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Adult Classes

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An introduction to Acting with Charlie Hughes

This course consists of 10 acting classes and is designed to give participants a basic foundation in Acting skills. Suitable for all ages and levels of acting experience, it is ideal for those who would like gain an introduction to the craft of acting. Students will get a taste of skills including improvisation, movement and voice work.

Includes:  

  • Characterisation
  • Improvisation
  • Vocal Work
  • Movement
  • Script work

Class: Monday evenings for 2 hours, 7pm – 9pm   – Next term starts Monday 8th January 2024 until Monday 18th of March 2024

*Monday evening classes will take place on Bank Holidays Feb 5th & March 18th 2024

*Classes will not take place during Midterm Break Feb 12th – 18th 2024

Duration: 10 weeks

Price: 230 Euro          

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Acting with Charlie Hughes (returning students/non-beginners)

This course consists of 10 acting classes and is designed as a follow up class for those who have already completed ‘Introduction to Acting’. It is designed to further develop participants Acting skills once they have already established the foundations. Suitable for all ages, it is ideal for those who would like to continue their exploration of the craft of acting.

Includes:  

  • Characterisation
  • Improvisation
  • Vocal Work
  • Movement
  • Script work

Class: Wednesday evenings for 2 hours, 7pm – 9pm  – Next term starts Wednesday 10th January 2024 until Wednesday 20th of March 2024

Please Note *Classes will not take place during Midterm Break Feb 12th – 18th 2024

Duration: 10 weeks

Price: 230 Euro          

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Acting for Screen

This programme consists of 10 acting classes and is designed for students who have a basic foundation in Acting. The course looks at the transition from Acting for stage to Acting for screen. Students will study, perform and review scenes. Making great use of our state of the art Cinema Room in West End House – students will receive a clip of their work as well as participating in a performed reading/screening of their filmed scene at the end of term showcase.

Includes:  

  • Character Study
  • Scene Study
  • Camera Technique & delivery
  • Self-taping & auditioning

Class: Tuesday evenings for 2 hours, 7pm – 9pm  –  Next term starts Tuesday 9th January 2024 until Tuesday 19th of March 2024

*Classes will not take place during Midterm Break Feb 12th – 18th 2024

Duration: 10 weeks

Price: 230 Euro           

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Free Movement with Ana Sarah Collado

This is a course in movement and self-expression. Along the way you’ll learn how the body works in gentle movement. You will learn how to release tensions and process emotions while dancing, allowing your emotions to inspire how you express them in motion. You will learn the benefits of free movement on the nervous system, and some breathing techniques. Free Movement tutor Ana is a movement and dance leader, facilitating workshops in Kerry. Her experience lies in classical, hip-hop, jazz and contemporary dance. Ana’s inspiration is rooted in Spanish Culture. Her grandfather was a flamenco singer in Andalucia, where Ana grew up surrounded by rhythm and the importance of expressing yourself through movement.

Includes:  

  • nurture self-confidence
  • strengthen your relationship with yourself, the space you are in, and others
  • discover uninhibited expression through the medium of movement and dance 
  • reduce stress 
  • reconnect with your intuition 

Class: Wednesdays, 7pm – 8:30pm  – Next term starts Wednesday 10th January 2024 until Wednesday 20th of March 2024

*Classes will not take place during Midterm Break Feb 12th – 18th 2024

Duration: 10 weeks

Price: 180 Euro        

Ages 18+

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Writing for Screen Intensive Workshop

Over a weekend, this intensive screenwriting course, looks at the basic principles for screenwriting. Students will be introduced to the techniques required in developing a screenplay in the short film form. There will also be an introduction to the technical aspects of filmmaking and an introduction to feature length scripts.

Includes:  

  • Text analysis
  • Script formatting and writing techniques
  • Plot structure and development
  • Understanding character
  • Dialogue
  • Production
  • Pitching

Class:  Dates TBC

Duration: Weekend workshop 

Price: 200 Euro  

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One to One sessions

These sessions are custom designed to suit the writing or acting needs of the individual participant. Students can develop their acting through personalized training methods, audition techniques and self-taping for the industry. Sessions will be available in person or online.

Price: 55 Euro one hour / 90 Euro two hours       

Please contact us for bookings.


For all course enquiries email:  info@westendhouse.ie