HE Acting & Music

DRAMA at MORLEY

Beginning in the rehearsal rooms of the Old Vic theatre in the early 20th century, Morley enjoys a long history as a cultural player in the Performing Arts. Morley was the scene of early experimentation in Improv theatre, and has collaborated with Shakespeare’s Globe. From our connections to recognised theatre companies and festivals to our notable alumni in the film and TV industries, including Johnny Harris and Geoff Bell, we celebrate the experimental and diverse world of the industry.

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YOU WILL:

  • Develop your confidence and technique in an open and rigorous environment
  • Explore acting for stage, camera and radio
  • Discover skills in creative research, in movement, voice, singing, devising and collaboration
  • Understand the industry and professional development
  • Produce and perform shows in professional conditions

WE WILL:

  • Provide the guidance and expertise of our team of industry professional tutors
  • Nurture your talent, professionalism and collaborative skills
  • Ensure a variety of training in our dedicated studio theatre and radio station
  • Introduce you to a range of innovative approaches and career possibilities through visiting professionals
  • Guide you through developing your professional profile to enable you to develop your career and succeed

 We have excellent facilities including our studio theatre and a state of the art radio studio to cover a variety of acting styles. You’ll benefit from our rich culture, through participation in a wide range of activities such as masterclasses from visiting professionals, workshops, and collaboration with established theatre companies.

Our team of expert tutors are industry professionals and experienced in enabling you, as an adult learner, to develop your skills for success in this diverse and competitive industry.

MUSIC at MORLEY

We enjoy a rich and diverse music tradition at Morley, from our connections to classical composers Gustav Holst and Michael Tippett, to our artists in residence including Bill Laurance and the London Jazz Orchestra, as well as our established choirs, jazz and pop bands, and orchestra. If you're more interested in the production side of the industry, our state of the art recording studios and radio station are the perfect environment to learn from our expert tutors.

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YOU WILL:

  • Develop your confidence and technique in an open and rigorous environment
  • Work on skills in composition, songwriting and performance, or studio production, sound design and live sound depending on your specialism
  • Discover the music business, from marketing to events management
  • Work on practical projects using industry standard equipment
  • Explore your own unique musical style alongside your technical abilities

WE WILL:

  • Provide the guidance and expertise of our team of industry professional tutors
  • Nurture your talent and develop your skills towards your specialism
  • Support your learning with opportunities to visit festivals and gigs backstage in order to discover how shows are produced
  • Introduce you to a range of innovative approaches and career possibilities through visiting professionals
  • Guide you through developing your professional profile to enable you to develop your career and succeed

 

We have excellent studio facilities including two music production labs, an SSL based recording studio and state of the art radio studios; so whether your interests lie in music production or performance, we have your needs covered.

You’ll benefit from our rich and diverse music culture through participation in a wide range of activities such as masterclasses from visiting professionals, workshops, ensembles and concerts, as well as exciting opportunities to visit festivals and gigs backstage to get a feel for the production of shows. You’ll learn in small groups through both classroom teaching and practical projects using industry-standard equipment, with guidance from industry professionals to help you succeed.