Upcoming classes and courses at the Actors' Institute

  •  Masterclass: Commedia dell’Arte - Into Performance
    08 Jan 2022, 10:00 – 09 Jan 2022, 17:00
    Shoebox Theatre, Health Hydro, Milton Rd, Swindon SN1 5JA, UK
    In this two-day masterclass led by Cheryl Stapleton, you will discover the larger-than-life world of Commedia dell’Arte. From initial character study through to staging small performances, this practical weekend is packed with learning and great fun!
  • Actor's Workout: Improv - 6 Week Course
    11 Jan 2022, 19:30
    Shoebox Theatre, Health Hydro, Milton Rd, Swindon SN1 5JA, UK
    Our weekly sessions for Actors aged 18+ are booked in blocks of six weeks and are designed to keep your acting technique sharp and well-practiced.
  • Acting for Beginners 10-week Course: Storytelling Theatre
    27 Jan 2022, 19:30
    Shoebox Theatre, Health Hydro, Milton Rd, Swindon SN1 5JA, UK
    It's never too late to tread the boards! Our Beginners Acting Courses for Adults offer an introduction to acting in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
  •  Masterclass: Introduction to Bunraku Puppetry
    05 Feb 2022, 10:00 – 17:00 GMT
    Shoebox Theatre, Health Hydro, Milton Rd, Swindon SN1 5JA, UK
    Led by experienced puppeteer and puppet maker Bee Daws, this hands-on masterclass will introduce you to the art of Bunraku Puppetry. An increasingly popular technique and one that many performers are likely to come across in puppetry jobs or auditions.
  • Actor's Workout: Improv - 6 Week Course
    01 Mar 2022, 19:30
    Shoebox Theatre, Health Hydro, Milton Rd, Swindon SN1 5JA, UK
    Our weekly sessions for Actors aged 18+ are booked in blocks of six weeks and are designed to keep your acting technique sharp and well-practiced.
  • Masterclass: Creating Character Voices
    05 Mar 2022, 10:00 – 13:30
    Delivered online via Zoom
    Online masterclass led by Cathleen McCarron. Learn to develop your vocal versatility with a view to creating character voices suitable for work in narration, animation, voiceover or non-naturalistic theatre.
  • Presenting with Confidence
    11 Mar 2022, 09:00 – 13:00 GMT
    Delivered Online
    Being asked to make a presentation can often leave even the most experienced team member feeling uneasy. ​ Our presentation skills course will build confidence, utilising actor training techniques, to deliver clear and persuasive presentations to engage your audience.
  • Stage Combat 3 Day Intensive Exam Course: Unarmed
    08 Apr 2022, 10:00
    Shoebox Theatre, Health Hydro, Milton Rd, Swindon, SN1 5JA, UK
    Gain an industry and EQUITY recognised qualification with our 3-day stage combat exam course in Unarmed Combat, held at the Actors’ Institute in association with The Action Emporium and the APC.
  • Acting for Beginners 10-week Course: Page to Stage
    21 Apr 2022, 19:30
    Shoebox Theatre, Health Hydro, Milton Rd, Swindon SN1 5JA, UK
    It's never too late to tread the boards! Our Beginners Acting Courses for Adults offer an introduction to acting in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
  • Stage Combat 3 Day Intensive Exam Course: Escrima Stick
    15 Jul 2022, 10:00
    Shoebox Theatre, Health Hydro, Milton Rd, Swindon, SN1 5JA, UK
    Gain an industry and EQUITY recognised qualification with our 3-day stage combat exam course in Escrima Stick, held at the Actors’ Institute in association with The Action Emporium and the APC.