Here is the second instalment of our great film performances. This list contains 12 amazing, must-see performances given by actors in films during the 1960’s. Perhaps you can check a few out over the Holiday period. Let us know if we have missed any that you think should be included: Continue reading Greatest Film Performances: 1960’s
We asked LSDA acting tutor Samantha Robinson to name some contemporary plays that she feels are well worth a read. She kindly obliged and gave us a list of 13 plays that she highly recommends: Continue reading Wondering what play to read next? Samantha Robinson shares her recommendations.
This term Samantha Robinson will be directing the Foundation Diploma students in their Term 1 rehearsal project to be performed on the last day of term. The piece is ‘Unprotected’ by Esther Wilson, John Fay, Tony Green and Lizzie Nunnery.
Unprotected was created in response to Liverpool City Council’s proposed ‘Managed Zone’ for street sex workers. It is a hard hitting verbatim play based on hundreds of transcripted interviews with the people directly involved in every aspect of the debate as it’s text.
The managed zone feasibility study came about as a direct result of the murder of two prostitutes in the city in 2003 – the mothers of the victims are represented in the play. It also appeared at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh (3-20 August 2006) as part of the Edinburgh Festival and was awarded
Below is an edited version of a diary written in 2008 by a student on our Advanced Diploma Course. Jennifer Monk writes about her week as a student at the London School of Dramatic Art.
Monday 7th January 2008
It’s the first day of term 2, after the Christmas break, and I am so excited to see everybody and start classes. I didn’t realise that I would miss all my new friends so much. Continue reading A week in the life of an LSDA student
RULE ONE: You will receive a body. You may love it or hate it, but it will be yours for the duration of your life on Earth. Continue reading Rules For Being Human…
This list contains 16 amazing performances given by actors in films during the 1990’s. How many have you seen? Do you think we’ve missed out any?
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This term the Advanced Diploma students are doing two totally contrasting plays for their term 1 rehearsal project. Alan Bennett’s ‘Kafka’s Dick’ is being directed by Jason Lawson and Bruce Guthrie will direct Nick Payne’s version of ‘Electra’ by Sophocles. Should we perform the tragedy first then the comedy? Or the other way round? Probably best to end on a laugh just before Christmas.
Welcome to our blog.
I thought the first post on our new blog would be a great opportunity to provide you with a little insight into who we are and what we do.
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