Nadia Townsend Screen Practice Masterclass – ONLINE

A five week ONLINE Screen course for Professional Working Actors.

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Course Overview

The HubStudio is very excited to have film coach, Nadia Townsend return in 2020! Nadia’s approach to acting is a culmination of 20 years of working in film, television and theatre as an actress and more recently as a Dramaturg. Nadia’s credits as a film dramaturg include, Mad Max 4 Fury Road, Hardball, Luncacy, Secret Daughter, Brock, Soulmates, Ready For This & Love Child.  

Through weekly scene work the actors will have a chance to re-engage with and deep dive into the basics of the craft and find a greater satisfaction in the preparation process.  With a focus on useful script analysis, active relaxation, putting your attention on the other person, pursuing an objective and emotional availability.

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Course Outline

The session will incorporate the practice of the following;

  • Grounding.
  • Active relaxation.
  • Engaging in in scene dynamics through physical tasks.
  • Practice pursuing an objective through improvisation.
  • Exercising your will and exploring the finer dynamics of being in relationship to the other.

Course Outcomes

This series is extraordinary. Nadia gives each actor the skills to act from a place of impulse and intuition bringing freedom and spontaneity, unpredictability and excitement to each actors work. 

  • Become more authentic & alive in scenework.
  • Have the courage to act from impulse and be alive to change.
  • Have a great understanding of camera use and general techniques.
  • Greater understanding of centring and source power.
  • Increased ability to listen and react to your scene partner.
  • Bringing vitality to your film work, and an aliveness on screen.

Session Details

When: 5 x Saturdays

Dates: 19th September – 17th October 2020

Cost: $330 incl GST (10% off for members)

Time: 9am – 11.30am AEST (Sydney Time)

Format: Online using Zoom

Participants12-14 Maximum

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About Nadia Townsend

Nadia has been working as an actress in Australia and internationally for the last 17 years and more recently has become a much in demand dramaturg for film and television projects.  Nadia first trained with Atlantic Theatre Co in NYC then set up her own theatre company, producing independent theatre in Sydney.  She got her first TV gig on an ABC Ben Gannon production where she met long time mentor Nico Lathouris.  Nico ignited ideas and questions about drama that she has spent most of her adult life trying to answer.  

Nadia continues to train at the Roy Hart school of voice in France and with movement improvisor Tony Osborne.  Nadia has trained with US practitioners Ivana Chubbuck, Larry Moss, Ellen Burstyn.  The principles of Practical Aesthetics are still at the base of Nadia’s methodology but she has travelled the world to find practitioners and other practices from dance to marital arts that support and expand her ideas about the craft.

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Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. & headshot to courses@thehubstudio.com.au or use the below form. Please note the course is by invitation only. If offered your place will only be held once payment is received in full. Failure to do so will forfeit your place on the course.

For more information or queries please don’t hesitate to call on (02) 9212 0522 or alternatively email us on the above address.

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Further Questions

The HubStudio prides itself on helping professional actors to facilitate their training journey. If you would like more information about this course, or more importantly which courses would suit you best, then please email or call us to discuss your training goals.