Rosie Pelan Actors’ Studio: Level 3

Date Wednesday 17 April 2024 until Wednesday 29 May 2024
Time 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Price£73 | £67
TutorRosie Pelan
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Rosie Pelan Actors’ Studio: Level 3


Have you done a general acting course or are you looking to explore acting techniques and theories of acting in more depth?

If the answer is yes, then this is the course for you! The Tutor, Rosie, has enjoyed a 20 year long career as an actor and acting coach and is excited to pass on the skills you will continue to develop as a member of this stimulating course, including:

  • accent work, applied to a particular play-text
  • scene study - where you will study a scene in detail and break it down in terms of its structure and character 'arc'
  • Stanislavskian methodology- you will learn Stanislavski's 'System of Acting' and apply it to selected texts
  • Understand how other practitioners such as Michael Chekhov and Stella Adler contributed to the development of  modern acting techniques
  • Actioning: learn how to 'action' a scene's dialogue in order to work on character development in a detailed way that offers variety of intention and motivation to the actor
  • script analysis techniques- study a complete play in depth
  • Co-operation with your fellow actors- by using a common 'grammar' of acting in class, including by using the methods studied in the workshop situation, you will enjoy the close relationship that working as a team can offer

Learning Outcomes: you will:

  • Grow in confidence as a performer who can select from several different approaches to acting
  • Develop a shared vocabulary with your fellow actors that can enhance the understanding between performers
  • Learn the history of modern acting techniques from Stanislavski, the godfather of 'Realism', onwards
  • be stimulated intellectually and creatively in the company of like-minded classmates
  • Feel supported by a tutor who wants you to flourish and learn

About the Tutor

After training for 3 years at drama school (RCS) Rosie worked for many years as a professional actor in Scotland, London and abroad.

She has a First Class Honours degree in English, was awarded an AHRC scholarship to pursue her MA in English (Medieval Studies) and has a PGCE in English and Drama from Warwick University. Rosie facilitates Drama and Voice workshops in schools and for a range of organisations and she brings drama to young people, the elderly and those with learning disabilities.

Rosie taught on the QUB Drama degree for 9 years, has trained for 3 years as a classical actor, and was the NI Judge for the RSC/BBC 'Shakespeare Off By Heart' competition (the NI round of the competition was hosted by the Crescent Arts Centre).

Her various Drama classes have been running at The Crescent for 20 years.

Age Range16+ years

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