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    Property Making for the Stage: an Introduction

    An intensive, practical course in the techniques translating the stage designer's requirements from sketch to what appears to be the real thing...

    • Theatre production
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 17+
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    An Introduction to Acting in Film and TV

    This intensive screen acting course takes you through the film production process, demystifying it and allowing the actor to feel more confident and relaxed on camera...

    • Acting
    • 4 days
    • Weekdays
    • Audition/selection
    • 18+
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  3. Featured - 10, & 12-16 August 2019

    Close Encounters: an Introduction to Combat for Stage and Camera

    This exhilarating course offers a distinctly hands-on taste of combat for theatre and film. Don’t worry if you have little or no experience...

    • Acting
    • 6 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 18+
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    Dynamic Acting for Young Actors

    Dynamic Acting for Young Actors is a series of concentrated courses specifically designed to stretch the abilities of young actors...

    • Acting
    • 1 or 2 weeks
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 16-18
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  5. A Taste of RADA Workshops (stage 1)

    An opportunity to experience the work that we do on our acting courses at the Academy, including: voice, movement, improvisation...

    • Acting
    • Evenings/weekends
    • No audition/selection
    • 20+
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  6. Elements of RADA Workshops (stage 1)

    A chance to explore key subjects taught at the Academy: voice, movement, contemporary text, classical text and improvisation...

    • Acting
    • Evenings/weekends
    • No audition/selection
    • 20+
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    Clown

    Ever wanted to find the clown inside you? Learn how clowning encourages trust and confidence, yielding surprisingly human and very funny results...

    • Acting
    • 3 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 16+
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    Contemporary Drama Summer School

    An opportunity to work on modern or contemporary texts and get a taste of what life is like in leading drama school...

    • Acting
    • 10 days
    • Weekdays
    • Audition/selection
    • 18+
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    Ages and Stages of English Drama

    Experience a practical and refreshing take on five stages of English drama. Ten specialist faculty teachers lead a series of dynamic skills workshops over five days...

    • Acting
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 16+
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    European Greats

    This five-day course examines scenes from Chekhov and Ibsen. Fresh approaches to the work of these authors is encouraged...

    • Acting
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 18+
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    Musical Theatre

    RADA is renowned for the quality of its singing teaching. Here is your chance to learn with RADA's faculty for an intensive and rigorous five days...

    • Acting
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • Audition/selection
    • 18+
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    Acting Shakespeare

    An advanced-level course that offers participants the opportunity to expand, explore and deepen awareness of Shakespeare's text...

    • Acting
    • 8 weeks
    • Weekdays
    • Audition/selection
    • 18+
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    Shakespeare Summer School

    Investigate Shakespeare from an actor's point of view. This four-week summer school is an invaluable resource for performers of all ages and experience...

    • Acting
    • 4 weeks
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 16+
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    Set and Costume Design for Theatre: an Introduction

    An intensive, practical course in the methods and techniques involved in finding a creative and appropriate response to the many challenges of designing for the stage...

    • Theatre production
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 17+
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    Scenic Art for the Theatre: an Introduction

    An intensive, practical course in the use of equipment and techniques involved in translating the stage designer's requirements from sketch to full-scale work...

    • Theatre production
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 17+
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    Scenic Construction for Theatre: an Introduction

    A beginners course aimed at those with an interest in learning practical construction skills in carpentry and metalwork...

    • Theatre production
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 17+
    Apply now
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    Lighting Design for the Theatre: an Introduction

    An intensive, practical course exploring the thought processes and techniques involved in creating lighting for the stage...

    • Theatre production
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 17+
    Apply now
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    Sound Design for the Theatre: an Introduction

    An introduction to the elements of sound design for the stage, covering how music and sound effects are used to assist in the overall design and delivery of a production...

    • Theatre production
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 17+
    Apply now
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    Tutu Making for the Theatre: an Introduction

    Learn the methods and techniques involved in making a Classical and/or a Romantic tutu for the stage.

    • Theatre production
    • 5 days
    • Weekdays
    • No audition/selection
    • 17+
    Apply now
  20. Shakespeare Messenger Award

    During a fun and creative session you will perform two speeches and receive individual feedback, ideas to try and ways to develop your acting...

    • Shakespeare Awards
    • Evenings/weekends
    • No audition/selection
    • 12+
    More information
  21. Shakespeare Bronze Award

    Present a Shakespearean sonnet and speech. During a fun and creative session you'll receive individual feedback and ideas to try...

    • Shakespeare Awards
    • Evenings/weekends
    • No audition/selection
    • 15+
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  22. Shakespeare Silver Award

    Continue your Shakespeare Awards journey by acting a speech and a sonnet that you have chosen yourself, and discuss your sonnet with a RADA tutor...

    • Shakespeare Awards
    • Evenings/weekends
    • Audition/selection
    • 15+
    More information
  23. Shakespeare Gold Award

    Challenge yourself with the penultimate Shakespeare Award level: present two speeches and a sonnet, on sight, with 15 minutes preparation time...

    • Shakespeare Awards
    • Evenings/weekends
    • Audition/selection
    • 15+
    More information
  24. Shakespeare Platinum Award

    'Pitch' a Shakespeare production to complete your Shakespeare Awards journey with the Platinum Award...

    • Shakespeare Awards
    • Evenings/weekends
    • Audition/selection
    • 15+
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