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THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEXT COURSES

We will be running 2 Advanced Courses from April - June 2019.  

These Courses are now full.  There are so many returning Actors Class Members who have completed past Intermediate Courses, that there were very few places for new students.  Hopefully we will be able to get more of you on our waiting list on board soon! And to those of you returning, I can't wait to start our work again. 

COURSES WILL NOW TAKE A BREAK

Artistic Director Mary Doherty is now performing as Bonnie in 'Come From Away' in the West End at the Phoenix Theatre.  Courses will now take a break, no future dates have been announced as of yet. Keep your eyes peeled on here, on twitter, for when the next courses are announced. 

ALUMNI NEWS 

  • Charlotte Law will play Shelley in 'In Basildon' alongside Lucy Benjamin at Queens Theatre in Hornchurch

  • Alex Britt will play William in 'My Dad's Gap Year' alongside Michelle Collins at The Park Theatre

  • Kwami Odoom has been Cast in World Premiere of 'The Half God of Rainfall' a Co - Production between Birmingham Rep / Fuel Theatre / Kiln Theatre

  • Rebekah Murrell reprises her role of Anita in 'Nine Night' following a run at The National Theatre, now transfers to Trafalgar Studio's 

  • Liv Warden receives 5 star reviews for her debut play 'Anomaly' at the Old Red Lion 

  • Andy Skipper & Lousie Waller co-write & perform in 'Floaters' at the Old Red Lion 

  • Evie Beaven will play Edmund in 'King Lear' at the Blockley Jack Theatre

  • Jessica Brindle will join the Cast of 'Top Girls' at The National Theatre

  • Simeon Blake-Hall will play Swiss Cheese in 'Mother Courage & her Children' at the Royal Exchange, Manchester

  • Josie Richardson joins the Cast of Hades Town at the National Theatre, as Understudy Eurydice

  • Hebe Beardsall plays Verity in Amazon Prime Season 2 of Lore

  • Jason Kajdi will play John in The Park Theatre's 'Peter Pan' & will reprise his role as Hugo in 'Aspects of Love' in the transfer to Southwark Playhouse 

  • Louise Waller will play Michelle in Denis Kelly's 'Debris' at Theatre N16

  • Hannah Hutch in 'Call The Midwife' 

  • Willy Hudson in self written 1 man show sold out run at the Soho Theatre

  • 3 Alumni now in 'Poldark' Fia Oxenham, Lily Dodsworth Evans & Ellise Chappell 

  • Rob Dukes in Short Film 'The Code' 

  • Daisy Fairclough as Madison in Season 2 of Sky One Comedy 'Living the Dream' 

THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE NEXT COURSES 

Industry Course with Showcase (Alumni Only)

20th Aug - 22nd Oct 2018 

Advanced Course 

2 Intermediate Courses 

18th August - 20th Oct 2018

COURSES WILL TAKE A BREAK UNTIL JULY/AUG 2018 

Artistic Director Mary Doherty will be Performing as Elizabeth Proctor in 'The Crucible' & Charlotte Malcolm in 'A Little Night Music' at the Storyhouse Theatre until July 8th 2018.  So all Courses will take a break until late July/early August. 

 

2018 ALUMNI NEWS 

Big Congrats to our Alumni: 

Stephanie Summers who will play Mummy in 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' at the Piccadilly Theatre in the West End this Summer.

Jay Mailer & Laurie Ogden who join the NYT REP Company.

Alex Britt who will play Wesley in 'Eastenders'.

Liam Steward-George who will play PC Webber in 'This Country'.

Rebekah Murrell who joins the Cast of 'Nine Night' at The National Theatre.

Willy Hudson who joins the Cast of 'Peter Pan' at Regents Park Open Air Theatre.

Hannah Hutch who joins the Cast of 'Macbeth' as one of the Witches, at The National Theatre.

Molly Jackson Shaw who joins the Cast of 'Witness for the Prosecution' at the London County Hall Theatre.

Alice Brittain who joins the Cast of Sebastian Faulks's 'Birdsong' on the UK Tour, playing Marguerite.

