Directing Essentials

For adults 18+

Level: Beginner

Learn how to create a director’s concept that communicates your interpretation of the play and unifies the elements of a production. Understand the processes of preparing for rehearsal and the relationship of story, design and performance.

Course components

  • Discover how to create a director’s concept.
  • Investigate the elements of a production; discover how to work with the creative and technical teams.
  • Understand how to conduct auditions and lead the rehearsal process.


  • An awareness of how the creative process brings a theatrical performance together.
  • Confidence to communicate and lead a range of different theatre practitioners to achieve a common goal.
  • An ability to cast a theatre show confidently.

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No experience necessary

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.

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