Acting Summer School 2020 - Adults

Screen Acting: Acting For Camera

An opportunity to take your performance skills to the next level on our annual Acting Summer School in Screen Acting.
This is a week long daytime course which runs Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm.
There is usually a screening on the final Friday at 5pm.

Screen Acting: Acting For Camera

Monday 31st August to Friday 4th September 2020

An opportunity to explore acting for camera with an experienced industry professional. This week long course will allow participants to develop confidence and ease in performing for camera as well as covering the technical aspects of working in TV and Film.

Participants will work practically as actors with cameras and sound. The Friday showing will allow for screening rough cuts and rushes from the week's work.

10am-5pm. Friday Screening 5pm

The Tutors

Julian Kerridge leads Screen Acting. Julian began his professional career as an actor in numerous television series including CORONATION STREET (Granada), DANGERFIELD (BBC), THE JUMP and FAT FRIENDS (YTV). In 2008 he graduated from the London Film School. He co-wrote & directed his first feature film SEAMONSTERS in 2010. He also recently directed the internet drama series CELIA AND CHLOE co-produced by Disney. Julian regularly teaches cinematography, directing and acting.

For more detailed biographies please see our Staff Pages.

Entry Requirements

This is an intensive and demanding course which aims to mirror the commitment and rigours of full time professional training. The workshop will be highly suitable for those students who wish to undertake a vibrant and challenging course but are unable to commit to a full time course.

The workshop will also suit those students who are about to embark on full time actor training or graduates, actors or teachers who wish to re-engage with training and hone their existing skills. Places are limited so early booking is advisable.

Some feedback from previous Summer Schools

"The teachers were fantastic." M Vinuesa

"The exercises were great and I enjoyed the lay-out of lessons. The continuity of the course made it easy to follow" A Atkin

"ACT has given me some brilliant tools to exercise my own skills in acting. Just the right amount of play, humour and challenge to make it really safe as well as being challenging enough to make me expand my capabilities. I have enjoyed every moment and would highly recommend this work and its teachers." C Carey


£250 for one week

A concessionary rate of £200 (for one week) is available to those in receipt of statutory benefits, student card holders and Equity members. Evidence of eligibility will be required.

To book a place a non refundable deposit of £100.00 (per person, per course) is required.