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Frequently Asked Questions

We welcome actors of all ages and experience levels at The Actors Gym. We offer courses, Q&A sessions, videos and training resources aimed at actors of all experience levels. Actors need to stay in shape, and we offer regular training from professional actors and industry experts.

Yes! The Actors Gym is for actors of all experience levels. We teach you the basics, for example, how to submit a self-tape audition, how to approach an agent, a range of acting techniques including Meisner, Method and Laban Efforts. We provide feedback on your self-tapes and headshots so you can improve over time no matter what your starting level.

Yes! The primary language of Actors Gym is English and we are based in the UK, but we welcome actors from anywhere in the world. If our class times – which we try to vary – don’t suit you, we record all of our classes and sessions so you can watch them at any time.

The Actors Gym is affiliated with The Reel Scene acting school in London, and the RS Talent Agency. We don’t offer representation directly, but our agents (and many other agents and casting directors) use the gym and see your self-tapes. Some of our actors have been offered representation as a result of their work in the gym. If you work hard, take classes, regularly submit self-tapes and work on your acting technique, chances are your commitment will be noticed.

The Actors Gym (and The Reel Scene) are practical training establishments. That means that we want to get you work as an actor. All of our coaches are working professionals in the industry. Actors, producers, directors, editors – they all bring their wealth of practical knowledge to the gym and make sure you’re taught the techniques the industry is using right now. Some of our coaches are well-known, including Asa Butterfield (Sex Education, Hugo, Enders Game), Hakeem Kae-Kazim (Godzilla vs Kong, Pirates of the Caribbean, Black Sails, Hotel Rwanda), William Moseley (The Chronicles of Narnia, The Royals), David Schaal (The Inbetweeners, The Office), Steve North (Doctor Who, Eastenders), Shobu Kapoor (Citizen Khan, The Dark Tower) and many more.

We offer three pricing plans:

£34.99 per month

£89 per quarter (15% discount, charged every 3 months)

£336 per year (20% discount, charged annually)

We also offer a variety of payment methods, including PayPal and Bank Transfer.

The Reel Scene is an acting school based in London that offers a variety of in-person acting classes and courses. You can learn more about The Reel Scene at https://reelscene.co.uk

The Actors Gym is an online-only acting training school developed by the team at The Reel Scene for actors who can’t attend physical classes, such as actors who aren’t in the UK or who are locked down as a result of the Coronavirus. It offers access to the same professional coaches and actors including Asa Butterfield, David Schaal and William Moseley on a subscription basis.

Acting is like any skill or profession – you need training to be a good actor.

If you’re not able to study acting in person – because of where you live, your circumstances, or situations like the current pandemic, there are still ways you can train online and keep your acting skills sharp.

You need to understand the language and protocols on set, and how to listen to a director. You need to know how to break down a script, and develop a character. You need to understand different acting techniques, such as the Meisner technique, emotional memory, the Stanislavski method. These are skills you can learn online.

You should find a good online school that will give you individual feedback on your work, that offers a variety of training, live video workshops, challenges and resources and a supportive community. Find a school where the teachers are actual working actors, directors, and casting agents. So if you’re stuck at home, not based in London or just want to learn online, The Actors Gym is for you.

Acting is like any skill or profession – you need training to be a good actor. You need time in front of a camera, you need to learn how to work with other actors. You need to understand the language and protocols on set, and how to listen to a director. You need to know how to break down a script, and develop a character. You need to understand different acting techniques, such as the Meisner technique, emotional memory, the Stanislavski method. You need headshots, a showreel and an agent.
You should find a good school that will give practical, real-world training in acting, not just theory. Find a school where the teachers are actual working actors, directors, and casting agents. A good acting school will regularly record and edit your performances so you can see how you perform on camera and you can learn to understand continuity and framing. And a good school will support you in your career, helping you network with other actors and people in the industry.
The Reel Scene at https://reelscene.co.uk offers all of this – we care about actors, and we offer no-nonsense practical courses and workshops in acting. If you’re unable to attend classes in person, not based in London or just want to learn online, The Actors Gym is for you.

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18-19 Lettice St, Fulham
London SW6 4EH

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Our courses run continuously, usually in blocks of 10 workshops conducted over Zoom. You don’t have to be present for all of them, and you can join in on them at any time because we record all of the classes and you can watch any classes you might have missed.

We are continuously rolling out new classes, courses, workshops, seminars and Q&As

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The Actors Gym is an online acting community, and it offers a variety of resources for you to browse and explore.

We offer some structured courses and classes, such as the Self Tape Certification and weekly Zoom workshops with actors and industry guests including Meisner classes with Skye Hallam, acting classes with David Schaal and Steve North, Q&As with Asa Butterfield and motion workshops with Robin Berry.

We also offer a growing library of resources for you to browse, including:

  • Video tips on acting and advice from actors like Asa Butterfield, directors, producers, agents and many more
  • A growing library of scripts and monologues
  • Private and public special interest groups you can create or join
  • Quiz nights and social events
  • One-to-one career advice sessions, one-off and weekly Zoom workshops, Q&A sessions with actors and directors and much more

If you’ve ever used Facebook the interface will be familiar to you, we post all of our latest news and content on the homepage and you can search and explore the rest of the site and forums at your leisure.

