Pip Edwards

Specialist Audition Technique

An eight week screenwork and audition series for professional working actors.

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Course Overview

This eight week course is a great opportunity for actors to hone their screen-testing skills across a range of genres and styles. Actors will be able to practice and develop their own process, as well as discover new tools and insights into a range of audition scenarios, including Australian and US comedy and drama, TVCs, cold-reading, and self-taping. 

This course aims to help actors achieve their best work in the audition room, break through personal, professional and artistic boundaries and limitations and provide a supportive network of fellow actors. It empowers actors with a holistic understanding of themselves and their career, providing industry knowledge, goal-setting strategies, accountability, and actor mindset and wellness tools.

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Course Outline

The eight week course will cover:

  • Regular screen-testing practice across a range of genres, including Australian and American TV, drama, comedy, sit-com, cold-reading, and TVCs.
  • Self- taping technique.
  • An online component, providing peer and tutor mentorship, accountability and ongoing support.
  •  Understanding of yourself in the industry, and selecting appropriate footage for your self-tape reel.
  • Acting career empowerment, and mindset and wellness tools.
  • Playback of scenes, to allow actors to learn from each other.

Participants are advised to bring their own SD card to the classes.

Course Outcomes

  • Screen testing skills, knowledge and practice. 
  • New techniques to tackle a range of genres.
  • Self taping technique.
  • Understanding of casting room etiquette. 
  • Finding your charisma and unique voice as an artist.
  • Clarity in regards to goal – setting, actor mindset and wellness and career empowerment strategies.

Autumn Series Session Details

When: 8 x Tuesday Nights

Dates: 15th May – 3rd July, 2018

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Venue: 18 City Rd, Chippendale, NSW 2008

Cost: Members: $432.00/ Non-Members: $480.00

OR with Direct Debit:

Members: 8 x $54.00 pr wk + processing fee / Non-Members: 8 x $60.00 pr wk + processing fee

Participants: 12

Session Details

Payment Options 

The HubStudio now offers two different payment options; course in full & weekly direct debit.

Standard Pricing

  • Weekly Direct Debit: 8 x $60.00 pr wk  + processing fee
  • Full Price: $480.00 incl GST

Members Payment Options

  • Weekly Direct Debit: 8 x $54.00 pr wk + processing fee
  • Full Price: $432.50 incl GST


More Information on Direct Debit

About Pip Edwards

Pip Edwards is a professional actor, filmmaker, acting/career coach, casting assistant and entrepreneur. She teaches extensively throughout Australia, including at many of Sydney’s leading drama institutions. 

Pip runs a private coaching studio, where she coaches and mentors actors for auditions, screen-tests, business/career/mindset coaching, industry advancement (including getting agents), detailed screen-acting, as well as shooting (and booking) actors’ self-tapes. 

As a coach Pip is passionate, detailed, practical, and approachable. She is up-to-date with industry trends and demands, and understands the highs and lows of the craft.  Pip helps actors break through barriers and achieve their best- as performers, creators and in business. 

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Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to courses@thehubstudio.com.au or use the below form. Please note the course is by invitation only. If accepted we shall send out an application form with all the course information. Notification for acceptance will be made no later than one week before course commencement.

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.

Course Application Form

To apply for any of our courses please use this form.
  • If accepted onto the series you will be required to pay via one of the above options, please choose one from the following options.
    TERMS & CONDITIONS: Please make 100% sure you are available for the course BEFORE agreeing to these terms and conditions. Once you have agreed by ticking the above box YOU ARE FULLY LIABLE TO PAY FOR THE COURSE IN FULL REGARDLESS OF HOW MANY CLASSES ARE ATTENDED. If you are not accepted onto the course, you will not held be liable to pay. Confirmation of acceptance onto a course will be emailed to you directly with an invoice. Upon receipt of the invoice you hereby agree to pay the full amount and by no later than the due date stated on the invoice. If you have opted for the direct debit payment system, you agree to return the emailed Direct Debit Request (DDR) Form within two days of receipt with the correct banking information and agree to have the appropriate funds available at all times, as per the payment schedule. If for some reason the DDR Form isn't filled out, at any stage before or after a course, you will still be required to pay the course amount in full. If for any reason you have not received the DDR Form, it is your responsibility to pay for the course and notify the studio. Please note that prior to payment we cannot guarantee your place on any course. CANCELLATIONS MADE BY YOU: If for whatever reason you wish to cancel your place on a course, you must notify us via email within five (5) business days before the start of the first class. A REFUND WILL BE ISSUED ONLY IF YOUR PLACE CAN BE FILLED. Often at this stage it can be difficult to find a suitable replacement, however we’ll do our best to facilitate the changes, if at all possible. If a refund is approved it will incur an administration charge of $75. Any cancellations requested after the five (5) days cut off are non-refundable however may be transferred as a credit, at the discretion of the The HubStudio, and are not guaranteed. IF WE MAKE CANCELLATIONS: Rarely we have to move a class due to unforeseen circumstances such as teachers sickness or unavailability. In these circumstance we will do our best to find a new time to accomodate everyone. We do not offer refunds for single class movements. If a whole class series is moved you will be entitled to a credit note for the next series or a full refund if you can’t attend the new dates. MAILING LIST: Please note by agreeing to these terms and conditions you also give consent to be subscribed to any potential HubStudio mailing lists and marketing material. To opt-out at any time simply follow the link provided. OUR POLICY: At all times, The HubStudio will endeavour to facilitate your needs, and provide the most fair, and suitable outcome for both parties. The above terms and conditions are best practice policies to ensure we can maintain a high standard and quality service to all our customers.

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Contact Us

For further questions or queries please contact us directly during 10am – 5pm / Monday – Friday on the below details:

Our office and studio is located across from Victoria Park and the Broadway Shopping Centre in Sydney’s Chippendale. For best parking and travel options please click here.

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.