"I’m so honoured to be included in Royce Sparks’ exciting event The London Acting Experience!
Raising awareness for WaterAid and getting an opportunity to teach and share skills with people
in my industry: it’s definitely a win-win situation!"
Game of Thrones and Dr. Who
Two full weeks of intensive acting training at the hub of the London theatre scene, with classes being held at the prestigious Diorama Arts Centre just down the street from RADA and Leicester Square.
Meisner Technique, a core training in the craft taught by Royce Sparks including work on monologues.
An extremely special and rare opportunity: an afternoon with Academy Award-nominee Terence Stamp as he talked with and mentored participants on acting in film, his views on the craft, and his body of work and experience. A Q&A followed afterwards.
Special events and workshops with London-based theatre and film professionals including workshops on Physical Theatre (Frantic Assembly), Auditions (Nickolas Grace), Clowning (Complicite), Acting in Film (Ross Mullan), Shakespeare (Brigid Panet), Butoh (Jerry Gardner), a special Shakespeare masterclass with theatre legend Michael Attenborough and a livestream Master Session with leading Meisner expert Larry Silverberg.
Daily training opportunities in Qi Gong and Tai Chi with Sifu Jerry Gardner.
An in-depth journey into the powerhouse relaxation technique Tanaka Min.
Theatre visits with discounted group rates: this year’s theatre visit included a front row ticket to see Rory Kinnear in The Trial at the Young Vic!.
Opportunity to receive a certificate for 145 hours intensive study, and an invitation to Part Two, which will be held in the summer of 2016.
Opening and closing receptions at two great restaurants.
In collaboration with the marvellous acting teacher, Brigid Panet, the London Acting Experience was a benefit workshop for WaterAid, with 5% of tuition fees going to benefit WaterAid, an organisation dedicated to bringing clean water to the world.
launched in 2015, with a delightful,
hardworking group of actors with ages anywhere from 20-60, and representing multiple countries from Europe and North America. Below you can read highlights of the intensive, and scroll down for a picture gallery of the training, guest teachers, and some lovely group photos.
The 2015 LONDON ACTING EXPERIENCE
ran 3rd Monday to 16th Sunday, Aug. 2015.
Our welcome dinner
was on 2nd Sunday, Aug. at 7:30pm.
Our closing dinner
was on 16th Sunday, Aug. at 6:30pm.
Classes met daily with two evenings each week
free for sightseeing or optional theatre visits.