Short Courses / Acting

Fundamentals of Acting

  20 weeks / Saturdays / 10.30am - 5.30pm

This Saturday course will introduce students to the fundamentals of Acting Technique for Stage & Screen. Taught by The Lir's experienced teachers you will learn the core skills every actor needs; including acting technique, acting for camera, voice, movement, text analysis and rehearsal process. PAYMENT INSTALLMENT PLAN IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE

Course Fees


Course Information

Course Begins: Sat 06 May 2023
Type: Beginners
Duration: 20 weeks, Saturdays, 10.30am - 5.30pm
When: Summer, Weekends, Part-time
Ages: 18+


If you have any further questions, enquire and we'll contact you.


Largely mirroring the work on our Introduction to Acting, Character Development and Screen Acting Courses with additional work on Audition Technique and Self Taping the course will conclude with a scene showing to invited family and friends.

Entry requirements

  • Participants must be 18+
  • Fluency in the English language is essential

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Those with no prior experience
  • Anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of acting
  • Anyone considering applying for drama school
  • Those wishing to improve audition skills
  • Students based outside Dublin who would have difficulty attending midweek

Areas covered

  • Acting Technique
  • Voice & Dialect
  • Movement
  • Contemporary Text
  • Screen Acting
  • Characterisation
  • Audition Technique
  • Scene Study
  • Rehearsal Process
  • Audition Technique

Note: Short courses are non-refundable and there is no cooling-off period. The Lir academy cannot provide accomidation. PAYMENT INSTALLMENT PLAN IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE.

Terms + Conditions click to
FAQ's click to
Enquire about Fundamentals of Acting