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Acting | Musical Theatre

performing arts summer school

If you’re aiming to pursue a creative passion, here you will find all the support, inspiration and facilities you need. CSVPA tutors are professional artists and practitioners in their specialist fields and students benefit from their commercial experience as much as from their creative guidance. Small classes and interesting projects contribute to the creative atmosphere at the School in the summer and in our full-time, year-round programmes.

About the course

  • Intensive classes with professional artists 
  • Evening social activities included
  • 1 full day excursion included in the second week of your course
  • No English lessons included
  • Two drama streams available: Acting & Musical Theatre
  • Two dance streams available focused on either Hip Hop or Ballet

Course information

Age: 15-18
English Language level: Upper Intermediate
Course length: 2 weeks
Entry dates: July, August
Fees: £2,500 for two week programme (Summer 2018) - (includes registration fee, accommodation, meals and airport transfers)

What will I study

Our two-week Summer Schools introduce a range of different drama techniques in a fun, safe and active environment. They will also improves your confidence, self-esteem and communication skills.

You can choose the area of theatre that appeals to you most, or, if you are considering a career in drama, you can extend your range by trying a number of different disciplines.

The first week of each specialism focuses on building towards a performance, which takes place during the second week.

For 2018 there will be two options available:

Musical Theatre

This popular, fun and challenging course is led by theatre professionals, all of whom have musical theatre credits in London and/or New York. Students can expect a series of rigorous and intensive classes per week in singing, dance and acting, geared towards a cabaret style performance at the end of the second week.

Course dates:

  • Sunday 1st July 2018 to Sunday 15th July 2018
  • Sunday 29th July 2018 to Sunday 12th August 2018

Acting / Physical Theatre

This two-week course is ideal for students who want an intensive and fun introduction to drama and acting techniques. In the first week, professional actors lead students through drama exercises designed to help develop creativity, spontaneity, freedom and authenticity in performance. In the second week, the ensemble work together to rehearse a short production, performed for an invited audience.

International students should have at least an Upper Intermediate level of English and can choose to combine their specialist weeks with separate weeks of Intensive English.

Course dates:

  • Sunday 1st July 2018 to Sunday 15th July 2018
  • Sunday 15th July 2018 to Sunday 29th July 2018
  • Sunday 29th July 2018 to Sunday 12th August 2018