Courses At Morley College

This year, a selection of VAULT Festival performances and workshops are taking place in venues at our partner instution Morley College. Below you can find a number of courses available that we think you might find interesting.

“Founded in 1889, we are one of the UK’s leading centres for adult education. Morley is best known for music and the visual arts, with over 13,000 students studying with us each year.

Morley is all about the joy of learning and the positive impact successful learning has in bringing out personal potential, restoring self-belief and creating new opportunity. The Morley staff team are specialists in adult education, with considerable subject expertise in the Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences.

In addition to over sixty areas of study Morley provides an exceptional range of enrichment opportunities for students and the wider community, maintaining a high profile programme of performances and events, including public exhibitions at the Morley Gallery.” Read More

DRAMA

Acting Classes from Beginners to Advanced
Multiple dates and times available throughout the year.We offer a wide range of Acting classes from complete beginners through to an advanced theatre company.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2212-acting-for-beginners

Public Speaking
Multiple dates and times available throughout the year.
Overcome your nerves and acquire skills to become a more confident and effective public speaker.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2218-public-speaking/3491

How to facilitate theatre workshops DAC116A
Gain the skills to turn your knowledge in theatre and drama into teaching engaging, fun and informative workshops.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2990-how-to-facilitate-theatre-workshops/3515

The Morley Theatre Company DAC060B
Rise to the challenge; bring an exciting new or classic text to the stage. Audition required.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/3164-actors-studio-4-the-morley-theatre-company/3486

Masterclass with Cardboard Citizens DAC126C
Learn skills in making theatre from renowned Forum Theatre and storytelling experts Cardboard Citizens.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/107-masterclass-with-cardboard-citizens/2168

Directing Theatre DAC114A
Learn the fundamentals of directing theatre, from how to communicate with actors to understanding the ‘rules’ of stagecraft.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2239-directing-theatre/3518

MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

Live Sound Engineering 1
Learn the core skills needed to set-up and run a live PA system.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2380-live-sound-engineering-1/3698

DJ Workshop 1 MTE039C
Introduction to the concepts, terminology, and practice of becoming an effective DJ.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2391-dj-workshop-1/3712

Home Studio Recording and Music Production MTE063B
Learn about audio equipment, recording techniques, recording guitars and vocals, programming backing tracks, creating beats and basic mixing.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2379-home-studio-recording-music-production/3696

Experimental and Free Improvisation Ensemble MTE253A
Discover ways to create music in an instant. Play in an ensemble that tests the boundaries of music, going beyond the written score.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2408-experimental-free-improvisation-ensemble/3732

DANCE

German Tanztheater 2 DCO017B
Develop your dance compositional skills through using the tools of German Tanztheater, most famously used by choreographer Pina Bausch.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2161-german-tanztheater-2/3325

Flamenco Advanced and Repertoire DFL014B
For students with significant previous flamenco dance experience and secure technique, this is a fast paced, challenging course, exploring flamenco dance technique, vocabulary, style, mood and rhythms (including castanet work).
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2177-flamenco-advanced-repertoire/3381

Castanets and Classical Spanish Dance DFL015B
These workshops are aimed at BOTH dancers AND musicians, and you will focus on learning to play Spanish castanets.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2997-castanets-classical-spanish-dance/3384

Flamenco: Bata de Cola DFL016B
Learn the art of dancing with the flamenco tail skirt. These workshops are aimed at intermediate and advanced level flamenco dancers (male or female).
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/2179-flamenco-bata-de-cola/3387

Rhythm Tap 3 DTA006C
Suitable for more experienced tap-dancers wanting to further refine and improve skills and explore the new rhythms and techniques of rhythm tap.
https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/1126-rhythm-tap-3/2253