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Audition Workshop Online

At this acting audition workshop, participants will be guided through the process of preparing for Drama School auditions, through careful selection of monologues...

Begins: 04/12/21
Duration: 1 day, 10.30am - 5.30pm
When: Weekends
Ages: 16+

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Audition Workshop Dublin - December (Now booking)

At this acting audition workshop, one of the core acting teachers at The Lir Academy, will guide participants through preparing for auditions, through careful sel...

Begins: 11/12/21
Duration: 1 day, 10.30am - 5.30pm
When: Weekends
Ages: 16+

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Audition Masterclass January

This audition preparation masterclass will offer a range of workshops giving an invaluable grounding in vital skills required for auditions and ongoing training. ...

Begins: 08/01/22
Type: Masterclass
Duration: 4 Days, 10.30am - 5.30pm
When: Weekends

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Introduction to Screen Acting

Participants will learn the differences between what is effective on stage versus the demands of the screen. As well as developing strategies for meeting the dema...

Begins: 17/01/22
Type: Beginners
Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w, 7.00pm - 9.30pm
When: Evenings
Ages: 18+

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Introduction To Acting

The Lir Academy’s Introduction to Acting course is perfect for those who are both inquisitive about a future career in acting and those who simply want to challen...

Begins: 18/01/22
Type: Beginners
Duration: 1 evening p/w, 10 weeks, 7.00pm - 9.30pm
When: Evenings
Ages: 18+

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Introduction to Playwriting

Throughout this programme, you will develop the tools to craft stories using frameworks such as narrative structure through plot and setting. The course will loo...

Begins: 18/01/22
Type: Evening, Online
Duration: 10 weeks, 7.00pm - 9.00pm
When: Summer
Ages: 18+

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Intermediate Acting: Character and Scene Study

This ten week course, a continuation from the Introduction to Acting course, will co...

Begins: 20/01/22
Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w, 7.00pm - 10.00pm
When: Evenings
Ages: 18+

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Audiobook Narration

Being read to is one of our primary experiences as children, and thanks to podcasts and audiobooks there has been an explosion in popularity for adults too. Using...

Begins: 20/01/22
Duration: 8 weeks, 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Ages: 18+

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Stage Combat

This course is suitable for complete beginners and those actor-combatants looking to improve their unarmed fighting skills for film and theatre. Unarmed is probab...

Begins: 27/01/22
Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w, 7.00pm - 10.00pm
When: Evenings

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Actors' Ensemble

This six-month-long course is specifically designed for emerging actors who have been considering actor training but can’t yet commit to it full-time. The partici...

Begins: 21/03/22
Duration: 6 months, 7.00-9.30pm
Ages: 18+

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Individual Coaching Class

Tuition is available from The Lir Academy's resident tutors including: Cathal Quinn – ...

When: All
Ages: 18+

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Introduction to Set Design

A five day intensive course covering the basic stages of set design, from reading the script and creating a concept, to understanding what is required to design a...

Type: Beginners
Duration: 1 week
When: Summer
Ages: 16+

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Introduction to Lighting Design

During the course of five days, participants will learn about different lighting technologies and learn the terminology used in the industry, becoming familiar wi...

Type: Beginners
Ages: 16+

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Introduction to Costume Design

This 5-day course offers an insight into the creative process behind designing costumes for theatre. Participants will be taught by top industry professionals who...

Type: Beginners
Duration: 1 week
When: Summer
Ages: 16+

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Physical Theatre

Physical Theatre is a ten week course exploring the transformative techniques employed by the physical actor in performance. Students are introduced to physical ...

Type: Evening
Duration: 1 evening p/w, 10 weeks, 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Ages: 18+

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