Jason Kajdi who joins the Cast of 'Assassins' at The Pleasance Theatre, playing the Balladeer/Lee Harvey Oswald.

 

COURSES WILL NOW TAKE A BREAK UNTIL APRIL 2018

Artistic Director Mary Doherty joins the Cast of 'Girl From the North Country' for its West End Transfer to the Noel Coward Theatre.  So Courses will now take a break until late April 2018.

HUGE CONGRATS TO OUR ALUMNA REBEKAH MURRELL WHO IS CAST AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE

Massive Congrats to our Alumna Rebekah Murrell who has been Cast in 'Nine Night' at The National Theatre, in the Dorfman.  Dir by JMK Award Winner Roy Alexander Weise.

 

THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR FULL SHOWCASE CAST HAVE NOW BEEN SIGNED!

Emily Coates & Josie Richardson Sign with Hamilton Hodell

Molly Jackson Shaw Signs with CAM

Aislinn De'Ath Signs with BMA Artists 

Jonny Burman Signs with PMA London

James Bryant, Evangeline Beaven, Louise Waller, Luke McCulloch, Andrew Skipper & Jake William Francis Sign with Second Skin Agency

THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR SEPT - NOV COURSES 

We will be running 1 Advanced Course, 1 Intermediate and 2 Foundation Courses from Sept - Nov. 

To Apply - Please Email your Spotlight Link or Cv & Headshot to:

theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

 

EXCITING NEWS - NATIONAL THEATRE - *2!

Huge Congrats to our Alumna Hannah Hutch who joins the Cast of 'Common' at The National Theatre.  Hannah will be in the Ensemble and Understudy 'Eggy Tom'.

AND

Huge Congrats to our Kwami Odoom, who has been Cast as Ethan in 'Barber Shop Chronicles' at The National Theatre.

 

OUR HOUSE UK TOUR

Huge Congrats to our Alumnus Jason Kajdi who will play the lead Joe Casey on the UK Tour of 'Our House'

NYT REP 2017

Thrilled to announce that this year 2 of our Actors will join the NYT Rep Company, Megan Burke and Leah Gaffey.  A huge opportunity of training, mentorship and West End Rep Season.  Huge Congrats to you both!

SURVIVING ACTORS

We are very excited to be exhibiting at the fantastic Surviving Actors Expo on Saturday 4th February. We'd love to meet as many of you as possible! It's a great event - With lots of brilliant exhibitors, not to mention great seminars, workshops and castings.  Hope to see you there!

OUR ALUMNI HAVE BEEN BUSY!

Film & Tv inc: The lead in Sky 1’s Christmas Day Drama 2016: The Last Dragonslayer, Mum's List Feature Film, New Blood, Outlander, Broken BBC, Wonder Woman Feature Film, Father Brown BBC, Forgiveness Feature US, Les Miserables Feature Film, The Evermoor Chronicles Disney, The Lodge Disney, Game of Thrones, Humans, Cradle to the Grave, Silent Witness, Casualty, Holby City, Doctors, Radges, Obsession Dark Desires US, Emmerdale, Ripper Film, 

 

Theatre inc: Barber Shop Chronicles: The National Theatre, Common: The National Theatre, Faust *2: Watermill Theatre, Don Juan in Soho: Wyndhams, Ode to Leeds: West Yorkshire Playhouse, The White Devil: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at The Globe, Three Sisters : Union Theatre, Tommy: UK Tour, The Distance: The Orange Tree/Sheffield Crucible, The Crucible: The Old Vic, Confessional: Southwark Playhouse, Promises Promises Southwark Playhouse, Jane Wenham The Witch of Walkern: The Arcola, Midsummer Nights Dream/Doctor Scroggys' War/Tis Pity She's a Whore: Shakespeare's Globe/The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Mary Poppins International Tour, Knock Knock: Old Red Lion, West Side Story: Kilburn Park, Bit of Sunshine: Edinburgh Fringe, Women Centre Stage: Hampstead Theatre, The Time of your Life: Gecko, Result: Pleasance Theatre, Skriker: Manchester Royal Exchange, Made in Dagenham: Adelphi, Coriolanus/Winters Tale/Comedy of Errors: Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, Bedroom Farce: Windsor Rep, Harry: Written & performed - N16 Balham, The State We're In: Theatre 503, A Year From Now; Tristan Bates

JAN - MARCH COURSES POSTPONED 

Our Jan - March Courses will be postponed until later into 2017 as Artistic Director Mary Doherty will be performing in Twelfth Night at The National Theatre.  Keep eyes open here and on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram, for future dates and schedule of Courses!   

