This course has concessions available

Intro To Acting And Drama

Learn the basics of acting on this practical course devised for people with little or no experience. Build your confidence and discover your potential in a friendly and supportive environment.

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Who is this course for

This course which is for anyone who wants to gain basic acting skills. You will be learning skills from improving your communication techniques to basic performance. You do not need any previous experience, all that is required is a passion for acting.

What does this course cover

The course will cover a variety of skills, e.g.
Basic performance skills
Understanding characters
Improving communication skills

By the end of the course, students will be able to present a short performance with skill and confidence.

What will it be like

Methods of teaching will include: small group, pair work, mirroring skills and games. Students will be required to practise their performance skills to include: singing, dancing and movement.
The course will be assessed by: tutor feedback, small group discussion, end of course performance and self-assessment questionnaire.

What else do you need to buy or do

Students must be willing to participate fully - including occassional homework tasks.

What this course could lead to

Students can take up further study and/or use their skills in the acting industry.

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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why come to Mary Ward Centre?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’