The YAFTA Acting for Screen Diploma 1 Year Fast Track programme is one year screen acting course. The diploma is designed for those who want to develop their screen acting skills to a professional level without drama school training. This screen acting training course is suitable for beginners and will equip them with the necessary skills and tools to act for TV and work in the sector. Students will have the unique opportunity to work directly with casting and TV directors to help them secure their first screen acting role.
This act for screen course is a Spotlight accredited programme, meaning students will be eligible to join Spotlight upon successful completion of the course.
Students will follow a structured syllabus designed by a team of acting graduates from the world’s top drama schools including: RADA, LAMDA alongside Occupational and Business Psychologists who specialise in assessment and selection.
To equip students with the necessary skills, tools, knowledge and experience to work as professional screen actors.
This is a blended learning course requiring 3 or 4 full contact days per month. The day of attendance will be the same each week depending on which cohort you join. Course are offered either on a Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday or Thursday at our studio in Leeds. In addition to the contact hours, there is a distance learning aspect of the course, an experiential component and a mentoring programme which must be completed.
In this screen acting course, students will work on developing their craft, their skills and industry experience needed to act on screen. Students will be required to pass the YAFTA Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Certifications in screen acting to achieve the full diploma award.
Students will be mentored to guide them through the industry aspects of the course to ensure they are Spotlight ready upon completion. The course will equip you with the industry knowledge you need to begin your career as a professional screen actor.
Throughout the course, students will have the unique opportunity to participate in a number of screen acting workshops with high profile directors, casting directors and industry professionals.
Students have the opportunity to attend a variety of screen acting workshops with industry professionals. Recent workshops have included:
Additionally as part of your regular programme You will undertake training on a number of topics designed to prepare you for the realities of working as a professional actor, including:
To support our students with the reality of working as actors, we also offer the option for our acting for screen diploma graduates to become YAFTA franchisees at a reduced cost. This provides graduates with an income generating business that they can operate alongside their acting career.
Studying with YAFTA gave me two things, a vast tool box that I can call upon in any situation and a space to get it wrong, make mistakes and keep smiling through it all. The industry knowledge I have gained through the diploma and workshops will serve me in every audition and career decision that I make from here on in. YAFTA has propelled me onto a path that I will follow and continue to discover for the rest of my life. It’s exceptional training for living the everyday in the world of film and television.
This course is suitable for:
Interest free payment plans available
Recent masterclasses have included workshops with:
The ACTING FOR screen FAST TRACK diploma course also includes