Acting Classes at Darlo Drama: The Scene - Sydney Short Courses

Acting Classes at Darlo Drama: The Scene

What you'll learn

Learn how to perform a scene with our acting short courses in Sydney!

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

Develop your acting skills, learn to connect with fellow actors on stage, and build your confidence! This acting course is designed to broaden your understanding of naturalistic acting and drama techniques to create convincing characters through performance.

The first few weeks of the course will explore acting techniques through drama games and improvisation exercises. Once you have received your script, you will work together with another acting student and learn the theatrical principles of listening and responding while performing a scene. 

These classes will finally culminate in an evening performance on Darlo Drama's Studio Theatre stage!

Learning outcomes

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

  • Perform with energy and confidence
  • Connect and build believable relationships with scene partners
  • Respond authentically in the moment
  • Improve your stage presence and connect more vocally and physically to your character
  • Analyze scripts and understand character objectives, obstacles and actions
  • Develop your listening and responding skills
  • Practice and perform on stage in front of an audience

Course content

What will be covered in this acting course?

  • Understanding and identifying your character's objectives and actions to bring them to life on stage
  • Examining the given circumstances of a scene to inform your performance
  • Analyzing scripts to uncover subtext and understand the underlying motivations of your character
  • Developing a strong connection with your scene partner and building believable relationships
  • Listening actively and responding authentically in the moment
  • Building a connection with the audience and understanding the actor-audience dynamic
  • Cultivating performance energy and mastering the technical aspects of stagecraft.

Intended audience

Who is this acting course for?

Those who have completed Improvisation Classes for Beginners with this College or similar introductory courses.

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

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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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Acting Classes at Darlo Drama: The Scene

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$645 Limited inc GST / $516 / $548.25 / $580.50
COURSE BEGINS: Wed Mar 22, 630PM - 930PM
COURSE CONCLUDES: Wed May 17, 630PM – 930PM
PERFORMANCE: Fri May 19 @ 8PM

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