Beginner's Acting, Level One

Beginners acting: The Monologue

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Join Darlo Drama's Beginners acting class, level one today!

Have you always wanted to try acting but never had the confidence to dive in? This class is for you! Join today to find out what how you can build your confidence and creativity. Now is your chance to give acting a go one night a week in a safe and nurturing environment with a located in Darlinghurst, Sydney.

Beginners acting, The Monologue at Darlo Drama is a fun and exciting introduction to acting that will unlock confidence and creativity and that you never knew you had! You'll be introduced to a group of like minded people who you will likely become like family over the next 8 weeks and beyond.

We create a space for you to have lots of fun and this course is perfect if you have always wanted to try acting or if you wish to discover it again after a long break.

Over the last 30 years, we have proudly developed a team of very supportive, engaging tutors that have a wealth of knowledge to share with you. We will help you to build confidence, feel at ease in front of an audience, whether in a professional or social setting, and introduce you to lots of tools that you can use on stage and in your also apply to your daily life.

Level one course overview

Classes start gently, allowing a safe place for students to PLAY and EXPLORE with fun games, trust exercises and improvisation. As time goes on, your group will begin to get more COMFORTABLE, RELAXED and SPONTANEOUS. You will find confidence in self expression, learning techniques to assist with presenting in front of a group, working through “stage fright” and connecting to an audience while developing your communication skills. 

Our expert teachers will take your new found confidence and creativity and show you how to apply acting techniques and exercises to the performance of a monologue. You will work on a monologue script, develop a character, learn voice projection and take direction.

Through the building of deeper, more authentic approaches to connecting to others and embracing a spirit of bravery and generosity will help you to find a greater sense of personal leadership and confidence through acting.

By the end of the course, you will be ready to perform on the Darlo Drama Theatre stage…it sounds daunting we know – but trust us, we are with you every step of the way! We encourage you to invite family and friends to join in celebrating your awesome achievements in a wonderfully supportive environment. And we guarantee that you will love it - there is nothing quite like the buzz of the audience’s applause when you are under the stage lights!

Beginners acting, Level One course focus

Creativity, Presenting, Voice & Movement, Ensemble Work, Improvisation, Imagination & Performance, Developing Performance Confidence & Script Work.

Level One course outcome

At the conclusion of the course you and your classmates will perform monologues with lights and music to an audience of family, friends & fellow students on the Darlo Drama Theatre stage.

Our other courses

Level One, Two and Three requires attendance at one class per week for three hours at the same time each week.

Level One – The Monologue (9 sessions including performance)

Level Two – The Scene (10 sessions including performance)

Level Three – The Story (11 sessions including performance)

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. 

Course requirements

There is no experience necessary to participate in Level One at Darlo Drama.

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

How to book

Click the BOOK NOW button to sign up. We offer payment via upfront payment with credit card and or 4 easy interest free payments with Afterpay.

Fees and charges

Level One Course fee: $595.00

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

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