Holiday and Term Classes

Acting Classes for Young Adults 12-16

Screenteens & Acting Classes for Teenagers

Screenteens prepares young adults with professional screen acting techniques for a successful move into the Film & TV industry.

Screenwise Pty. Ltd.

Upcoming

Course dates

Screenteens acting classes are designed specifically for young adults between 12 and 16 years old.  Screenteens aims to teach young adults the professional screen acting techniques that are essential for a successful move into the Film & TV industry.

July 2024 – Just For Laughs Holiday Workshop

A workshop dedicated to the art of comedic timing and humour focusing on:

  • Timing and rhythm in comedy
  • Physical comedy and slapstick
  • Improvisation and quick thinking
  • Writing and delivering punchlines
  • Creating memorable comedic characters
  • 16/07/2024
  • Tuesday - Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Screenwise Studios Surry Hills
  • Roxane Wilson
$330.00 $295.00 Earlybird ends 02 Jul 2024

Term 3 Screenteens 2024 – Exploring Character Development

Deep dive into the intricacies of bringing characters to life and making them your own, focusing on:

  • Character analysis and backstory creation
  • Emotional range and expression
  • Physicality and movement
  • Improvisation techniques
  • Scene study and partner work
  • 27/07/2024
  • Saturday Mornings 9:30am - 11.30am
  • Screenwise Studios Surry Hills
  • Roxane Wilson
$499.00 $460 Earlybird ends 13 Jul 2024

October 2024 – Supernatural Holiday Workshop

Delve into the mysterious and otherworldly, this spine-chilling workshop will cover:

  • Developing eerie and supernatural characters
  • Creating suspense and fear
  • Using makeup and costumes to enhance your performance
  • Working with special effects and props
  • Storytelling techniques for horror and supernatural genres
  • 08/10/2024
  • Tuesday - Thursday 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Screenwise Studios Surry Hills
  • Louise Dodge
$330.00 $295.00 Earlybird ends 24 Sep 2024

Term 4 Screenteens 2024 – Acting For The Multiverse

Explore the diverse realms of heroes, villains, and the world of comics, learn to adapt your acting skills for various fantastical settings, including:

  • Understanding the multiverse and its storytelling potential
  • Character archetypes in comics and fantasy genres
  • Voice modulation and combat training
  • Working with green screens and special effects
  • Building a compelling performance in an imaginary world
  • 19/10/2024
  • Saturday Mornings 9:30am - 11.30am
  • Screenwise Studios Surry Hills
  • Septimus Caton
$499.00 $460 Earlybird ends 05 Oct 2024

Course

Structure & Content

Class Options

Screenwise terms run Saturday Mornings for 8 weeks each during school terms.

Holiday Intensives run for 3 straight days each school holidays.

Students will learn how to break down a scene, build a character, master audition and screen tests through to script reading, improvisation, presenting and devising scenes – the perfect training ground for young aspiring actors.

Screenteens features a number of tutors each of whom bring their own skills and specialties to their classes and is designed so students can partake in the course multiple times and encounter new material and lessons, gaining new skills each time.

Screenteen tutors are committed and dedicated to developing dynamic and confident performers and have extensive professional teaching and industry experience.

Graduates of Screenteens have auditioned and appeared in some of Australia’s leading film and TV series such as Puberty Blues, Home and Away, Tomorrow When The War Began, All Saints, The December Boys, H2O and Blue Water High.

Headshots of Screenteens who are currently attending acting classes (and are not represented by an agent) are kept on file and submitted to casting consultants for audition consideration whenever there is a suitable Film or TV series being cast. Thanks to referrals from Screenwise, many of our students are now represented by some of Sydney’s top Acting Agencies.

I owe you everything!

Ashleigh Cummings

A big thank you to Denise Roberts and everyone at Screenwise! The last 2 years have been incredible, I have learnt so many things from some of the biggest names in the industry! I have met people who have the same passions for acting as I do and made relationships that will last a life…

Adnan Erzeybek

Screenwise has given me the confidence to begin my dream career. They supplied me with the tools, skills and knowledge I needed to enter the film and TV industry whilst having fun along the way. I loved my two years at Screenwise and couldn’t have done it without the support and guidance of Denise Roberts…

Chloe Rogers

A Pathway

To the Screen

Graduates of Screenteens have auditioned and appeared in some of Australia’s leading film and TV series such as Puberty Blues, Home and Away, Tomorrow When The War Began, All Saints, The December Boys, H2O and Blue Water High.

Our recognised and renowned tutors work with you in a class environment as well as one on one to ensure you are receiving the guidance and feedback required when studying at Screenwise. These tutors are all accomplished actors and industry experts who are ready to impart their knowledge and wisdom to you. So if you’re ready to learn from the best, apply today!

Award-Winning

Tutors

How to

Apply

Complete the application form.

Frequently asked

Questions

Screenteens classes cater for students of all experience levels aged 12-16. If you’d like to discuss whether Screenteens is the right program for your child contact us for more information.

For teenagers 17 and over take a look at our Screen Acting Beginners programs.

Screenteens programs are held periodically throughout the year. School holiday programs run for 3 consecutive days each school holidays. Term programs run for 8 consecutive Saturdays each school term.

Unfortunately parents can’t watch classes. Our studio facilities don’t have the space to accomodate all parents for a class as well as the students. However in students final classes for the Term program they are given a copy of one of their scenes to take home with them.

Yes! Screenteens in taught by working industry professionals and will equip students with the skills they need to navigate the craft of screen performance.

Yes. Screenwise is a Creative Kids Registered Provider.

No, Screenteens is designed to cater to students with all levels of experience.