projects.

Projects and subjects you will investigate include:

  1. Scene Study: American Film and Television
  2. American Accents
  3. Self-Tapes
  4. Voice for Animation and Audiobooks
  5. Radio
  6. Acting in different Film Genres
  7. Audio Dialogue Replacement (ADR)
  8. Screenwriting
  9. Shakespeare
  10. Devising, Puppetry and Physical Theatre
  11. Motion Capture
  12. Producing a Short Film

year 3

The final year will focus on preparation for the industry.

Projects you will undertake include:

  1. Research and Development for New Writing
  2. Feature-Film Project
  3. Public Production of Two Full-Length Plays
  4. Voicereels
  5. Showreels
  6. Audition Technique
  7. Industry Showcase


Modules

Year 1

  • Realism for Stage and Screen
  • Developing Your Instrument: Movement and Voice
  • The Digital Creator

Year 2

  • American Screen Project
  • The Independent Filmmaker
  • The Actor and the Audience
  • Genre in Film and Recording
  • The Creative Ensemble
  • Shakespeare Reimagined

Year 3

  • The New Writing and Film Festival
  • Entering the Industry
  • Public Productions Season

act like everyone is watching.