All our Acting and Speaking courses are available for adults aged 19 on 31 August 2019 and over only.
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Daytime & Evening Acting and Speaking Courses at WMC-The Camden College
This Level 2 certificated course is a three-term programme during which you will learn about different aspects of Performing Arts through a grounding in Acting and Drama. The programme will prepare you for further study in the subject, for employment or volunteering in a range of areas in the industry. You will work through a range of practical, vocational and theory projects. You will learn about developing your vocal and physical skills in acting in both group and solo pieces.
On this autumn term course you will work on developing your own imagination and confidence through voice and physical presence, to explore your acting potential. It also focuses on the practical skills to work with other people, to help encourage the creative potential for effective character and scene work. There will be a mixture of improvisation and play-text work, technique workshops and drama games. Mixed Level. All Welcome. Learning progresses in level as the year continues. Continuing learners will be expected to build on their existing level of learning.
The focus of this course is finding ways to develop and show ‘character’ as an actor; whether this is a well-known character from a famous play, or one from a lesser-known script, a character from your imagination, or someone you have observed who has inspired you. So where do you start? Come and find out. The course will adopt a workshop style format and will consist of improvisation, script work and technical approaches supported by a plays from Greek Tragedy.
On this course you will work on your existing skills of imagination, voice, body and space to develop scene and script work. The course will adopt a workshop style format and will consist of improvisation, script work and technical approaches supported by a scene selected from a range of chosen playwrights. You will continue to explore the practical skills to work with other people, to help build confidence and creative potential.
The aim of this course is to familiarise with and practice a classical monologue. The monologue is an important aspect of acting and drama, and can be used to reveal character, intention, motivation and relationships. They are also enjoyable and rewarding for you to work on because they give an opportunity to individualise your interpretation and characterisation of a role.
End of Year Summer Concert – July 2015:
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