Emerging Artists Program SYDNEY

A 20 week bi-weekly multi-disciplinary course for the aspiring actor.

This 40 session program is for ages 17 and above. Learn Film & Audition Technique, Improvisation, Voice, U.S Accent, Movement, Theatre and BusinessThursday’s 7-10pm & Sunday’s 5pm – 8pm.

Registrations now OPEN for 2nd half of 2020.  Audition upon application. 

Course Outline | Course Outcomes | Session Details | Apply Now

Course Overview

Designed as a short-term, high impact course that gives each actor a thorough understanding of repertoire training, this 40 session (2 session a week) program by The HubStudio is designed to give aspiring actors (ages 17+), a thorough opportunity to learn multi-disciplinary skills from some of the best working coaches in Australia and get a taste of the life of a professional actor. Over the 40 sessions the studio will also be working along side you to create a working business plan, developing the fundamental skills of Actor Entrepreneurialism. It’s perfect for those who haven’t yet attended drama school, but are thinking about pursuing an acting career and need an intensive boost to get moving. 

Course Outline

The course is broken down into class blocks, in the areas of Voice, Movement, Improvisation, Screen Acting, Screen Auditioning, Industry Business, American Accent and Theatre Technique & Theatre Practical, covering such topics as; 

  • Audition technique / preparation
  • Acting for camera / screen testing
  • Development of a character for film and theatre
  • Improvisational techniques for film and theatre
  • Text and script breakdown / grammar / punctuation / linear work
  • Voice fundamentals & how to do a U.S accent 
  • Body awareness and how to create character physically
  • Industry info: agents, auditions, creating content, drama school auditions

Course Outcomes

Development & practice of craft lie at the core of this program.

    • (Voice) Understand your voice, and learn the American accent
    • (Movement) Develop your physical awareness and how to move physically for a character
    • (Screen Audition) Learn what it takes to deliver a memorable audition and gain professional and insider industry knowledge
    • (Film) Understand and develop camera technique / audition technique, and film two screen test scenes to take way, send to an agent or use for further development
    • (Improv) Understand how to develop a character through Improvisation, and how to act freely from natural impulse during scripted and unscripted scenes.
    • ( Theatre)  Work with some of history’s most celebrated playwrights to stretch your craft while be guided by one of the most respected Acting coaches in Australia. 

Course Coaches

Please understand some coaches may change due to availability. 


Kevin Jackson

Claire van der Boom


Donald Woodburn


Felicity Jurd
Voice / U.S Accent


Oliver Wenn






Terry Serio
Film – Screen Practice


Christopher Stollery
Theatre – Practical


Roel Voobij


Session Details

What: 40 Sessions in two 20 session blocks (+ break)

Auditions: Upon Application

Dates: 30th July – 17th December 2020 (2 x 10wk blocks and 1 x 1wk holiday)

Time: Thursday’s 7pm – 10pm & Sunday’s 5pm – 8pm

Venue: The HubStudio  – 18 City Rd, Chippendale 2008

Cost: $2,850.00 incl GST ( OR $1,495.00 pt = $2,990.00 in total)

Participants: 16 max

Payment Options 

The HubStudio also offers to payment options, cheaper in full or in term block payments.

Two Payment Options

  • $2,850.00 incl GST in Full (cheapest option)
  • $1,495.00 a Term *paid regardless of attendance – (full cost $2,990.00 over 2 terms) 

About The HubStudio

The HubStudio is a home to Sydney’s 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. Our team of coaches comprises ex heads of all the major drama schools (NIDA, WAPPA & ACA), working actors, directors and dedicated teachers with more than thirty years plus experience under their belts. To read their full biographies click here

For this program our aim is to help the next generation of actors into a far more informed and skilled position by taking our core teachings and applying them to a new format that is both fun, and highly educational.

More Information

Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including any specific acting information such as a Biography, Cover Letter, C.V. & Headshot 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. 

Emerging Actors 20Wk Program Application Form SYDNEY

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    TERMS & CONDITIONS (PLEASE READ) : TERMS & CONDITIONS (PLEASE READ). At all times, The HubStudio will endeavour to facilitate your needs, and provide the most fair, and suitable outcome for both parties. The below terms and conditions are best practice policies to ensure we can maintain a high standard and quality service to all our customers. WHEN APPLYING FOR ANY COURSE Please make 100% sure you are available for the course BEFORE agreeing to these terms and conditions. Once you have agreed by ticking the box in the courses submission form and / or in writing 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 be 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 will agree to pay the full amount, and by no later than the due date stated on the invoice. 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 prior to seven (7) business days before the first class. 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 seven (7) 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 or cancel 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. HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS? If you have any further questions or queries, regarding these terms and conditions, please don't hesitate to contact us directly on (02) 9212 0522 / info@ thehubstudio.com.au between the hours of 10am - 5pm Monday - Friday.
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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.