The course is designed for young people aged 16 – 21 who have a passionate interest in performing, who may be thinking of applying to The Lir Academy or a similar drama academy or have an interest in theatre and who would like to explore the craft of acting further.
The programme introduces young performers to the reality of intensive training, replicating two weeks in the life of a full-time acting degree.
The course will also provide an introduction to the skills required to become a professional actor.
Classes focus on the core modules of Acting, Voice and Movement and are led by The Lir’s core teaching staff. The course also prepares students intending to audition for drama schools by covering audition techniques, and the choice and delivery of audition monologues. Mock auditions will take place at the end of this course.
The course runs: 17/07/2023 – 28/072023, weekdays, 10.00am – 5.00pm.
Note: Our short courses are non refundable and there is no cooling off period. The Lir cannot offer any accommodation.
Please note that The Lir Academy continues to monitor the delivery of short courses in relation to governmental guidelines on Covid-19. For full details on our policies on this, please see our terms and conditions here.
Please note applications for a participant under 18 needs to booked via a parent/guardian and should inform us via email that the participant is under 18.