Screen Acting – ALL ACTORS!!

ALL ACTORS unless INVITED to INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

APPLICANTS can choose to submit link/reel for viewing

OR film a 2min monologue to AUDITION

Include: Your reasons for wanting to train at NASA!

Send to info@nicholsonsacademy.com

NASA’S SKILLS STRETCH – 4 Week Intensive – 2 Evenings per week!

Tuesdays/Thursdays Commencing: 14th March 

PLEASE NOTE: NASA’s level of teaching is NOT the same as other acting institutions. 

Actors who have worked on:

Short Films – Features – Music Videos – Web Series – TVCs

…and actors who have already had training at other institutions

are MOST DEFINITELY encouraged to apply!

 

All are welcome to apply as long as they can demonstrate the required aptitude, personal characteristics and desire to pursue a professional acting career.

Course curriculum includes :

Explanation of ‘MEISNER’ – ‘STRASBERG’ – ‘ADLER’ and ‘GUSKIN’

Develop an understanding of the “Method” and in its various forms.

  • Read throughs WITH Improvisation
  • Finding the “truth” in performance
  • Character development through thought – movement – voice
  • Justification
  • Complication
  • Observation
  • In the “moment”
  • Script work and breakdown
  • Physical habits/Thought into action
  • Meditation and Kinesiology
  • Various PD studies
  • On-set hierarchy
  • Various exercises

ALL homework MUST be completed!

EXTENDING FOUNDATION

Prerequisites:  Foundation
Candidates should ideally have had some (basic) acting training prior to entering this course.

Students to demonstrate the required aptitude, personal characteristics and a desire to pursue a professional acting career.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Character analysis
  • Script and scene work
  • Improvisation
  • Creative imagination
  • Emotional reactions – inner dialogue
  • Monologues – contemporary – filmed and recorded
  • Complication
  • Instant/Inner justification – the differences
  • Objects – external to internal
  • The self – “you”
  • Read throughs
  • Meditation and Kinesiology
  • Various exercises

SELF-CREATION – PLATFORM

Prerequisites: Foundation & Extending Foundation
Candidates should ideally have done Foundation and Extending Foundation to be eligible to do this course however, new candidates can audition as long as they have basic screen training.

Students to demonstrate the required aptitude, personal characteristics and a desire to pursue a professional acting career.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Character analysis
  • Script and scene work
  • Improvisation
  • Creative imagination
  • Emotional reactions – inner dialogue
  • Monologues – contemporary – filmed and recorded
  • Complication
  • Instant/Inner justification – the differences
  • Objects – external to internal
  • The self – “you”
  • Read throughs
  • Meditation and Kinesiology
  • Various exercises

MEISNER & GUSKIN

Prerequisites:  Intensive Screen Acting III
Candidates should ideally have a good understanding of the acting process and training prior to entering this course.

Students to demonstrate the required aptitude, personal characteristics and a desire to pursue a professional acting career.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Moment to moment
  • Improvisation – Choices
  • Inner Dialogue/Subtext
  • Free association
  • Auditioning processes
  • Improvisation – Choices
  • The now factor – “read throughs”
  • Script and scene work
  • Monologue – contemporary – filmed and recorded
  • Character development and traits
  • Meditation and kinesiology
  • Various exercises
  • Interpreting story

ADVANCED SKILLS IN SCREEN

Out of NASA’s 8 week Intensive, this course is the most challenging!

Students should have already worked on the basic and intermediate skills in screen.

Adjustments on character variations.

Character Movement

Meisner, Guskin, Strasberg & Adler to be applied

Curriculum from Level 1 – IV will be worked with.

Filming included –

Details

VENUE:
35 Seventh Avenue – BASSENDEAN STUDIO

TIME: 6:30PM – 9:00PM

COST: $550


Instalment Plan
Deposit: $200
Instalment 1: $175
Instalment 2: $175

Apply Now

What’s Expected

Students to demonstrate the required aptitude, personal characteristics and a desire to pursue a professional acting career.

We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, flexible and self-disciplined. The intensive nature of this course requires a mature, positive attitude, openness and willingness to learn. The film industry is very demanding and highly one of the most competitive in the world today. Nicholsons’ Academy of Screen Acting asks that students take full responsibility for their own progress and development. It requires a full commitment in all aspects of the course including attendance, punctuality, participation, preparation, and performance.

EXTENDING FOUNDATION

Prerequisites:  Foundation
Candidates should ideally have had some (basic) acting training prior to entering this course.

Students to demonstrate the required aptitude, personal characteristics and a desire to pursue a professional acting career.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Character analysis
  • Script and scene work
  • Improvisation
  • Creative imagination
  • Emotional reactions – inner dialogue
  • Monologues – contemporary – filmed and recorded
  • Complication
  • Instant/Inner justification – the differences
  • Objects – external to internal
  • The self – “you”
  • Read throughs
  • Meditation and Kinesiology
  • Various exercises

SELF-CREATION – PLATFORM

Prerequisites: Foundation & Extending Foundation
Candidates should ideally have done Foundation and Extending Foundation to be eligible to do this course however, new candidates can audition as long as they have basic screen training.

Students to demonstrate the required aptitude, personal characteristics and a desire to pursue a professional acting career.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Character analysis
  • Script and scene work
  • Improvisation
  • Creative imagination
  • Emotional reactions – inner dialogue
  • Monologues – contemporary – filmed and recorded
  • Complication
  • Instant/Inner justification – the differences
  • Objects – external to internal
  • The self – “you”
  • Read throughs
  • Meditation and Kinesiology
  • Various exercises

MEISNER & GUSKIN

Prerequisites:  Intensive Screen Acting III
Candidates should ideally have a good understanding of the acting process and training prior to entering this course.

Students to demonstrate the required aptitude, personal characteristics and a desire to pursue a professional acting career.

Course curriculum includes:

  • Moment to moment
  • Improvisation – Choices
  • Inner Dialogue/Subtext
  • Free association
  • Auditioning processes
  • Improvisation – Choices
  • The now factor – “read throughs”
  • Script and scene work
  • Monologue – contemporary – filmed and recorded
  • Character development and traits
  • Meditation and kinesiology
  • Various exercises
  • Interpreting story

ADVANCED SKILLS IN SCREEN

Out of NASA’s 8 week Intensive, this course is the most challenging!

Students should have already worked on the basic and intermediate skills in screen.

Adjustments on character variations.

Character Movement

Meisner, Guskin, Strasberg & Adler to be applied

Curriculum from Level 1 – IV will be worked with.

Filming included –