Yellow Earth Academy

Actors Academy – UK

Actors Academy – UK

Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus, we have decided to hold our annual Yellow Earth Academy online instead of in person, which means students can join from anywhere in the UK. Going on its 11th year, Yellow Earth Academy is a fully funded intensive acting course taking place each summer for young British East […]
Performers Academy – Manchester

Performers Academy – Manchester

The Performers Course is a fully funded intensive course for young British East Asians*(16+) based in the North West. There are classes in voice, movement, clowning, improvisation and devising. With all the recent changes to our lives, we decided to innovate the framework of the Performers Academy Manchester. Instead of the one-week course as originally […]
Academy – London

Academy – London

Going on its 11th year, Yellow Earth Academy – London is a fully funded two week intensive acting course taking place each summer for young British East Asians*(16+). It will give you a taste of life at drama school and the skills you need to become a professional actor in theatre, TV, film and radio. […]
Writers Academy – Birmingham

Writers Academy – Birmingham

After two years of offering an acting course in Birmingham, YELLOW EARTH ACADEMY returns this year with a brand new FREE introductory course in writing for live performance. With all the dramatic changes to our day-to-day lives due to the current COVID 19 situation, we brought the start date forward to enable people to creatively […]
Actors Academy – Birmingham

Actors Academy – Birmingham

YELLOW EARTH ACADEMY is coming to Birmingham for a third year running to find the next generation of British East Asian* (BEA) talent. We have partnered with the BCU’s Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Birmingham Repertory Theatre to provide FREE introductory courses in acting and writing. The Actors Course is a fully funded intensive course in […]
Performers Academy – Manchester

Performers Academy – Manchester

The Performers Course is a fully funded intensive course in the Summer for young British East Asians*(16+). There will be classes in voice, movement, clowning, improvisation and devising with leading theatre professionals plus lunchtime talks in producing, marketing and different career paths. You can come from any performance discipline and no previous experience is needed, […]
Writers Academy – Manchester

Writers Academy – Manchester

The Writers Course is a new initiative for British East Asian* writers to increase the number of BEA writers across the UK. Over the course of ten sessions, participants have an opportunity to develop their writing skills for live performance, meet top industry professionals and create a short piece of writing. There are monthly Watch […]
Yellow Earth Academy 2019 – Birmingham

Yellow Earth Academy 2019 – Birmingham

In its second year, Yellow Earth Academy Birmingham brought together 14 students with little or no acting experience for a week long intensive introductory course in acting led by Andrew Potter with Robert Penny and Erik Mok. In addition to acting, they took classes in voice, movement and stage combat, culminating in a performance showcase […]
Yellow Earth Academy London 2018

Yellow Earth Academy London 2018

Applications no closed for Yellow Earth Academy 2018 YEA LONDON 2018 FORM LONDON at ALRA South 16- 27 July 2018 Yellow Earth Academy is a fully funded intensive course for young British East Asians*(16+). It will give you a taste of life at drama school and the skills you need to become a professional actor in […]
Yellow Earth Academy Birmingham 2018

Yellow Earth Academy Birmingham 2018

Applications now closed for Yellow Earth Academy 2018 YEA BIRMINGHAM 2018 FORM   BIRMINGHAM at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (formerly Birmingham School of Acting) 30 July – 3 August 2018 Yellow Earth Academy is a fully funded intensive course for young British East Asians*(16+). It will give you a taste of life at drama school and the […]
Applications Yellow Earth Academy 2018

Applications Yellow Earth Academy 2018

Application Now Open for Yellow Earth Academy 2018 Deadline 27th April 5pm   LONDON at ALRA South 16th – 27th July 2018 YEA LONDON 2018 FORM BIRMINGHAM at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (formerly Birmingham School of Acting) 30th July – 3rd August 2018 YEA BIRMINGHAM 2018 FORM   Yellow Earth Academy is a fully funded intensive […]
Yellow Earth Academy 2017

Yellow Earth Academy 2017

This year’s 2017 Yellow Earth Academy students undertook a 2 week intensive course focusing on Acting for Camera and under the direction of award winning filmmaker Lab Ky Mo made 2 short films, PARTY and DORMITORY. In addition there were classes in movement, voice, acting for camera, stage combat and improve delivered by tutors from ALRA […]

Applications Yellow Earth Academy 2017

APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED FOR 2017. Thank you to all those who applied and auditioned. All places have now been filled but there will be a chance to reapply next year.  Yellow Earth Academy is a fully funded intensive two week course for young British East Asians*(16+). It will give you a taste of life […]
Yellow Earth Academy 2016

Yellow Earth Academy 2016

Congratulations to this year’s 2016 Yellow Earth Academy cohort who undertook a 2 week intensive course in movement, voice, acting for camera and approaches to text work led by David Lee -Jones and Ng Ping Choon from Yellow Earth and tutors from ALRA. There were talks on casting and the industry with actors Daniel York […]
Yellow Earth Academy 2015

Yellow Earth Academy 2015

Our 2015 Yellow Earth Academy culminated with an impressive public presentation by the students. 16 brave and talented students undertook an intensive course in movement, voice, acting for camera, auditions techniques and text work led by David Lee -Jones and Lab Ky Mo from Yellow Earth and tutors from ALRA. There were talks on casting […]
Yellow Earth Academy 2014

Yellow Earth Academy 2014

Students were part of a professional production this year – The Last Days of Limehouse by Jeremy Tiang. ★★★★★ The Upcoming ★★★★☆ The Public Reviews ★★★☆☆ Time Out “enjoyable, rough-and-ready, heartfelt show … a piece that is made with love and acted with real vigour” Lyn Gardner “an especially powerful example of the generation-spanning magic at […]
Yellow Earth Academy 2013

Yellow Earth Academy 2013

During July 2013, 16 young people completed this intensive two week performance course led by theatre professionals for young British East Asians* (16+). This year the focus was on acting for camera and students worked with award winning film maker Lab Ky Mo creating two short films No Jet Li and God Speaks Chinese. The […]
Yellow Earth Academy 2011

Yellow Earth Academy 2011

Yellow Academy 2011 was another great success, with 16 young acting hopefuls put through a vigorous week of drama school training. Classes in the morning included Acting for Camera, Stage Combat as well as Voice and Movement followed by Scene Studies in the afternoon with Yellow Earth tutor Kwong Loke and ALRA tutor Rob Swinton. […]
Yellow Earth Academy 2010

Yellow Earth Academy 2010

July, 2010We launched our first ever Summer School for BEA aspiring actors. With a grant from the then Learning and Skills Council and in partnership with accredited drama school; ALRA (the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts) we held introductory talks followed by auditions in Belfast, Birmingham, Manchester and London. 14 people were selected and […]
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