ADULT ACTING COURSES IN ENGLISH

GEST is delighted to offer Beginners, Intermediates and Advanced Acting Courses for adults 17 +.

Beginners Course

An exciting opportunity to learn and develop basic acting skills including improvisation, character work and general acting techniques in a friendly and supportive environment. This course is suitable for drama beginners and those who want to practice using English in a new and creative way.

MONDAY GROUP

Date: Mondays 8 November - 31 January

Time: 17:30 - 19:00

Course Leader: James Hogg

TUESDAY GROUP

Date: Tuesdays 8 November - 31 January

Time: 17:30 - 19:00

Course Leader: Gary Whitaker

Enrolment will open here in August.

Intermediate/Advanced Courses

This course is suitable for those who have a little theatre experience and wish to develop their acting skills further. The course will culminate in a shorter live performance in front of family and friends where you will perform shorter scenes and/or monologues.

MONDAY GROUP (INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED)

Date: Mondays 8 November - 30 January

Time: 19:15 - 21:15

Course Leader: James Hogg

 

TUESDAY GROUP (ADVANCED)

Date: Tuesdays 8 November - 30 January

Time: 19:15 - 21:15

Course Leader: Gary Whitaker

Enrolment will open here in August

COURSE LEADERS

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Gary Whitaker

Gary is an actor, director and the Co-Artistic Director of GEST.

He has directed many of GEST's productions including Expectations, winner of The Fringe Review Award for Outstanding Theatre. His international directing experience includes; The Young Vic London, The Contact Theatre Manchester and The Pleasance Theatre Edinburgh. As an actor he has worked all over the world with highly respected writers and directors including Lars Von Trier, Alan Ayckbourn, Max Stafford- Clarke and Anand Tucker.

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James Hogg

James trained as an actor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

He has been working around the world for fifteen years, including work in London's West End

(The Misanthrope) and with the National Theatre (A Midsummer Night's Dream).

Since moving to Gothenburg, James has been working extensively as a drama teacher and voiceover artist, including work for the Discovery Channel and Dreamworks.