NIDA Every Word

Every Word

For adults 18 years +

Level: Advanced Techniques

Extend your range as an actor as you explore the heightened language of playwrights from classical and contemporary repertoire. From Shakespeare to Brecht to Berkoff, develop the skills to tackle the challenges of rhythmic constructs, choral speaking, soliloquies and theatrically powerful scenes. Achieve truthful performance in a presentation before an invited audience.

Course components

  • Develop a practical understanding of language and meter
  • Explore physical and vocal approaches to activate heightened language.
  • Gain confidence in performing heightened text without sacrificing truth


  • Interpretation of a variety of classical and modern texts
  • Enhanced vocal and movement technique
  • An increased rigor to both classical and modern heightened text analysis

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Previous training and experience essential

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 ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • 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.

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