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London Based Acting classes for the working actor

About Lee

About the founder of 1956 Studio and the philosophy behind the technique

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How do you set yourself apart as an actor? How should you be marketing yourself?

Tremendously helpful! 1956 Studio classes have helped me improve my ability work openly & honestly. 

Nancy Pinthieve

The Technique

We use Mamet technique to approach text, and the Meisner technique to develop connection with one another

For each class I am discovering more about myself as an actor but also as a person.

Frederik Lysegaard

Upcoming Events & Workshops

An actress speaks: Pressure

by Hayley Mcfadyen I personally suffer from the pressures of most things around me in life, not just acting and the overwhelming industry itself. Pressure can benefit us and push us, some of my best work comes from being switched on. But it can also cause problems which don’t need to be there. Pressure mostly…

Black Actors in a White World

by Samuel Nunez Upon writing this piece I am reminded of Michael Kiwanuka’s song “I’m a black man in a White World”. It’s why I altered the title slightly but I feel that it will cover more than being an actor. Acting is what I do, not who I am. The mood reflects the same…

Episode 4

Meet the Family: Tune in today at 7:30pm! Will Tina have time to make amends with Dez before it’s time to meet the family? Dez and Tina get ready to move to Mars. Follow their journey from Bury to space as they train themselves mentally and physically for a whole new world. written by Lee…


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