- PROFESSIONAL PART-TIME ACTOR TRAINING
- RADA & LAMDA GRADUATE TUTORS
- ASHLEY WALTERS MASTERCLASSES
- PROFESSIONAL SHOWREELS
- CASTING OPPORTUNITIES
- ACTOR REPRESENTATION
- INDUSTRY SHOWCASES
KINGDOM DRAMA SCHOOL is designed for people who want to work professionally within the industry.
The drama school also consists of a talent agency and an award-winning film production company, bridging the gap between training and the profession.
All teaching faculty are working professional actors and graduates from top-tier drama schools such as RADA and LAMDA.
Students who excel at the school are offered actor representation with Apex Talent Agency, and opportunities to perform in professional productions at Kingdom Motion Pictures.
PROFESSIONAL ACTOR TUTORS
SHOWREEL SCENES & SHORT FILMS
As part of the training, students perform in London theatres to paying audiences. This gives students an opportunity to showcase their work to the industry, whilst putting into practice what they have learnt during the course of their training.
Winter term 2018: 7th January - 25th February
Spring term 2018: 22nd April - 24th June
Autumn term 2018: 2nd September - 21st October
Duration: 8 weeks per term (once a week on Sundays)
Class times: 1pm - 4pm & 5pm - 8pm
Class duration: 3 hours
Location: Bow School, Twelvetrees Crescent, Bow, London, E3 3QW
Nearest station: Bromley-by-Bow, District line (5 min walk)
3-TERM PACKAGE | 1-YEAR
INCLUDES FREE SHOWREEL SCENE
AUDITION FOR THE SCHOOL
Applicants do not require previous experience to apply for Kingdom Drama School. The school has a range of beginners, and working professional actors in their training.
The audition workshops are designed to be fun and un-pressurised to ensure the panel always sees the best side of the auditionees performance skills.
Auditionees are led through a group-based workshop, combining improvisation and text based exercises.
Please note that applicants are NOT required to prepare any audition material in advance.
The workshop begins at 1pm and finishes around 6pm.
The audition workshops are held once a month at: Bow School, Twelvetrees Crescent, Bow, London, E3 3QW
Audition fees for the school are £20 and spaces are strictly limited.
KINGDOM MASTERCLASS SESSIONS
The school invites profiled actors working in mainstream film, television and theatre to share their journeys with the students and discuss the lessons they have learnt in their careers thus far.
MORE CLASS INFORMATION
The school employs a professional teaching faculty who are actively working in the industry, ensuring that Kingdom Drama School is in line with current industry expectations.
Drama classes include: Theatre Performance, Acting for Camera, Accents & Dialects, Commercial Castings, Alexander Technique, Sight-Reading and Audition Technique.
Professional development classes include: Professional Headshots, Showreel Creation, Actor Representation and Networking with Industry Professionals.
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Actors who excel at the school are also offered representation by Apex Talent Agency. Apex consists of actor management, representation and public relations.
The next production at Kingdom Motion Pictures is the full-feature film Disorganised Crime, which is set for cinema and DVD release. Students who excel at the school will have the opportunity to be cast in the movie. This production is being directed by Kingdom Entertainment Group founders, Najan Ward & Duane Palmer.
“I’m excited to see which of our students we can cast in this production. This will be a fantastic start to their careers, as they share the silver screen with some of the biggest stars in the UK.” Najan Ward, writer/ director
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
In the previous production THE CHARLATANS, director ASHLEY WALTERS hand selected two students FRIDA MUNTING and KOJO KAMARA to play the lead roles. FRIDA MUNTING has since gone on to play the lead in STEPHEN LLOYD JACKSON'S new full-feature, due to being a student at KINGDOM DRAMA SCHOOL.
In the production ZION, the lead character Zion was played by student SHOMARI BROWN where he performed alongside award-winning actors ASHLEY WALTERS and AML AMEEN. ZION has already won BEST FILM and BEST SCREENPLAY at the Virginia Film Awards in the USA.
In the production ILLEGAL ACTIVITY, the lead character Winston was played by student MICHAEL SALAMI. He performed alongside DAVID AJALA (The Dark Knight), RICHIE CAMPBELL (Anuvahood, The Firm), JAY BROWN (The Youngers, E4), SHANIKA WARREN-MARKLAND (AdULTHOOD, 18.104.22.168), and a host of other profiled actors. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY screened at the BAFTA, Warner Bros HQ (Europe) and Google HQ (UK). The film also won 'FAVOURITE SHORT FILM' at the Google Screen Nation Awards.