Young actors rehearsing in a rehearsal studio

15-19 May, London | Application deadline 20 March

This five-day course is designed to give actors at all stages in their career a chance to work with renowned director Max Stafford-Clark. Actors will gain an insight into his rehearsal techniques such as actioning texts, improvisations and status games, and take part in workshops led by actors, writers and directors.

Throughout the week, participants will work on scenes and monologues from the wide catalogue of Out of Joint productions, and receive direction and advice from Max and visiting OjO associates. There will also be trip to watch Consent, our co-production with the National Theatre of Nina Raine’s new play.

The course will take place at Out of Joint’s rehearsal base near Finsbury Park in London from 15 to 19 May, 11am – 5pm daily.


Places cost £325. Please download and complete the application-form, and email it to Gina Abolins, Education Administrator at The deadline is 20 March.

Subsidised places: Thanks to a generous donation from the Roddick Foundation, there are a limited number of part-subsidised places available on this course. In order to apply for a subsidised place, please also download this additional subsidised place application form and send both this and the main application-form to Please note: The deadline for applying for a subsidised place is 6 March.

This event is part of our Professional Development Programme.

See also: Actions, the Actors’ Thesaurus in our shop

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