Stage By Stage (19-90yrs)

A scripted course for those aged 19 -90!

Presenting Chekhov’s Shorts, not literally, obviously, but a colourful bill of hilarious short comedies from the king of character himself, Anton Chekhov. With enough parts for all, prepare to get your teeth into some proper acting and enjoy the full force of the ridiculous.

All levels of experience are welcome and the expert tutors and directors will help you build on your existing skills. They will brighten your day with all manner of games and exercises to strengthen your performance and build confidence. Dress informal – shorts welcome but not compulsory!

What to Expect:

  • Led by two professional Directors
  • You will receive a script and rehearse your part(s) throughout the week
  • Learn and rehearse a play in week
  • Perform for summer school participants, your friends and family at the end of the week



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“With little previous experience, I felt that I learned a lot and enjoyed taking part in a production. I loved watching other courses perform too. And the grounds are beautiful.”