NIDA Acting Essentials

Acting Essentials

For adults 18+

Level: Beginner

Develop core acting skills including improvisation, voice and movement. Gain confidence rehearsing and performing short scenes.

Course components

  • Unlock your creativity and gain confidence through improvisation exercises.
  • Explore characterisation through actions, objectives and given circumstances when analysing scripts.
  • Utilise your voice and movement effectively in scene work and obtain feedback from an industry professional.


  • Enhanced ability to apply voice and movement effectively in scene work.
  • Creation of improvised scenarios and characters based on the techniques of Realism.
  • Collaborative working relationships with others to achieve artistic outcomes.

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No experience necessary

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.
$385 $346.50 Limited inc GST
Acting Essentials

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