Gaiety School of Acting
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GSA Beginners 1


This course is for those wishing to start their journey to the stage! The first step in the process.

Please note, there are three levels to this course.
We recommend beginning with this level, GSA Beginners 1

Please see also:
GSA Beginners: 2
GSA Beginners: 3



This course is for those wishing to start their journey to the stage! Designed for complete beginners, this course will give you the opportunity to learn the basics of Acting, while meeting new people and developing transferable skills.

Taking place one evening a week, each term lasts ten weeks. Your tutor will be a skilled acting coach with years of training and experience working in the theatre and film industry.

The course takes place over three terms – we recommend that students commit to three terms for optimal learning opportunities.

Participants can expect to:

  • Learn basic improvisation skills
  • Build your confidence
  • Become more aware of your command over voice and body
  • Experience the energy and excitement of ensemble work
  • Develop new friendships and connections
  • Be trained in how to approach text from the performance perspective
  • Gain a better understanding of the actor-director relationship
  • Work on a monologue
  • Learn how to work effectively with a scene partner

Upcoming Courses: 2nd April – 4th June 2024

Day: Tuesday Evenings, 7-9pm

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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Tuesday 2 Apr - 4 Jun Temple Bar 7 pm - 9 pm €350 Book