Lisa Robertson Masterclass ONLINE

Script Analysis Intensive + Emotional Core

BACK, DUE TO OVER DEMAND. A very special online series in association with the Lisa RobertsonStudio.

Course Outline | Course Outcomes | Session Details | Apply Now

Course Overview

The HubStudio is beyond thrilled to welcome the ground breaking Lisa Robertson to The HubStudio. Lisa trained actors and coached Emmy award-winning and multi-nominated performances for 20 years in Los Angeles, however now Lisa has returned to Australia for a series of Masterclasses including this exclusive series with The HubStudio.

This special online workshop will focus on Lisa’s highly regarded Script Analysis + Emotional Core work which is a deep-dive into script breakdown, emotional arc and physical life for lead and supporting roles, including for high impact performance in self-tape and in-person auditions. Designed specifically for online, as she has also run in her global courses for Sundance, Film Independent Labs, and Lisa’s own weekly online class; this particular series will run as a mixture of ‘on-your-feet’ preparation and session lecturing, using the processes and techniques that Lisa coaches for all roles and audition/Self-Tapes.

This series is designed for those actors who choose to invest in the long term success of their careers. With countless actors coached and supported by Lisa, she truly is a central figure in so many of her clients success. This online series then is the perfect opportunity to make Lisa’s insights part of your own.

 

This course is run in association with the Lisa Robertson Studio

 

 

Coaching Testimonials

LOGAN BROWNING

So much gratitude for Lisa Robertson. Every class changes my life. It inspires, educates, motivates, challenges, changes and guides me.”

(DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, Lead/Title Role, “Samantha White” (Netflix); THE PERFECTION, feature co-lead with Alison Williams (Netflix); HIT THE FLOOR (Series Lead, VH1); POWERS, BRATZ.)

EDDIE IZZARD

“Lisa Robertson is an excellent acting coach. She not only improves you as an actor but gives you the technique to improve yourself.”

(THE RICHES (Series Lead, FX); POWERS; VALKYRIE; OCEAN’S THIRTEEN; Sally Potter’s RAGE; ACROSS THE UNIVERSE.)

ANA ORITZ

“Whenever I have a big audition I can get overwhelmed. In an hour Lisa can take material and make it interesting, rich and fun. I leave coaching and class knowing I have an edge over other actors. That confidence is priceless”

(DEVIOUS MAIDS; UGLY BETTY; OVER THERE; Founding member of LABYRINTH THEATER, NYC.)

Course Outline

The series will run for five x three hour sessions online using zoom. Participants will be assigned three features films in preparation and a new film or two streaming eps to watch each week that illuminate the work. Lisa will use a mixture of on-the-feet prep and lecture to give each actor the tools for preparing any lead or supporting role as well as the “short-cut” work of audition/Self-Tapes. The series also includes Lisa’s signature Warm-up + Emotional Core work. 

Course Outcomes

There is nothing “sit-back” in Lisa’s course; in line with all of Lisa’s work, the artist uses their brain to get into their heart and body and unleash their talent. The actor (or director) will walk away with a clear process and a set of detailed notes for arcing emotional and physical life while meeting the narrative and tonal demands of the material, that will last them career-long. Core disciplines will include;

  • Lisa’s signature Script Analysis format
  • Emotional Core Work, grounding into the emotional acc of the character.
  • Detailed Warm Up & Preparation Exercises
  • Development & awareness of personal authenticity and how to use it to create character ‘gold’
  • A tonal understanding of the material – and, the unique demands of drama, dramedy, single or multi-camera comedy
  • Hone and explore on-camera auditioning skills with attention to self tape: physicality, size, relaxation, emotionality, creative choice and the technical demands of the audition camera.

Session Details

What: 5 x Thursday Nights

Dates: 9th September – 7th October 2021

Time: 4pm – 7pm 

Format: Online using Zoom

Cost: $785.00 incl GST 

Participants: 40 max

Payment Options 

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

Two Payment Options

  • $785.00 incl GST in Full Upfront (cheapest option)
  • $820.00 incl GST in Instalments

About Lisa Robertson

Lisa Robertson has built a premier reputation for coaching cutting-edge performances in film and television for 19 years in Los Angeles. Recent credits include: Alexis Bledel’s Emmy Award winning performance in THE HANDMAID’S TALE; Logan Browning’s NAACP nominated lead in DEAR WHITE PEOPLE; Ashleigh Cummings in the current Amazon epic series CITADEL, THE GOLDFINCH and WESTSIDE (NZ) and upcoming, CITADEL. Other current projects include WESTWORLD; THE L WORD: GENERATION Q. Some favorite past credits, MUNICH; THE RICHES; OCEAN’S 13;

VALKYRIE, MARS; MAD MEN; THE TWILIGHT SAGA; THE PACIFIC; TENDERNESS; THE OC; THE BRIDGE: BROTHEROOD; THE SOPRANO’S; UGLY BETTY; THE SHIELD; ALIAS; THE MIST; THE STONING OF SORAYA M, in a list runs to hundreds.

Currently home in Australia, Lisa works with actors appearing in ELVIS; NINE PERFECT STRANGERS; TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG; 3000 YEARS OF LONGING; POKER FACE with Russell Crowe; WOG BOY; MR INBETWEEN; EDEN; SISSY and AMAZING GRACE.

As a writer/director she’s won numerous awards as well as fellowships with the AFI Directing Workshop for Women and Film Independent. Her short film, COMMERCE, qualified for Academy Award Consideration.

Starting her young acting training in Australia with Kevin Jackson, she attended ACT in San Francisco before moving to LA. Lisa is a protégé of acting coach, Larry Moss.

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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. 

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