NIDA Auditions and Screen Tests, Grades 11-12

Auditions and Screen Tests, Grades 11-12

Holiday course

Become confident in how to present yourself to a theatre or screen director, practice auditions for theatre, film and TV. Participate in a ‘mock audition’, receive constructive feedback on your audition preparation and technique.

Course components

Audition Etiquette

  • Select optimum audition materials compatible with your casting type.
  • Undertake effective vocal and physical warm ups to ensure you’re ready on the day.
  • Learn the ins and outs of effective post audition communication.

Performance skills

  • Build on your ability to think fast under pressure in our improvisation workshops.
  • Develop your vocal ability through articulation, breath and projection strategies.
  • Develop movement techniques to create engaging characterisation.

Screen Tests

  • Understand the purpose of screen tests and discover strategies to perform them seamlessly.

Understanding of the Industry

  • Demystify the role of an agent and how it differs from a Casting Director.
  • Empower yourself by defining the purpose of auditions and understand how integral they are to the casting process.


  • Effective and consistent audition technique.
  • Enhanced ability to take direction.
  • Improved improvisation skills and ability to think on your feet.
  • Awareness and increased knowledge of the industry relevant to your age group.

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.
  • Students in courses for Grades 11–12 will not be supervised during breaks and are free to leave the venue at designated break times should they wish.

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