adult summer courses

  • Page to Stage

    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 course expands on the skills developed in Acting for Beginners or Intro to Drama -  or who have had similar drama class experience.  
  • Stand-Up Comedy

    Work with professional comedians to develop your own authentic and unique stand-up routine and channel your inner funny! Over this 10 week evening course, tutors help you hone your own style and hilarious content with their constructive, honest feedback. The supportive class environment helps students build confidence - before performing your set for a live audience in a city-centre comedy club.
  • 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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  • Acting for Camera 2: Practical Skills

    On this 8 week course, students learn technical requirements of screen acting such as 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. Upcoming Courses Fridays, May 4th - June 22nd Thursdays, 12th July - 30th Aug
  • 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
  • Acting For Camera 3: Career Skills

    In this class students improve their technique and refine skills learned throughout Acting for Camera 1 & 2. This course is very much tailored to the specific needs of each individual student, and is geared very much towards preparing students for entry into the Film Industry. 

    Participants of Acting for Camera 3 can expect to:

    • Receive individual attention towards their unique selling point. Particularly pertaining to the specific audition requirements for Commercials, TV, and Film.
    • Understand more about casting directors: what they do and how to approach them.
    • Learn how to prepare a headshot & CV.
    • Receive training on complex staging.
    • Learn how to  develop deeper character motivations and subtext.
    • Get a greater insight to the business: what it is and how it can be used effectively.
    • Learn more about on-set etiquette.

    Days: Monday - 8 weeks

    Time: 7.00 - 10.00pm

    Age: 18+

    Location: The Gaiety School of Acting, Temple Bar

  • media training

    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  14th & 15th July (€185) See full details below 

  • Musical Theatre Adult Masterclass

    Here we go again! Our weekend Musical Theatre intensive course for adults promises to be fun, upbeat and the ideal extracurricular for Abba lovers and musical theatre fans in general.  Designed for adults with limited or some musical theatre experience, the course is led by one of our skilled Musical Theatre coaches who will impart you with tuition in singing, dancing and acting, all in the theme of the musical of the summer - Mamma Mia!