Over the past 15 years, Shapes in Motion founder Sarah Perry has been a visiting lecturer and workshop leader at numerous UK Drama Schools, Universities and educational institutions in the UK and beyond. She has taught on BA, BSc, MA and PHD programmes. Courses have included: Acting, Directing, Animation, Drama, Dance and Digital Media amongst others. Over the years Sarah has developed bespoke workshops, classes and courses, on and offline, working with students & course leaders to build upon vocational and industry related movement, acting & performance training for the Arts.

Sarah has taught at Mountview, The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, East 15, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Spotlight, The Actors Centre, The Actors Guild, Ravensbourne, University of Hertfordshire, University of Northampton, NFTS/Aardman, Met Film School, Bucks New University, University of Kent, University of the Arts London: LCC, University of West London, Staffordshire University, Escape Studios, The Actors Atelier – Munich, ICAT, London & Manchester…

Over the past 5 years Shapes in Motion’s team of teaching Associates has grown and we would be delighted to work with you. We offer bespoke industry related training programmes covering a multitude of movement & performance disciplines.

Main topics taught have included: Motion Capture Performance Training, Creature Performance, Animal Studies, Movement for Actors, Laban for Actors, Ensemble Devising, Introduction to Green Screen, Acting & Character Movement for Animators, Yoga & Wellbeing, Movement & Wellbeing for Creatives, Character Development, specific movement & dance styles and genres… Do get in touch if you are interested in discussing further, we would love to start a conversation.


We also offer bespoke one-to-one and small group tutoring & coaching sessions on & offline. Session content may include Performance Coaching, Movement Coaching, Audition Preparation, Character Embodiment & Preparation, Laban, Movement Analysis, Mocap Performance, Creature Performance, Confidence Building, Wellness Coaching…

Get in touch to find out more and do to let us know what you are interested in specifically.