Stage and Screen School, Grades 7-10

Holiday course

Spend a week exploring performance for both stage and screen in this practical introduction to acting. Develop skills in improvisation, text analysis and script work then apply these skills to an on-screen performance. This course includes a session on auditions and screen tests. Present live and recorded scenes at the end of the week for family and friends.

Course components

  • Craft: Participate in improvised scene work to develop basic acting and improvisation technique
  • Technique: Practice acting to camera techniques. Discover the difference between live and recorded performance craft.
  • Text interpretation: Bring to life through the application of acting technique a short written text for live and recorded performance.
  • Character Development: Develop and record a character from a scripted scene.
  • Audition Practice: Participate in simulated live auditions and screen tests.

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.
$620 $558.01 Limited inc GST
Stage and Screen School, Grades 7-10

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