Articles on ‘acting’

‘A Taste of Impulse’ in Melbourne – Meisner training for the 21st Century Actor

Scott Williams, one of London’s foremost and longest standing Meisner Technique teachers, is heading to Melbourne for his 3 day ‘Taste of Impulse Workshop’ from the 23-25th of August at Feat In Space Theatre, Preston. American born Williams is an international director and teacher and is currently the Artistic Director of the UK-based Impulse Company…. Read more.

Auditioning for a music theatre course? The Philip Quast Music Theatre Workshop is for you

The countdown is on for audition season across the country and music theatre veteran Philip Quast is holding an intensive workshop to help candidates prepare. Each year, thousands of hopefuls get down to business in a series of auditions for Australia’s top performing arts courses, usually held between October and November. Entrance into these courses… Read more.

The best advice from 2013: How We Do What We Do

Marika Aubrey. Image by Blueprint Studios

Marika Aubrey’s exciting 2013 feature series How We Do What We Do made AussieTheatre history as the most popular regular column to appear on the website! With over 12,000 individual readers over the last year, Marika’s in depth and insightful interview series has captured the minds of the Australian and international theatre going public. At… Read more.

Passing the Torch – Russian Master Leads Melbourne Acting Workshop

Drawing on a lifetime of experience working in the Russian acting traditions of Konstantin Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov and Maria Knebel, master director Leonid Verzub will lead his Action Analysis workshop in Melbourne throughout July. Bethany Simons spoke with organiser actor/director Ashley Wain about why this opportunity is so valuable for Australian actors. Like Chinese whispers,… Read more.

Let’s Play For Real: Inside the Larry Moss Masterclass

Last week, Bethany Simons audited segments of a four-day acting intensive with renowned acting coach Larry Moss – student of legendary teachers Sanford Meisner and Stella Adler. Presented by Melbourne’s 16th Street Actors Studio, this workshop provided an incredible opportunity for actors of all levels of training and experience to work under and observe Larry’s… Read more.

A Swami, a Rabbi and a Bouffon walk into a drama school…

Bonjour! I’m still in Paris. I’m still homeless. And I’m still doing backflips and playing Simon Says every day. Well actually Philippe calls it “Samuel Says” because that’s his son’s name. And Philippe does whatever the hell he wants. Traditionally the game involves tapping different parts of your body according to the teacher’s instructions and… Read more.

Spotlight on London

Jovana Miletic continues her column on life in London as an Australian performer… I was minding my friend’s flat for two months while he was away in Ireland rehearsing a play for the Edinburgh Festival last year. His flat is in the perfect location for a new arrival to London as it is in the… Read more.