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Film & TV Audition Workshop (7-11 Years) - October Holiday Programme

Western Springs, Auckland

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 to Tue, 1 Oct 2019

9:00am - 3:00pm

Age 7 to 11

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The Auckland Performing Arts Centre | TAPAC, 100 Motions Road, Western Springs, Auckland

$130.00 for 2 sessions | One place remaining

Run by TAPAC - The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

Develop practical skills to use in the film and television industry, and get ready to build your overall confidence and self-esteem as an actor with industry professional Mike Dwyer from Barefoot Casting!

Students will develop practical skills to use in the film and television industry as they build their confidence and self-esteem as actors, experiment with different acting styles and learn critical analysis skills from a professional casting agent.

This course will teach you to:
• Communicate and interpret acting concepts
• Develop critical analysis skills
• Recognise and evaluate acting forms
• Experience best professional practices in film and TV
• Meet film and TV industry professionals

The course structure is:
Day 1 – TVC (Commercial) Prep & Auditioning (learning a script sent prior to the course)
• Meet the camera
• Your cast-able self
• You and industry requirements
• Introduction to script and character analysis
• The 5 W’s / A Good I.D / Analyse / Critique / Interpret
• Auditions: perform a non-dialogue TVC script - everyone to get in front of the camera and have a go!
• Investigations: redefine & advance
• Review - critique as a group all non-dialogue TVC auditions. Learn by watching others perform.
• Discuss self-development and self-analysis.
• Homework - prepare, prepare, prepare! Refresh learning of the dialogue drama script. Refocus on previous learning. Make strong choices. Utilise new intentions. Process new direction and bring it all into Day 2!

Day 2 – Drama Prep & Auditioning (learning a script sent out prior)
• Refresh - The 5 W’s / Analyse / Critique / Interpret / Group rehearsals of script. Take all that you have learnt from Day 01 and inject into Day 02
• Auditions: Perform the TV drama script - everyone to get in front of the camera and have a go. All students will be a reader behind the camera as well.
• Investigations: redefine & advance
• Review - critique as a group all dialogue drama auditions. Learn by watching others perform.
• Discuss self-development and self-analysis.

Parents are invited to watch the director’s picks of their children's TV drama scenes in the last hour of the course.

Tutor Mike Dwyer has worked as a professional actor for 19 years. He trained, performed and toured with The Questors Theatre in Ealing, London (87 – 90). In New Zealand he has had many screen and stage acting roles and has directed and devised theatre shows. He produced an adaptation of The Cherry Orchard (Herald Theatre 1998) directed Jackie Van Beek’s The Mayfly (Silo Theatre 2001) and directed a piece for the Short & Sweet Festival (2011). He has worked in the New Zealand casting industry since 2000 and since 2005 has run Barefoot Casting with his brother Matt. Their casting credits include the feature films Mahana, The Dark Horse and The Most Fun You Can Have Dying; the TV shows Filthy Rich (Seasons 1 & 2), Camp – NZ search - US, and Cancerman – The Milan Brych Affair – NZ. They have cast for TV commercials worldwide.


TAPAC Lunchboxes ($10 each) are available to order when you enrol or at the cafe on the morning of each day of the holiday programmes.

What’s included:

- 1x ham or vegetarian roll sandwich
- 1x piece of fruit
- carrot sticks
- 1x pack of chips
- 1x piece of brownie
- 1x Charlie’s juice pouch


The Auckland Performing Arts Centre | TAPAC, 100 Motions Road, Western Springs, Auckland

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This activity runs on these dates and times:

September 2019 to October 2019

  • Monday, 30 September 2019 (9:00am to 3:00pm)
  • Tuesday, 1 October 2019 (9:00am to 3:00pm)

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HP Audition Workshop

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