Student Resources

Dance at The Garage

Here you'll find all the relevant and useful documents for the HNC Performing Arts Course, including some suggested reading and research materials.

Keep checking back as we will upload documents throughout the duration of the course.

  • Student Handbook

  • Recommended reading





    Twentieth Century Actor Training

    Alison Hodge

    Actions: The Actors’ Thesaurus

    Marina Caldarone, Maggie Lloyd Williams

    Acting Stanislavski

    John Gillett

    Stanislavski for beginners

    David Allen

    Stanislavski: An introduction

    Jean Benedetti

    Acting Shakespeare: For Auditions and Examinations

    Frank Barrie

    Acting Characters: 20 Essential Steps From Rehearsal to Performance [ONLINE]

    Paul Elsam

    Vocal Practice


    Voice into acting: Integrating Voice and the Stanislavski Approach

    Christina Gutekunst, John Gillet.

    Voice and Speech in the Theatre

    J. Clifford Turner



    Ballet and Modern Dance

    Susan Au

    No Fixed Points: Dance in the Twentieth Century

    Nancy Reynolds, Malcolm McCormick

    Being a Dancer: Advice from Dancers and Choreographers

    Lyndsey Winship

    Fifty Key Contemporary Choreographers

    Martha Bremser, Ian Bramley

    The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

    Alexandra Carter, Janet O'Shea

    Musical Theatre


    Acting in Musical Theatre: A Comprehensive Course

    Joe Deer, Rocco dal Vera.

    The Singing and Acting Handbook: Games and Exercises for the Performer

    Thomas de Mallet Burgess

    Gestures of Music Theatre: The Performativity of Song and Dance

    Dominic Symonds, Millie Taylor

  • Staff Contact Details


    01603 283382

    Chris Smith
    Lead Lecturer

    Diccon Hogger 

  • Google Classroom

Blog stream - Schools


Children's Ukulele Festival

06 February 2017
Our first Children's Ukulele Festival took place on 2 Feb - and what a wonderful day it was! Around...
Band Club

Band Clubs

03 January 2017
The Garage are running a series of Band Clubs in Cromer and Fakenham, giving young people the opport...