The Kevin Jackson Ensemble
An 8 week workshop and showcase for professional working actors.
This partnered scene work workshop is a fantastic opportunity to run classic and modern theatre scenes with like minded professional actors, and with one of the country’s most celebrated coaches. Kevin will take actors through a range of practical techniques and studies, assigning scenes from classic plays for a fully immersive experience. Each week, twelve students partner up and rehearse in their own time, and present the scenes and homework to the group for re-direction and analysis. At the end of the course a series of these scenes will be featured in a showcase for industry professionals, family and friends.
This course is a hot house of great actors pushing the limits and learning new possibilities under the tutorage of one of the best acting coaches in Australia. Anybody is able to apply, however we do require a high level of skill for entry and it is preferred students have worked with KJ before, have an understanding of his technique, or a high level of industry experience, however it is not essential. So please note that this series is invite only, with the highest standard being sort, so a place on the course is not guaranteed.
Over the eight weeks each participant will work on various scenes for the group, being directed by Kevin, looking at the following areas:
- Linear Work – punctuation, grammar & use of language
- Deep Text analysis
- Character work & analysis
- Use of physical space to inform character & story
Development & practice of craft lie at the core of the Masterclass:
- Stronger ability to understand the complexity of classic plays and confidently approach the text.
- Exercise and development of acting ‘muscle’.
- Greater awareness of writers and plays in the cannon
- Understanding and implementation of the Creative Habit.
- Ability to greater analyse, punctuation, beats, & rhythms of text
- Increased awareness and spirit around the true artistry of acting.
Spring Series Session Details
When: 8 x Monday Nights
Dates: 8th October – 26th November 2018
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Venue: 18 City Rd, Chippendale, NSW 2008
Cost: Non-Members: $480.00 / Members: $432.00 incl GST
|Session 1||Monday 8th October 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 2||Monday 15th October 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 3||Monday 22nd October 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 4||Monday 29th October 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 5||Monday 5th November 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 6||Monday 12th November 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 7||Monday 19th November 2018||7pm-10pm|
|Session 8||Monday 26th November 2018||7pm-10pm|
|*Please arrive at 6.45pm latest for a 7pm start|
About Kevin Jackson
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. For more than fourteen years Kevin also taught at the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco, and more recently at The Actors Center in Sydney and now at The HubStudio. Graduates Kevin has taught during his time at NIDA include, Baz Luhrmann, Richard Roxburgh, Jacqueline McKenzie, Miranda Otto, Cate Blanchett, Essie Davis, Nicholas Bishop & Sam Worthington.
Apply For The Course
Please send an expression of interest including your C.V. to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
For further questions or queries please contact us directly during 10am – 5pm / Monday – Friday on the below details:
- Office: (02) 9212 0522
- Email: email@example.com
- Address: 18 City Rd, Chippendale NSW 2008
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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.