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Let your talent bloom this spring with a NIDA short course in Canberra!

From 3–9 October, NIDA Open are giving people of all ages the opportunity to explore their creative side and engage in a variety of drama short courses.

Whether you're looking to refresh your skills, build your confidence, try something new or simply have fun, NIDA short courses are the perfect choice.

All courses will be held at Daramalan College (121 Cowper Street, Dickson).

Classes fill fast, book now:

 
Acting for Stage and Screen

Experience the power of voice, movement and improvisation as you rehearse and perform scenes from plays, films and TV. Workshop scenes to camera and perform for family and friends at the end of the course.

Dates & times: 3–7 October, 10am-5pm

Grades: 3–6

Course fee: $595

 
Hitting Your Mark: Screen Acting

Whether you're in Home & Away or The Avengers, one of the most important skills is being able to 'hit your mark'. It can also be the hardest to master. Develop the technical ability to be on target, scene after scene, with this intensive screen workshop. Explore working with scripts from television and film, acting in high stakes situations while maintaining the ability to master positions and props with precision.

Dates & times: 3–7 October, 10am-5pm

Grades: 7–10

Course fee: $595

 
Screen Actors Society

Engage in intensive scenework 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 screening for family and friends at the end of the course.

Dates & times: 3–7 October, 10am-5pm

Grades: 11–12

Course fee: $595

 
NIDA Acting Techniques

Explore and apply NIDA Acting Techniques in a variety of contexts. Develop skills in voice and movement, and explore spontaneity and characterisation. Respond to text, work collaboratively and develop a specific approach in developing your performance skills.

Dates & times: 3–7 October, 10am-5pm

Ages: 18 years

Course fee: $595

 
Acting Boot Camp

A fast-paced intensive course for acting recruits: build skills in fundamental acting techniques including improvisation, character development and scenework. Perform scenes for family and friends at the end of the course.

Dates & times: 8–9 October, 10am-5pm

Grades: 3–6, 7–10

Course fee: $320

 
Auditions Masterclass

Get audition ready with NIDA experts as you learn the skills of audition preparation. Practise, present and perfect your material and participate in a simulated audition process.

Dates & times: 8–9 October, 10am-5pm

Grades: 11–12

Course fee: $320

 
NIDA Audition Preparation

If you are auditioning for acting courses at NIDA or elsewhere, preparation, practice and presence are key. Work on your audition pieces so that you're open to the challenges of the audition process.

Dates & times: 8–9 October, 10am–5pm

Ages: 18 years

Course fee: $320

 

For more information visit nida.edu.au/national.

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When: From 3–9 October 2016
Where: Daramalan College (121 Cowper Street, Dickson).
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