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Workshops And Seminars

Weeks five, ten and eleven on the Acting Programmes are usually workshop weeks which can include internal workshops – added extras from the staff which support and further the timetabled classes. In week eleven there are workshops run by external practitioners. Workshops can include story-telling, circus skills, tumbling, accent workshops, talks from agents, mime, stand-up and mask work.

In year 3 and term 5 for the post graduates, industry lectures take place from Spotlight, Equity, Accountants, Agents and Casting Directors. All students meeting agents and casting directors through a Practice Audition.

SMTT students have workshops including sessions with Orbital, Flints and Rosco.

Stage Management & Technical Theatre Work Placements

A massive effort is made to ensure the most interesting placements are found for our SMTT students - often this presents their first opportunity for work in the industry.

Theatre Trips for all students

In addition to publicising cheap theatre tickets to our students, ALRA organises group theatre trips for every year group, as well as other relevant trips

First Aid Training

All SMTT students are First Aid trained in their first term at ALRA. This can be opened up for additional students.

Carleton Hobbs Competition And The Sam Wanamaker Festival

Annual external events that selected students are entered into.

Summer Ball for all students

Celebrate the end of the year in style, and raise a glass to all your hard work!

Four Seasons Shakespeare

Please check back for details

Other past events have included:

Stand-up Night

Led by the second year students, but open to everybody, face the fear and try your hand at comedy to celebrate the end of the Spring Term.

The Five Minute Play Festival

A chance to write, direct and produce as well as act, this Festival features site-specific plays, held anywhere from the TV studio to the car park.

Students have the opportunity to organise sporting, music, social and other events around the campus throughout the year.

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