Acting at Darlo Drama: The Story

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Learn Acting for Beginners (Level 3) with our acting & drama courses in Sydney.

Sydney Community College is proud to present this course in partnership with Darlo Drama, which will help you to play multiple characters, explore a range of scripts and extend your craft.

The main focus of The Story is the production of a series of excerpts from several plays performed to an audience of family, friends and fellow students and will give you a fundamental understanding and experience of the processes involved in staging plays, working as an ensemble and blocking & script analysis.

This course is a stepping stone from performing a scene to performing a whole play.

Level 3 culminates in TWO weekend performances on Darlo Drama’s Studio Theatre stage!

Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • perform with clarity, energy and confidence
  • connect to multiple scene partners and build theatrical relationships
  • define and differentiate multiple characters
  • be more confident in performing in front of an audience
  • perform multiple characters and scenes on Darlo Drama’s Studio Theatre stage to an audience of family, friends and fellow students!

Ideal for

Course content

  • Physical characterisation
  • Defining character
  • Working as part of an ensemble
  • Taking direction
  • Script analysis and actor’s research
  • Blocking and stagecraft
  • Working with props and costume
  • Building multiple relationships on stage and playing multiple characters
  • Subtext and through line
  • Breathe, sound and articulation

Venue and getting there

Darlo Drama
Level One, 16-18 Oxford Square
Darlinghurst 2010

Darlo Drama is located on Oxford Square, which is right at the intersection of Riley Street and Oxford Street, in the heart of Darlinghurst.

Public transport

We are a five-minute walk from Museum Railway Station, straight up Oxford Street and a multitude of bus routes travel right past our front door.

Parking

For those preferring to drive to Darlo Drama, street parking is available in the streets surrounding the school, but they are mostly metered and have a two-hour limit.
Most of our students prefer to park at Wilson Parking on Riley St (opens in new tab), which is a short walk from Darlo Drama.
Wilson’s evening parking rate of $8 flat fee applies for entry AFTER 5pm and exit BEFORE 10pm.

Please bring to class

  • casual clothes with covered shoes
  • a water bottle

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This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

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