CLASSES & COURSES FOR ADULTS

A wide range of classes and courses on offer for adults from acting classes, tap dancing classes, art classes and more in Chorlton, South Manchester.

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WEEKLY CLASSES & COURSES

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EXPRESSIVE TOO

With Eleanor Sampson

Monday 1pm – 3pm

Our new theatre company for adults with learning disabilities

Monday evenings 7.15pm – 8.45pm

TAP DANCING

With Genevieve Estevez-Baker

Monday evenings 7.15pm – 8.45pm

Whether you learned as a child or more recently, come and give this fantastic art-form a go.

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MOVIE MOVES

With Genvieve Estevez-Baker

Tuesday evenings: 7pm – 8.30 pm

MOVIE MOVES will teach the basics of a number of different genres, including the steps you’ve seen in Dirty Dancing, Grease, Chicago, Strictly Ballroom, Rocky Horror Picture Show and many more.

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THE SING

With Simon Waters

Drop in sessions. Tuesday evenings: 7.30pm – 9.30 pm.

The last session of The Sing before Summer will be on July 16th. The Sing will return on 3rd September

Want to sing great songs in good company? Come and have fun, learn new songs, enjoy singing old ones, meet new people, improve your heart, lungs and emotional well-being!

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UKUELE CLUB

With Phil Ratcliffe

Wednesday evenings

Beginners: 6.15pm – 7.15pm | Intermediate: 7.20pm – 8.20pm | Advanced: 8.30pm – 9.30pm

Whether you’ve been uke-ing out in your bedroom and have a good knowledge of the instrument, are just starting out, or are somewhere in between, we have the class that will be just right for you.

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INTRODUCTION TO ACTING

With Janine Waters
Wednesday evenings: 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Beginners.

Our latest hugely popular ‘Introduction to Acting’ 10 week course: Develop your acting skills through theatre games, improvisation, devising and script work.

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CHORLTON ALTERNATIVE ARTS

Wednesday evenings: 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

A peer-led, weekly drop-in drawing group, specialising in life drawing, with occasional theatrical or performance drawing. All levels of ability are welcome.

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LIFE (AND ART) IN CHORLTON

Thursday mornings. 9.30am – 12.30pm

A not-for-profit, cooperatively organised, untutored life drawing group.

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EXPRESSIVE EDGE

With Nikki Mailer

Thursday 10.30am – 12.30pm

Our long-running Theatre group for adults with learning disabilities.

PLEASE NOTE EXPRESSIVE EDGE IS SO POPULAR THAT IT IS NOW FULL

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STEPPING OUT

With Susan Swanton

Thursday 1.30pm – 3.30pm

A dance and movement company for adults with learning disabilities.

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AN ACTOR’S VOICE WORKOUT

For Professional Actors  | Led by Wyllie Longmore

WHEN: Thursday afternoons: 2.30pm – 5pm

STARTS THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2019

A voice workout for professional actors, focusing on the voice as a dynamic instrument: each session will include exercises in relaxation, control of breath energy, vocal power and articulation, using a variety of texts, both poetry and prose.

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THE READING ROOMS

with Mariana Casale

WHEN: Alternate Wednesdays

STARTS: Wednesday 25th September | 7pm – 8.30pm

A space for readers to share a personal and in-depth experience of text while benefitting from sharing reactions and perspectives with the group. Readers are encouraged to read mindfully, observing their reactions and reflecting on the various emotions, ideas, memories that each story triggers.

Booking is essential as spaces are limited