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NIDA Open: NIDA Acting Techniques

Published: Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Develop a broad range of fundamental acting skills through fun and interactive acting exercises. Explore improvisation, spontaneity, physicality and the basics of the Stanislavski system. Collaborate with your class mates to develop your performance craft and extend your vocal technique with a variety of short texts. For adults 18+ Course Components Training in body and […]

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NIDA Open: Screen Actors Society – grades 11-12

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Engage in intensive scene work from iconic US films that explore the journey of self-discovery from teen years into adulthood. Apply NIDA acting techniques to scenes from films such as Easy A, Almost Famous and The Fault in Our Stars under the direction of a NIDA tutor and accent coach. Showcase your work in a […]

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

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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 […]

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NIDA Open: Stage and Screen School (grades 3-6)

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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 […]

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NIDA Open: Acting Boot Camp (grades 11-12)

Published: Wednesday, 1 November 2017

A fast-paced intensive course for acting recruits: build skills in fundamental acting technique including improvisation, character development and scenework. Perform scenes for family and friends at the end of the course. Course components Improvisation: Discover the key principles and improve your spontaneity as a performer. Characterisation: Participate in practical exercises under the guidance of an […]

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NIDA Open: Acting Boot Camp (grades 7-10)

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A fast-paced intensive course for acting recruits: build skills in fundamental acting technique including improvisation, character development and scenework. Perform scenes for family and friends at the end of the course. Course components  Spontaneity: Explore stories, ideas and narrative scene work through improvisation. Creative Expression: Participate in fun and engaging acting exercises to develop new […]

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NIDA Open: Acting Boot Camp (grades 3-6)

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A fast-paced intensive course for acting recruits: build skills in fundamental acting technique including improvisation, character development and scenework. Perform scenes for family and friends at the end of the course. Course components Spontaneity: Explore stories, ideas and narrative scene work through improvisation. Creative Expression: Participate in fun and engaging acting exercises to develop new […]

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CYT Night Out

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Join Canberra Youth Theatre for an important fundraising event to raise money for their 2018 Artistic Program. Help make this happen and support their artists with this fantastic evening out. Put together a table of eight and join CYT for a great night of games, quizzes, a raffle and so much more! Don’t have seven […]

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2017: The Year of the Haircut

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2017- what a year it’s been! We were led to believe it was The Year of the Rooster, but no, this has been the Year of the Haircut, a year that looks like it could have been run from a hairdressing salon. Why? Because we’ve been taken to the brink by Donald and Kim, two […]

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ANU Arts Revue 2017: The Ghost of Manning Clark!

Published: Wednesday, 20 September 2017

A gruesome murder! A sinister, yet oddly charming Vice Chancellor! And an ancient, mysterious power, awoken by the developments in Union Court… Join the Arts Revue as the Mystery Inc. gang explore a campus plagued by construction work and funding cuts, meeting “a cast of kooks” along the way! With guest appearances by Peter Dutton, […]

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