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Acting Ensemble - Audition

For adults 18 years +

Students will work together over two terms to create a contemporary performance ensemble. You will undergo training in physicality, voice and devising techniques. Work with your ensemble to create a new work of theatre and learn a variety of techniques for exploring contemporary text. Students will develop an independent and imaginative process and create a showing of their work for friends and family.

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NIDA Ensembles are intensive courses for those with dedication and creative potential. Classes take place 2 evenings per week over two terms. Students should have some prior training or experience. You will work with specialist teachers in voice, movement and performance skills. The Ensembles are ideal for people looking for comprehensive creative skills development while they work or study.

Entry is by audition.

Course components

  • Intensive skills development in contemporary theatre making
  • Work as a member of an ensemble to create theatre from diverse dramatic sources.
  • Physical and analytical approaches to text


  • Effective working relationships in a creative performance ensemble.
  • Ability to create theatre and rehearsal processes independently.
  • Understanding of the broad scope of contemporary theatre.


Previous training and experience essential

Term dates

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Term one: 13 February to 5 April 2018
Term two: 8 May to 28 June 2018


The course fee is $2,380 payable in two instalments.
A separate non-refundable audition fee of $35 will be charged.

Audition information

You will be asked to prepare a monologue and participate in a group devising workshop. Detailed information and a selection of monologues will be sent via a downloadable link within 2 working days of enrolment.

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.

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

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