Scenes from the works of Anton Chekhov
This very special version of the Anthony Skuse Masterclass is an opportunity to delve into the works of one of the most genius playwrights in history, Anton Chekhov. Anthony Skuse is incredibly attuned to the history, style and language of Chekhov. This course is a chance to stretch your skill set so that you feel more confident and equiped to confidently take on classic texts.
Anthony is one of Sydney’s most respected directors, a real actors’ director. His insight will give each participant a hands on understanding of his process, as well as keeping your acting fit and ready to approach your next theatre audition with a fresh perspective.
This series is invite only, with the highest standard being sought, a place on the course is not guaranteed.
- Scene each week prepared prior to class, rehearsed for minimum three hours!
- Feedback and direction from Anthony, with group participation.
- Specific focus on scene technique, script analysis & Anthony’s process.
By working closely with Anthony, you will learn, develop, practice and be held accountable for Anthony’s work. This course will sharpen your skills and excite you to keep learning.
- Learn three to four new scenes across the eight week.
- Greater understanding of Anton Chekhov’s work and style.
- Deep dive into text analysis & character analysis.
- Familiarity towards Anthony’s work & how he views acting.
- Accountability for practice and performance which funnels you towards a more professional work ethic.
- Meet new actors and like minded friends.
Skuse is a master director and, as often follows, a master teacher. He makes you feel safe to explore, but challenges you to take risks at the same time. I’ve loved the work I’ve done with Skusie, and I can’t wait to do more.
– Erica Lovell (A Place to Call Home, Sea Patrol)
Autumn Series Session Details
When: 8 x Wednesday Nights
Dates: 24th October – 12th December, 2018
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Venue: 18 City Rd, Chippendale, NSW 2008
Cost: Non-Members: $480.00 / Members: $432.00 incl GST
Participants: 12-14 Maximum
|Session 1||Wednesday 24th October 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 2||Wednesday 31st October 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 3||Wednesday 7th November 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 4||Wednesday 14th November 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 5||Wednesday 21st November 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 6||Wednesday 28th November 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 7||Wednesday 5th December 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 8||Wednesday 12th December 2018||7pm-10pm|
|*Please arrive at 6.45pm latest for a 7pm start|
About Anthony Skuse
Anthony is a director, dramaturge and teacher.Anthony’s directing credits include: Chekhov’s Seagull (Secret House); Play Without a Title (AFTT, Belvoir Downstairs); Simon Stephens’ Birdland (New Theatre); Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis (Old Fitz); Simon Stephens’ Herons (ISA) Suzie Miller’s Sunset Strip (Uncertainty principle) Griffin; Melita Rowston’s Between the Streetlight and the Moon (Mophead Production); Bathsheba Doran’s Mystery of Love and Sex (Darlinghurst Theatre); Charlotte Jones’ Airswimming (The Vaults, London);Tadeusz Słobodzianek’s Our Class (AFTT, Belvoir Downstairs); Nick Enright’s Man With Five Children (Darlinghurst Theatre Company); Katy Warner’s Dropped (Old Fitz); Christopher Harley’s Blood Bank (Ensemble Theatre); Jane Bodie’s Fourplay & Ride (Darlinghurst Theatre Company); José Rivera’s The House of Ramon Iglesia (MopHead Productions); Suzie Miller’s Caress/Ache (Griffin Theatre Company); Jessica Bellamy’s Shabbat Dinner (Rock Surfers); Chekhov’s Platonov (ATYP Selects); Nick Payne’s Constellations(Darlinghurst Theatre Company); Diana Son’s Stop Kiss (Unlikely Productions); Bite Me (ATYP); Simon Stephens’ On the shore of the wide world (Griffin Independent); Amy Hertzog’s 4000 Miles (Under the Wharf, Sydney & La Boite, Brisbane); Stephens’ Punk Rock (Under the Wharf) three Sydney Theatre Awards including Best Independent Production and Best Direction.
Apply For The Course
Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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- Address: 18 City Rd, Chippendale NSW 2008
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