Audition Technique For Drama School
This course is designed for actors of all ages who wish to hone their acting skills and audition technique in a positive and inspiring environment. From Shakespeare to contemporary playwrights, this course will prepare and invigorate you, showing ways to improve your skills and increase your confidence levels.
You will have both voice and movement sessions, working in a playful and inventive way to open up physically and vocally with likeminded people in a supportive atmosphere.
Whether auditioning for drama school, theatre, television or film, how you walk into that room and perform is all that's between you and that part... between you and that Oscar!
Tutor: The tutor on this course changes depending on the course dates. Tutors’ biographies are provided below. If you need to know which tutor is teaching a specific course, please contact us at Short Course Enquiries.
Entry requirements: None
Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older
Laura O'Toole trained at Drama Centre. Since graduating she has taken lead stage roles in both Ireland and the UK. Laura has experience in contemporary and classical plays, from new writing to Shakespeare, and is currently in the process of devising a piece with 'Dirty Market' theatre company.
Mark Fitzgerald trained at Drama Centre and has worked on stage and in film in both the UK and Ireland, performing recently at The National Theatre: The Abbey, The Project, National Concert Hall, the Project and the Gaiety Theatre. He also regularly attends master classes with international acting coaches from Los Angeles, New York and Tel Aviv.
Roisin trained at Drama Centre London. Theatre work includes The National Theatre, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, The Orange Tree Theatre and work for touring companies including Trestle , Border Crossings and Dante or Die. As a writer/ director Roisin has created productions in London and Edinburgh and taught acting, improvisation and movement for actors for several drama schools including L.S.D.A and Fourth Monkey. Roisin sits on the auditions panel for Drama Centre London and has years of experience helping candidates to give their best at auditions.
Please bring with you to the first session:
- Speeches you intend to audition with bearing in mind most drama schools ask for a minimum of one shakespeare and a contrasting contemporary piece.
- You are also advised to bring a change of clothes to move in, plus pencils, paper, and water.