This intensive 5 Day Screen Acting Course is designed for anyone looking to bring freedom and belief to their performance on screen. Led by Director Paulette Randall, who has experience working with successful actors in the UK, will bring insight into developing a real performances that can transcend on camera, but also apply to stage. The course aims to provide a thorough understanding of the craft and by the end, you will have gained valuable skills, practical knowledge, and film a professional showreel to further your acting career.

Meet Your Tutor

Paulette Randall MBE, is a British Director of Jamaican descent. She was Chair of the Board of Clean Break Theatre Company in 2006–07, and is former Artistic Director of Talawa Theatre Company. She was the Associate Director for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.

In 2013 Paulette became the first Female Black Director to bring a production to the West End with Wilson’s Fences, starring Lenny Henry, at the Duchess Theatre. Paulette was appointed an MBE in 2015 for Services to Drama, and was awarded an honorary degree from Brunel University in the same year. In 2016, she was given a Lifetime Achievement award for her work as a Director and Playwright in film and TV at the inaugural WOW Creative Industries Awards, presented by the Women of the World Festival at the Southbank Centre.

Course Outline

Over 5 Days, you will spend time working closely under Paulette’s guidance and direction working towards filming a fresh showreel. Paulette will share insights into experimenting in rehearsal, the process of casting for a production, technicalities of screen performance and how to succeed in a competitive industry. You will walk away invigorated and fuelled with the confidence to use either on set or in the audition room.


Monday 8th – Friday 12th January 2024

Designed For

Intermediate – Professional


10am to 5pm

What You'll Love

Film Two Showreel Scenes

Held at Pinewood Studios

You’ll be working at the heart of the British Film Industry and home to some of the world’s most influential film makers. Feel inspired and build your confidence as you work with industry leading professionals in a supportive environment.

Getting to Pinewood

Free parking is available on site. A free shuttle bus service runs to Pinewood from nearby stations, including Uxbridge Tube Station, Slough and Gerrards Cross.

Casting professionals choose Spotlight to cast their projects because performers on Spotlight are recognised as the industry’s best. 

To be eligible to apply for Spotlight Membership, you have to successfully earn 400 Points from Actors Studio Training.

Spotlight Eligibility

Each course is worth a certain amount of points. Courses can be repeated to earn points. See below how many points you can earn from this course.

Booking Options

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  • Suitable for anyone with some previous acting training through to professional actors
  • Practical and immersive
  • Film footage for your acting showreel (2 duologue scenes)
  • Small Class Size
  • Attracts a varied age range from 17 yrs +
  • Led by Award-Winning Industry Professionals
  • This course is taught in English so it is important that you have proficient English language skills
  • Learning Outcomes

  • Increase your chances of getting work
  • Improved knowledge and confidence in front of camera
  • Learn rehearsal techniques and processes
  • Develop natural immersive acting skills
  • Experience with a professional crew and Director
  • Course Location

    Actors Studio, Pinewood Studios, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH.

    • Free parking available at Pinewood Studios
    • Free frequent shuttle bus service from London Uxbridge Tube Station, Slough & Gerrards Cross. Transfer from station to Pinewood Studios – 10 minutes
    • Canteen & Coffee Shops on site

    Payment Options

    We accept all major debit and credit cards. Take advantage of PayPal Pay In 3, splitting the cost into 3 interest free payments.

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