Acting Classes in London

Book an acting class: Meisner, Shakespeare, Physical Theatre, Voice as well as 1-2-1 coaching

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Observe a Meisner Drop-in Class for free

Observing a Meisner drop-in class is an ideal way to gain a better understanding of the training the salon:collective offers and how we approach the Meisner Technique. We welcome observers who are considering training with us or would like to know more about our work: our observers have included filmmakers, teachers and artists in all disciplines. Please click for further info.

Classes run Tuesdays 10:00-13:00 and Thursdays 18:30-21:30.

Meisner Stage 1 – Emotional Connection

Be a more instinctive actor.  Introduction to the Meisner Technique and the Repetition Exercise. Challenge your blocks and conditioned behaviour, allowing fuller, less restrained and more truthful behaviour in your acting.

5 weeks, once per week.

The Meisner Training Package

Sign up to The Meisner Training Package (Stages 2, 3, Text Analysis and 15 drop-ins) for £1395, a saving of £645

Payment plans are available on request.

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Meisner Drop-In (rep/improv)

Drop-in classes are open to all students who have successfully completed Stage 1 Emotional Connection with the salon:collective, or any of our Shakespeare courses. Book this slot to work on repetition or improvisation.

If you have a significant amount of Meisner training at another institution and wish to be considered for drop-in, we ask that you get in touch by email then book to observe a session and talk to the tutor after class, as approaches to the technique vary.

Discounted prepaid package available: Buy 5 drop-in classes for £70

Meisner Drop-In (text work)

Drop-in classes are open to all students who have successfully completed Stage 1 Emotional Connection with the salon:collective, or any of our Shakespeare courses. Book this slot to work individually on text or text analysis (for which Stage 3 and/or Text Analysis are prerequisites).

If you have a significant amount of Meisner training at another institution and wish to be considered for drop-in, we ask that you get in touch by email then book to observe a session and talk to the tutor after class, as approaches to the technique vary.

Discounted prepaid package available: Buy 5 drop-in classes for £70

Meisner Stage 2 – Improvisation and Relationships

Bring moment to moment spontaneity and depth to your acting through emotional preparation, improvisation techniques, relationship exercises and living truthfully under given circumstances.

12 weeks, once per week.

Text Analysis

This text analysis system combines emotional fuel, imagination and intellect to lay the foundations for strong, dynamic and truthful performances (must be completed before Stage 3).

Two-day workshop.

Meisner Stage 3: Character, Text and Scene Work

In this intensive final stage you will learn to apply the full range of tools and technique of the Meisner-trained actor and craft bold, powerful and unique performances.

12 weeks, twice per week.

Want more? Audition now for our extended training with industry showcase

No Filter Acting – Audition registration

Part-time training, Full-time attitude

This six-month actor development programme with final showcase will take you through the entire Meisner system of acting while integrating voice work, movement and physicality, Shakespeare, modern text, screen acting and workshops with industry professionals such as casting directors and agents to guide you through the realities of the business. For full details click here.

1-2-1 Coaching

Dominic Kelly

£ 40

per hour

Dominic Kelly - Meisner Tutor
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Alex Vendittelli

£ 40

per hour


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Lawrence Carmichael

£ 40

per hour

Lawrence Carmichael
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Gaby Santinelli

£ 55

per hour (skype)


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Mike Elliston

£ 40

per hour (script development)

Mike salon:lab - Mesiner Tutor
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Please note, prices are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of booking.