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City Academy Foreword Theatre Company

City Academy Foreword Theatre Company

Want to work with a professional theatre director and build confidence and performance skills within acting? Then our Foreword Theatre Company is for you!

Our Foreword Theatre Company fuses new writing and devising to combine the unique qualities and skills of the cast, creating energetic and contemporary performances.

You will have the opportunity to be an integral part of the creative process, building a dynamic, organic, and character-driven show as a fully inclusive member of the theatre company. You will work closely with a professional director who will help guide and mould the play towards the final performance.

The working environment is fun, supportive and social; encouraging confidence in both the rehearsal room and on stage.

Our Theatre Companies aim to be some of the most exciting part-time theatre groups in London. They give you the chance to participate in exciting contemporary theatre productions that fit around your working life. Rehearse weekly and take part in an inspiring theatre production, performing to an audience.

A few words from our students

David

Ashley creates an incredibly inclusive and supportive environment. He pushes us to try new things in a safe space.

Ashwani

Very passionate tutor!


How Does it Work?

The Foreword Theatre Company perform in three Theatre Productions a year. Joining the company involves:

  • Weekly Saturday rehearsals
  • Chance to perform to a paying audience

When

Saturdays

Training

Devised theatre performance

Level

Some experience required

Foreword Theatre Company - Who Can Join?

Everyone is welcome to join the company. All we require is that you have some previous acting experience - either a City Academy Beginners course or the equivalent classes elsewhere.

If you are interested in joining the Foreword Theatre Company, please email info@city-academy.com.

How To Join

Subscriptions are as follows:

  • £150.00 deposit on joining and then two further installments of £150. 

Artistic Policy

We ensure that every company member has a suitable feature in the final show. The production could be presented in the form of physical theatre, linked scenes, new writing pieces or abridged plays. The Theatre Productions consist of group work and ensemble collaboration which comes together to create an engaging and entertaining show.

Company Director

The City Academy Foreword Theatre Company is led by Ashley Scott Layton.

Ashley is a professional director and writer who has a wealth of experience directing in London’s West End. After winning the Director’s Guild Award, he became assistant director at the Lyric Hammersmith, co-directing five critically acclaimed productions.

He worked as associate director on the Lyric’s production of Morning by Simon Stephens. After some time working with theatre makers across Europe, he returned to the UK as the resident director on the Royal National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night Time.

Other Theatre Companies

City Academy run other Theatre Companies:.

If you have any questions about any of the theatre companies please email info@city-academy.com

CLASSES STARTING SOON

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
5 Feb - 10 Apr Sat 14:30-17:30 10 weeks Ashley Scott Layton The Cockpit £595.00
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14 May - 17 Jul Sat 14:30-17:30 10 weeks Ashley Scott Layton The Cockpit £595.00
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DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
5 Feb - 10 Apr Sat 14:30-17:30 10 weeks Ashley Scott Layton The Cockpit £595.00
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14 May - 17 Jul Sat 14:30-17:30 10 weeks Ashley Scott Layton The Cockpit £595.00
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Interest-free payments to suit you.

At City Academy we are very happy to offer you flexible, interest-free payment plans to spread the cost for you. 

Please call our friendly Student Services team to arrange a payment plan, or fill in the form below and we will contact you. 

Call our team on 0207 042 8833 or contact us using the button below and we will get in touch with you shortly. 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
5 Feb - 10 Apr Sat 14:30-17:30 10 weeks Ashley Scott Layton The Cockpit £595.00
Sold Out Add to waiting list
discount textPerformance: Sunday 10th April
14 May - 17 Jul Sat 14:30-17:30 10 weeks Ashley Scott Layton The Cockpit £595.00
Book Now
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Book Now
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discount textPerformance: Sunday 17th July

Spread the cost

Interest-free payments to suit you.

At City Academy we are very happy to offer you flexible, interest-free payment plans to spread the cost for you. 

Please call our friendly Student Services team to arrange a payment plan, or fill in the form below and we will contact you. 

Call our team on 0207 042 8833 or contact us using the button below and we will get in touch with you shortly. 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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