KSAPA understands that a three-year course may not be necessary for all students and we firmly believe that the demanding yet fulfilling nature of our Acting School One Year Diploma Course, our highly skilled faculty of tutors, and the level of commitment and professionalism we instil in all our students gives them the best possible opportunity to enter the industry after one year.
At KSAPA Acting School our motto is “Strive to Succeed", and that is present in everything we do. The KSAPA One Year Acting Course offers a fast-track into the industry for those students who are prepared to work hard, at the highest level, in order to achieve success.
Terms one and two focus jointly on studying vital acting techniques, with each student gaining an in- depth knowledge of a vast array of theatre and media styles such as: role play, theatre in education, historical naturalism, storytelling, physical theatre, verse, single and multi-camera technique, studio and microphone techniques. Students have many opportunities to put these learned techniques into practice during their project sessions. Term three concentrates on performance. Work covered includes:
acting for stage, acting for camera, acting for radio, improvisation, classical to contemporary theatre, cold reading.
vocal and breathing technique, articulation, diction and projection, resonance, clarity and audibility, choral speaking, metrical rhythms, speaking verse and prose.
physicality, physical theatre, body conditioning, choreographed routines historical dance, animal studies, clowning and musical staging.
stagecraft, audition technique, approach to text and characterisation, professional advice, CV, headshots, tax, marketing, networking, masterclasses and theatre trips.
KSA Diploma in Acting – a vocational diploma which recognises a student’s commitment to industry-specific training over a year-long course, and their subsequent preparedness for work.
Associate Trinity College London (ATCL) Performance Diploma in Speech & Drama - accredited by Trinity Guildhall, it is awarded QCF credits and is comparable to other qualifications available at level 4 in the National Qualifications Framework.
Entry to our courses is by audition.
Course fees One Year Acting Course:
£2,495.00 per term / £7,485.00 for the year.
Student Finance is not available for this course; however, funding via Professional & Career Development Loan may be available.