Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events will help students gain the essential skills to pursue a career in theatrical performance.
Acting for stage and screen
This practical course sees you hitting the boards right from the get go with weekly performance workshop styled classes. A study of acting technique including masters such as Stanislavski, Meisner and Chekhovp will help build understanding of acting practice. Voice and physical theatre training, including Suzuki and the Alexander technique are also integrated in almost every class session..
Directing and writing
You will gain fundamental theatre-making skills in the areas of directing and writing. Whilst undertaking a range of theatrical and sort film projects skills are gained in authoring for performance. Narrative, story and character development are examined through a range theatre project activities.
The course has classes exploring the history of theatre including classical theatre, restoration theatre, contemporary and Australian theatre. Understanding the origins and history of the art form is essential to build contemporary theatre productions.
Understanding the business of the entertainment industry is essential for all who work in it. You will learn how to put together a great CV and how to find an agent, amongst many other aspects of theatre business.
Prospective applicants are required to do an audition which will include presenting a 2 minute monologue of your choice.
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