NIDA Open: Stage and Screen School (grades 7-10)

  • VENUE: Ainslie Arts Centre
  • COST: $515 ($463.50 with earlybird discount, valid for 4 weeks before course start)
  • BOOKINGS: Via NIDA's website
  • WHEN: 10am to 5pm
    22 January 2018 - 25 January 2018
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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.