Welcome to The Questors Theatre in Ealing, London

Here you can watch new and popular plays every week. We deliver a full season of professional-quality productions - and provide a performance venue for touring theatre companies.

Anyone can get involved - become a Questors member and take part in everything from acting and directing to lighting, front of house and stage design.

We also deliver theatre training for all ages - find out about our Academy and Youth Theatre.

There's lots of reasons to discover The Questors:

  • You'll enjoy our theatre. We perform in our own high-quality theatre venue - with our 350-seat Judi Dench Playhouse and 90-seat Studio theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our plays. Every year we stage a season of 15-20 plays, from modern dramas and comedies to classics of British and world theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our high quality. We're a member of the Society of Independent Theatres and one of the biggest drama groups in London.
  • You'll enjoy our friendliness. Our front of house team are all Questors members, and our Grapevine bar features in the Good Beer Guide and was recognised by CAMRA.

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Platform: Audio Drama

29 Feb - 29 Feb 20 | The Questors Theatre

Platform

Platform: Audio Drama

Questors Academy

Acting and performing for radio drama, audiobooks and video games

AN INTRODUCTION TO AUDIO DRAMA

29 Feb, 7, 14 and 21 March

A fun, practical Platform course looking at acting and performing for radio drama, audiobooks and video games. Over 4 weeks, we cover an introduction to the genre, the voice, creating believable characters, scripts and scene work. There will be an opportunity to record a small scene or extract on-mic as well as an informal live performance at the end for friends and family.

This is a fun, hands-on course that explores the genre of voice acting for all those members who have ever heard a voiceover and thought “I can do that”. Well now you can!

Week 1
The Prologue
What is audio drama.
What voice actors really do. Myths and misconceptions. The impact of the voice.
Warm ups, posture and breath.

Week 2
Getting into Character
Warm ups, posture and breath (it never ends). Creating believable characters.
Approaching scripts. Choosing scripts and scenes.

Week 3
Step Up to the Mic
Warm up
Introduction to microphone techniques. Character, scripts and scene work.
Recording on-mic.

Week 4
The  Epilogue Warm up Review.
Live radio performance for family and friends.

Tutor: Samantha Boffin
Sam is a full-time, professionally trained Voice Artist and Actor who works right across the spectrum of the voiceover industry from audiobooks, drama and film-dubbing to commercials, corporates and e-learning. She’s experienced at devising and leading workshops for voice work and audio drama at local schools and colleges. Before becoming a full-time voice, she worked at the BBC as a Creative Director, Producer and Voiceover. Sam is an Acting Member at Questors.

Booking a place

Please note that this is a popular course so places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Booking goes through our box office system and therefore it will state 'book a ticket' and not 'book a place'.

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Sat
29
Feb
8:00 PM
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The Questors Theatre, 12 Mattock Lane, Ealing W5 5BQ
Box Office 020 8567 5184, Theatre Office 020 8567 0011
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