THE GALWAY Actor's Workshop is offering classes to a variety of levels, from those who wanted to 'give acting a try' to professional actors wishing to learn new skills.
Introduction to Acting (Mondays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm ) is for beginners and covers the basics through games, exercises, and improvisations, with the main focus on developing confidence. Cost is €250/225.
The Next Stage: Developing Professional Acting Skills (Tuesdays, 6.30pm to 9.30pm ), is an intensive course which gives students an introductory experience of the key skills an actor needs to develop for a professional career. The course ends in a showcase performance in theatre. Cost is €300/280.
The Advanced Performance Project (Wednesdays, 6.30pm to 9.30pm ) is by application only and is for experienced students who would like to get involved in a full-length production of a play which will be shown in a Galway theatre. Participants need to send an email outlining their experience. Cost is €300/280.
Presence and Flow: Mindfulness and Creativity through Drama (Thursdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm ) explores physical presence and mental focus as well as fun creative exercises. The course is open to non-actors and runs for six weeks. Cost is €120/100.
All courses take place in the Anno Santo Hotel, Salthill and run for 12 weeks unless otherwise stated. For more information or to book email [email protected] or call 087 - 2373531. Early bird rates are available before September 16. See www.galwayactorsworkshop.com