10 Reasons to Take a Screen Acting Course

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Whether launching a professional acting career or wishing to improve your skills, build your confidence or make new connections, a targeted screen acting course provides key training to help you shine on digital platforms and productions.

Here are 10 reasons to take a screen acting course:

  1. Learn specialized techniques for playing emotions and scenes effectively to camera instead of stage.
  2. Master nuanced facial expressions, vocal control and gesture language vital for on-screen performances.
  3. Gain coaching and practice for delivering polished auditions and captivating cold readings.
  4. Deeply analyze film/TV scripts from an acting perspective to inform your performance choices.
  5. Understand technical aspects like shot types, equipment, lighting and how they impact acting approach.
  6. Build an impressive showreel demonstrating your screen acting abilities to showcase talent.
  7. Receive expert guidance tailored to acting for TV commercials, streaming shows, web series and indie films.
  8. Experience collaborative film projects to apply your craft and appreciate production.
  9. Expand your industry network through instructor and peer connections for future opportunities.
  10. Increase confidence screen testing and elevate on-camera acting abilities rapidly within an immersive workshop environment.

Screen Acting Course

StageScreen Classes

Registering for January 2024

The Screen Acting Course is for students who wish to focus on acting to camera. In this seven week course students will be taken through script breakdown, characterisation and screen acting techniques carefully designed to enhance believability in a performance. Techniques includes the Stanislavski and Meisner techniques.

During the course all students will get a chance to rehearse and have a showreel scene filmed by working industry professionals. Advice on getting started in the industry in also included. The course is limited to small numbers to ensure enough one to one training and development.

On week six, students in the screen acting course join classes with the filmmaking course giving our acting students a chance to work with new upcoming directors and to network.

We also act as agent to all our acting students, and have connections to all the major casting directors in Ireland.

Contact / Book Course here


I joined the screen acting for adults and absolutely enjoyed the whole process. So happy to take part. the knowledge and advise from both Fiach and Conor was so helpful and both so great. I highly recommend this course. I look forward to joining more courses.

Megan Kelly (taken from Facebook)

I joined the screen acting for adults class and I have enjoyed every minute of it. Both Conor and Fiach are down to each and I have learned so much. I would highly recommend these classes.

Dympna McNally (taken from Facebook)

I joined the Adults Screen Acting classes recently and I really likes a lot!!! and I would recommend anyone who wants to get experience and benefits in acting, I would say what are you waiting for go now and register! It is very good and the people who are in charge are very respectable and professional.

Rivan Qaddor (taken from Facebook)

Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland


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