ActUpNorth Liverpool offers a new, modern, and innovative approach to actor training. We’ve remoulded tired and worn actor training methods to deliver a truly unique and contemporary approach fit for the modern industry. All students follow a stringently devised curriculum and undergo regular observation and monitoring to ensure their continued progress and development.
Our workshops cover a host of mediums and techniques, with a strong emphasis on ‘acting for camera’. The vast majority of sessions consist of working on TV scripts from productions that are currently being made or broadcast. Students also benefit from our state-of-the-art equipment and technology. After years of development, we’ve finally be able to roll out ‘multiACT’™ to our sites. ‘multiACT’™ is our bespoke technology developed for and by ActUpNorth to technically deliver an ‘acting for camera’ class like no other. ‘multiACT’™ works alongside our HD cameras allowing students to regularly view their performances back. This tool has proved incredibly useful in helping our students and tutors alike identify specific individual areas of on-going development.
Terms last for 12-16 weeks and are divided into three modules, each of which lasts for approximately four weeks. This means it is possible to join our programme at varying times throughout the year.
Examples of Work Covered:
- Acting & Auditioning for TV Drama
- Acting & Auditioning for TV Commercials
- Advanced Audition Technique
- Breaking down a script
- Creating a Character
- Keeping it ‘Real’
- Acting for Film vs TV
- Acting for Period Drama
- Acting for Soap
- Acting for Screen vs. Acting for Stage
- Finding the Funny – approaches to comedy
- Realism & Naturalism
- The art of not acting
- Acting the moments
- Technicalities of Screen Acting
- Advanced Screen Technique
- The Business of The Business and your ‘brand’
- Showreel Preparation
- Finding an agent
- Achieving success with self-tapes
- The life of a professional actor
- Professional Practice
In addition to a regular tutor, students also get the valuable opportunity to work with a host of well-known, visiting industry experts including casting directors, agents, directors, and producers.
FEES: Classes are priced at £20 for 2 hours. This figure includes the cost of all additional guest tutor and professional practice classes. A fee of £80 is payable in advance every four weeks, though discounts are available for those wishing to pay for the whole term in advance.
COMMITMENT: The minimum commitment to study with ActUpNorth is one term.
WHEN: If you are accepted onto our programme, you will be invited to attend 1 x 2-hour class each week. Class times vary throughout the week with some running weekdays 5pm-7pm or 7.30pm – 9.30pm.
WHERE: We are based in centre of Liverpool’s new creative hub ‘The Baltic Triangle’. Whilst the postal address takes you to Norfolk Street our access to the building is via Flint Street where it meets Simpson Street next to ‘Baltic Creative’. Please use the postcode L1 0DH. To the left of the ‘Baltic Creative’ building, you will see blue railings. Once in the car park, you’ll see an elevated blue staircase and a blue door. This is our entrance to the building and access to the third floor. For the full Liverpool address please see the bottom of the page. Please note attendance at class is strictly by invite only.
SUCCESS: Our students in Liverpool have had great success locally, nationally, and internationally. Recent projects have included ‘Cilla’ and ‘Little Boy Blue’ for ITV, ‘Tinstar’ for Sky, ‘Anthony’, ‘Care’ and ‘The Responder’ for BBC and of course Liverpool’s flagship Channel 4 show ‘Hollyoaks’. Students have also featured prominently in TV ad campaigns for global brands and appeared in west-end, national and regional theatre productions at profile venues such as ‘The Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse’, ‘The Royal Court’ and ‘The Epstein Theatre’. To find out more about the latest developments and success stories at ActUpNorth Liverpool, simply head to our News Page.
Should you have any additional questions please feel free to drop us a line at [email protected] and one of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
ActUpNorth is a Spotlight accredited training provider.
This means that upon successful completion of 2 full consecutive years of study with us you will be eligible to join Spotlight.Apply Now
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