EAS adds Daytime Actors’ Gym

Feb 1 2024 | By More

Morning sessions for Edinburgh Acting School’s acting workout

Edinburgh Acting School’s Actors’ Gym is piloting a new monthly daytime class in addition to its regular Monday evening sessions. The first daytime session will take place on Monday 19 Feb 2024.

The Actors’ Gym is a weekly acting workout, aimed specifically at trained or professional actors. This facilitated space allows actors to keep their skills sharp, exchange knowledge and meet potential future collaborators.

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The Actors’ Gym currently takes place at Marchmont St Giles on Kilgraston Rd every Monday from 7pm to 9pm and is tutored by Edinburgh-based playwright and director, Jen McGregor. The fee is £13.50 for a weekly drop-in option or £150 for a full term.

The new sessions will take place monthly at Marchmont St Giles. The first one is on Monday 19 February 2024 from 11am to 1pm and will also by tutored by Jen McGregor. The fee is £13.50 drop-in.

According to EAS: “The aim of these sessions is to help to facilitate stamina maintenance and to aid with technique practice. We also provide the opportunity and space for self directed scene study, aided by our skilled tutors.

supportive community

“As well as this, our sessions provide a unique opportunity to build your contacts and meet others working in the Edinburgh-based acting scene. Our Actor’s Gym is a fantastic environment to hone your skills, get some great professional coaching and be part of a supportive community of actors.

“Even the most experienced actor needs to keep up their training – and our sessions are the perfect way to do that.”


Edinburgh Acting School Actors’ Gym
Marchmont St Giles, 3 Kilgraston Rd, EH9 2DW

Regular weekly evening class
Monday 5 February – Monday 3 June 2024
Evenings: 7pm – 9pm
Fee: £13.50 weekly drop-in/£150 full term.
Further details and booking: Sign up here.

Pilot monthly daytime class
Monday 19 February 2024
Runs 11am – 1pm.
Fee: £13.50 drop-in.
Further details and booking: Sign up here.
NB: The Butterflies Café in Marchmont St Giles (details here) will be open for lunch after this session for those wishing to stay and socialise.

Edinburgh Acting School website: www.edinburghactingschool.com.


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  1. Kathleen says:

    I’m hoping to come to the daytime sessions after Easter.