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The People's Company (18yrs+)

In light of the advice and guidance issued by the Government on 16/03/20, all Take Part courses and activities from now until July 2020 will not go ahead.

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The People’s Company offers a variety of training opportunities for adults. Whether you are new to the theatre or a professional working within the industry, there is something here for you.

Whatever your interest or expertise, you are welcome to share, create, learn and experience new opportunities with us.


Introduction to acting

A ten-week course of two-hour sessions for beginners using improvisation and role play to introduce various acting techniques. Ideal for those with a curiosity for acting or those who want to develop their communication skills and build their confidence.

The Actors Course

A ten-month acting course for adults who wish to build a more in-depth knowledge of acting skills and techniques. Expert tuition and industry training is provided in a creative and supportive environment. Students will work through a syllabus to develop performance skills in relation to character creation  and the study of text. Vocal and physical techniques are an integral part of the course allowing students to develop a greater understanding of voice and movement as well as exploring other theatrical techniques.

The course ends with a fully supported public show or showcase.

Performance Skills Classes

Delivered by industry professionals, these classes are ideal for those who are unable to commit to a longer course or for those interested in discovering or improving a specific theatre skill. The series offers taster classes on a variety of disciplines, including scriptwriting, storytelling, backstage and acting.

Two actors performing on stage

Performance Skills Classes

A series of taster classes covering a variety of disciplines, including scriptwriting, storytelling, backstage and acting.