adult summer courses

  • Acting For Camera 1: Acting Skills

    The course is always a sell out as it does exactly what it says on the tin! Working with experienced and inspirational teachers you will learn the craft of acting for camera, concentrating on putting together the basic techniques required to deliver effective performances on screen. The 8- week course provides participants who have already learned core acting techniques an opportunity to explore the similarities and differences between stage and screen acting. The course focuses on the development of physical, vocal and emotional techniques required by film. All Camera courses take place in our fully equipped studios. Full Details Below  
    310.00
  • 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 almost 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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    100.00185.00
  • 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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    100.00
  • Acting for Camera 2: Practical Skills

    On this 8 week Summer course, students learn technical requirements of screen acting like framing, film vocals and timing. Learn script analysis skills whilst working on a film scene and monologue. This course is suitable for students who have completed Acting for Camera 1. Full Details Below


    310.00
  • FILM+ Course Application

    FILM+ Film-making for Actors is The Gaiety School of Acting’s new course, specially developed for trained or experienced actors to write, act in and produce their own film. With an innovative, practical approach, students are completely immersed in this practical course, surrounded by highly qualified tutors with real industry experience, and working with state-of-the-art equipment. Application is free of charge but if course fees apply on acceptance. Please read the full course details here Application deadline is 31st March 2017 Click 'Add to Cart' then the Cart icon top right to complete application
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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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    100.00
  • Career Talk with Patrick Sutton

    Interested in finding out more about the film and theatre industry? Director of the Gaiety School of Acting, writer and actor Patrick Sutton is holding a Career Talk, complete with Q&A session on Wednesday May 3rd. If you'd like to learn more about how to get involved in training and working as an actor, book now for this free hour-long discussion.
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  • Acting For Camera Masterclass

    This exciting one day workshop is designed to introduce participants to the principles of Acting for the Screen. The Acting for Camera Workshop will appeal to students looking to branch into the world of screen acting. It will be beneficial for those currently working in or thinking of branching into television, film and commercials.

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    100.00
  • Stand-Up Comedy Masterclass

    The Stand-Up Comedy Masterclass is a one day intensive course in creating and shaping material for performance. You will work with an established comedian to develop hilarious content, hone your unique style and build your confidence. Full details below  
    100.00
  • 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.

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    125.00185.00
  • Acting for Beginners: Summer Course

    Curious to try acting? Or maybe you want to get back into it? This is a great course to get started. Taught by skilled tutors with years of experience working in the theatre & film industry, the course is also a great fit for those wishing to build confidence or improve communication skills. The 5 week Summer course culminates in each person delivering a chosen monologue to their classmates. Benefits & Learnings:
    • Learn fundamental improvisation skills & acting techniques
    • Greater awareness of your command over voice and body
    • Experience the energy and excitement of ensemble work
    • Introduction to understanding & developing characters
    • Develop new friendships and connections
    The Summer courses run from 27th June - 25th July: 7.00pm to 9.00pm  (Tuesday evenings) 8th August - 5th September: 7.00pm to 9.00pm  (Tuesday evenings)

    195.00
  • Musical Theatre Masterclass

    This one day workshop is ideal for anyone who gets a buzz from watching musicals, loves to sing and dance, and wonders what like to be on that stage. The day is divided into intensive acting, song and dance training, followed by the composition of individual and group performances. FULL DETAILS BELOW
    100.00
  • Master The Media: 2 Day 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. FULL DETAILS BELOW
    185.00
  • 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 Full Details Below    
    100.00
  • Page to Stage: Summer Course

    Study script writing, text analysis and character development - all vital elements for effective performance. Page to Stage focuses on the devising process and developing scene work for performance to a high level. This 5 week course expands on the skills developed in Acting for Beginners. Benefits & Learnings:
    • Learn to work with text creatively
    • Training in how to approach text from the performance perspective
    • Become comfortable devising and rehearsing with a scene partner
    • Gain a better understanding of the actor-director relationship
    • Bring scenes to performance level
    Summer Dates: 29th June - 27th July 2017: Thursday evenings, 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10th Aug - 7th Sept 2017:  Thursday evenings, 7.00pm - 9.00pm

    195.00
  • Stand Up Comedy: Summer Course

    Stand-Up Comedy is an intensive Summer course in channelling your inner funny! You will work with an established comedian to develop your own hilarious content, hone your particular style and build your confidence. The 10 week course culminates with you performing your set for a live audience in a city-centre comedy club, alongside your fellow comedy graduates. Benefits and Learning:
    • Learn to be comfortable and confident on stage
    • Discover how to foster audience rapport
    • Develop storytelling and improvisation skills
    • Learn techniques to deal with stage fright
    • Develop original material and a unique style
    Summer Dates: 28th June to  - 30th August  10 Week Course, Wed evenings from 7.00pm - 9.00pm

    310.00
  • Acting for Camera 1: Summer Course

    Acting for Camera 1 provides the opportunity to explore the similarities and differences between stage and screen acting. This 8 week course focuses on the development of physical, vocal and emotional techniques required by film. The class is suitable for those who have already learned core acting techniques. All students will receive a private Vimeo link of work done in class. Benefits & Learning: Develop your delivery of credible cinematic performances Improve your understanding physical, emotional and intellectual nuance for screen acting Explore and differences between stage and screen acting Gain confidence in front of a camera & microphone   Summer Dates: 13th July - 31st August 2017 8 Weeks: Thursday evenings 7.00pm - 10.00pm
    310.00