Film Workshop w/ Terry Serio

A four week film technique series with a Helpmann award winning actor.

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Course Overview

The Hub is proud to welcome actor, Terry Serio as coach! Terry has appeared in over 50 of Australia’s most well known television productions such as The Story of Johnny O’Keefe (playing Johnny – received AFI nomination for best actor), Police Rescue, Blue Heelers and Water Rats. Terry also won a Helpmann Award® for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for Keating! 

In this very special 4 week program, Terry will unpack the necessary skills to enable the actor to be purely in the moment on camera. This course will leave the actor feeling authentically confident and empowered in the audition room and on set. Terry apples a holistic‘ approach –   if parts of the whole are weak, he will target those elements as well as addressing overall performance strength. 

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Course Outline

As part of Terry’s approach, you will learn to become adept at allowing yourselves to trust your preparation – examine the various areas of ‘experience recall’ – unlock stale behaviours and give yourself permission to ‘play’!

*Let’s start with a blank canvas
*What is character?
*Pre- ‘Action”
*Being in The Moment
*Taking Direction
*Reviewing Your Work

Feeding The Camera. It’s called; The Academy of Motion Picture – ARTS and SCIENCES.
*We are in the business of creating illusion through truth and technology.
*Trusting your preparation and being in the moment.
*Using and trusting/understanding the science/technology (Lights, sound.. camera.. ACTION!

Along with craft skills, Terry will also examine practical cinema skills to help the individual become a usual part of a creative team as a cast member both physically and mentally.

Course Outcomes

In this 4 week course, actors will:

  • Develop confidence in their preparation and camera skills.
  • Develop a number of ‘checklists’ that will become 2nd nature.
  • Come to realise that to become useful in acting, it is no different to any other profession. It requires much thought, effort and practice.
  • Learn practical ways to survive in the real world of acting.

Session Details

What: 4 x Tuesday Nights
Dates: 20th September – 11th October
When: 7pm – 10pm
Where: Level 1 – Suite 2 – 21 Shepherd St Chippendale, 2008
Students: 12 Maximum
Cost:  $265.00 incl GST (10% off for members)

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 Terry Serio

Terry Serio is one of Australia’s most accomplished and versatile performers. His film roles include the break-out lead in Running on Empty, He Died With a Felafel In His Hand and Dirty Deeds. Terry has appeared in over 50 of Australia’s most well-known television productions including Shout! The Story of Johnny O’Keefe (receiving an AFI Award nomination for Best Actor), Police Rescue, Blue Heelers, Water Rats, Wildside, Stingers, and the telemovie A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne. Terry’s theatre accomplishments cross comedy, drama and musical genres in independent theatre, large scale productions and national and international touring productions. Most recently Terry played Antigonus/Autolycus in Bell Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale and will appear in A Riff on Keef: The Human Myth at Griffin Theatre in 2015. Terry played the roles of Bob Hawke and John Howard in the runaway success of 2006-08, Keating! which earned him the 2007 Helpmann Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical.Catch Terry every Wednesday morning at 10 am on FBi’s Stagefright with Stephen Ferris – 94.5 FM.

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Apply For The Course

Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to 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

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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.