actor training
 Vancouver - London/Exeter - San Francisco
***In-person classes starting soon***

Summer 2021


Term Dates: week of June 7th  -  July 26th 2021 

Exploring the Spine: movement and creating character  (child friendly for parents) 

This class is a movement exploration of the spine and how we can become more in touch with ourselves and our character by exploring this movement. We will explore the articulation of the figure of 8 with breath in the body and how this impacts our approach to character. How does character emerge from the Spine: Sacrum, Lumbar 5, Thorasic 12 and Cervical 7? We will explore this through text. 


Babies and children are welcome in this space! All levels of actor/performer/theatre maker welcome

Mondays: 10:30am-12:30pm Pacific Time/ 6pm GMT (via zoom) 

Fee: pay what you can or $5 / class (8 weeks)


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Term Dates: June 7th - July 29th 2021


Stanislavski Fundamentals: Scene Study

This course will provide the fundamental principles of the Stanislavski Method with focus on his later working with text and improvisation. Students will achieve a basic foundation in acting analysing text through scene study focused on developing the imagination. 


Students will explore: 

  • Method of Physical Actions

  • Imagination

  • Emotion Memory

  • Objectives/Intentions

  • Rhythm

  • Relaxation

Open to all levels beginner to advanced

Thursdays: 10am-12:30pm PT  or 6pm GMT (8 weeks via zoom) 


Fee: $200  or £100 / concessions available (please enquire


“Like playing a piano, actors should use every note and chord available in their being, not just the notes they've learned early on.” Tom Bentley-Fisher

Find out more about the Yat Bentley Centre here