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Acting Ensemble - Audition

For adults 18 years+

Level: Core Techniques

Acting Ensemble is an intensive course, which explores Stanislavskian technique and its application in a variety of contexts.
You will work as a member of an ensemble to develop your performance skills, working primarily on contemporary scenes and monologues. This course is for people who are keen to develop a personal acting approach to creating dynamic and engaging performances.


NIDA Ensembles are advanced short courses for those with dedication and creative potential. Classes take place on one or two evenings per week over a half-year and are ideal for people who work or study and want regular comprehensive skills development. Entry into these courses is via audition.

Acting Ensemble is a 6-month course which uncovers how to work effectively using Stanislavskian technique to create engaging theatre.

Course components

  • Learn vocal and movement techniques to enhance your acting versatility
  • Effectively apply the Stanislavski technique to performance
  • Understand how to analyse a script to gather a deeper understanding of character


  • Effective working relationships within an ensemble
  • Development of authentic characterisations
  • Script analysis techniques to create bold, detailed performances


Previous acting experience necessary – Acting Ensemble is not a beginner’s course and is selective (audition-based).

Term dates

Wednesdays, 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Term 1: 26 July – 13 September
Term 2: 18 October – 6 December


The course fee is $1,250 payable in two instalments.
A separate non-refundable audition fee of $35 will be charged.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing that 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.

Audition information

Entry to Ensemble courses is selective. Please see the audition requirements under Additional Information at the bottom of this page.

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list

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