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The Asa Butterfield Acting Masterclass

3 days of workshops, script work and a film shoot in London with Asa Butterfield, star of Sex Education!

Asa’s shooting schedule for Sex Education and his other projects means that we don’t yet have a date for his next Masterclass.
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Asa Butterfield has spent his life as an actor and has worked with directors including Martin Scorcese and Tim Burton and actors like Harrison Ford. You’ve probably seen him in movies like The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Hugo, The Space Between Us, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Enders Game, Journey’s End and Slaughterhouse Rulez.

Asa currently stars alongside Gillian Anderson in the hit Netflix comedy series Sex Education.

The Asa Butterfield 3-day Acting Masterclass includes:

  • A Q&A session with Asa and a panel of industry experts
  • Warmup and acting games acting alongside Asa
  • Improvisation exercises with Asa and our acting coaches
  • Hand-picked scenes from Asa’s TV shows and Films for you to learn
  • Work on your scenes with notes and guidance from Asa.
  • A professional shoot of your scene, directed by Asa
  • A signed certificate from Asa
  • A photoshoot with Asa
  • Showreel footage
  • A private WhatsApp group with your classmates

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

Sex Education Season 2 Trailer - Netflix

Testimonials from the 2019 Masterclass

Frequently Asked Questions

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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.

Yes, as this is a masterclass and to ensure we only have dedicated actors on board so as not to waste anyone’s time, we may ask you to audition or provide a self-tape.

Asa Butterfield is currently shooting the next season of Sex Education. This, coupled with the situation with COVID-19, means that our best guess is early 2021. We’ll update the website as we know more.

The masterclass runs for 3 full days, usually Friday – Sunday.

Yes, students need to be 16 years old, although we can make exceptions with parent or guardian consent.

Yes, this is an acting masterclass. You are expected to have acting experience, and we may ask you to provide a showreel or self-tape as part of the application process to help us plan your scene and partners.

No, we respect Asa’s privacy and we expect our students to behave professionally towards him. Students who behave inappropriately or make Asa or the staff uncomfortable may be asked to leave.

Yes, he is a very hands-on tutor. He will answer your questions, take part in the improv sessions and games , discuss your scene assignments with you and direct you personally when filming. Also please note we cannot hold or pass on fan mail.

As well as invaluable experience from a working, renowned actor, you’ll come away with a signed certificate of achievement from Asa, a photo with Asa, footage of your recorded scene, directed by Asa, photos from the weekend, and you’ll be part of The Reel Scene acting community and be able to stay in touch with your fellow students via a private WhatsApp group

We try to keep the numbers around 20 – 30 so everyone gets time with Asa and can work with a variety of partners

Yes! You’ll also be taught by actors such as Steve North (Doctor Who, Holby City), David Schaal (The Inbetweeners, Doctor Who), and other actors depending upon availability.

No-one can guarantee representation, but the team from RS Talent will be involved in the masterclass and watch your work and be available to discuss representation

The course is £1,495. You can secure a place with a deposit of £250. We can discuss payment options with you when you book.

We hold the Masterclass in London. Due to the situation with COVID-19, we’ll announce the venue closer to the time.

We don’t provide accommodation directly, but we can make recommendations, and London has a great metro system that will get you around the city quickly.

Questions about the Asa Butterfield Masterclass?

Want to be notified when the next masterclass is open for booking? Let us know below! Note that we can’t pass requests on to Asa, and there will be an audition process for this masterclass – it’s for actors only.

Asa’s shooting schedule and the COVID-19 pandemic mean that his next Masterclass will be held later in 2022 but we can’t confirm the date or details yet.

Asa Butterfield on Twitter