NIDA Skills NT - Acting Technique for Screen

Skills NT - Acting Technique for Screen

Explore visual storytelling and relationship to camera as you develop an understanding of acting for screen. Rehearse and film a scene.

Course components

  • Application of acting skills to a screen context.
  • Script analysis and character development.
  • Develop a rigorous and personal approach to a rehearsal process.


  • Ability to create dynamic and specific on-screen performances.
  • Confidence working with the technical elements of on-screen performance.
  • Knowledge of on-set etiquette and professional practice.


Previous acting experience. 

Course enrolment is open to people over 18 years old. This course is available specifically for residents of the Northern Territory.

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.

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