ALRA Acting Schools in London & Manchester

Overview

Timetables for each course are distributed during induction week and then at the start of each subsequent term. Please note that although we make every effort to supply the full timetable, some changes are inevitable due to reasons beyond our control. All aspects of the timetable are compulsory.

Content

      • Acting and Performance Studies – Classes in Acting Technique, Acting for Camera, Acting for Radio, Improvisation. Scene Study includes – 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 Muscianship, Professional Practice, Practical Research Project.

Public Productions

In terms 4 and 5 you will:

      • Record a 10 minute film which will be streamed on the ALRA website
      • Perform in a play which will tour the local community in collaboration with a professional theatre company
      • Perform in a play in the ALRA Theatre
      • Perform in a Showcase in both London and Manchester to industry professionals

Practical Research Project

In terms 4 and 5 students can choose to:

      • create an original 20-25 minute live performance for theatre or a recorded piece for film, television or radio.
      • working individually or as a collective you establish a theatre company to produce a public performance

Qualifications

All students successfully completing the course will be awarded:

      • MA Professional Acting (validated by St Mary's University College)
      • In addition you will be entitled to Full Equity Membership through our CDET accreditation.
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