Suzuki Actor Training

For adults 18 years +

Level: Core Techniques

Suzuki Actor Training is a rigorous and highly physical method of actor training developed by theatre director Tadashi Suzuki. This 2 day course introduces students to its fundamentals, highlighting its benefits for breath control, presence and imagination in the actor.

Course components

  • Learn and practise some of the fundamental physical and vocal exercises of the Suzuki Method of Actor Training
  • Practise the application of the technique with text.
  • View examples of the principles of the method applied to performance.


  • Develop the actor’s control of breath, energy and stillness
  • Deepen the actor’s connection between the body, voice and the imagination.
  • Understand how this method could be applied to contemporary performance.

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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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