Screen Acting Beginners

Course runs 08 Jun 2017 to 13 Jul 2018

Screen Acting Beginners

  • 08 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2018

  • Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  • Screenwise Courses will be Delivered Live & Online Via Zoom for the Duration of the Sydney Lockdown and will Return to In-Person Learning when restricitons allow

  • $605 ($499 earlybird ends 25 May 2017)

About the course

Always wanted to make the move into screen acting?  Our Screen Acting Beginners Course is one of Screenwise’s most popular courses. It provides a thorough and practical introduction to screen acting in a supportive atmosphere that will give you the skills to kick start your career in acting.

Whether you have dreamed of exploring acting as a career or wanting to boost your confidence, our Screen Acting Beginners Course is the perfect starting point.

Students will also have the opportunity to work intimately with Screenwise tutors who are top professional actors in the Australian Film and TV industry.

The curriculum includes:

  • Screen Acting Essentials
  • Improvisation
  • Action
  • Objective
  • Motivation
  • Interpretation
  • Scene Analysis

Don’t miss out on this Screen Acting Beginners Course.  Get in early to enjoy the early bird discount.

Terms and Conditions: There are no refunds or transfers to other courses.

"very hands on"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

For a beginner class I thought it was great, very hands on. We got straight into doing stuff which is great, and each lesson we were always learning something new, and it was great being able to watch others in the class.

"gave me so much experience"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

I enjoyed this course so much. The way it was taught, the atmosphere and the techniques were insightful and gave me so much experience. Thank you for allowing me to be apart of the course.

"feeling a lot more confident"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

I went in knowing very little about how to act and came out knowing a lot more about acting and feeling a lot more confident about acting.

"Loved it so much"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Last week this week of my beginners acting course. Loved it so much I’ve booked into the intermediate course starting later on February. So good, I highly recommend it to anyone.

"thoroughly enjoyed growing my skills"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Firstly I just wanted to thank everyone involved in running the Beginners course that finished last Thursday; I had a really great time and thoroughly enjoyed growing my skills. And of course, thank you to Anna for her guidance each lesson :) 

"exceeded every expectation"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Thursday night our first night of the beginners short course exceeded every expectation I had. Anna is so Great ❤️ And lots talented students too can’t wait for next Thursday !

"Love this school"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Love this school. 2 weeks left of my beginners short course & already signed up for the intermediate one. Teaching is of a high calibre.

"exceeded expectations"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

She was warm, welcoming and very knowledgeable. Amazing course and exceeded expectations for sure.

"really enjoyed the approach"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Screenwise was a great school. I have done nida, atyp and other courses and I really enjoyed the approach screenwise takes.

"very professional"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Anna was very professional and gave in depth constructive feedback to help and guide in all lessons.

"very welcoming and supportive"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

I found the whole experience at screenwise very welcoming and supportive and a lot of fun :), cannot wait to start the showreel course.

"Very experienced tutor"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Very experienced tutor and staff, all very friendly and helpful. Not only did I learn the basics of acting through the course, it also gave me self confidence and will to succeed.

"A Big Vibrant Thank You"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Once again, just wanted to give you a big, vibrant thank you for your exceptional teaching over the past couple of weeks. Your energy, enthusiasm and ability to explain concepts to a beginner like myself has significantly helped me over the duration of this course (although I know that I have a long way to go).

"I can't wait"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

I can't wait to begin my next course. See you in November!

"great introduction"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

It was a great introduction into the world of acting, and if my future situation works out the way I'm hoping, I'll be sure to be back.


Screen Acting Beginners Student

My overall experience at Screenwise was excellent! Looking forward to returning to study some more acting!

"Loved the course"

Screen Acting Beginners Student

Loved the course so much! Can't wait to do the other ones :)

About Your Tutor - Rachael Blake

Rachael was recently seen in MELODY, which won her the Best Actress Award at the 2014 Montreal Film Festival. Other film credits include My Mistress and Sleeping Beauty, which screened in competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, as well as Cherry Tree Lane, Pinprick, Summer, Derailed with Clive Owen, Tom White, which earned her nominations for the AFI Award and Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Supporting Actress and Perfect Strangers, where she won Best Actress at Fantasporto and Vladivostok International Film Festival. For Lantana she was awarded the AFI Award, IF Award and a nomination for a FCCA Award for Best Actress. Rachael has also won both an AFI Award and Silver Logie for her television work and has appeared in...

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About screenwise

Screenwise was established in the year 2000 to provide specialist, career-focused training in acting for film & television. The school employs leading industry professionals – award-winning actors, directors & casting consultants who are articulate and inspirational teachers.

Screenwise is overseen by Denise Roberts (Schapelle, The Moodys, Cliffy, Mrs Biggs, Packed To The Rafters, Blood Brothers, Razzle Dazzle, Always Greener, GP). The school offers full-time and part-time intensive creative and technical screen acting programs which are accredited and up to date with Australian and International film industry standards.

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