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Holiday Programme: Audition Workshops 10-13yrs/13-16yrs

Holiday Programme: Audition Workshops 10-13yrs/13-16yrs

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When:

  • Mon 17 Jul ’17, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Tue 18 Jul ’17, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Wed 19 Jul ’17, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Thu 20 Jul ’17, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where:

TAPAC, 100 Motions Rd, Western Springs Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Enrolment: $120.00

Workshop 1 10-13 year-olds: 17-18 July (9am-3pm)
Workshop 2 13-16 year-olds: 19-20 July (10am-4pm)

Do you want to develop practical skills to present the best version of yourself at film and TV auditions?

This course will help you:
- Develop practical skills to use in the film industry.
- Communicate & interpret acting concepts.
- Develop critical analysis skills.
- Recognise and evaluate acting forms.
- Experience the best professional practices in film & TV.
- Build overall confidence and self-esteem.

Course Outline - Day One:
- Meet the camera.
- Your cast-able self.
- You and the industry requirements.
- Introduction to Script and Character analysis.
- The 5 W’s / A Good I.D / Analyse / Critique / Interpret.

Auditions: Perform a non-dialogue TVC script/Everyone to get in front of the camera and have a go.

Investigations: Redefine & Advance
Review/Critique as a group all non-dialogue TVC auditions, Learn by watching others perform.
Discuss self-development & self-analysis.

Homework - Prepare, prepare, prepare! Refresh learning of the dialogue drama script. Refocus on previous learning. Make Strong choices. Utilise new intentions. Process new direction. Bring it all into Day 02.

Course Outline - Day Two:
Refresh - The 5 W’s, Analyse, Critique, Interpret, Group rehearsals of script, Take all that you have learnt from Day 01 and inject into Day 02

Auditions: Perform the TV drama script / Everyone to get in front of the camera and have a go.
All students will be a reader behind the camera as well.

Investigations: Redefine & Advance
Review/Critique as a group all dialogue drama auditions, Learn by watching others perform.
Discuss self-development & self-analysis.
*Parents are invited to watch the director’s picks of their children's TV drama scenes in the last hour of the course.

Teaching Artists
Matt Dwyer:
Matt Dwyer has been a professional actor for 17 years. He trained at Auckland’s Unitec Drama School (97 – 99) and gained a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts. He has toured in theatre and performed many roles on-screen – most notably as Shortland Streets’ evil Dr. Brett Franklin (2014/15)
His producing credit’s include the short film Intake (2009) and a comedy TV pilot The Acid Test.

He has worked in the New Zealand casting industry since 2002. He & Mike have owned Barefoot Casting since 2005.

Mike Dwyer
Mike Dwyer has worked as a professional actor for 18 years. He trained, performed and toured with The Questors Theatre in Ealing, London (87 – 90). In New Zealand, along with many acting roles – both on-screen and stage, he directed & devised theatre - How to Score Drugs (Solo Fringe Wgtn 1997) Sad Ape (Axe-with Group – Site-specific 1999).

He produced an adaptation of The Cherry Orchard (Herald Theatre 1998) directed Jackie Van Beek’s The Mayfly (Silo Theatre 2001) and directed a piece for the Short & Sweet Festival (2011)

He has worked in the New Zealand casting industry since 2000.

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