Adult Short Courses

GSA Temple Bar offers a wide range of 8 and 10 week courses. From absolute beginners to professional actors training – for adults of all ages.

We also offer a range of Weekend Workshops and One-Day Masterclasses – see them here

Why not book into a Try-for-Free class to get a taste of what our courses offer?

Introduction to Drama

A hands-on, fun and encouraging 10-week introduction to the craft of acting and improvisation.  Ideal for beginners or people reconnecting with the medium of drama.

Stand-Up Comedy

Learn how to present yourself, develop material, relax on stage – and express your own unique sense of humour to make people laugh.

Page to Stage

Learn how to devise character and develop scene work through script analysis – focuses on effective performance and culminates in a show at the end of the 10 weeks.

Acting for Camera 1

This course focuses on the development of physical, vocal and emotional techniques required by film – learn the craft of acting for camera, concentrating on putting together the basic techniques required to deliver effective performances on screen.


Tutors Danny Kehoe & Sharon Mannion – actors, comedians and improvisers – guide on makes this form an unrivaled tool for performers, writers and directors.

Lessac Kinesensic Voice & Body Workshop

A week-long intensive training session in the techniques and theories of Arthur Lessac that enhance vocal quality and unlock more expressive body movement.

Advanced Long-Form Improvisation

 In this 10 week advanced course Danny Kehoe guides through all that makes this form an unrivaled tool for performers, writers and directors, as well as a valid and engaging performance in its own right.

Acting for Camera 2Practical Skills

Building on Acting for Camera 2, students are introduced to the technical requirements of film, and analytical skills to explore script.

Acting for Camera 3: Career Skills

This course is very much tailored to the specific needs of each individual students who have completed 1&2, and is geared towards preparing students for entry into the Film Industry.

FILM+ Filmmaking for Actors

New 3-month summer course in film-making for actors. Put yourself in the middle of the frame with this intensive, industry-centred course. Developed for actors who wish to immerse themselves in the creative side of film, in addition to training in the fundamentals of acting for screen.