OCT - DEC 2016 COURSES NOW FULL 

 Our Oct - Dec Courses are now full; If you would like to apply to join the reserve list, Please Email your Spotlight Link or CV & Headshot to: theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk 

OCT - DEC 2016 COURSES 

Thrilled to announce our next Courses at The Actors Class will run from Oct - Dec and will consist of 3 Intermediate Courses and 1 Advanced.

INTERVIEWS!

You can read 2 Interviews with The Artistic Director of The Actors Class, Mary, here:

In the 'How to' section of The Stage on Showcases, for John Byrne:

www.thestage.co.uk/advice/how-to/2016/how-to-perform-a-great-showcase/

For Alumni student Caitlyn Daroy as part of her Totally Honest Writings:

https://totallyhonestwritings.wordpress.com/2016/07/08/interview-3-with-actress-and-acting-teacher-mary-doherty/

SHOWCASE CAST NEWS:

Thrilled that so many of our Actors were signed by Agents at this years Showcase:

Mollie Lambert Signed by Cole Kitchenn

Reuben Davies Signed by Cole Kitchenn

Natasha Kaeda Signed by Cole Kitchenn

Rob Dukes signed by Byrons Management 

Libby O'Leary Signed by Byrons Management

Katie Cherry Signed by PMA

Isabella Whiteman Signed by MPA

Isabella Stargardter Signed by MPA

Matthew Curnier Signed by Mrs Jordan Associates

Nick Ezra Signed by ABA Management

Willy Hudson who was offered a number of Signings but has decided to train first at the Oxford School of Drama

HUGE CONGRATS!

To our Ellise Chappell who will star in Sky 1's Christmas Film 'The Last Dragonslayer'

 

THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR JULY - SEPTEMBER 2016 COURSES!

We will be running 3 Foundation Courses and 1 Intermediate Course from July - Sept 2016.  

To Apply - Please Email your Spotlight Link or Headshot and Cv to theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

NYT REP COMPANY NEWS!

Big Congrats to 3 of our students who will be in this years NYT Rep Company - 

Kwami Odoom

Daisy Faircluff

Charlotte Law

Well done you three!

 

THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEW ASSISTANT!

Evie Beaven will be joining the team as our new Assistant.

Welcome Evie!

To contact Evie please Email:

assistant.theactorsclass@gmail.com

 

SHOWCASE!

Our Showcase on Thursday March 10th 2016 went brilliantly.  We were incredibly proud of the work our amazing 14 Actors did in the 10 weeks of the Industry Course leading up to the Showcase.  

The feedback from the Show was fantastic.  

Our Audience inc:

Agents such as Independent, Troika and Tavistock Wood and Casting Directors such as The National, The RSC, The Donmar. 

So exciting for these 14 Actors to show their work to these top Industry Professionals.  A wonderful opportunity at the start of their careers and such exciting things ahead.

 

APRIL - JUNE 2016 COURSES ALL FULL:

Our April - June 2016 Courses are now all full.  We are really looking forward to working with these 62 Actors!

To apply to join us on our July - September Courses please Email your Spotlight Link or Headshot and CV to theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

 

ASSISTANT!

The Actors Class has a new Assistant! Excited to announce who soon!

 

LOTS OF EXCITING AGENT NEWS!

