Acting Classes for Beginners: Monologue - Sydney Short Courses

Acting Classes for Beginners: Monologue

What you'll learn

Learn to perform with Monologue Acting Classes for Beginners at Darlo Drama, part of our Acting & Drama short course program in Sydney.

Take this course online with our Online Acting Classes for Beginners: Monologue.

Develop your creativity, learn acting techniques and exercises, and build your confidence on stage with this acting course for beginners! 

This acting course for beginners at Darlo Drama starts gently, allowing a safe place for everyone to play and explore with fun acting and drama games, trust exercises and improvisation. During this initial exploration, you will learn methods of self-expression and gain confidence through discovering how to connect with an audience. You will then apply the acting techniques you have learned to your monologue, working with your script and imagination to bring your character to life.

In your last session, you will celebrate your achievements with the final performance of your monologue to an audience of family, friends, and fellow students in the Darlo Drama Theatre! 

Learning outcomes

At the conclusion of the monologue course, you should:

  • Perform a monologue taken from a modern play to an audience of family, friends & fellow students on the Darlo Drama Theatre stage.
  • Be confident in speaking and improvising
  • Have a sense of leadership
  • Understand how to connect to an audience successfully
  • Feel relaxed and positive

Course content

What will be covered in this monologue course?

Week 1 to 4

  • Gain greater confidence in self-expression and a sense of play and exploration
  • Learn techniques to assist with public speaking
  • Know how to work through a 'stage fright'
  • Connect with your audience
  • Develop your communication skills
  • Learn how to be creative and improvise

Week 5 to 8

  • Apply acting techniques and exercises to the performance of a monologue
  • Work with the script
  • Develop a character, voice projection and take direction
  • Bring your imagination alive

Last session - Performance night

  • Perform in the Darlo Drama Theatre and invite your family and friends to join in celebrating your achievements.

Intended audience

Who is this monologue course for?

  • Everyone, no prior experience needed.

Course venue

Darlo Drama

Level 1, 16-18 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • Wear casual clothes with covered shoes
  • Bring a water bottle

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Acting Classes for Beginners: Monologue

<p>Learn to perform with Monologue Acting Classes for Beginners at Darlo Drama, part of our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drama-acting">Acting &amp; Drama short

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COURSE BEGINS: Mon Dec 5, 630PM - 930PM

LAST CLASS BEFORE CHRISTMAS: Mon Dec 12, 630PM - 930PM

RESUMES IN THE NEW YEAR: Mon Jan 16, 630PM - 930PM

MAKE UP CLASS: Thur Feb 2, 630PM - 930PM

LAST CLASS: Mon Feb 13, 630PM - 930PM

PERFORMANCE: Sat Feb 18 @3PM

Acting Classes for Beginners: Monologue

<p>Learn to perform with Monologue Acting Classes for Beginners at Darlo Drama, part of our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drama-acting">Acting &amp; Drama short

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$595 Limited inc GST / $0 / $476 / $535.50
COURSE BEGINS: Wed Jan 18, 630PM - 930PM
COURSE CONCLUDES: Wed Mar 8, 630PM – 930PM
PERFORMANCE: Sat Mar 11 @ 3PM
Acting Classes for Beginners: Monologue

<p>Learn to perform with Monologue Acting Classes for Beginners at Darlo Drama, part of our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drama-acting">Acting &amp; Drama short

...
$595 Limited inc GST / $0 / $476 / $535.50
COURSE BEGINS: Sat Feb 11, 10AM – 1PM
COURSE CONCLUDES: Sat Apr 1, 10AM – 1PM
PERFORMANCE: Sat Apr 1 @ 4PM 

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