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Drama Performance: An Introduction

Drama & Creative Writing, Creative Industries

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

23rd Apr 2020, 9 weeks

Day(s):

Thursday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 108

Overview

This introductory course will appeal to anyone interested in the performing arts - drama students, actors, creative writers.

Working within our college lecture theatre you will learn about improvisation skills, group interaction and solo work. Working mainly from scripts you will develop techniques and skills in voice and movement, developing an overall performance level in professional development. You will enhance your script analysis skills and develop an understanding of playwrights and their writing styles. At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to perform script extracts to friends and family within the college lecture theatre.

The course will be taught by professional lecturers who have taught drama within schools, colleges and directed many plays over the last 15 years.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You should be over 16 years of age with an enthusiasm for drama and theatre performance.

What you study

You'll study:-

  • Script extracts.
  • Monologues.
  • Duologues.
  • Accents.
  • Action/Interaction.
  • Movement.
  • Speech.

After the course

Careers

Employment as an actor.

Continuing Study

A range of courses at the college such as Acting and Performance, NC Media, HNC Creative Industries: Radio, TV Studies, Professional Writing or Drama School auditions.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course will be taught through workshops.

Additional Information

Materials

No materials required.

Dress code

Loose fitting active clothing.

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    23rd Apr 2020, 9 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Thursday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 108