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Short Courses

Two day short courses
Our weekend short courses run throughout the year and offer 4 workshop sessions exploring key approaches to voice work, movement, improvisation and characterisation applied to text. Each day will be a self-contained sequence of work, balancing learning with practical exploration and application allowing you to join for a day or for the full weekend. Download an application form here: Short Courses Application Form 2014.

Short Courses Dates 2014
8 & 19 October                        15 & 16 November

Short Courses Dates 2015
31 January & 1 February            28 February & 1 March               28 & 29 March

25 & 26 April                           23 & 24 May                               27 & 28 June
Cost: £60 1 day / £90 full weekend

Summer Course

For anyone over 18yrs wishing to perfect their acting skills, this five day course will explore voice, scene work, character development, movement and improvisation leading to an informal showing of work in progress on the final afternoon. This is an introduction to the types of work undertaken in vocational training. There will be an opportunity to audition for the Cygnet Company to anyone interested.

Monday 3rd August – Friday 7th August
Strawberries in January 2014 (c John Saunders) Cost; £325 (If paid by July 1st £295)

What participants say:

very dynamic and constructive workshop.” Sheena Galpin, One Day Presentation Skills Course June 2014

“It was thoroughly enjoyable and at a very professional levelI would definitely recommend the short course to another person.”
Natalie Ling, 2 day short course attendant, March 2014

“I feel more confident about engaging with an audienceClaire Goldstraw, 2 day short course attendant, March 2014

To book your place please contact email:  / phone: 01392 277189



Join Chantry Dance for a workshop on Monday 3rd November at 2.00pm.
Chantry Dance Company presents a stunning new modern ballet production of Oscar Wilde’s poignant short story “The Happy Prince”. Performing on 7th November @ 7.30pm, they are also offering this special workshop. ‘The students were so inspired by your work … you are amazing.’ Rachel Linthwaite – Principal Dance Attack, Sutton Coldfield.    Further information from

Exim Dance is also offering a workshop at 2.00pm on Monday 10th November.  Formed in 2011 Exim have quickly established themselves as a vibrant, exciting and diverse company creating professional Dance Theatre in the South West of England. More information from

Contact Cygnet Office to join these two inspiring dance workshop opportunities!