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Audition Technique For Drama School

Audition Technique For Drama School

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Laura O'Toole, Mark Fitzgerald


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

Level: Beginners

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

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.


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.

Available dates