Acting for Beginners - Level 3

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Course description

Level 3 Acting for Beginners classes in Sydney – The Story.

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 Level Three 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 an evening performance on Darlo Drama’s Studio Theatre stage!

Ideal for
  • Those who have performed in a theatre scene.
Course content
  • Physical characterisation
  • Defining character
  • Working as part of an ensemble
  • Taking direction
  • Script analysis and actor’s research
  • Blocking and stage craft
  • Working with props and costume
  • Building multiple relationships on stage and playing multiple characters
  • Subtext and through line
  • Breathe, sound and articulation
Learning 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!
Other information
  • Students should 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.