Film & TV Audition Workshop (10-13 Years)

Where: TAPAC, 100 Motions Rd, Western Springs, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Film & TV Audition Workshop (10-13 Years) January: $130.00
  • Buy Tickets – 09 845 0295
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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 Matt 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.

Ham or vegetarian lunchboxes ($10 per day) can be ordered when you pay for the course or pre-ordered each morning.

Tutor Matt Dwyer has been a professional actor for 17 years. He trained at Auckland’s Unitec Drama School and gained a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts. He has toured in theatre and performed many roles on-screen – most notably as Shortland Streets’ evil Dr. Brett Franklin (2014/15).

His producing credits include the short film Intake (2009) and a comedy TV pilot The Acid Test. Matt has worked in the New Zealand casting industry since 2002. He and Mike have owned Barefoot Casting since 2005.

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 commericals worldwide.

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