Improvisation for Beginners w/ Adriano Cappelletta 

A 6 week series for beginners to explore the fundamentals and principles of Improvisation 

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Course Overview

The HubStudio Perth is very proud to be welcoming Adriano Cappelletta to the studio line up. Adriano is both an accomplished actor, writer and producer. Originally from Perth Adriano is a graduate of both NIDA and the Philippe Gaulier school in Paris. This course is specifically designer for any beginner looking to learn more about the wonderful world of improvised acting, no experience required. Learn the foundations of improvisation in a fun, open and relaxed environment. Gain confidence as a performer as you learn to let go and improvise with ease and playfulness. Improvisation is the cornerstone of acting and this course is designed to help you connect to your playfulness, impulse for fun and personal freedom. Come Join Us!

Course Outline

The course will step you through the building block of improvisation through games, play and scene work on the floor with your fellow actors. The focus will be on: 
* Trusting your impulse 
* Making verbal and physical offers 
* Points of Focus 
* Status games and exercises 
* Building narratives 
* Character 
* Improvisation Games
* Scenework 
* Ensemble work 

Course Outcomes

Improvisation prepares you to act with confidence in any medium: theatre, tv, film and the key skills and concepts you will embrace through this course include: 
* Trusting your partner, trusting your impulse and ideas and improvising with ease
* How to play with others and build connection 
* Free your inhibitions 
* Letting go and surrendering your ideas 
* Not being afraid to fail and learning how to embrace the flop 
* How to act with pleasure and connect to the feeling of flow 
* Act and be in the moment 

Session Details

When: 6x Thursdays

Dates: 29th October – 3rd December 2020

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Venue: Victoria Hall / 179 High Street Fremantle 

Cost: $372 incl GST (+booking fee)

Participants: 14 Maximum

Session Details

Payment Information

How To Pay & Instalment Option: The easiest way to pay is by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) using the bank details on the invoice (please quote the invoice number in the transfer information), or by simply clicking the ‘pay online’ link also on the invoice (bank fees apply). You will be email an invoice upon acceptance into the program. Payment is due no later than the due date stated on the invoice, however if you would like to pay in instalments please call or email the office to arrange the dates and amounts you will pay. Please note full payment of the course is due by the time the course finishes. You can start payment instalments at anytime upon receipt of the invoice.

About Adriano Cappelletta

Adriano is an actor, writer, director, producer, composer and theatre-maker. He began his career as a member of UK based physical theatre company Strange Arrangements in the late 90’s where they were artists in residence at Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts. In 1999, he completed a BA in Drama studies and Writing from Murdoch University WA. 
In 2003 he graduated NIDA with a BA in Dramatic Art: Acting. He was the recipient of The Martin Bequest Travelling Scholarship and The Mike Walsh Fellowship in 2008 and traveled to Paris to study with master clown and theatre guru, Philippe Gaulier for two years. In Paris he studied the art of melodrama, clown, bouffon, mask, Shakespeare & Chekhov, devising, mime, acrobatics and character comedy and performed in Gaulier’s company.  
A theatre-maker for 20 years, he has performed and presented his own work throughout Australia, Europe and New York. In 2016 he was co-awarded the Philip Parsons Playwriting Fellowship for Ruby’s Wish which was presented at Belvoir St, The Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Arts Centre, Parramatta Riverside and Awesome Arts Festival WA. His one-man gay rom-com cabaret, This Boy’s in Love was nominated for Best Cabaret at Adelaide Fringe, Perth Fringe and awarded a Highly Commended Weekly Award at Adelaide Fringe and presented at Adelaide Cabaret Festival (2018) and Edinburgh Festival Fringe (2017). He co-wrote and created the comedy web series Ultimate Fanj which premiered on ABCivew as part of Freshblood in 2016. 
As an actor at The Ensemble Theatre, Sydney he has appeared in The Good Doctor, Face to Face, Proof any more. Other theatre includes Monkey: Journey to the West, Go Pinocchio! & Little Beauty (Kim Carpenter’s Theatre of Image). His Film/TV credits include: Australian feature I Am Woman, US feature Stealth, All Saints and the LGBT web-series, Love Bytes. 
He has tutored in acting, comedy and improvisation at NIDA, NIDA Open Program, Actors Centre Australia, The HUB Studio, Australian Theatre for Young People, Parramatta Riverside Theatre and Australian Institute of Music.  

About The HubStudio Perth & Sydney

The HubStudio is one of Sydney’s leading post-graduate studio’s and home to over 1,300 working professional actors and creatives. Over the last six years we have provided some of the best quality coaching in the country, to some of the best actors in the country, and now we are very proud to be launching a range of new courses in Perth. We’re bringing the same high level of coaching, the fun supportive culture and extensive industry experience to run a great range of acting training programs. To learn more about our Perth studio simply click the button below to head to our Perth Studio home page.

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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.

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