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Course overview

This detailed 2-day course will equip you with techniques and strategies to improve your singing from a musical, dramatic, and imaginative viewpoint. The workshop will focus on studying singing from an actor's perspective, linking vocal technique with truthful storytelling. You'll work with songs of your choice, as well as receive advice on finding the right songs for you.

What will I learn on this course?

  • Work on techniques and strategies to improve your singing from a musical, dramatic, and imaginative viewpoint.
  • Explore singing from an actor’s perspective.
  • Link vocal technique with truthful storytelling.

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Who is this course suitable for?

  • Actors looking to build confidence in preparing and sharing songs, regardless of level of singing experience.
  • Confident singers who would like to refresh or revisit their technique.
  • Anyone looking to improve their singing.

Entry requirements

  • 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 willing to share material in front of other participants.
  • Participants must be over 18 and have fluent, confident use and knowledge of the English language.

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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?

You will need to learn and prepare two simple songs to work on in class. Please bring paper copies of the sheet music with you.

Is there any work to do outside of class time?

Some preparation and reading may be required between classes.

What’s included in the fee?

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.

RADA cannot provide written references for Short Course participants.

What materials or equipment do I need?

You will need something to record yourself with. You need to wear loose clothing that you can move in freely and a water bottle.

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.

How do I register for an in-person course?

You will be providing most of the information we need when you fill in your application form or information form.

On the first day of your course, you will be asked to arrive at RADA up to 30 minutes before the start of your first session, and you need to bring a copy of your passport, and, if applicable, evidence of your right to join a short course in the UK.