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More than just a school!

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At The Reel Scene, we are more than just an acting school. With an agency attached and we work in producing films winning awards at top festivals. We provide comprehensive training for actors to excel in film and television. Located in London, our school features industry professionals including agents, casting/tv/film directors, and renowned actors such as Asa Butterfield, David Schaal, and Kevin McNally.

Agent/Film producer and CEO Alex Fidelski on set of Under the Gun
Agent/Film producer and CEO Alex Fidelski on set of Under the Gun

The Reel Scene offers part-time acting courses for all levels, ages, and students worldwide, from training and headshots to audition preparation, all designed to help aspiring actors turn their passion into a profession. With our extensive network connections, we provide opportunities to launch your acting career.

Our CEO, Alex Fidelski, casts and produces feature films, further cementing our ties to the industry. Alex attends all courses, social interviews, hosts agent Q&A sessions on The Actors Gym and is the face of the Reel Scene.

We’re actively involved in industry events, from awards ceremonies and premieres to prestigious film festivals. For instance, our films have been screened and showcased in the top film festivals around the world including the market at Cannes, Austin, Berlin. Additionally, we organise and encourage our actors to attend vital networking events, helping to drive growth and opportunities in the field.

who we woRk with

Beginners

New to acting? The Reel Scene offer a range of classes and workshops designed for beginners!

International Actors

We welcome actors from around the world. If you can't make it to London, we have online classes!

Returning Actors

Want to restart your acting career? We have resources, classes and networking options for you!

Experienced Actors

Want to stay active and ready for your next audition? Our workshops and self-tape reviews are for you!

who woRks with us

Working Actors

Including Kevin McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean), David Schaal (The Inbetweeners) and Steve North

Casting Directors

Including Nancy Bishop (Borat) and Harry Gilbert (Lockerbie, Belgravia)

Film Directors

Including Charles Henri Belleville (Jet Trash - Tom Hardy, Sofia Boutella) and Adam Morse (Lucid)

Film Producers

Including James Simpson (The Merchant of Venice) and Alex Fidelski (The Bystanders)

success stoRies

join ouR next tasteR acting woRkshop

Only £45! Limited Spaces.

Want to get into acting? Join our next London Taster Workshop and learn acting techniques, improvisation, character development + more from a professional industry actor, followed by an acting agent, casting director and producer Q&A session, where you will learn more about the Reel Scene, the industry and how to get started.
Actors working from a script

beginneR acting couRse

Develop your acting skills and gain insight into the industry and audition process. Our structured approach is designed to build your confidence and introduce you to new techniques and areas that may be encountered in an audition, such as improvisation, cold reading, mock auditions/self tape, character and scene analysis, and more. Click the button below for more information and to book your place on our next Beginner Acting Course.

Course price: £599
Finance options available (Pay monthly)

casting diRectoR dRop-in

Our acting workshops, led by casting directors, are designed to foster continual development for our actors. These sessions offer opportunities to network with industry professionals, which is crucial for various reasons. Actors can stay sharp and confident for auditions, learn innovative self-taping and audition techniques, and gain insights into scene approaches through direct interaction with casting directors. This includes immediate feedback on their performances. Each session features different casting directors, expanding our actors’ professional networks. Additionally, actors can build vital connections and be seen by these directors. The workshops also include a Q&A session. However, space is limited. Classes are held monthly on Saturdays, with specific dates to be announced.

Course price: £60

Workshop
Online Acting Course

online acting couRse

This course offers actors of all levels the opportunity to learn from working and professional actors, agents, directors and casting directors from London and Hollywood. The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the industry, including basic acting techniques, scene study, auditioning and self-taping, and career development. The course is suitable for international students as it will be conducted online via Zoom.

Course price: £599
Finance options available (Pay monthly)

week intensive couRse

Our 6-day intensive acting course held in London. If you’ve ever wondered how to become a professional working actor, here’s the answer!

It’s a 6-day intensive full-time acting training course covering a range of techniques that culminates in two professional video shoots (Comedy and Drama), a headshot photo shoot and a performance in front of casting directors and agents.

Course price: £2999
Finance options available (Monthly payments)

Film shoot
Reel Scene Film Shoot

scReen acting yeaR couRse

Our flagship professional acting course. One year of classes, held monthly, with frequent professional scene shoots, culminating in a short film shot by a professional crew and submitted to film festivals. Taught by working actors and professionals. You graduate with professional headshots, edited scenes, a short film, lifelong friends and industry connections!

Course price: £9,950
Finance options available (Pay monthly)

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Our tutors all currently work in the film and television industry. As well as our acting coaches, including Kevin McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean), David Schaal (The Office, The Inbetweeners), Steve North (Doctor Who, Londons Burning, Eastenders), Bill Ward (Emmerdale) and the director of Doctors (BBC) Debbie Howard, we have many more acting coaches from all areas of the industry! Learn more about the acting coaches at The Reel Scene.

We accept payment by PayPal, credit card and bank transfer. We’re FCA-approved. Normally, you’ll need to pay in advance, directly to The Reel Scene. You can arrange this by contacting us.

Learning to become an actor is like any other skill – you need training and practise! Rather than the drama school approach, The Reel Scene offer practical acting courses from recognised working acting professionals like Asa Butterfield to get you up to speed fast! The Reel Scene can also help you with getting an agent, networking and professional headshots. Why not kickstart your acting career with an Acting Taster Workshop?

Take a look through our acting courses and find the one that suits you! If you can’t attend acting classes in person, why not check out our Online Acting Course, or try The Actors Gym to take part in our range of online acting classes?

If you have any questions you can contact The Reel Scene online. Tell us about yourself, your acting experience and what you hope to gain from studying acting with us. One of our team will be in touch to discuss the next steps with you.

Many of our courses and workshops include filmed exercises and scenes, such as The 6-Day Intensive Acting Course, The Asa Butterfield Masterclass and The Screen Acting Year Course. We are one of the few professional acting courses that shoot scenes with our actors every month as part of our Screen Acting Year Course. We want to get you in front of the camera as often as possible, after all, that’s what acting is about! You’ll shoot scenes to practise the particular skills you’ve learned, and these scenes will be edited by our in-house professionals including Joe Nurding (https://www.boommonkey.co.uk/) and editor Lucas Young (Television New Zealand, Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King). These scenes are crucial for you to learn about framing, continuity, performance, the effects of lighting and directing and much more. You’ll receive the scenes as files and unlisted YouTube links.

Our Screen Acting Year Course and 6-day Intensive Acting Course both come with headshots!  Not only will we schedule a professional headshot shoot for you with an agency like Pure Headshots, but we will also teach you how to get the best out of your headshots and what casting directors look for in headshots.

Yes, we work with BuyLine to provide a range of finance options – please visit the Finance Information page for details.

A good agent will only sign an actor once they’ve had a chance to see them work, to see how they work with other actors and crew, and have reviewed their showreel and headshots. Agents from RS Talent regularly attend workshops and classes (we are always looking for new talent) and may recommend further training if you show promise. That’s why it’s great to come to these workshops, meet people, make friends and make yourself known! Many of our graduates leave our courses and go on to gain representation.

We welcome English-speaking actors of all ages and levels of experience, from anywhere in the world! If you’re under 16, you’ll need the approval of your parent or guardian, but we welcome parents to come along and watch the classes. Feel free to contact us if you’d like to know more.

We accept payment by PayPal, credit card and bank transfer. We’re FCA-approved. Normally, you’ll need to pay in advance, directly to The Reel Scene. You can arrange this by contacting us.

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