Actors Studio - Audition

Discover. Create. Transform.

Develop individual and collaborative performance skills. Through technique and performance classes, craft a structured, personalised approach to your work as a performer.

This Studio provides the opportunity to explore and apply contemporary acting techniques to a variety of contexts, and develop your vocal, physical and imaginative dexterity. Work with support and direction from experienced tutors and gain insight and inspiration from professional industry guests.

This course is ideal for those wishing to explore their potential as an artist or those preparing for higher education.

Course components

Term one

Instrument Work: extend your vocal range and find physical freedom through fundamental voice and movement training for the actor.

Imagination and Collaboration: work as an ensemble to develop spontaneity in performance through improvisation and impulse work. Apply vocal, physical and acting technique to develop character and inform work with text.

Term two

Classical Technique: extend your performance range by working with iconic classical texts, re-imagined for the 21st century. Engage with the demands of heightened language, bold physicality and challenging stagecraft.

Contemporary Scene Work: develop performance approaches and techniques to realise a range of challenging contemporary material. Apply rehearsal practices and techniques to produce performances that are truthful and engaging.

Term three

Advanced Acting and Audition Technique: refine your personal acting process and respond intuitively in a variety of performance contexts. Select appropriate audition material; identify and apply effective audition techniques for a range of industry demands.

Acting to Camera: develop your versatility as an actor and adapt your skills to a screen format.

Term four

Studio Project: collaborate with an industry professional to rehearse and stage a theatrical production.
Sustain truthful responses while meeting the technical demands of a live performance environment.

Outcomes

  • Employ improvisation as a tool for creating character
  • Respond to and perform a variety of classical and contemporary scripts
  • Realise a director’s vision and writer’s intent in performance
  • Work as part of an ensemble, applying appropriate etiquette under performance conditions
  • Develop authentic characterisation
  • Prepare and rehearse audition material
  • Apply acting skills to screen performance.

Term dates 2019

Saturdays, 11am–5pm

Sydney
Term 1: 16 Feb-6 Apr
Term 2: 4 May-22 Jun
Term 3: 20 Jul-7 Sep
Term 4: 28 Sep-23 Nov

Melbourne and Brisbane
Term 1: 9 Feb-30 Mar
Term 2: 4 May-22 Jun
Term 3: 3 Aug-21 Sep
Term 4: 19 Oct-14 Dec

Locations

  • Sydney
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne

Fees

The course fee is $4,600 payable in four instalments.
A separate audition fee of $35 will be charged.

Important information

  • Please read our cancellation and transfer policy.
  • Detailed audition preparation information will be sent via downloadable link within 2 working days of enrolment.
  • Please bring a CV outlining your interests and any past experience or training.
  • Please bring a passport style photo of yourself – this will be used for identification purposes only when the panel are making their decisions.

Audition information

Entry to the Actors Studio is by audition only. Audition information will be sent via a downloadable link within 2 working days of enrolment.

Audition dates 2018/2019

Sydney
Sat 15 Dec 2018 2pm
Sat 19 Jan 2019 10am OR 2pm

Melbourne
Sat 15 Dec 2018 2pm
Sat 12 Jan 2019 10am

Brisbane
Sat 15 Dec 2018 2pm
Sat 12 Jan 2019 10am

$35 Limited inc GST
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