Gaiety School of Acting
acting for camera

Acting For Camera 1: Acting Skills


Geared towards preparing students for entry into the Film Industry. 

Please note, there are three levels to this course.
We recommend beginning with this level, Acting For Camera 1: Acting Skills

Please see also:
Acting for Camera 2: Practical Skills
Acting For Camera 3: Career Skills



Screen-acting for beginners

In this course you will work with experienced and inspirational teachers to learn the craft of acting for camera. During the eight weeks, you will concentrate on putting together the basic techniques required to deliver effective performances on screen.

This course is ideally for students who have already learned core acting techniques either in GSA Beginners, or an equivalent course. During the classes, you will explore the similarities and differences between acting for stage and screen acting. This course focuses on the development of physical, vocal and emotional techniques required for film.

Participants can expect to:

  • develop the ability to identify and deliver credible cinematic performances
  • learn to foster the nuances of physical, emotional and intellectual elements necessary for screen
  • learn and practice the differences between stage and screen acting
  • gain confidence in front of a camera & in using a microphone

Upcoming Courses: 19th April – 7th June 2024

Day: Friday Evenings, 7-10pm

Age: 18+

Cost: €350 per term

Please Note: Dependent on Government regulations on Covid-19 classes may take place on Zoom. We will update regularly here on GSA’s response to government Covid-19 restrictions. 


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Friday 19 Apr - 7 Jun Temple Bar 7 pm - 10 pm €350 Book