ALRA offer a selection of short courses and workshops throughout the year. Please check this page for the latest offering.
At various times throughout the year ALRA offers drama courses on a range of subjects such as voice, movement, Shakespeare and acting classes in different genres.
The short courses are run by approved partners and ALRA tutors and can be workshops of just a couple of hours to week long courses on specific themes.
There are currently no Workshops and Short Courses Planned. Please do check back regularly for updates or sign up to our newsletter for updates.
Current and future workshops & short courses
Please click on the links below to learn more about each of the workshops.
31st March 2019
Jackie Snow is a choreographer, movement director and teacher of actors. She is the author of A movement training for Actors and is currently head of movement at Manchester Theatre School. Previously, Jackie was head of movement at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and has worked professionally at Shakespeare Globe and the Rose Theatre. In this one day workshop, Jackie will be sharing her Pure Movement work for actors. The workshop is open to anyone with any level of experience who is interested in learning this world-class technique.
For each workshop there is one space available for ALRA alumni at a 50% discount. Additionally, there is one free space available for each workshop for anyone who lives in the Greater Manchester area and who is on low income, unemployed or a single parent.
What sort of acting class are you looking for?
If you are interested in short courses at ALRA or if you are looking for specific drama classes, please get in touch with us and let us know. We are always happy to hear suggestions for our programme and would like to offer bespoke and interesting courses for actors at every stage of their career – from initial training tasters to professional masterclasses and ongoing career refresher classes and support workshops.
And, as a thank you for getting in touch with us we will give you a goody bag of ALRA merchandise when you sign up for one of our short courses or workshops.
Are you a practitioner with a short course to offer?
If you are a teacher or arts practitioner with an expertise to offer ALRA please do send your proposal to us with an outline of timings, costs and references so that we might consider including it in our offering.
Short courses previously offered at ALRA have included (amongst others):
- Preparing for drama school auditions
- Robert Linklater Voice Workshops
- Shakespeare – An Introduction
- Yoga for Actors
- Yellow Earth Academy
- Accent Masterclasses
- Summer Schools for young actors
- Acting for Film and TV
- One Week Acting Intensive | TV/ Radio/ Stage
- Two Weeks Acting Intensive | TV/ Radio/ Stage
- British Youth Film Academy summer project
- Character Voice Workshop
- Linklater Evening Voice Workshops