Following 3 taught terms, where the focus is firmly on the core areas of acting, voice and movement, students spend a further 2 terms applying their developing techniques to live and recorded performances; working on 2 theatre productions, a short film, a West End Showcase and a short performance piece created by the student.
Course content: Acting and performance studies (classes in acting technique, acting for camera, acting for radio, improvisation); scene study (Shakespeare, Chekov, Ibsen, Greek tragedy, and contemporary writers); voice studies (classes in voicing text, technical voice, articulation and RP, choral); movement studies (core and alignment, creative movement stage craft and characterisation, period dance and movement, combat); contextual studies (approach to text, character research, research methodologies musicianship, professional practice, practical research project).
How to apply
Audition; degree or equivalent qualification; applicants aged 21 or over with an exceptional level of practical ability may also be considered; applicants must be at least 18 years old at the start of the course, although there is no upper age limit; candidates for whom English is not a 1st language are required to demonstrate a level of fluency appropriate to professional acting training. A level 6.5 in the IELTS is required.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£3020||Year 1|