ADULT ACTING AT GEST

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

ENROLMENT

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

Intermediate/Advanced Courses

These courses are suitable for those who have a little theatre experience and wish to develop their acting skills further. The courses will culminate in a live performance in front of family and friends.

MONDAY GROUP (INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED)

Date: Mondays 8 November - 30 January

Time: 19:15 - 21:15

Course Leader: James Hogg

 

Intermediate/Advanced - For those who’ve attended the Beginner’s course at GEST or have previous acting experience. This course will culminate in a live performance where you’ll perform shorter scenes and/or monologues.

TUESDAY GROUP (ADVANCED) (FULL - SIGN UP FOR WAITING LIST)

Date: Tuesdays 8 November - 30 January

Time: 19:15 - 21:15

Course Leader: Gary Whitaker

Advanced - For those who’ve attended the Intermediate/Advanced course at GEST or have acting experience. This course will culminate in a live performance where you’ll perform a full-length play.

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.