12-week Professional Online Acting Course

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The Reel Scene Online Acting Course

12 weeks of workshops covering basic acting techniques, scene study, auditioning / self-taping. career development and more, taught by working industry professionals!

“The Online Acting Course – Level 1” is perfect for beginning actors – you don’t need any experience!

Opening Special Price: £599 (discounted from £699)

Open to all actors world wide! We welcome international students (*must speak English). Focusing on TV and film acting, to develop abilities and confidence to become an actor, giving the competitive edge to support the actor in understanding the industry and to support success.

What is the Reel Scene Online Acting Course?

This is an online acting course for beginner/intermediate level actors

The actors in the course will have 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 acting techniques/casting sessions, scene study, auditioning and self-taping, voice work (covering accents and voice techniques) and career development. The course is suitable for international students as it will be conducted online via Zoom.

At the end of the course, students will have gained a solid foundation in acting techniques, an understanding of the industry, and the skills and confidence needed to pursue a career in acting. Additionally, students will finish the course with an online showcase to industry guests – directors/agents/casting Directors and producers including agency RS talent and film producer Alex Fidelski.

Furthermore, students will receive access to our online Actors Gym Membership, where they can practice their craft in between classes online (at home) develop their self-tape technique and complete the self-tape course and then upload practice self-tapes, and network with other actors and industry professionals.

The introductory course fee of £599 for 3 months (£99 deposit) is a great value for the comprehensive curriculum, individual attention from instructors, and access to the online Actors Gym Membership.

Existing Actors Gym members receive a further 10% discount on these prices!

At the end of the course, the actors, will leave with their own process, network of industry connections, understanding of the industry and career they wish to pursue!

Questions? Read the FAQ below or use the contact form to ask us your questions!

The Reel Scene Online Acting Course - Curriculum

As part of your purchase, you’ll receive 3 months of access to The Actors Gym. We’ll send you a list of pre-recorded “Actors Gym” lessons we recommend you watch. We’ll also send you class recommendations to support you in developing further. For example, classes and Q&As with celebrity actors such as Asa Butterfield, Masterclasses with Kevin McNally and Hakeem Kae Kazim and lessons on screen acting and agent/casting Director/ director Q&As.

All classes run by a professional Actor/Casting Director/Agent or Director!

Course Outline

Week 1: Introduction to Acting/Screen acting and the Industry
Week 2: Cold Reading Class
Week 3: Character Objectives Class
Week 4:  Scene Study
Week 5: Audition Preparation
Week 6: Meisner Technique Workshop
Week 7: Business Talk

Week 8: Self-tape workshop with a  UK Casting Director – Focusing on commercials
Week 9: Self-tape workshop with a Hollywood casting director Lisa Beach (Horrible Bosses) – focusing on scenes.
Week 10: Scene Workshop with Film Director
Week 11: Mock showcase rehearsal
Week 12: Final Scene Performance and Wrap-Up


Winter Term 2024

All workshops run
Tuesdays from 7 – 8:30pm UK

9th Jan 2024
16th Jan 2024
23rd Jan 2024
30th Jan 2024
6th Feb 2024
13th Feb 2024
20th Feb 2024
27th Feb 2024
5th Mar 2024
12th Mar 2024
19th Mar 2024
26th Mar 2024

Spring Term 2024

All workshops run
Tuesdays from 7 – 8:30pm UK

16th Apr 2024
23rd Apr 2024
30th Apr 2024
7th May 2024
14th May 2024
21st May 2024
28th May 2024
4th Jun 2024
11th Jun 2024
18th Jun 2024
25th Jun 2024
2nd Jul 2024

Summer Term 2024

All workshops run
Tuesdays from 7 – 8:30pm UK

3rd Sep 2024
10th Sep 2024
17th Sep 2024
24th Sep 2024
1st Oct 2024
8th Oct 2024
15th Oct 2024
22nd Oct 2024
29th Oct 2024
5th Nov 2024
12th Nov 2024
19th Nov 2024

Autumn Term 2024



Once booked, reservations cannot be refunded, but may be transferred to a different date for a £10 administration fee, if at least 48 hours notice is given before your visit. Please telephone us if you need to do this on +44 0203 633 5937

Level 1: Winter Term starts: 9th Jan 2024

Level 1: Spring Term starts: 16th Apr 2024

Level 1: Summer Term starts: 3rd Sep 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

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The full price of the course is £599.00, discounted from the regular price of £699 until the end of June 2023.

Existing current Actors Gym members receive an additional 10% discount (£540, discounted from the regular price of £629 until the end of June 2023)

To secure a spot, the deposit is £99.00 payable before the course begins.

Yes, you will need to be able to speak and understand English.

Class dates and times will be announced soon.


All you need is the latest copy of Zoom, which is freely available from https://zoom.us

This software runs on most devices including PC, Mac, iPad and mobile phones.

We recommend you take the classes in a quiet room with good lighting where you can perform any scene work, warmups etc and aren’t distracted by sounds or other people. We recommend you keep your microphone muted when not speaking for the convenience of the tutor and other students.

All of our acting coaches are working industry actors, directors, producers, casting directors and agents.

They include (depending upon availability):

David Schaal (The Inbetweeners, The Office)

Alex Fidelski (Producer and CEO of  The Reel Scene and the RS Talent Agency)

Charles Belleville (Film Director)

Amanda Clapham (Hollyoaks)

Lisa Beach (Hollywood Casting Director)

Skye Hallam (RADA-trained Meisner coach)

Lydia Bewley (The Inbetweeners, Plebs)

Robin Berry (Mo-cap artist, Mowgli)

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.

Yes, we will record the workshops. These will be made available only to the students who have paid fo the course. If you do not wish your participation to be recorded, please let us know as we may be able to edit you out of the final recordings.

If the course is delayed we will give you the option to cancel your booking and refund you (unless you’ve paid a non-refundable deposit) or, where possible, offer you a place on a later course.

PayPal will allow you to use a credit card even if you don’t have a PayPal account.

You can also contact us to pay by bank transfer.

Questions about the Online Acting Course?

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