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Actorsworkshop's Price Freeze for Yet Another Year!     

Actorsworkshop's Price Freeze for Yet Another Year! We're about to launch our new term of theatre workshops, and yet again we've
managed to freeze our prices. Nowhere else will you find such practical,
professionally taught workshops for just £8 each! At just £4 per hour, these
are not to be missed! To take advantage of our price freeze we ask that you
book in advance, either through our simple online box office or by sending a
cheque to our office address, listed below. This not only ensures your place
is secured for that workshop but also takes away the hassle of having to pay
on the night, and helps us to guarantee you the maximum amount of time
available to get creative! And, if that wasn't enough, if you make a block
workshop booking, you'll save even more money! Making workshops cost just

Our new series gives you everything you need to know about the industry as
it currently stands, with up-to-date training, advice and expertise and an
opportunity to perform to a group of working professional practitioners.

Here's how the new line-up looks:

September 18th – December 4th

Chapter Arts Centre
The Boardroom

PART ONE: Skills & Techniques

A series of six performance technique master-classes

Thursday 18 September
Industry Class
Led by Jamie Lee

A great welcome to the brand new autumn term. During this workshop we’ll
look at everything to do with the profession of acting and performance. From
auditions through to casting session, actor C.Vs, show-reels, how to get an
agent and work, equity, spotlight and much more! A great, practical and
insightful workshop you won’t want to miss!

Thursday 25 September
The Actor and the Text
Led by Cian Marc

Guest tutor Cian leads this practical acting session looking at a modern
play as a basis on which to look at various acting and performance
techniques. A fun, practical workshop delving into the process of truthful
characterisation for the stage and beyond.

Thursday 2 October
Audition Practice
Led by Jamie Lee

A practical workshop that looks at all things to do with auditions. From how
to find out about them, choosing the right audition material, preparation,
audition technique and etiquette. A one stop shop for all your audition

Thursday 9 October/Thursday 16 October
The Meisner Technique: Part 1/Part 2
Led by Jamie Lee

After the successful Meisner technique sessions from previous terms, we
revisit this highly practical and incredibly useful set of modern acting
techniques to help you become truthful on stage and screen. A great workshop
for those who have and have not taken part in Meisner sessions before.
Please note: This is a two-part workshop, and you must sign up to both to
take part.

Thursday 23 October
Led by Jamie Lee

A hands, on, fun and highly practical class that delves into the process of
improvisation; the ability to “think on your feet”, to remain clearly in the
moment during a performance and the skills required to create convincing,
fresh and dynamic stage performances. A workshop that should be undertaken
by all aspiring actors!

PART TWO: Performance Practise

You’ve learnt the skills so now let’s put them into practice!

Please note: You must purchase all workshops in this block (7-12) to take
part in the end of term showcase.
Thursday 30 October

Introduction to scene acting
Led by Jamie Lee

During this workshop we’ll be looking at the text(s) that will form the
basis for the end of term showcase to an invited team of guest
professionals. A great introduction to the text(s), characters, plot, and
good practice to try out sight reading skills, and first rehearsals.

Thursday 6 November
Led by Jamie Lee

A session looking at the process of creating believable characters for the
stage using hands-on techniques that you’ll be able to apply to a range of
performance situations, and specifically within the scenes introduced during the previous week.

Thursday 13 November/20th November
Rehearsal techniques: Part 1 & 2
Led by Jamie Lee

The first of a two-part series exploring a range of useful text rehearsal
techniques. All practical in nature, these will provide you with a useful
palette of useable techniques that you can apply to a whole range to of
plays and other performances.

Thursday 4 December
Staging theatre
Led by Jamie Lee

An insightful workshop that will help you consider just how to best stage a
piece of theatre. From tips on directing and blocking through to physical
staging, audience-actor positioning and much more! A really useful workshop
for budding actors and directors alike!

Thursday 11th December
Performance Showcase
Led by Jamie Lee

An opportunity to take part in a showcase of scenes prepared and rehearsed
throughout the second half of the term, putting into practice all the skills
learnt during it. The showcase will be attended by a team of industry
professionals who will be on hand to offer feedback and advice on all things
regarding performance and the profession.

Booking and payment Options:

For details on booking please visit or email for further details.

Actorsworkshop LLP, 79 Richards Terrace, Roath, Cardiff, CF24 1RW
web site

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