Short Courses / Acting / Movement

Physical Theatre

  1 evening p/w / 10 weeks / 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Discover a new movement vocabulary to aid character exploration utilising the endless expressive possibilities of the actor’s body.

Course Fees


Course Information

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


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Physical Theatre is a ten week course exploring the transformative techniques employed by the physical actor in performance. Students are introduced to physical exercises and movement improvisation to discover the expressive possibilities of their bodies.

Working from a selection of scenes by writers including Steven Berkoff, Marie Jones, Martin McDonagh; the participants will be introduced to the physical skill set necessary for playing physically demanding multiple characters of all ages, shapes and sizes, animals, supernatural beings and beyond.

A short course for anyone wanting to expand their range and evolve their creative process.

The body says things that words cannot. Martha Graham

Please note that The Lir Academy continues to monitor the delivery of short courses in relation to governmental guidelines on Covid-19. For full details on our policies on this, please see our terms and conditions here.

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It is strongly recommended that all participants insure themselves to cover the loss of fees in the event of illness, for which The Lir Academy cannot accept any liability.

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