When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Dominic Grant
  • Course Code W21DMAA10A

What you will learn

Rise to the challenge; bring an exciting new or classic text to the stage. With a tight rehearsal schedule, the approaching nerves and thrill of the performance, are you ready? Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the following learning outcomes. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e. progression to an advanced-level course. In addition to your normal class hours you will need to be available for these production week rehearsals: Thurs 7 July - 18:30-21:30 Tues 12 July - 18:30-21:30 Wed 13 July - 14:30 - 21:30 Thurs 14 July - 14:30 - 21:30 Fri 15 July - 17:30 - 21:30 Approval is needed to enrol on this course. If you would like to audition please click the button above, or email drama@morleycollege.ac.uk

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Work to deadlines - delivering a professional standard of acting
  • Work effectively and creatively with your director
  • Understand and apply skills to support the production process
  • Learning and delivering your responsibilities as a company member.
  • Perform in a public production


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This will take place in the Johnny Harris Studio theatre. Working in an environment that closely mirrors a professional theatre company, working on a full rehearsal of a production: examining text, playwright’s oeuvre and ‘voice’, rehearsing with the company director, including games, exercises and improvisation if and when appropriate. Performing in a public production. In order to ensure you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor. The tutor will also set assessment activities involving student exchange of ideas and student self-assessment for all students.

    Entry requirements

    Due to the level and professional expectations in this course, entry is dependent on having suitable experience and/or previous acting studies. Auditions will be held in February 2022, to register your interest please email drama@morleycollege.ac.uk

    What you need to know before you enrol

    This course will set high expectations of its learners. Professionalism, an ability to work to timelines and the fitness, stamina & determination to see a project through will be essential. Excellent attendance and punctuality will be required from all students. This course will include some completion of activities outside of class time, e.g. preparation of favourite exercises to share with fellow students.   Study can include the use of digital resources such as film & photography, useful websites and connection with online communities of interest via social media to enhance your learning. Photography and film recording of class activities may be used in order to aid learning. These images may also be used for publicity or marketing materials produced by Morley College, both online and in print. You will have the opportunity to either confirm or decline consent to being filmed or photographed.

    What you need

    Loose clothing, notebook, pen.

    What you can do next

    Morley College’s Drama Department provides an exciting and diverse range of term-time and short course in Acting, Directing and Public Speaking. Please speak to your tutor, pick up a prospectus, look at our website or contact the Theatre & Performance Dept for more information: drama@morleycollege.ac.uk