LAMDA & the Orange Tree Theatre Present: Aspiring Company

Aspiring Company brings together those aged 18-25 to participate in skills classes and a rehearsal environment surrounded by peers. With the guidance of a director, explore contemporary texts that give voice to your experience, culminating in a showing of your work at the Orange Tree in Richmond.
Students on a LAMDA short course

Overview

Location
In-person at LAMDA and the Orange Tree Theatre

Course Fee
£1,195

Application Fee
£21

A 10% discount is available for LAMDA alumni. Find out more below.

Course Date
Monday 29 July – Friday 9 August 2024
(Monday – Friday, 10am – 5:30pm), and 
Sunday 11 August 2024 (10am – 9pm)

Application Deadline
Friday 5 July 2024 at 3pm (UK time)

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All about the course

Aspiring Company brings together those aged 18-25 to participate in skills classes and a rehearsal environment surrounded by peers. With the guidance of a director, you will explore contemporary texts that give voice to your experience and culminate in a showing of your work in a performance in the 180-seat theatre at the Orange Tree in Richmond.

The course will start from the beginning, introducing the rules of a rehearsal room, and building your skills in voice, movement and acting. You will then spend the remaining time rehearsing your text ready for the showing.

The technical rehearsal and performance at the Orange Tree Theatre will take place on Sunday 11 August 2024.


What will I learn?

  • You will explore the process of building a character in a rehearsal room.

  • You will learn to work as an ensemble.

  • You will do skills classes in voice and movement.

  • You will gain insight and feedback from our expert teachers and directors, helping you to build a process of your own.

  • You will work with a contemporary text.

Key Information

You must be aged 18-25 at the start of this course. Some previous acting experience is required, however this does not need to be professional.

The course is delivered through the medium of English. Non-native speakers of English should have a level of English approximately equivalent to IELTS 6.0.  

You can apply for this course through us directly. 

If you are unsure if you meet these requirements, please contact our Short Course team on [email protected]

Course fee: £1,195

Application fee: £21 

If you are offered a place on this course you will need to pay a deposit of £119.50 within five days of the date of your offer email to secure your place. 

You will then need to pay the remainder of the course fee within 21 days at the latest. 

Please see below for information about our cancellation / refund policy.

We're pleased to offer LAMDA graduates receive a 10% discount on this course. To receive the discount, please write to [email protected] including:

  • Full name
  • Year of LAMDA graduation
  • Course
  • Short course(s) you wish to apply for

Please do this before filling out your application, as we will provide you with a separate application link.