NIDA The Business of Being a Young Actor, Grades 11-12

The Business of Being a Young Actor, Grades 11-12

Holiday course

What are agents and casting directors looking for? How do you survive in such a tough profession? Meet industry guests to find out, and participate in simulated casting sessions.

Course components

  • Participate in a simulated casting session with an industry professional.
  • Obtain an industry overview in a friendly question and answer format
  • Empower yourself by defining the purpose of auditions and understand how integral they are to the casting process.


  • Awareness and increased knowledge of the industry, appropriate to your age group.
  • Effective and consistent audition technique.
  • Increased confidence when completing screen tests and auditions.

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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