Weekend Courses

We offer a range of specialised Masterclasses to suit your needs and assist you with your personal and professional development. These adult workshops run regularly in the school on weekends over the course and offer you the opportunity to enhance your skills. All masterclasses are taught by leaders in each relevant field. Please do see below the range of specialised masterclasses on offer over the coming months.

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  • Stage Make-Up Masterclass

    This one day hands-on workshop teaches how to build characters with theatrical makeup. Participants are guided through various subtle and not-so-subtle techniques on how to make an actors face fit for stage by an experienced professional. Ideal for those working with small theatre or arts organisations or interested individuals Date: Saturday 2nd September 2017 Time: 10am - 5pm Cost: €100 Full Details Below    
  • Accent Masterclass

    At our Accent Workshop the focus is on learning to create an authentic accent with your voice. Whether you need to learn an accent for stage or even a voiceover, this workshop is  designed to facilitate how to copy that accent you need without needing to be a native.

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  • Casting & Audition Masterclass

    One of Ireland’s leading casting agents delivers this unmissable workshop, giving you the support needed to land that role! In this unique intensive one-day workshop Louise Kiely Casting explains and demonstrates how you can significantly increase your chances of making a lasting impression. The workshop is particularly suitable for those returning to, or starting a career in the competitive world of acting.

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  • The Confidence Edge: Public Speaking

    Learn how to present with confidence with our public speaking training course. Join tutor Donal Courtney  for this intensive communications workshop in which we will teach you to interact with confidence, to speak with clarity and to inspire any audience with what you say and how you say it. For over 30 years, the Gaiety School of Acting has been training people to present themselves with distinction in business, the workplace and dealing with the media. Don't fear public speaking - get The Confidence Edge.

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  • Parent & Toddler Drama Class

    This unique morning course which will enable parents and children to learn a new skill in a fun and interactive environment. This one hour drama-based programme will help develop coordination, confidence and creativity.

    10am-11am Saturdays and Wednesdays

  • Voice Training Masterclass

    This day-long voice training workshop is focused on enhancing your voice for both singing and acting. The masterclass is designed to  give you a better understanding of how your voice works, breathe better, ground yourself and gain the confidence to use your voice effectively.

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    Master The Media Masterclass

    Become a master of your own media - online, on air and in print. This weekend course will broaden your written and spoken communication skills and help you develop an understanding of the media industry. You will explore how to communicate with an audience on TV, radio, online videos, and podcasts. Explore the difference between being the interviewer and the interviewee. Learn how to look your best on Skype, FaceTime and video conferencing. Make social media YOUR media.

    2 Day Intensive Course  26th - 27th August (€185) See full details below 

  • Stage Combat Masterclass

    This intensive day long stage combat masterclass will guide you through the challenging craft of stage combat, covering important safety skills for use in stage and screen. This is a practical combat course, with students first observing and then participating in the techniques and exercises guided by their instructor.

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  • Gift Voucher

    The Gaiety School of Acting Gift Certificates start from as little as €20. They can be used for all our courses. If purchased online we will post them out directly to your home address so make sure to include it! Happy Shopping!