Acting for Beginners - Level 2

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

Course description

Level 2 Acting for Beginners classes in Sydney – The Scene.

Sydney Community College is proud to present this course in partnership with Darlo Drama, which will extend your skills, connect to a partner and build your craft.

Level Two is an investigation into naturalistic acting & drama techniques that will make your performances more convincing.

The first few weeks are spent exploring theatre and acting techniques through the use of drama games and improvisation exercises. Once the scripts are handed out, you will be working with a scene partner and find out what happens on stage when someone talks back.

Level 2 culminates in an evening performance on Darlo Drama’s Studio Theatre stage!

Ideal for

Those who have completed the Acting for Beginners or Acting – Improvisation Classes for Beginners with this College or similar.

Course content
  • Identifying objectives and playing actions
  • Given circumstances
  • Subtext and script analysis
  • Connecting to a partner and relationship building
  • Listening and responding
  • Actor / audience relationship
  • Building performance energy & stage craft

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

  • perform with energy and confidence
  • connect to a partner and build a theatrical relationship
  • respond "in the moment"
  • be more confident in performing in front of an audience
  • connect more vocally and physically to a character
  • understand basic script analysis
  • understand objectives, obstacles and actions
  • understand principles of listening and responding organically
  • perform on Darlo Drama’s Theatre stage to an audience of family, friends and fellow students!
Other Information
  • Please wear casual clothes with covered shoes and bring a water bottle.
  • Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.