Acting for Film 4 Day Intensive
With A-List Acting Coach Mel Churcher


Immerse yourself in an intensive four-day training course led by the esteemed Acting, Voice, and Dialect Coach, Mel Churcher. With an impressive career spanning over 35 years and a robust list of credits, Mel has collaborated with luminaries across the globe in the entertainment industry. From training actors to collaborating closely with directors on international film and TV projects, Mel brings unparalleled expertise and insight to every session. This practical course offers a unique opportunity to work directly with a world-renowned coach, honing your skills and gaining invaluable insights from Mel’s wealth of experience.

Meet Your Tutor

Mel Churcher

A-List Acting Coach

Mel Churcher stands as one of the world’s foremost Acting and Dialogue Coaches in the realm of Film and TV, boasting an illustrious career spanning decades. Her expertise has been sought by acclaimed actors such as Daisy Edgar-Jones (“War of the Worlds”), Michelle Yeoh (“The Lady”), Daniel Craig and Angelina Jolie (“Lara Croft: Tomb Raider”), Jet Li (“Unleashed”), Keira Knightley (“The Hole,” “King Arthur”), Henry Cavill (“The Count of Monte Cristo”), and Sam Riley (“Control”). Mel’s influence extends beyond individual coaching sessions; she has also made significant contributions to esteemed institutions such as the Royal Shakespeare Company, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (where she served as Head of Voice and Text for twelve years), Shakespeare’s Globe, The Young Vic, Manchester Royal Exchange, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, and the Royal Court Theatre in London. Furthermore, Mel’s global impact is evident through her internationally acclaimed books on screen acting, which have served as indispensable resources for actors and industry professionals worldwide.

Course Outline

Embark on a comprehensive journey with Mel across four immersive days, where she adopts a holistic approach to guide students through the intricate process of crafting, refining, and delivering confident on-screen performances. Through hands-on sessions, Mel employs a physical approach to seamlessly merge the actor with the role, fostering authenticity and vitality in every portrayal. This dynamic method empowers you to discover newfound freedom and depth in your screen performances, which are put to the test as you engage in filming exercises throughout the course.


Monday 22nd – Thursday 25th July 2024

Designed For

Intermediate – Professional


10.30am – 6pm

What You'll Love

Led by A-List Acting Coach Mel Churcher

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

Spotlight Eligibility

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  • Work closely with A-List Acting Coach Mel Churcher
  • Film scenes for future development
  • Designed to enhance your screen acting skills
  • Suitable if you are (17 yrs+) with some previous acting training or a professional actor
  • Attracts a varied age range from 17 yrs+. International Students Welcome
  • The course is taught in English, so it is important that you have proficient English language skills
  • Small Class Size
  • Learning Outcomes

  • Build convincing characters
  • Develop a holistic approach you can bring to set
  • Learn to bring truth and life to every take
  • Course Location

    Old Diorama Arts Centre, Regent’s Place, 201 Drummond St, London NW1 3FE

    Nearest Tube Stations:

    • Warren Street (5 mins): Northern & Victoria lines
    • Euston Square (5 mins): Circle, Hammersmith & Metropolitan lines
    • Great Portland Street (5 mins): Circle, Hammersmith & Metropolitan line
    • Euston inc National Rail (10 mins): Northern & Victoria line.

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