NIDA Acting On Screen @ Cockatoo Island, Grades 7-10

Acting On Screen @ Cockatoo Island, Grades 7-10

Holiday course

Identify and experience the essentials of screen acting against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour at Cockatoo Island. Build your performing confidence as you develop skills in improvisation, character and script work. Ferry travel each day from Circular Quay to Cockatoo Island is included. Receive a copy of your segment.

Course components

  • Performance: Ability to use voice and movement to create truthful on-screen characters.
  • Technique: Demonstration of capacity to rehearse and present scenes authentically on location.
  • Collaboration: Capacity to work as an ensemble and manage the challenges presented when shooting on location.

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.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Children attending primary school grade equivalent holiday courses must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • NIDA staff will supervise students in courses for Grades 3–6 and Grades 7–10 in their breaks. These students will not be permitted to leave the advertised venue without parental permission.
  • If you are running late to collect your child, please call NIDA reception on 02 9697 7600. NIDA will only provide supervision during advertised course times.

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