Freedom In Scene Work Masterclass
A 6 week Scene-work masterclass in Melbourne for professional working actors.
This course gives you the opportunity to work with Australian actor and teacher, Kestie Morassi. With 27 years of experience in the Australian film and television industry Kestie brings a wealth of knowledge, passion and empathy to her sessions. Beginning with a variety of script analysis techniques and discussion, culminating in creating dynamic scenes from contemporary scripts and encouraging the actors to fully personalise and ground themselves their characters and to breathe life, originality and absolute authenticity into the text.
Working on contrasting, contemporary scenes from high quality film and/or television scripts. Kestie provides guidance, feedback and direction that focusses on:
- Script Analysis using logic, personalisation and imagination
- Making “the character” your own
- Listening: what it actually means and how to do it well
- Staying “open” and “available” in a scene
- Embracing “failure” and encouraging experimentation
- Striving for authentic and truthful connections to the text and your scene partner
Making truthful and surprising connections to text, to yourself and your other players is the aim of Kestie’s teaching. Outcomes being:
- Acting becomes truly joyful, playful and spontaneous
- More authenticity and power in your performances
- Freedom from ego and debilitating nerves
- Unlocking the artist’s emotions and inner life
- Creating more grounded, layered and integrated “characters”
When: 6x Wednesdays
Dates: 13th April – 18th May 2022
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Venue: Siteworks – 33 Saxon St, Brunswick
Participants: 14 Maximum
Price: $389.00 incl GST (10% off for Hub Members)
|Session 2||Wednesday 13th April||7pm – 10pm|
|Session 2||Wednesday 20th April||7pm – 10pm|
|Session 3||Wednesday 27th April||7pm – 10pm|
|Session 4||Wednesday 4th May||7pm – 10pm|
|Session 5||Wednesday 11th May||7pm – 10pm|
|Session 6||Wednesday 18th May||7pm – 10pm|
|*Please arrive at 8:45am latest for a 9am start|
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 Kestie Morassi
Kestie has acquired a numerous amount of credits and awards/nominations across film and TV, in her 27 years of acting. She has taught at Melbourne’s “Drama With A Difference” (2010 -2015) and directed the schools shows for Comedy Festival & Fringe Festival. She is currently teaching Screen Acting at PSA (2021) and runs her own online drama school, Wildlings Drama (2019 – 2021).
Dirty Deeds (2002) | Darkness Falls (2003) | Strange Bedfellows (2004) | Thunderstruck (2004) | Wolf Creek (2005) | The Illustrated Family Doctor (2005) | The Wedding Party (2010) | Blame (2010)
The Secret Life Of Us (2002) | Stingers (2003) | Two Twisted (2006) | Satisfaction (2007-2010) | Underbelly (2008) | Wilfred (2010) | Offspring (2010) | The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2014) | “Home and Away” (2016 – 2020) | Harrow (2020) | Just completed lead role in yet to be released feature film “The Surrogate” (2020)
Won Best Actress in Melbourne Underground Film Festival for role in Canne favourite “Birthday”.
Won the coveted role of Zarah Guard Wilson in First “Underbelly”.
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress AACTA awards for “Wolf Creek”.
Nominated for the Critics Circle Award for her breakout role in “Dirty Deeds”.
Monte Carlo TV Awards nomination for her role of Nat in Showtime’s groundbreaking show “Satisfaction”.
Apply For The Course
Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to email@example.com 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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