Acting and Performance Course for Opera Singers

The day will comprise an Acting class with an Opera Director, a Performance class where you will be coached by a Repetiteur and a Director, and a group coaching session with a Repetiteur. You will work on Solo Arias and Duets in English, German, Italian and French.

Typical day:

  • 11am – 12.45pm: Repertoire Coaching
  • 12.45 – 1.15pm: Lunch
  • 1.15pm – 4.15pm: Performance Class
  • 4.15pm – 4.30pm: Break
  • 4.30pm – 6pm: Acting/ Working on Character/ Performance Craft

Applicants should have some experience, but may be looking to study Opera at one of the Colleges, or may be beginning to embark on their career, whilst continuing to train. This course is suitable for classically trained singers of various levels of experience, who want to hone their craft, working on Solo Arias and Duets with established Repetiteur/ Coach Mary Hill, and Opera Directors William Relton and David Edwards. (Biogs below)

To apply please send in a self-tape of two contrasting arias. One aria must be in Italian, and the other can be in a language of your choice. Please include a current CV and a list of your current Repertoire in your application. Your application should also detail which languages you are proficient in for the requirements of singing.

Please send the above to

This 10-week course will culminate in an evening performance of some of the work you have covered and rehearsed throughout your course, to which you can invite friends and family.


Start Date

Starts: October 2nd 2022



10 Week Course

Sundays 11am – 6pm

  • October: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th  
  • November: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th  
  • December: 4th (Please reserve the evening of 4th December for a final performance)


Mary Hill (Repetiteur), David Edwards (Opera Director), Chris Cowell (Opera Director)


Associated Studios, 204 Latimer Rd, W10 6QY (5mins walk from Latimer Rd Tube and 12 mins walk from White City Tube)