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The Reel Scene is an acting school based in London that offers a variety of acting classes and courses. You can learn more about The Reel Scene at https://reelscene.co.uk
The Actors Gym is an online-only acting training school developed by the team at The Reel Scene for actors who can’t attend physical classes, such as actors who aren’t in the UK or who are locked down as a result of the Coronavirus. It offers access to the same professional coaches and actors including Asa Butterfield, David Schaal and William Moseley for a monthly subscription. Learn more at https://actorsgym.co.uk/

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Joining The Actors Gym as a subscriber supports the online acting community and allows us to bring you great content from our professional, working industry coaches (like Asa Butterfield), actors, directors and castings agents.

A monthly subscription is £34.99, or you can choose to pay £89 per quarter (every 3 months, a 15% discount) or £336 annually (a 20% discount).

Subscriptions are paid via PayPal or bank deposit and you can join at any time.

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The Actors Gym is an online acting school developed by The Reel Scene, and its coaches are all working professionals, including Hollywood actors like Asa Butterfield from Netflix shows like Sex Education and films like Hugo and The Boy in Striped Pyjamas; William Moseley (from the Chronicles of Narnia movies) and TV stars like David Schaal from the hit shows The Inbetweeners and The Office.

The Actors Gym welcomes actors of all ages (if you’re under 16 you may need the permission of your parent or guardian) and all levels of acting experience. We offer monthly self-tape challenges (with personal feedback on your submissions) and variety of online training resources – a growing library of video training material, courses, groups, Zoom workshops, one-to-one career advice sessions and more. Check out https://actorsgym.co.uk for more details or email [email protected].

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Acting is like any skill or profession – you need training to be a good actor.

If you’re not able to study acting in person – because of where you live, your circumstances, or situations like the current pandemic, there are still ways you can train online and keep your acting skills sharp.

You need to understand the language and protocols on set, and how to listen to a director. You need to know how to break down a script, and develop a character. You need to understand different acting techniques, such as the Meisner technique, emotional memory, the Stanislavski method. These are skills you can learn online.
You should find a good online school that will give you individual feedback on your work, that offers a variety of training, live video workshops, challenges and resources and a supportive community. Find a school where the teachers are actual working actors, directors, and casting agents. So if you’re stuck at home, not based in London or just want to learn online, The Actors Gym (https://actorsgym.co.uk) is for you.

Category: The Actors Gym

Acting is like any skill or profession – you need training to be a good actor.

If you’re not able to study acting in person – because of where you live, your circumstances, or situations like the current pandemic, there are still ways you can train online and keep your acting skills sharp.

You need to understand the language and protocols on set, and how to listen to a director. You need to know how to break down a script, and develop a character. You need to understand different acting techniques, such as the Meisner technique, emotional memory, the Stanislavski method. These are skills you can learn online.
You should find a good online school that will give you individual feedback on your work, that offers a variety of training, live video workshops, challenges and resources and a supportive community. Find a school where the teachers are actual working actors, directors, and casting agents. So if you’re stuck at home, not based in London or just want to learn online, The Actors Gym (https://actorsgym.co.uk) is for you.

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The Actors Gym is an online acting community and training school developed by the team from the hugely successful real-world acting school, The Reel Scene.

Many acting students aren’t based in London, and can’t come to physical classes (for example because of the Coronavirus outbreak). As a result, we developed The Actors Gym as a place where actors can train online. It offers acting advice from real, working actors including celebrities like Asa Butterfield (Sex Education on Netflix) and William Moseley (The Chronicles of Narnia). We post self-tape challenges every month and give you personal feedback on your submissions. We have regular Zoom workshops with our acting coaches, covering everything from movement and motion capture to Meisner and audition technique. We offer a growing range of courses, workshops, special interest groups, libraries of scripts and monologues and much more.

We welcome English-speaking actors from anywhere in the world, at any point of their acting career, and of any age. Contact us at [email protected] to find out more!

 

Category: The Actors Gym

Acting is like any skill or profession – you need training to be a good actor. You need time in front of a camera, you need to learn how to work with other actors. You need to understand the language and protocols on set, and how to listen to a director. You need to know how to break down a script, and develop a character. You need to understand different acting techniques, such as the Meisner technique, emotional memory, the Stanislavski method. You need headshots, a showreel and an agent.
You should find a good school that will give practical, real-world training in acting, not just theory. Find a school where the teachers are actual working actors, directors, and casting agents. A good acting school will regularly record and edit your performances so you can see how you perform on camera and you can learn to understand continuity and framing. And a good school will support you in your career, helping you network with other actors and people in the industry.
The Reel Scene at https://reelscene.co,uk offers all of this – we care about actors, and we offer no-nonsense practical courses and workshops in acting. And if you’re stuck at home, not based in London or just want to learn online, The Actors Gym (https://actorsgym.co.uk) is for you.

Category: The Actors Gym

Acting is like any skill or profession – you need training to be a good actor. You need time in front of a camera, you need to learn how to work with other actors. You need to understand the language and protocols on set, and how to listen to a director. You need to know how to break down a script, and develop a character. You need to understand different acting techniques, such as the Meisner technique, emotional memory, the Stanislavski method. You need headshots, a showreel and an agent.
You should find a good school that will give practical, real-world training in acting, not just theory. Find a school where the teachers are actual working actors, directors, and casting agents. A good acting school will regularly record and edit your performances so you can see how you perform on camera and you can learn to understand continuity and framing. And a good school will support you in your career, helping you network with other actors and people in the industry.
The Reel Scene at https://reelscene.co,uk offers all of this – we care about actors, and we offer no-nonsense practical courses and workshops in acting. And if you’re stuck at home, not based in London or just want to learn online, The Actors Gym (https://actorsgym.co.uk) is for you.

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