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Editing & Proofreading Sessions for Essays, Theses, and UCAS Personal Statements

Whether it's your UCAS Personal Statement, thesis or A Level essays, I can guide you through your personal use of language, and bring out the best in you and your ideas. I will help you get your message across in the most eloquent way possible, and also edit your final work before sending it off. I will work alongside you not just to produce a short-term result, but to also equip you with writing skills which will stay with you in the long run.

Experience: Editor-in-Chief (2.5 years), Content Specialist (5 years), TEFL, A Level English Language, A Level English Literature, Guest Lecturer

Extra information

My hours are extremely flexible, and I am available for online classes. I can also do additional proofreading of any extra work you'd like to submit for 10p per word.

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Archway, United Kingdom

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Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Student level:
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Advanced
Duration:
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The class is taught in:English
Whether you need help with your audition pieces for drama school, or you require an outside eye to prepare you for your Drama A Level, I can direct you to present the best version of yourself as a performer and the text you have at hand. I will take a comprehensive approach to your performance. We will focus on the context of the text and its history. We'll research and explore your character whilst discovering your strengths as a performer. We'll discuss the choices you'll be making for your performance through Stanislavski, Laban Efforts and voice/accent work, or whatever we find works best for you. I will ensure that you'll go for your audition, confident in the knowledge that you've embodied the character and the text. I'm an actor, director and theatre academic with an MA Acting from The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA). I've taught a range of subjects, including Stanislavski, Brecht and Animal Studies, as well as Applied Theatre History.

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