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Advanced Acting

Actors lab

Discover your truth and respond organically

Advanced acting course, Actor’s Lab is a renowned course that introduces you to a more truthful and personalised way of connecting to your work as an actor.

Facilitated by Glen Hamilton renowned acting teacher, this course introduces you to a more truthful and personalised way of connecting to your work as an actor.

Classes begin with studio based exercises aimed at; creating openness and availability, identifying blocks, releasing control, finding and creating energy and opening the senses to a full and rich connection to your work.

Later classes involve an in-depth rehearsal period of a scene. Here you work in detail on; analyzing a script, interpreting punctuation and language, connecting personally to the world of the scene and listening and responding organically, truthfully and simply.

The final weeks of the course involve greater one on one time with your director, as the group is split to allow for detailed personal notes and guidance on your individual process. Your tutor is a dedicated director and acting coach, with extensive experience working with students and professional actors alike.

Actor’s Lab is a must for actors looking to develop rigour and reliability in their process. Actors Lab attracts a broad cross section of experience in its students with scenes and scene partners chosen carefully to ensure your individual development.

Minimum level of experience: Graduates of Darlo Drama Level Three or similar training and experience elsewhere.

ACTORS LAB FOCUS

Identifying blocks, connecting to your environment, creating energy between actor and stimulus, surrendering control in the work, working organically, creating life from a script, finding ease in the work & creating a full reality in the theatre.

YOUR TUTOR

Glen Hamilton delivers Actors Lab. Glen Hamilton is the National Head of acting at The Academy of Film, Theatre and Television and is a highly experienced teacher and director who brings a nurturing, insightful and encouraging approach to developing the actor’s craft. Actors Lab is one of our most popular studio based advanced acting courses.

Course requirements

Minimum level of experience: Graduates of Darlo Drama Level Three or similar training and experience elsewhere.

All students must be over 18 years of age at the start of the course.

How to book

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Fees and charges

Actors Lab Course fees - $550 (Darlo Theatre Group members price available)

Not ready to jump in just yet? Why not try our FREE Intro to beginners acting class via zoom which runs on the first Wednesday of every month. You can sign up HERE!

Our courses are aimed to help you build confidence, read our interview with The Big Smoke, all about presenting with passion HERE

Our Other Courses

If you have no prior experience we recommend starting with Level One, followed by Level Two and Three which all require attendance at one class per week for three hours at the same time each week. These courses will help to build your skills and then you can participate in The Play, Actors Lab and Actors Process.

Level One – The Monologue (9 sessions including performance)

Level Two – The Scene (10 sessions including performance)

Level Three – The Story (13 sessions including 3 performances)

Actors Lab (4 x 4 hour weekly sessions)

Actors Process (4 x 4 hour weekly sessions)

Once you have completed Level One the subsequent Level's can be completed at any time. There is no obligation to complete all Levels but we do recommend not leaving too long in between to keep your momentum of learning going. 

Advanced Acting

Actors lab

Discover your truth and respond organically

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