Ken Rea

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Ken ReaKen Rea, Professor of Theatre at London’s renowned Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and author of “The Outstanding Actor: Seven Keys to Success”, has trained some of Britain’s leading stars of stage and screen. They include, Ewan McGregor, Orlando Bloom, Damian Lewis, Hayley Atwell, Michelle Dockery, Dominic West and Daniel Craig.

Acting Workshop: Audition Technique, Achieving Presence – click here

Book: “The Outstanding Actor” – click here

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“Ken’s opinion always meant a great deal to me, and still does now.”Ewan McGregor

“If we can all perform with half the warmth and generosity with which Ken has been teaching for the last 30 years, then we will have fulfilled our responsibility as story tellers.” – Damian Lewis

“Ken is one of the few truly great teachers I have ever had the pleasure of working with. As timeless as they are unique, his techniques for accessing character and unlocking performance are phenomenally effective.”– Freddie Fox


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  1. The Sydney Morning Herald: The Outstanding Actor by Ken Rea: The man who taught Daniel Craig, Ewan McGregor, Damian Lewis
  2. Evening Standard: Drama Teacher to…
  3. Shout Out UK: What makes an outstanding actor
  4. The Stage: “The best actors embrace danger”
  5. WhatsOnStage: Damian Lewis