Self Test Bootcamp  w/ Grace  Naoum  

A special 6 week Screen course to get your best Self Tape.  

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Course Overview

Is your audition or performance ever let down by a need to prove “I’m good enough to be here”?

This special six-week course will equip you with tools to become grounded in the scene; to be naturally captivated by your character’s circumstances and relationships, stop over-thinking and succumbing to self doubt. Grace offers honest, detailed feedback while simultaneously inviting you to sit with your gifts, enjoy your own interpretation and bring fun and lightness back into acting.

Every actor will workshop and film a scene each week and take home the footage for personal reflection or industry use.

Course Outline

This 4 week course will provide:

  • Techniques to become grounded in the scene before ‘action”.
  • Tools to create genuine connection to other characters in the scene.
  • Imagery – grounding yourself in the 5 senses of scene.  
  • Techniques to get specific about your own interpretation of a scene (specificity brings freedom and confidence to play).
  • Techniques to work with nerves and self doubt.  

Course Outcomes

Through this course, you’ll find freedom to:

  • Play rather than striving to “get it right.”
  • Honestly listen and be truthfully changed by the other actor.
  • Experience more genuine connections with other characters in the scene.
  • Let go of control over the scene.
  • Make more exciting choices and “raise the stakes” in the scene.
  • Be more curious about (and enjoy!) your own interpretation of a character and scene. 

Session Details

Day: 6 x Wednesday evenings 

Date: 7th July – 11th August 2021

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Venue: The HubStudio, 18 City Road, Chippendale 2008

Participants: 14 Maximum on each workshop 

Price: Members $320.00 incl GST (10% off for members)

Session Details

Payment Options 

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.

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About Grace Naoum

Grace graduated from the full-time course at Actors Centre Australia in 2013. Most recently Grace has been cast in the role of Cora in the U.S. film, NOMAD, (2021 release), played Grace Luske (lead) in the TV series Deadly Women and played Molly Sweeney in Clock and Spiel’s Production of Molly Sweeney. Grace has worked as part of the Educational Theatre Company, Poetry In Action, touring Australia for 8 months. Theatre credits include Hermione (lead) in Secret House’s production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, Ajax in Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida, Malcolm in SheShakespeare’s production of Macbeth and the lead role of Tiffany in Factory Theatre’s Production of Almost Nearly Paradise by Brenda Gottsche. In the past 2 years Grace has been cast in several commercials such as Google, Aussie Home Loans, Smiths Chips, Fiji Tourism, Open Colleges and Berocca. Grace has worked on a variety of short films such as Enneagrams vs COVID-19 (actor, co-writer, producer), and written and performed poetry for charity organisations, International Justice Mission and TEAR Australia.
Grace also currently coaches acting at The HubStudio, The Sydney Acting Studio and Parramatta Actors Centre.

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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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.