Alumni Corbin Furstenburg has signed with Curtis Brown

Alumni Hannah Hutch has signed with Cole Kitchenn 

Alumni Lauren Lyle after training with NYT Rep Company has signed with Markham Froggatt & Irwin

Alumni Ellise Chappell after training with NYT Rep Company has signed with Independent Talent

Alumni Oscar Porter Brentford after training with NYT Rep Company has signed with Eamonn Bedford

Alumni Jason Imlach after training with NYT Reg Company has signed with Amanda Howard Associates

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO APPLY FOR OUR APRIL-JUNE 2016 COURSES:

Please Email your Spotlight Link or Headshot and Cv to -

theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

 

OUR JAN - MARCH 2016 COURSES ARE NOW FULL!

 

CONGRATUALTIONS TO ALUMNI FOR NYT REP SEASON:

Big Congrats to 4 of our Alumni - Lauren Lyle, Ellise Chappell,

Oscar Porter-Brentford & Jason Imlach for such a successful run of shows for the NYT Rep Company at The Ambassadors Theatre

 

THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR JAN - MARCH 2016 COURSES:

Industry Course with Showcase (Alumni only)

Advanced Course

2 Intermediate Courses

 

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR OUR JAN-MARCH 2016 COURSES:

Please Email your Spotlight Link or Cv & Headshot to:

theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

 

OUR OCT-DEC 2015 COURSES ARE NOW FULL

We are really looking forward to working with these 60 Actors

 

THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR SEPT - DEC 2015 COURSES

We will be running 2 Foundation and 2 Intermediate Courses from Sept/Oct - Dec.

Please Email Spotlight Link or Headshot and Cv to:

theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

 

Student Drama School Success:

Thrilled that so many of our students have been successful in getting in to Drama School! We now have students training at:

Rada

Lamda

Guildhall

Drama Centre

East 15

Central

Mountview

Royal Scottish

The Best Way to Join Us is to get on our Waiting List!

Email your Cv and Headshot or Spotlight Link to theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

 

Our June - August Courses are now all full!

Looking forward to working with these 60 Actors.  Lots returning and lots new.

Thrilled to Announce ourJune - August Courses

Foundation 1 - Mondays 5.45pm - 8pm June 8th - Aug 10th

Advanced 1 - Saturdays 10.15am - 12.30pm June 13th - Aug 15th 

Foundation 2 - Saturdays 1pm - 3.15pm June 13th - Aug 15th

Advanced 2 - Saturdays 3.45pm - 6pm June 13th - Aug 15th

Our Jan - March 2015 Courses are now full

60 Students! Looking forward to working with lots of returning and lots of new students.

Thrilled to Announce our Jan - March 2015 Courses:

Industry Course with Showcase running Mondays 5.45pm - 10pm Jan 5th - March 9th

&

Intermediate 1 running Saturdays 10.15am - 12.30pm 

Advanced running Saturdays 1pm - 3.15pm

Intermediate 2 running Saturdays 3.45pm - 6pm 

All Jan 10th - March 14th 

Our 4 Courses are now All Full.  

Thank you so much to everyone who applied.  

We can't wait to start training our 60 Students, many returning and many new.

We are running an Advanced, an Intermediate and 2 Foundation Courses from Oct - Dec.

If you would like to be considered for our next Courses Jan - March then please email your Headshot and Cv to:

theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

 

Our Oct - Dec Courses booked up in 48 Hours! Incredible.

So there is a possibility of a 4th Course..... 

Foundation Course 

Saturdays

Oct 11th - Dec 13th

10.15am - 12.30pm

Please Email your Headshot and Cv to Apply - 

theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

APPLY FAST!

 

We are thrilled to Announce that our student Ella Cumber will be performing in A Midsummer Nights Dream for Shakespeare's Globe in the role of Cobweb.  Congrats Ella!

 

Our students are doing Fantastically well! To see updates of their work, please view our Twitter Page

www.twitter.com/theactorsclass

 

Our June - Sept Courses are now full.  

If you would like to apply for future Courses at The Actors Class then please Email your Headshot and CV to: theactorsclass@hotmail.co.uk

Next Courses will run Oct - Dec

 

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that two of our students, Lauren Lyle and Hannah Hutch, who got offered representation by Byrons Management after the March 2014 Showcase are now members of the Cast in The Crucible at The Old Vic Theatre.  Fantastic News!