Study is divided across taught hours, studio and/or work environment time, and independent study. Excellent professional and technical support is available and students are encouraged to experiment and work collaboratively on self-initiated projects. We expect students to spend an average of 30 hours per week on their studies, although it is likely that these hours will vary throughout the academic year.
Level 4 provides a foundation enabling you to develop a methodological approach to psychophysical Acting, introducing the tools and techniques helpful in creating performances in realistic drama for the stage and screen.
The work is Stanislavski based, and you will be introduced to the intellectual, imaginative and physical skills that you will need to acquire and to develop.
After acquiring the understanding, skills and techniques that enable you to approach work using the concept of ‘Psychological Realism’, Level 5 consists of more advanced work concerned with aspects of dramatic structure and the implications of style for the actor. I
In Level 5, you will learn to regard the audience as an integral factor in the creative process. Practical work will take the form of Workshops leading to performance which will be viewed by an internal audience.