Anecdote

Free 12-Month Membership to Backstage

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Win a free membership to one of the biggest casting websites in the US now rapidly growing in the UK. All you have to do is share your story. Send in an interesting tale from that rehearsal, audition or drama school class. The best entries will have a valuable lesson behind them.
Free Trial Workshop

Free Trial Workshop (16-21s)

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Urban Young Actors are opening a brand new class on Wednesdays at Quad Studios in Leicester. This class will be for 16-21 year olds and opens in May. I will be leading the weekly sessions that will focus on acting technique and training. To kick things off, we'll be running a free trial workshop to give new members a taster of the work we do at Urban.
The Sins of Sor Juana

What Are Drama Schools Looking For?

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There’s no denying that getting into drama school can be an arduous affair. I often tell students that there are a myriad of reasons why a school could ultimately decide not to offer them a place and many of those reasons may have absolutely nothing to do with ability.
Andrei Costin in 'The Kite Runner'

Life After Drama School

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For an actor, life after drama school can be many things - turbulent, emotional and occasionally glorious are a few words that come to my mind. I recently got the chance to catch up with my good friend and actor Andrei Costin and he described life after drama school as ‘challenging’.
The Actors Workshop

The Actors Workshop, Nottingham

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"The Actors Workshop is endorsed by Nottingham's BAFTA winning 'Television Workshop' and provides an opportunity for adults aged twenty one and over, to explore and develop the necessary skills for careers in film, television and radio...
The full cast of Made in India - Credit Robert Day

Made In India

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In a surrogacy clinic in Gujarat, three women meet. It’s Londoner Eva’s last chance for motherhood. For village girl Aditi, surrogacy is a lifeline out of poverty. For clinic owner and businesswoman Dr Gupta, it’s all just another transaction.
It's An Art

Open Art Surgery

For Open Art Surgery at CURVE, Leicester, I worked with actor and producer Akshay Sharma to produce an original film entitled, 'It's An Art'. Open Art Surgery (formerly The Surgery) offers Hip Hop theatre performers and companies (dancers, musicians, emcees and visual artists) the opportunity...
The Unblinding Programme

The Unblinding Musical

After performing in The Unblinding last year, I am pleased to announce that it has returned in a brand new medium. The Unblinding is a new musical with a difference - it combines animated graphic novel images and audio and is released in episodes via an app for your phone/tablet!
14-48

14/48 Festival

7 writers, 7 directors, 25 actors, designers, and musicians + 48 hours = 14 world premiere plays. 14/48 Leicester is the Leicester Satellite of “The world’s quickest theatre festival” in which 14 new plays are written, directed and performed within a 48 hour period...
Green Leaves Fall Trailer

Green Leaves Fall & Freeman

For Black History Month, Strictly Arts brought two productions to Belgrade Theatre, Coventry - 'Green Leaves Fall' and 'Freeman'. Kieran had the pleasure of working with them during their show weeks to produce a filmic trailer for each show.
Strictly Arts

In Rehearsals with Strictly Arts

Green Leaves Fall is a brand new play by Strictly Arts Theatre Company that explores some of the most pressing social issues of our time. I had the pleasure of joining the company in rehearsals to film a promo for the show. The show is thought provoking and incredibly powerful. Tickets are on sale at Belgrade Theatre...

'We Lost Elijah' by Ryan Craig

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Kieran is currently directing 'We Lost Elijah' for the Over 16s group at Urban Young Actors. The play takes to the stage on July 30th and 31st at Wreake Valley Theatre. See here for tickets: http://urbanyoungactors.com Adults are charged at £7.50, OAPs & children...
monologue slam

Winner of the Triforce Monologue Slam

For the first time ever, TriForce brought their prestigious acting competition to the East Midlands and Curve, Leicester. After making it through the first round of auditions, Kieran performed in the final on Wednesday 8th June and went on to win with his monologue...
Troilus and Cressida

Masterclasses at Urban Young Actors

URBAN YOUNG ACTORS was set up because there was such a hunger for a drama group in Leicester designed specifically for 'Real kids with natural ability'. URBAN is a drama workshop for young people between the ages of 8 and 21. For most of 2016, Kieran...
Anecdote

Free 12-Month Membership to Backstage

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Win a free membership to one of the biggest casting websites in the US now rapidly growing in the UK. All you have to do is share your story. Send in an interesting tale from that rehearsal, audition or drama school class. The best entries will have a valuable lesson behind them.
Free Trial Workshop

Free Trial Workshop (16-21s)

/
Urban Young Actors are opening a brand new class on Wednesdays at Quad Studios in Leicester. This class will be for 16-21 year olds and opens in May. I will be leading the weekly sessions that will focus on acting technique and training. To kick things off, we'll be running a free trial workshop to give new members a taster of the work we do at Urban.
The Sins of Sor Juana

What Are Drama Schools Looking For?

/
There’s no denying that getting into drama school can be an arduous affair. I often tell students that there are a myriad of reasons why a school could ultimately decide not to offer them a place and many of those reasons may have absolutely nothing to do with ability.
Andrei Costin in 'The Kite Runner'

Life After Drama School

/
For an actor, life after drama school can be many things - turbulent, emotional and occasionally glorious are a few words that come to my mind. I recently got the chance to catch up with my good friend and actor Andrei Costin and he described life after drama school as ‘challenging’.
The Actors Workshop

The Actors Workshop, Nottingham

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"The Actors Workshop is endorsed by Nottingham's BAFTA winning 'Television Workshop' and provides an opportunity for adults aged twenty one and over, to explore and develop the necessary skills for careers in film, television and radio...
The full cast of Made in India - Credit Robert Day

Made In India

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In a surrogacy clinic in Gujarat, three women meet. It’s Londoner Eva’s last chance for motherhood. For village girl Aditi, surrogacy is a lifeline out of poverty. For clinic owner and businesswoman Dr Gupta, it’s all just another transaction.
It's An Art

Open Art Surgery

For Open Art Surgery at CURVE, Leicester, I worked with actor and producer Akshay Sharma to produce an original film entitled, 'It's An Art'. Open Art Surgery (formerly The Surgery) offers Hip Hop theatre performers and companies (dancers, musicians, emcees and visual artists) the opportunity...
The Unblinding Programme

The Unblinding Musical

After performing in The Unblinding last year, I am pleased to announce that it has returned in a brand new medium. The Unblinding is a new musical with a difference - it combines animated graphic novel images and audio and is released in episodes via an app for your phone/tablet!
14-48

14/48 Festival

7 writers, 7 directors, 25 actors, designers, and musicians + 48 hours = 14 world premiere plays. 14/48 Leicester is the Leicester Satellite of “The world’s quickest theatre festival” in which 14 new plays are written, directed and performed within a 48 hour period...

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