• “Curiouser and Curiouser!”

    Lewis Carroll Alice in Wonderland
Our full range of 2017 courses will be announced within the next two weeks, along with course content and how to book your places. Below you will find details of the first of those course’s which is Harry Potter Summer School 2017.
FOR ASPIRING WIZARDS AGES 6 AND ABOVE

Spend 5 magical days truly immersed in the world of Harry Potter. This spellbinding week includes magnicent masterclasses with industry professionals and a day trip to London’s famous Warner Brothers Studios, for ‘The Making of Harry Potter’ Tour... Don’t forget your wand!
Unlock your creative potential - whether you are honing existing performance skills, furthering professional goals, encouraging theatre appreciation or simply adding more 'strings to your bow,’ within the heart of Gloucestershire. CAMDA's top calibre tuition is designed to increase confidence via professional guidance at an award-winning theatre, Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Ladies College, where no two days are the same. Our dedicated team guarantee small class sizes in age-appropriate groups (16 max students) for every practical session, especially created to dazzle and delight.
So what does the course involve?
  • Philosopher’s Stone Scene Study
  • Hubble Bubble Choir
  • Acting Magic
  • Golden Charms Poetry
  • Transfiguration Make-Up
  • Wand Stage Combat
  • Care of Magical Creatures

£250 per person which covers 5 days.

Places for 50 day students and 50 Boarders Boarding - £750 per person*

*Boarding. Full ‘Harry Potter Summer School’ - course, board, food and accommodation - is available at Cheltenham Ladies College, Halls of Residence via CAMDA; £750 pp staying 6 nights, 30 July to 4 August 2017 inclusive.
‘Hogwarts’, AKA Cheltenham Ladies College, Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 3EP
The Summer School 2016 takes place over 5 days for people aged 6 years and above - of every ability with no upper age limit. Children will be placed in age-appropriate groups, with activities selected especially for the age group.

Please make sure your child or yourself attend the school with a packed lunch and refreshments.
  • Additionally, individuals are invited to perform in CAMDA's professionally staged Showcase in 13 March 2016. Plus have the option to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's (RADA) home for one day in Bloomsbury, London for a fascinating RADA tour and RADA theatre performance.
  • Each weekly Masterclass Workshop is two hours and the two 'Sunday Specials' are for three hours from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm - exclusively led by Royal Academy and industry Specialists in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
  • Weekly Masterclass. You can choose which weekday from Monday to Friday.
  • Choice of two time slots 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm or 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm.
  • Introductory Price of 4 Week Acting 2016 Taster Course - £200 (if booked before 14 December 2015)
CAMDA's First Term 2016 Acting course begins on Sunday 10 January 2016 and students receive a 'CAMDA Acting Course' certificate upon successful completion.

This innovative 10 week programme starts January 2016 and offers weekly Masterclass Workshops, with a different Royal Academy Specialist, on your choice of evening. There are also one of two time slots available, to suit your busy lifestyle. Each CAMDA course culminates in a stunning Showcase at the award-winning Parabola Arts Centre (PAC), Cheltenham Ladies College, within the heart of Gloucestershire.
Acting (including Confidence & Speech)
Voice
Improvisation
Singing
DJ-ing
Comedy (including Clowning)
Audition Technique
Stage Combat
  • Additionally, individuals have the opportunity to enjoy exclusive theatre trips with CAMDA and attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's (RADA) home for one day in Bloomsbury, London for a fascinating tour and RADA theatre performance.
  • Each weekly Masterclass Workshop is two hours over 10 weeks and our three optional 'Sunday Specials' (attended on key afternoons) from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm - exclusively led by Royal Academy and industry Specialists in Cheltenham - are for three hours.
  • Weekly Masterclass. You can choose which weekday from Monday to Friday. Choice of two time slots 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm or 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm.
  • First Term Acting Course (10 Weeks) - Special Introductory fee -£400. We can proudly offer an extraordinary early bird booking price for just £350 if you book your place at CAMDA before 14 December 2015.
CAMDA's second upcoming short Acting 'Taster' begins April 2016 and students receive a 'CAMDA Acting Short Course' certificate upon successful completion.
Acting
Improvisation
Singing
Comedy (including Clowning)
Stage Combat  
  • Additionally, individuals are invited to perform in CAMDA's professionally staged Showcase in July 2016. Plus have the option to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's (RADA) home for one day in Bloomsbury, London for a fascinating RADA tour and RADA theatre performance.
  • Each weekly Masterclass Workshop is two hours and the two 'Sunday Specials' are for three hours from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm - exclusively led by Royal Academy and industry Specialists in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
  • Weekly Masterclass. You can choose which weekday from Monday to Friday.
  • Choice of two time slots 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm or 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm.
  • Introductory Price of 4 Week April Acting 2016 Taster Course - £200 (if booked before 14 March 2016)
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