Litz Pisk Scholarship

CONCLUDED FOR 2020/21. For applicants holding an offer on MA/MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching.

This generous scholarship has been made possible by the former students of George Hall, teacher, friend and pioneer of the modern Central School of Speech and Drama. 

COURSES: MA/MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching



APPLICATION DETAILS: Applicants interested in applying the George Hall Scholarship Scholarship must be holding an offer for MA/MFA Movement Studies by 30 April 2020. All relevant applicants holding offers by this date will be invited to apply for the Litz Pisk Scholarship and will be sent an application form together with guidance notes.

ABOUT LITZ PISK: Litz Pisk as widely regarded as the most influential teacher of modern theatre movement of the 20th century.  She innovated and advocated a physical training that sought to combine awareness, emotion and imagination specifically for the actor’s craft.  Arriving in the UK from Vienna in the 1930’s, Pisk started her working life drawing cartoons for a variety of publications and it wasn’t long before she was also teaching movement, first at RADA, then at Bristol Old Vic and at Central where she worked alongside her long-term friend and collaborator George Hall.

'Once you start working with someone like Litz you don’t ever want to stop if you can help it.'
Vanessa Redgrave, alumna