Acting Classes at Darlo Drama: Actors Lab - Sydney Short Courses

Acting Classes at Darlo Drama: Actors Lab

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Sydney Community College is proud to present this acting course in partnership with Darlo Drama.

Actor’s Lab is a renowned course that introduces you to a more truthful and personalised way of connecting to your work as an actor.

Classes begin with studio based exercises aimed at; creating openness and availability, identifying blocks, releasing control, finding and creating energy and opening the senses to a full and rich connection to your work.

Later classes involve an in-depth rehearsal period of a scene. Here you work in detail on; analyzing a script, interpreting punctuation and language, connecting personally to the world of the scene and listening and responding organically, truthfully and simply.

The final weeks of the course involve greater one on one time with your director, as the group is split to allow for detailed personal notes and guidance on your individual process. Your tutor is a dedicated director and acting coach, with extensive experience working with students and professional actors alike.

Actor’s Lab is a must for actors looking to develop rigour and reliability in their process. Actors Lab attracts a broad cross section of experience in its students with scenes and scene partners chosen carefully to ensure your individual development.

Learning outcomes

By the end of these acting classes, you should be able to:

  • Perform with energy and confidence
  • Connect personally to the world of the scene
  • Build believable relationships with your work as an actor
  • Respond authentically in the moment
  • Improve your stage presence and connect more vocally and physically to your character
  • Analyze scripts in detail and understand character objectives, obstacles and actions
  • Develop your listening and responding skills
  • Create openness and availability

Course content

What will be covered in this acting course?

  • Identifying blocks 
  • Connecting to your environment
  • Creating energy between actor and stimulus
  • Surrendering control in the work
  • Working organically
  • Creating life from a script
  • Finding ease in the work
  • Creating a full reality in the theatre

Intended audience

Who is this acting course for?

Minimum level of experience: Graduates of Darlo Drama Level Three or similar training and experience elsewhere. 

If you have no prior experience, we recommend starting with Level One, followed by Level Two and Three which all require attendance at one class per week for three hours at the same time each week. 

All students must be over 18 years of age at the start of the course.

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
  • A water bottle

Course tutors

Darlo Drama is a performance-based acting school for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. They welcome and encourage adults of all ages and all walks of life. Established in 1992, Darlo...

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