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


Work directly with world renowned acting, voice and dialect coach, Mel Churcher on this highly practical 4 day training course. With over 35 years’ experience and an extensive credits list, Mel has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, training actors and working closely with Directors on a range of International film and TV projects.

Meet Your Tutor

Mel Churcher is one of the worlds top acting and dialogue coaches in Film and TV. Mel has coached actors such as Daisy Edgar-Jones (War of the Worlds), Michelle Yeoh (The Lady), Daniel Craig & Angelina Jolie (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider), Jet Li (Unleashed), Keira Knightley (The Hole, King Arthur), Henry Cavill (The Count of Monte Cristo), Sam Riley (Control). She has worked in the voice department of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre (where she was 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.

Course Outline

Mel takes a holistic approach over 4 days of in-person process, taking students through the step by step process of creating, developing and delivering assured performances on screen performances using a physical approach to fuse the actor and the role. This allows you to find freedom and life in your screen performance, put to the test as you film throughout the course. PERFORMANCE FEEDBACK On Saturday 20th January 2024 10.30am –1pm, the course culminates with a follow up Zoom session with Mel. This session will be about self-tapes. She will discuss all aspects of self-taping. Mel will also offer individual feedback at a later date on any self-tapes you wish to film from the scenes you have worked on during the course.


Mon 15th to Thurs 18th January 2024

Designed For

Newly Emerging Actors and Working Professionals


Day 1 to 3: 10.30am – 5.30pm Day 4: 10:30am – 3:30pm

What You'll Love

Led by A-Lister 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-Lister Coach
Film scenes for future development
Designed to enhance your screen acting skills

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

Cecil Sharp House, Committee Room, 2 Regent’s Park Road, London, NW1 7AY

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Cecil Sharp House is located in Camden Town, at the junction of Regent’s Park Road and Gloucester Avenue. We are easy to reach by rail, road and tube.

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