Acting

Young Filmmakers’ Programme

Young Filmmakers’ Programme

The Young Filmmakers’ Programme is designed for 16 – 21 year olds who have a passion for producing films and screen acting. During this intensive course, students...

Duration: 2 weeks, 10am-5pm
When: Easter, Summer
Ages: 16+

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Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

If you love musicals and want to have a go yourself but don’t know where to begin, this course is for you! We offer adults with a passion for musical theat...

Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w
Ages: 18+

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Improvising and Devising Theatre

Improvising and Devising Theatre

Working through improvisation, creative play and employing contemporary devising and physical theatre techniques you will develop your creative process and essent...

Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w
When: Evenings
Ages: 18+

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Introduction to Screen Acting

Introduction to Screen Acting

Participants will learn the differences between what is effective on stage versus the demands of the screen. As well as developing strategies for meeting the dema...

Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w
When: Evenings
Ages: 18+

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Armed Combat

Armed Combat

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

Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w, 7pm-9pm
When: Evenings
Ages: 18+

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Stage Combat

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, 7pm-9pm
When: Evenings

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Junior Academy

Junior Academy

The Junior Academy is a tailored programme in acting for exceptionally talented students aged 15– 17. Taught by leading professionals, ma...

Type: Beginners
Ages: 15-17

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Character and Scene Study

Character and Scene Study

This ten week course, a continuation from the Introduction to Acting course, will concentrate on working with a Director on the study of characters and individual...

Duration: 10 weeks, 1 evening p/w, 9pm-7pm
When: Evenings
Ages: 18+

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Musical Theatre Intensive

Musical Theatre Intensive

During the course students will work with a singing tutor/musical director, core Lir teachers and leading musical theatre directors and choreographers, to develop...

Duration: 2 weeks, 10am-5pm
When: Summer
Ages: 16+

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Introduction To Acting

Introduction To Acting

The Lir Academy’s Introduction to Acting course is perfect for those who are both inquisitive about a future career in acting and those who simply want to challen...

Type: Beginners
Duration: 1 evening p/w, 10 weeks, 7pm-9pm
Ages: 18+

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Acting and Irish Theatre

Acting and Irish Theatre

This course is aimed at theatre and acting students around the world who wish to explore and experience Irish Theatre while immersed in its native context. ...

Duration: 4 weeks, 10am-5pm
When: Summer
Ages: 18+

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I A Clown

I A Clown

“In Native American Mythology they say there are six directions of the self, North, South, East, West, Above-Above and Below-Below and if we were to look at o...

Duration: 5 days
When: Summer
Ages: 18+

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Young Actors' Programme - 4 weeks

Young Actors' Programme - 4 weeks

The programme introduces young performers to the reality of intensive training, replicating four weeks in the life of a full-time acting degree. The course will p...

Duration: 4 weeks, 10am-5pm
When: Summer
Ages: 15-17

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Young Actors' Programme - 2 weeks

Young Actors' Programme - 2 weeks

The course is designed for young people aged 16 - 21 who have a passionate interest in performing, who may be thinking of applying to The Lir Academy or a similar...

Duration: 2 weeks
When: Summer
Ages: 16+

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Individual Coaching Class

Individual Coaching Class

Tuition is available from The Lir Academy's resident tutors including: Cathal Quinn – Voice and Speech Gavin O’Donoghue – Voice and Dialect Sue...

When: All
Ages: 18+

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