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Imagine Yourself with NIDA Open This Summer

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Summer at NIDA is nothing short of inspiring! It's a great time for everyone to open their minds to a whole new world, explore their creative potential and indulge their imagination.

From 23–29 January 2017, NIDA Open will offer drama short courses for all ages – giving you a chance to explore your creative side under the guidance of Australia's best performing arts professionals.

Courses will be held at The Street Theatre (15 Childers Street, Canberra) and Canberra Theatre Centre (Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra).

Classes fill fast, book now:

 
NIDA Drama School

A comprehensive course for committed young people. Develop performance skills including improvisation, voice and movement, devising, acting and rehearsing scenes. Perform scenes at the end of the week for family and friends.

Dates & times: Monday 23–Friday 27 January, 10am–5pm

Grades: 3–6, 7–10

Course fee: $600

 

NIDA Acting 101

Sharpen your performance skills through a comprehensive workshop with a theatre practitioner drawing on NIDA acting techniques. Develop key principles of actor training and extend into characterisation and scenework. Interpret, rehearse and present some of the most exciting writing produced for young people today.

Dates & times: Monday 23–Friday 27 January, 10am–5pm

Grades: 11–12

Course fee: $600

 

Screen Acting Techniques

Develop an understanding of screen acting techniques and explore their application to short scenes from contemporary film and television. Discover your on-screen presence and gain confidence in performing truthfully on camera.

Dates & times: Monday 23–Friday 27 January, 10am–5pm

Ages: 18 years+

Course fee: $600

 

Screen Acting Boot Camp

Identify and experience the essentials of screen acting. Build your on-screen confidence as you develop skills in improvisation, character development and script work. Rehearse and present live and recorded scenes for family and friends at the end of the course.

Dates & times: Saturday 28–Sunday 29 January, 10am–5pm

Grades: 3–6, 7–10

Course fee: $325

 

Auditions and Screen Tests

Become confident in how to present yourself to a director by practising auditions for theatre, film and TV.

Dates & times: Saturday 28–Sunday 29 January, 10am–5pm

Grades: 11–12

Course fee: $325

 

Acting Essentials

Develop core acting skills including improvisation, voice and movement. Gain confidence rehearsing and performing short scenes.

Dates & times: Saturday 28–Sunday 29 January, 10am–5pm

Ages: 18 years+

Course fee: $325

 

Directing Essentials

Learn how to create a director's concept that communicates your interpretation of the play and unifies the elements of a production. Understand the processes of preparing for rehearsal and the relationship of story, design and performance.


Dates & times: Saturday 28–Sunday 29 January, 10am–5pm

Ages: 18 years+

Course fee: $325

 

For more information visit nida.edu.au/summer or call 1300 450 417.

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When: 23–29 January 2017
Where: Canberra – The Street Theatre (15 Childers Street, Canberra)
Cost: From $325
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