AGES 9 to 12
Foundation classes for young actors to gain skills, confidence and versatility, and develop understanding and practice of storytelling and character building.
Students can join at any time up to week 3 of term 3 of each year (fee pro rata).
Max of 12 per class
$350 pr term
Term 1: Foundational skills in screen acting including imagination, improvisation, confidence, team work, listening, and communication.
Term 2: Students are introduced to the 3 P’s (people, place, problem) and use these to develop and explore scene ideas through improvisation.
Term 3 & 4: Introduces the 4 W’s – What, When, Where and Who as students develop their own story for filming in Term 4, which will be shown on the big screen at Premiere Night in March the following year.
Term 1: Builds upon young actors’ understanding of the four W’s through exercises and improvisations, and introduces a fifth W – Why.
Term 2: Learning about extras and group scene work. Students work together to develop and film a two-hander scene using and exploring the W’s.
Term 3 & 4: Introduces the idea of a character’s journey, and expands student’s improvisational skills to include character journey and emotions. Students develop their own story for filming based on a given theme. In Term 4, it’s production term, where students act in one film and work behind the camera on the other as crew. The film is shown on the big screen at Premiere Night in March the following year.
Beginner Screen Acting classes
Sat 1:30pm to 3:30pm (Y1) (starts August 1 – $315)
Mon 4:30pm to 6:30pm (Y1)
Mon 5pm to 7pm (Y2)
Sat 2pm to 4pm (Y1)