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Course overview

Develop stronger rehearsal methods and consolidate your acting technique through in-depth work on scenes.

This 10-week course is a more advanced and intensive form of Scene Study for Actors and is aimed at those with a higher level of experience.

Building on the basic principles of practitioners such as Constantin Stanislavski and Sanford Meisner, you will work both collectively and in small groups to analyse and rehearse specific scenes from various texts, culminating in a sharing of the scenes you have prepared.

What will I learn on this course?

  • Build confidence in text analysis
  • Hone rehearsal practice
  • Work with more nuance and specificity

Entry requirements

  • No selection: There is no selection process for this course, if you feel this course is suitable for you and have read all the information on this webpage, then please proceed to booking.”
  • Participants must be over 18 and have fluent, confident use and knowledge of the English language.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Actors who are fairly confident in performing.
  • Actors or directors looking for new approaches.

Course information

What are the Terms and Conditions of my booking?

You can read the full Terms and Conditions here.

Will there be anything I need to prepare before the course starts?

There will be no preparation before the course starts.

Is there any work to do outside of class time?

Some preparation/reading will be required between classes.

What’s included in the fee?

Some preparation/reading will be required between classes.

The fee covers the cost of your tuition for the times advertised above and any materials essential to the course (and not specified here as materials you need to provide yourself). The fee does not include any meals or accommodation.

What materials or equipment do I need?

You need to wear loose clothing that you can move in freely.

You will be provided with handouts for use during the course – if possible you will need to print these, or have these available on another device.

I have a disability or access requirement – can reasonable adjustments be made?

We are able to make reasonable adjustments to our training where possible. Many of our courses are highly practical. Most involve movement and some may include work on the floor. You may also be asked to read from various texts. If you have access requirements and/or require more information on access and facilities in our RADA buildings, please email

Are there any funding or payment plans available?

There are no RADA Scholarships available for Short Courses. We cannot offer payment plans, and full payment is required to secure your place on a course.

Can RADA provide accommodation?

We are unable to provide accommodation for RADA Short Courses.

Please note that in the event of cancellation, RADA can accept no liability for any costs you may already have incurred; and we strongly recommend you purchase insurance cover for any travel or accommodation booked before the start of the course.

Will I get a certificate at the end of the course?

No. A Certificate is not available for this course.

Does the course count towards University credits?

There are no University Credits associated with this course.

What is the attendance policy?

Our attendance policy can be read within our Terms and Conditions. 100% attendance and punctuality are expected for all classes.