Kevin Jackson & Anthony Skuse Masterclass – Series 2

A unique theatre masterclass opportunity.

A split 8 week course working 4 with KJ & 4 with Anthony.

Course Outline | Course Outcomes | Session Details | Apply Now

Course Overview

The Kevin Jackson & Anthony Skuse Masterclass is a truly unique opportunity to work congruently, with two of the most well known figures in Sydney theatre. Kevin Jackson has spent the last 30 years as one of the most celebrated acting coaches in the country, along with Anthony Skuse, one of Sydney’s most prolific and celebrate local theatre directors.

The course will run four weeks with Kevin, and then finishing with four weeks with Anthony. During this time actors can use the same material, or similar material to get two unique perspectives on how to present a scene. By doing this you can unlock new ways of looking at text and technique as well as leaning on the incredible craft knowledge both coaches have. It truly is a unique opportunity and one that wont be repeated again soon.

This course is for professional working actors with the highest level being sort. This series demand both commitment and integrity, so please make sure you are available and willing to engage fulling in the work. In that way too it will be a truly unique experience.

Course Outline

Over the eight weeks each participant will work on various scenes, being directed by Kevin for four weeks initially, and Anthony for four weeks after. 

  • Partnered scene work.
  • 3hrs outside rehearsal per week with presentation of work in class.
  • Deep text analysis & history of theatre.
  • Character work & analysis
  • Use of physical space to inform character & story

Course Outcomes

Development & practice of craft lie at the core of the Masterclass. 

  • Exercise and development of acting ‘muscle’.
  • Greater awareness of writers and plays in the cannon
  • Understanding and implementation of two extensive techniques.
  • Ability to greater analyse, punctuation, beats, & rhythms of text
  • Increased awareness and spirit around the true artistry of acting.

Session Details

When: 8 x Monday Nights

Dates: 23rd October – 11th December, 2017

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Venue: 18 City Rd, Chippendale, NSW 2008

Cost: Non-Members: $480.00 / Members: $432.00 incl GST

Participants: 12

Session Details

Payment Options 

The HubStudio now offers two different payment options; course in full & weekly direct debit.

Standard Pricing

  • Weekly Direct Debit: 8 x $60 pr wk  + processing fee
  • Full Price: $480.00 incl GST

Members Payment Options

  • Weekly Direct Debit: 8 x $54.00 pr wk + processing fee
  • Full Price: $432.00 incl GST


More Information on Direct Debit

About The Coaches






Kevin Jackson is one of the country’s most experienced acting teachers. In 2011 he retired from the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) after more than twenty years service to the school, and in the process trained some of the most prominent and emerging actors in the industry today. 

Kevin's Full Biography


Anthony Skuse is a director, dramaturge and teacher. His directing credits include: Suzie Miller’s Caress Ache (Griffin Theatre Company); Jessica Bellamy’s Shabbat Dinner (Rock Surfers); Chekhov’s Platonov (ATYP Selects); Nick Payne’s Constellations (Darlinghurst Theatre Company) which received four Sydney Theatre Award nominations for 2014. 

Anthony's Full Biography

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.