Adult Acting Workshops

Wednesday Evenings: Open to everyone

Hang up your normal Wednesday evening’s entertainment and instead, come along and have a fun packed evening playing, performing and developing your acting skills and techniques.

Current Workshop


A series of workshops exploring ‘The Scottish Play’


“Where shall we three meet again in thunder, lightning, or in rain? When the hurly-burly’s done, when the battle’s lost and won”

This series of two hour workshops will explore Shakespeare’s MacBeth, the play, language characters and world. Led by highly skilled and talented actor and director Ali Anderson-Dyer, at the Theatre Royal Dumfries, over six consecutive Wednesday evenings. Also including a selection of the best drama games around, this is something not to miss!

Starting Wednesday 23rd May.

Book your place now at, or email for alternative booking and payment methods.

Limited spaces available.


Ali Anderson-Dyer trained originally as an actress with Bodyworks Dance Company and at Drama Studio London. After several years in the industry, Ali then re-trained as a theatre director, at St Mary’s University, completing her studies with an MA (Merit) and gaining industry recognition with her production of Philip Ridley’s The Fastest Clock in the Universe.

As a freelance director, Ali has works with new writing, classics and adaptions, site specific, physical and audio theatre alike. She also has experience in creating scripts from verbatim material, working within the community, professional script development, choreography, devised and game theatre, as well as technologically-led and cross-media projects

Directing credits include; A Play, A Poet and A Pastry (Bunbury Banter), Blackout (Bunbury Banter), Moon On A Stick & Fancy Meeting You Here by Lisa Fulthorpe (Bunbury Banter), Rain Stops Play by Lee Ravitz (Bunbury Banter, starring Timothy West and Prunella Scales), Handmaidens of Death by Herbert Tremain (University of Hertfordshire), Memories of Loss by Hannah Walton Williams (Riverside Studios), The Fastest Clock in the Universe by Philip Ridley (Battersea Arts Centre), Stiff by Matthew Davies (Rosemary Branch Theatre), Settled by Samantha Mitschke (Rosemary Branch Theatre) and Gaelic Storytelling; The Bravery of Love (St Mary’s University College).


Wednesday 23rd May 2018 (18:30 to 20:45, including a break)

Wednesday 30th May 2018 (18:30 to 20:45, including a break)

Wednesday 6th June 2018 (18:30 to 20:45, including a break)

Wednesday 13th June 2018 (18:30 to 20:45, including a break)

Wednesday 20th June 2018 (18:30 to 20:45, including a break)

Wednesday 27th June 2018 (18:30 to 20:45, including a break)


£10 per week, per person (£60 total cost)