This is a highly practical programme for those who wish to gain the core physical, vocal and communication skills of the actor.
The course enables students who are interested in theatre, but have limited practical experience, to explore and develop their potential as performers.
It is designed to equip you with the resources, confidence and industry know-how to negotiate your way through the transfer to drama school or university.
In addition to intensive practical scene study, you will learn about the social and cultural contexts of the theatre experience, and gain practical experience of the London theatre scene.
This is foundation-level, non-award programme. Students receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.
You will complete the programme with a personal portfolio reflecting your skills and experience, as well as the confidence and industry know-how to enter this exciting field.
You will show your work to an invited audience through an exciting end-of-programme event.
You will be ready to tackle the highly competitive audition process of top London drama schools and universities, and will be guaranteed a priority audition for our BA (Hons) Acting & World Theatre degree.
As well as acting skills, you will gain strong transferable skills in team-working, communication, time-management, creative problem-solving, presentation and interpersonal relations. These are some of the most sought-after skills in today’s workplace.
The course begins in September and ends in April of the following year.
If you wish to study at drama school or university, this course will enable you to perform to your maximum potential in a what is a fiercely competitive environment.
You will take part in a series of masterclasses taught by visiting professionals and highly skilled practitioners supplements the core curriculum with sessions on acting for the lens, stage combat and other specialist acting styles and techniques.
You will also learn about the practical aspects of the business, with classes on audition technique, sightreading and interviews, and Q&A sessions with directors, agents and casting directors.
Preparing to audition
We will guide you through the process of applying for drama school or university auditions.
You will learn how to select audition speeches best suited to your potential, and how to develop and refine a polished audition speech. Theatre professionals will review and comment upon your work, giving you the best chance to shine at audition.
Acting 1: Acting Fundamentals
Audition Preparation: The Modern Monologue
Improvisation: Creative Collaborations
Introduction to Voice and Movement
Acting 2: Scene Study
Audition Preparation: The Classical Monologue
Developing Voice and Movement
Stages and Styles
12 September 2016
Fees Autumn 2016
Full course fee: £10,000
Registration fee: £250
Non-EU advance deposit: £2,000
Please note that annual tuition fees for the degree-level years of this programme always reflect the standard degree fees.
We require five passes at GCSE/IGCSE level at grade C or above, including Maths and English. Other international qualifications, as recommended by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) will be accepted, including:
Applicants are not subject to audition.
Please note that we are not able to sponsor students on this programme for a Tier 4 visa.
For those applicants whose mother tongue is not English, we require a recent pass in any of the following qualifications:
Please note that the above list is not exhaustive; for more information about other accepted English language qualifications, please contact us.
Please also note that you may be exempt from taking an English language test if the last three years of your full-time education have been taught completely in English.
On-campus diagnostic test
If you live in London, or are able to visit us, we can offer you a free English diagnostic test.
This test is offered through Regent's Institute of Languages & Culture and should be arranged in advance. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only. For more information, or to arrange a test, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applying to study at RUL is a quick and easy process. We accept direct applications, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.
Step 1 Apply
You can apply in the following ways:
Once you have completed the application form, please send us the following supporting documents, by post, email or fax:
Step 2 Making an offer
We will assess whether you meet our minimum entry requirements and will make you an offer by both email and post, or notify you that you have been unsuccessful. UCAS applicants will also receive official notification via the UCAS system.
If you have completed your education and have met all the entry requirements, you will be sent an unconditional offer. If you still have to finish your exams, or have yet to submit supporting documentation, we will make you a conditional offer.
You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents.
Step 3 Accepting the offer
If you wish to accept the offer you must:
Please see here for information on how to pay.
Step 4 Full acceptance
On receipt of your acceptance we will issue the final set of documentation.
US Financial Aid
Direct subsidised and unsubsidised loans for US citizens, as well as Direct PLUS loans for eligible US citizens and Green Card holders administered by the US Department of Education (USED) for all eligible degree programmes offered at Regent’s University London.
Future Finance loans
Alternative loan funding for students studying at Regent's University London
You will be taught by tutors who are experienced professionals from the London theatre community.
The course draws on the wide-ranging theatrical expertise of professional theatre-makers such as actors, directors, writers and designers.
You will learn through lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials, working both individually and in groups.
In addition, master classes, guest practitioners, theatre visits, and fieldwork give you insights into theatre as both artistic practice and as a multi-faceted creative industry.
Due to the practical nature of some modules, it is possible that a student with a physical difficulty may find these particularly challenging. If so, the student is advised to contact the Disability Officer to discuss any specific needs prior to application.
Regent’s University London has no connection with Regent University of Virginia USA
Last updated: 19 April 2016
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I have gained knowledge about the theatre and how to become a good actor. I have learned how challenging acting can be and how you must be passionate about it to pursue it.
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