Currently, classes will not be returning in September but this is being constantly reviewed, but currently, we are looking in Spring 2021.
Improvisation based classes open to actors of all levels (from professional to beginners), drop in classes that are £5 per session. There is no need to pre-register, as you register 5 minutes before your first class.
Venue: Saint Silas Church Pentonville, Penton Street, London, N1 9UL.
Acting Classes (£5 per session): Drop in classes:
Tuesdays - Juniors (6 - 11 years old) 4.30pm - 6pm
Wednesdays - Secondary (11 - 16 years old ) 4.30pm - 6pm
Fridays - Adults (16+ no upper limit) 7.45pm - 9.45pm
* Adult classes run on constantly throughout the year, except bank holidays. The Child classes run along the state school's academic terms - there are no classes in school holidays.
New Members and Class Outline:
The new member is: 1. Given a cead mile failte (Irish) hundred thousand welcomes plus a friend to look after them; 2. Introduced to improvisation; 3. Told how the D word - discipline - plus listening go together and that the rule is respect; 4. Encouraged to notice; 5. And focus on five.
The class starts with the Notice Board - After registering, members notice the Notice Board, which contains:
1. Enter Exit Music; 2. Umbrella Theme (changed every term); 3. "Winston" Word - AST's word of the week so called after Winston Churchill, who learned a new word every day of his adult life, eg kaizen (Japanese) - drive for continual improvement, sisu (Finnish) - backbone, stamina, ubuntu (Xhosa, Zulu), community care; 4. Poetry Pebbles ooooo - the session ends with a poem (often spiritually uplifting, always worth listening to) copies of which are offered to members; 5. Note the Quote! "If you can walk you can dance, if you can talk you can sing" Zimbabwean proverb.