Course Description

The One Year Part-Time programme is the most challenging part-time training opportunity at the Gaiety School of Acting. These courses are for the adult student who is committed to the pursuit of excellence in the field of acting.

Performance Year at the Gaiety School of Acting will give you the opportunity to begin to train seriously as an actor, without the commitment of full-time training. Participants get the chance to explore the process of acting in a supportive and structured environment. Students embark on a personal journey that will challenge their perceptions, develop spontaneity, and foster imaginative development while learning real acting skills.

The course is taught by experienced theatre professional who have proven track records as Acting Tutors, in addition to their accomplishments as performers. Further to the work conducted with your tutor,  a number of classes will be given by specialist tutors who are experts in the fields of voice, mime, stage combat and more.

Entry is by application and interview. Performance Year takes place from October to June, two evenings a week from 7-9pm. Students are welcome to audition for any level of the One Year Part-Time programme and can complete one level in isolation, or indeed complete the three years in succession.

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College Name Gaiety School of Acting, The National Theatre School of Ireland
Course Category Acting, Dance, Music & Theatre Performance
Course Type Practical
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 30th September 2019
Course End Date 22nd June 2020
Course Fee 1860.00
Course Duration Three ten week terms running end of September 2019 – June 2020
Course Times Days: Monday and Wednesday Times: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Entry Requirements Entry to the course is by application and interview. Everyone who applies is called for an interview. Acceptance on to the course is on the basis that the student will have some prior experience of, or training in, performance. Students who can demonstrate equivalent experience in another discipline may also apply.
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