Echo Acting Galway

At Echo Acting Galway our mission is to provide students with the resources to develop their skills as actors. Your tutor Rena Bryson has over ten year’s experience teaching drama and holds an MA in Drama and Theatre Studies.

One on One Classes

Echo Acting Galway offers One on One classes to assist actors with developing their skills, preparing for auditions or completing an individualized programme suited to the actors needs. One on one sessions currently take place online.

For inquiries email echoactingalway@gmail.com or call Rena at (086) 8040904.

Acting For Beginners

During our eight week programme your facilitator Rena will guide you through the world of acting with a fun, educational and passionate approach. The programme is suitable for those completely new to acting or those who want to brush up their skills. Each class uses different acting exercises to build the following skills.

  • Confidence
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Projection
  • Text analysis
  • Physical Theatre
  • Improvisation

Throughout the programme each actor will develop a monologue which will be performed for the group at the final class. This monologue can then be used for self tapes, auditions etc. Each actor will also be presented with a certificate of completion at the final class.

Rena has over ten years experience working with vulnerable children / adults and welcomes students of all abilities.

When

Classes run between 7.00pm – 9.00pm on Tuesday evenings from January 5th – February 23rd.

Price

An eight week course costs €240.00 (€30 a class). Payments can be made at the first class or via bank transfer.

To make inquires contact echoactinggalway@gmail.com or call Rena at (086) 8040904.

Shaping The Actor

Our advanced acting course is ideal for those who have some experience in acting and wish to bring their skills to the next level. The course not only teaches the craft of acting but offers a practical approach to starting an acting career. At the end of the course each actor will have;

  • A professional head shot
  • A filmed monologue
  • An Acting CV
  • A knowledge of the audition process
  • A working knowledge of self taping

Throughout the programme each actor will develop a monologue of their choice. At the final class this monologue will be filmed and a professional head shot captured. After editing the final footage and photographs will be sent digitally to each actor. Each actor will also be presented with a certificate of completion at the final class.

Rena has over ten years experience working with vulnerable children / adults and welcomes students of all abilities. Headshots and footage will be captured by Catriona Bonner Photography.

When

Classes run between 7.00pm – 9.00pm on Thursday evenings from January 7th to February 11th.

Price

The six week course costs €200, including edited footage and professional head shots. Payments can be made at the first class or via bank transfer.

To make inquires contact echoactinggalway@gmail.com or call Rena at (086) 8040904.

Where

All classes will take place at The Connacht Hotel Galway Dublin Road, Galway, H91 K5DD . The meeting room used is bright, airy, has natural lighting and is ideal for drama classes. The room will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before and after each drama class. You can find a map and detailed directions to the hotel here. There is free parking available.

Acting and Covid 19

Echo Acting put the safety of our actors first. Due to this we will be taking the following measures to insure everyone’s safety.

  • Small class sizes.
  • Focusing on monologue work rather than group work.
  • Actors are instructed not to attend if feeling unwell.
  • If further restrictions lead to canceled classes actors will be refunded.
  • The room will be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before and after each class.

Sign Up

To sign up please fill out the form below. Payments can be made at the first class, through the link below or via bank transfer.

Sign up Form

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Hear from Rena’s previous students

Rena is a brilliant tutor. She is open, knowledgeable and offers you words of encouragement throughout the course.

Lydia Ward

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Thanks Rena for making the acting workshop so open and approachable, I learned lots and left every time with a light heart and happy feet

Nigel Treacy

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