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Youth Screen Acting & TV Presenting Holiday Workshops

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Registrations are now open for Heesom Casting's exciting range of Kids and Teens TV Presenting and Screen Acting Workshops!

Heesom Casting, South Australia's leading casting agent, have been putting children and adults in Films, TV and TV commercials for over 15 years. Along with casting Feature Films such as Wolf Creek I & II (& currently Wolf Creek - The TV Series), Touch, & the AFI Award Winning Look Both Ways, they also cast kids Films & TV Series such as Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger, Elephant Tales, Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures and The Dragon Pearl. They are always on the search for fresh new young talent here is SA.

Held during the Summer school holidays, this series of engaging, educational and interactive workshops are perfect for those who want to learn about acting and presenting, or broaden their existing skills.

These popular workshops are suitable for children aged 8 to 16 years and are presented in a fun and dynamic environment.

Children can enrol in one or both workshops:

  • 3 Day TV Presenting Workshop - this popular workshop will see children write and shoot their own TV segment. It's ideal for young stars who dream of being an anchor on Totally Wild, the host of their own music show or travelling the world as a Sports Presenter.

    Course Aims:

  • Create a delivery style to suit your own unique personality

  • Fully engage the lens and personalise your work

  • Write your own TV script

  • Deliver your script to the camera

  • Learn the art of walking and talking at the same time

  • Use your voice

  • Choose the right clothes and personal grooming

  • Interviewing techniques

  • Introduction to autocue skills

  • Where to go from here

  • How to best market your abilities

    This course will be held from 9.30am to 4pm on:

    Kids Dates (Ages 8-12)

    Dates: Mon 11, Tues 12, & Wed 13 Jan 2016

    Teen Dates (Ages 13-16)

    Dates: Mon 18, Tues 19, Wed 20 Jan 2016

    Course Capacity: Limited to 14 students maximum per class

  • 2 Day Screen Acting Workshop - this fun workshop will see children learn from Actors, Casting Directors and Film Directors over two jam-packed days.

    In these fun and usually sold-out classes, young stars will receive instruction on:

  • How to present themselves to camera

  • Easy ways to develop their own on-screen character

  • How to approach a film script and make it real

  • The importance of good 'listening skills' when acting

  • The Physical You

  • Your Voice

  • How to nail a winning film audition!

    This course will be held from 9.30am to 4pm on:

    Kids Dates (Ages 8-12)

    Dates: Thurs 14 & Fri 15 Jan 2016 (close to capacity) OR Wed 27 & Thurs 28 Jan 2016

    Teen Dates (Ages 13-16)

    Dates: Thurs 21 & Fri 22 Jan 2016

    Course Capacity: Limited to 14 students maximum per class

    Early enrolment is advised to avoid disappointment. Payment is required to confirm enrolment (credit card preferred)

    The rates are as follows:

    3-Day Presenting Workshop: $325 inc get per student

    2-Day Acting Workshop: $295 inc get per student

    5-Day Combo Package: $525 inc get (inc. 1 x 3-Day Presenting & 1 x 2-Day Acting Workshop)

    To register your child's interest in either or both workshops please email and specify the following information:

    Elected Course/s:

    Elected Dates

    Student's Name

    Student's Age

    Parent's Name (if under 16)

    Phone Number


    Brief blurb about your child and previous experience - if any (optional)

    Please visit for more information or direct any queries via email to or phone 8394 2545

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    When: Workshops available 11 - 28 January 2016
    Where: Angela Heesom Casting, 226 Fullarton Road, Glenside SA 5065
    Cost: 2-Day Screen Acting: $295, 3-Day TV Presenting: $325. 5-Day Combo Package: $525
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