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Course Description

Learn tricks and tools to ensure award winning acting performances. Study a range of theorists used by Hollywood greats and how to implement them into your acting.


Drama and English teachers. Teachers wanting to bring out the best acting performances in their students.

Teaching Standards

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking

$  329 + GST - Individual Enrolment
$1250 + GST - Team Enrolment

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Introduction to a Reel Performance

  • 2

    Module 2 - Drama Games and Improvisation

    • Introduction

    • Drama Games

    • Drama Games Worksheet

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 3

    Module 3 - Script Analysis

    • Introduction

    • Script Analysis

    • Activities - Script Analysis

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 4

    Module 4 - Objectives, Actions and Obstacles

    • Introduction

    • Objectives, Actions and Obstacles

    • Activities - Objectives, Actions and Obstacles

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 5

    Module 5 - Subtext and Inner Dialogue

    • Introduction

    • Subtext and Inner Dialogue

    • Activities - Subtext and Inner Dialogue

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 6

    Module 6 - Building the Character

    • Introduction

    • Building Character

    • Activities - Building Character

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 7

    Module 7 - Acting Performance Tools

    • Introduction

    • Acting Performance Tools

    • Activities - Acting Performance Tools

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 8

    Module 8 - Conclusion

    • Conclusion

    • Course Highlights

    • Reflection Question

  • 9

    Course Feedback

    • Feedback

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Dana Lee  Mierowsky

Dana Lee Mierowsky

Dana-Lee worked on a range of professional film, television and theatrical productions while studying at Screenwise, The Australian Film, Television and Radio School and London’s National Film and Television School. Her numerous multiple award winning music videos, commercials and short films have lead to the development of a feature film and a short television series. With a UNSW’s Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education, a Certificate in Training and Assessment and seven years teaching experience in primary and high schools, Dana-Lee teaches at film, acting and drama schools, including, The Australia, Film, Television and Radio School, The Australian Film and Television Academy, JMC Academy, The Australian International Performing Arts Academy and Sydney Film School.

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