Our students work with the best in the business and learn things they wouldn't find anywhere else! We arrange visits from specialist tutors and professionals at the top of their relative fields to deliver a range of masterclasses for our students. These tutors run sessions for us often between their work on well-known TV programmes, Hollywood movies, West End shows and music videos.
How to be a TV Presenter - Children's TV is one of the main entry points into the industry and a major employer of young, presenting and undiscovered talent. This masterclass introduces our students to all the foundation skills needed to eventually become a TV presenter.
Stage Combat - An essential skill for any actor! This workshop looks at the basics of stage combat. Students learn the techniques actors use to make a fight scene between characters seem convincing, whilst remaining completely safe.
SFX Make-Up - This masterclass demonstrates how to use make-up to create realistic cuts, bruises and wounds for both TV and stage. All students have the opportunity to create their own designs and practice on each other.
Clowning & Comedy - This hilarious workshop is about creating a sense of playfulness onstage and making the audience laugh. This uses elements of Comedia Dell'arte, improvisation, group and solo improv, slapstick and object play.
Magic - Students learn how a magician interacts with an audience and the variety of methods used when performing magic. They are also taught that the performance of an effect is just as, if not more important than the actual effect itself.
Casting Commercials - Students learn new vocal and warm-up techniques in this masterclass. They also have the opportunity to perform and improve audition songs or monologues.
Rap & Poetry - This is a workshop in which students are taught simple techniques that they can use to plan and structure both rap lyrics and poetry.
Commercial & Street Dance - This is a highly energetic workshop where our students learn to bust a move.
Puppetry - The puppetry class equips students with the dexterity and precision needed to control their puppet onstage, as well as exploring movement qualities and sounds to match.
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