Summer Foundation Course: 10 Weeks Improve your acting skills and abilities
students on foundation course with course leader Gary Owston

Acting

Summer Foundation Course: 10 Weeks

Key Information
  • Course Dates

    Mon 17 Jul 2023 – Fri 22 Sep 2023

  • Course Fee

    £5,500

  • Age Requirements

    18+

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Course overview

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The BOVTS Summer Foundation Course is a ten-week, intensive look at life in a drama school. You will be fully immersed in a programme which mirrors the curriculum of current BA and MFA students. You will be working with core staff members, alongside practitioners active within Theatre, Film and TV industries. This course is designed to give you full insight into the training offered at BOVTS, and the chance to develop your performance skills in a world class drama school.

Students will be taught through a mixture of practical performance projects and masterclasses. You will have the opportunity to learn acting, movement, voice, dialects, singing, improvisation, stage combat and scene study techniques.

Summer Foundation Course: 10 weeks

A short taster video to give you an idea of what to expect.

Headshot of Alumnus Daniel Day Lewis

A Prestigious History

For the past 70 years Bristol Old Vic Theatre School has trained successful actors and actresses in stage, film and recorded media.

Our alumni include Sir Daniel Day Lewis, Sir Patrick Stewart, Jeremy Irons, Naomie Harris, Olivia Colman, Amanda Redman, Faye Marsay, Miranda Richardson, Mark Strong, Patricia Routledge, Gene Wilder, Theo James and many more.

Students relaxing outside of the School
The School is in a beautiful part of Bristol, overlooking a huge park called the Downs. We sometimes take advantage of our close proximity to the Downs during the summer term, practising fight and dance routines, or voice or singing classes! Dan Hall, BA Professional Acting student