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Screenteens – Term 2

Commences: 06 May 2017

Concludes: 24 Jun 2017

Tutor: Ivan Topic

Where: Screenwise Studios, 84/86 Mary St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

When: Saturday Mornings

Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Cost: $499

Earlybird Cost: $460

Earlybird Date: 22 Apr 2017

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Screenteens Acting Classes for Young Adults (8-Week Intensive)

Has your dream always been to become a professional actor? Our Screenteens acting classes for young adults, may be your ticket to stardom.

The Screenteens 8-week Intensive is designed for young actors between 12 – 16 years old who are looking for a successful move into the Film and Television Industry. This program is the ideal platform for all young adults interested in commencing or extending their experience in front of the camera. No audition is required!

Students will learn how to break down a scene, build a character, find the truth in performing, use props, take direction, master continuity and act in front of the camera each week – all within a fun, yet professional learning environment.

Screenteens acting classes run in conjunction with school terms each Saturday morning, with one class per week over an 8-week period- making it the perfect course for you. No audition is required. Places are strictly limited.

This 8-week intensive will equip students with the following industry tools:

>   Breaking down a scene
>   Interpreting dialogue
>   Learning to take direction
>   Understanding character motivation
>   Mastering continuity on camera
>   Find the truth in performance
>   Building characters
>   Working with props
>   Perfecting audition techniques

Our tutors are high profile professional actors, who work closely with students in small boutique classes providing them the best industry advice and acting tuition on offer.

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.

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

Screenteens acting classes – If you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right.

Did you know?

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.

About Your Tutor

Ivan Topic’s acting career started in Sydney in 2003 when he was cast in a support role in Khoa Do’s internationally acclaimed feature film, The Finished People. Shortly after he appeared in Khoa Do’s second feature film Footy Legends and went on to play Mia Wasikowska’s father in Paul Goldman’s Suburban Mayhem. His television credits include: Home and Away (7 Network), Bastard Boys (ABC), Gangs of OZ (10 Network), Rake (ABC), Behind Mansion Walls (US Cable Network) and Soul Mates (ABC).

His film roles include 33 Postcards and Tim Boyle’s much anticipated The Half Dead where he appears opposite screen legend, John Rhys-Davies. He has had lead roles in many awarded short films and has also worked on several TVC’s for the International and Australian market.

His theatre credits include leading roles in Europe, The Dumb Waiter, Those The River Keeps and Spiked Heels. More recently he received rave reviews for his role as Dave Moss in the Serious Boys production of Glengarry Glen Ross at the Darlinghurst Theatre, which was directed by Marcus Graham and played to packed houses. He also collaborated with Marcus in developing and performing in the acclaimed and much loved Bebop Apocalypse, a live Beat Generation Poetry performance set to Improvised jazz music, where due to his amazing voice over skills he played the part of William S Burrows.

Ivan has had extensive training in acting, movement, voice and screen acting throughout his career. He is a graduate of the Sanford Meisner method where he received many awards for his work.

Ivan is also an experienced screenwriter with several high concept, commercial projects at various stages of development and production.

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