THE DJW SCHOOL

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ABOUT THE DJW SCHOOL

The DJW School of Acting is an actor training programme based in Stockton, Newcastle and Leeds. DJW are passionate about working with raw, undiscovered talent and we have a unique approach to working with all ages and abilities and are always on the search for new personalities. We focus on the individual and encourage them to work from a very real, truthful and raw place.

DJW are known for our approaches to acting with under represented talent. DJW have a good eye for casting and holistic approaches to get the very best out of our student actors.

We provide weekly classes, actors text workshops, industry workshops and private tuition for those who are serious about a career in Theatre, Television and Film. 

 

With regular guest teachers, scholarship and audition opportunities and the option to work towards your LAMDA Exams, The DJW School of Acting will open doors for you and guide you every step of the way.

Student Ava Huges in 'My Sister's Secret', showreel scene by DJW Talent.

We pride ourselves on offering a unique actor training programme to prepare actors of all ages 7-11 / 12-15 and 16+ (Our eldest student is 63).​  The DJW School of Acting (DJW Talent) has received QA International recognition at GOLD level in 2015-2020 and is registered for the excellent service award.

 

DJW acknowledge that drama based activities are transferable skills and it is without reservation that we include workshops which enhance our students confidence and creative thinking. Our aim as a school is to allow each individual the chance to soundboard their thoughts and feelings and express those ideas through a safe and supportive platform. DJW encourage all ages to work as part of a creative ensemble and also to develop as a professional solo artist.

 
 

TRAINING

The DJW School of Acting offer weekly acting classes for ages 7 to 11, 12 to 15 and 16+ in Theatre, Television & Film. The School offers a diverse range of skilled workshops to enhance emerging talent, gearing students up for the industry, acting auditions and guiding those who are looking to apply for drama school entry.

The DJW School of Acting focus on a variety of techniques and skills from improv, stagecraft and audition technique, to creative exploration, confidence building, script work and character development.

Additional benefits, such as LAMDA and Masterclass training are offered, for those wishing to engage in character development, script breakdown and understanding the psychology of performance and working towards gaining grades in Acting. With regular guests visiting the School, we pride ourselves on offering a unique actor training programme, with an AGENCY attached to help get actors into work.

The team work closely with other professionals, to keep up to date with industry requirements, training and castings, and work closely with casting directors | producers | directors and other actors in television | film and theatre, in order to increase opportunities for their students.

The DJW School can also help, with their Professional and industry approved headshot and showreel service, as well as providing selftapes and CV's. Visit the SERVICES page to find out more (open to all actors including those outside of the school or agency).

 

We invite anyone who is serious about a career in acting and for those wishing to prepare for genuine professional training in the future, to get in touch!

LAMDA Exams with DJW can be taken once a year, at a  Newcastle Public Centre

PRICES & TIMETABLES

locations

 

STOCKTON

the djw school

Stockton Town FC

Bishopton Road

Stockton

TS19 0QD

DJW Youths

7-15 years

11:00am - 3:00pm

DJW Adults

16+ years

3:30pm - 5:30pm

SUNDAYS

Dress Code: DJW Polo Shirt and Hoodie.

CLICK HERE for directions to this location.

LEEDS

the djw school

TBC

DJW Youths

7-15 years

TBC

DJW Adults

16+ years

TBC

Dress Code: Smart casual.

CLICK HERE for directions to this location.

NEWCASTLE

the djw school

Alphabetti Theatre

St James' Blvd

Newcastle

NE1 4HP

SATURDAYS

Dress Code: DJW Polo Shirt and Hoodie.

CLICK HERE for directions to this location.

DJW Youths

7-15 years

11:00am - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 3:30pm

16+ years

Masterclass Adults

DJW Adults

16+ years

3:30pm - 5:30pm

ACTORS TEXT

Actors Text Workshops for Youths | Prepares the actor for auditions by working on scripts, character development and audition technique  which contributes to their LAMDA exams, Scholarship Auditions and Actors Showcases.

Actors Text Workshops for Adults | Prepares the actor for auditions by working on scripts, character development and audition technique  which contributes to their Scholarship Auditions and Actors Showcases.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Every Year DJW hold auditions for actor training scholarships in front of an industry guest panel. These auditions take place on the last Saturday of November at Acklam Hall, Middlesbrough and anyone aged 7-11 | 12-15 & 16+ can apply. Applications open in October and you can apply via the form by clicking the button below.

MEMBERSHIP

DJW Membership can be taken out once a year in September. This entitles students to some excellent discounts on the fees along with guest appearances and speciality workshops. Membership also offers holidays (Payment Breaks) and if you are thinking of applying for representation, then you will need to be a Member of the School, unless you are professionally trained or have 5 professional credits. 

 
 
 
 

JOIN US

If you would like to join DJW Teesside, DJW Newcastle DJW Leeds or DJW London:

 

- Please email us to arrange your free taster session.

- Apply via the form by clicking the button to the right.

CONTACT

To contact the DJW School, please do so via the form on the right, or using the details below.

 

Don't forget, we also have an extensive FAQ's section that may help answer some of your questions.

T:  01642 049 349 

DJW Schools: info@thedjwschool.com

Acklam Hall

Hall Drive, Acklam

Middlesbrough

TS5 7DY

 

T:  01642 049 349 

DJW Agency: info@djwtalent.co.uk

DJW School Teesside: info@thedjwschool.com

DJW School Newcastle: office@thedjwschool.com

DJW Managing Director: emma@thedjwschool.com

DJW Company Director:  daniel@djwtalent.co.uk

Acklam Hall

Hall Drive, Acklam

Middlesbrough

TS5 7DY

The DJW School of Acting and DJW Talent are trading names of DJW TALENT LTD.

Company Number: 10628250,  Company Registered in England & Wales

Managing Director: Emma Louise Teasdale Company Director: Daniel-John Williams

 

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