Hitting Your Mark: Screen Acting, Grades 11-12

Holiday course

Whether you’re in Home & Away or The Avengers,one of the most important skills is being able to ‘hit your mark’. It can also be the hardest to master. Develop the technical ability to be on target, scene after scene, with this intensive screen workshop. Explore working with scripts from television and film, acting in high stakes situations while maintaining the ability to master positions and props with precision.

Course components

  • Technique: Participate in an intensive screen workshop to establish the technical elements of strong screen performance technique.
  • Performance: Identify the given circumstances of your scene, apply actions and pinpoint your hero or heroine’s objective as you create engaging high stakes screen performances.
  • Characterisation: Participate in dramatic improvisation exercises under the guidance of an industry expert designed to provide you with tools to create diverse character depictions.

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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