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Film and TV Summer Acting Course 2017

Film and TV Summer Acting course 2017

ALRA is offering a five-day intensive and exciting screen acting course in our fully equipped TV studio. 

The course is designed for people with little, or no experience of the art of screen acting and is open to a minimum age of 18+. 

We’d like to offer you the chance to explore the essential, basic skills and techniques an actor must acquire to succeed within the professional film and TV industry. 

Billy GeraghtyIf you’re hoping to audition for drama school or you just want to expand your acting knowledge, this course offers you an insight into the world of acting for the camera.

Working with Lead Screen Acting Tutor, Billy Geraghty at ALRA where you’ll discover and practise:

  • The fundamental differences and demands between working in the theatre and in front of a camera
  • How to adapt your performance to the requirements of the camera
  • The power of nonverbal communication on screen
  • Secret techniques of some of the best film Actors and Actresses in the business
  • The importance of continuity
  • Gaining confidence in your individual performance through practical exploration of duologue scenes from well-known TV and Film scripts
  • Audition techniques
  • On set language and etiquette
  • How to self-tape successfully

Register your interest

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24th- 28th July 2017


10.00am to 4.00pm


£425, a deposit of £75 will be required to secure a place on the course


12 places available


This course is hosted at ALRA South's facilitiesThe Royal Victoria Patriotic Building. For further info on our location, please click on the below image.

To know how to reach our facility in London, please click here or use the below map. 


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Reasons to study at ALRA
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    ALRA is a leading conservatoire drama school with a reputation for training hard working, fully-rounded professional actors.
  • ALRA’s acting training includes includes specialist instruction in stage, film, TV, audio, comedy, voice and movement and is supported with contextual studies to prepare for work.
  • ALRA is a leading conservatoire drama school with a reputation for training hard working, fully-rounded professional actors.
  • ALRA has built strong relationships within the industry and our showcases and productions are directed and attended by agents, directors, casting directors, writers, producers and our own inspiring Alumni.
  • ALRA’s resident teams are dedicated, talented professionals with a wealth of knowledge and experience and a passion for teaching. Our students are supported in all aspects of their studies.
  • ALRA’s reputation of securing opportunities for students grows each year and our Alumni are working in the West End, Regional and Touring Theatre Productions, as well as in Film, TV and Comedy both in the UK and beyond.
  • ALRA recruits a comparatively small number of students each year so that everybody has our full attention and feels part of the school from the moment they arrive.
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5 tickets for ALRA showcases | that's alumnights

At each Friday night performance of any ALRA show there will hold back 5 complimentary tickets for our ALRA graduates.

To find out the forthcoming shows, please see the ‘What’s on’ section of the website.

Alumnight tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis; to book tickets please email

Please note: ALRA still offer free tickets to all ALRA shows to alumni that are within their first year of graduation.

To learn more about ALRA’s graduate package please email

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