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How does an iconic Underbelly star guide aspiring actors?

He’s one of Australia’s most talented actors who has worked with some of the world’s greatest film directors including George Miller and Terrance Malick. 
Most Australian’s however more famously recognise him as Mick Gatto in the now iconic and hit Australian television series “Underbelly”. His name is Simon Westaway – and he’s back at Screenwise Studios to guide aspiring actors this September for Screen Acting Intermediate.

Going beyond the basics of screen acting, Simon continues to receive praise from students for his guidance in exploring their relaxed, focused and unique personas in front of the camera. From maintaining performance in a scene to understanding the technical facets of working as an actor on set, Simon continues to lead aspiring actors to a greater understanding of the Film and Television Industry.

This coming September Simon will be leading students through a range of  approaches designed to improve and perfect audition and screen technique. Screen Acting Intermediate runs for six consecutive weeks and classes are strictly limited to 14 participants so that tutors can focus on each actor on an intimate level.

For more information on Simon’s next upcoming class click here, or contact Screenwise on 9281 4484 or email info@screenwise.com.au for more information.

Simon’s Extended Credits:
His extensive list of television credits include Blue Heelers, Small Claims, White Collar Blue, Temptation and Stingers. Simon film and credits include roles in Australian Rule, Komodo, The Thin Red Line, Babe: Pig In The City, and Cable. Simon is an accomplished voice artist with an extensive list of commercials to his credit. he was part of Director George Miller’s highly successful Happy Feet. He was awarded Best Supporting Actor by the Film Critics Circle of Australia for his performance in the film Australian Rules. Visit Simon’s IMBD Profile here to find out more