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Short Courses

Armed Stage Combat

Armed Combat

This armed combat course will cover all the essential rapier and dagger techniques, their safety principles, and how to perform them so they are believable to an ...

Begins: 22/09/21
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: 23/09/21
Duration: 8 weeks, 7.00pm - 9.00pm
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: 30/09/21
Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w, 7.00pm - 10.00pm
When: Evenings
Ages: 18+

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Autumn Acting Camp

The course is designed for young actors aged 12-15 who have a passionate interest in performing and would like to have an early start in acting training. Partici...

Begins: 25/10/21
Duration: 1 week, 10am - 2pm
Ages: 12 -15

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Audition Masterclass

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

Begins: 13/11/21
Type: Masterclass
Duration: 4 Days, 10.30am - 5.30pm
When: Weekends

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Dialect 1 Day: American Accents Intensive

We will focus mainly on General American; but will also explore the accents of New York and the American Southern States. Over the course of the day, we...

Begins: 27/11/21
Duration: 1 day, 10.00am - 5.00pm
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...

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

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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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