Our screen acting classes for adults will focus on the craft and techniques for acting in front of camera, developing core, fundamental skills for both commercial and cinematic work.

Term 1, 2022 - Acting For Camera 101

Terms 1 and 3 are dedicated to the fundamentals of actor training for camera, along with behind the scenes training, scene work, commercial work, and exploring how to create a character for camera.

Location: Mashed Theatre & Films Studio

Canvas Coworking – 1/625 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350 (Access to building via Mann Street)

Starts: Monday, 31st January, 2022

Last Class: Monday, 21st March, 2022

Class Times: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Ages: 18 +

Course Fee: $395 (inc. GST) for an 8 week term

Term 3, 2022 - Acting For Camera 102

Terms 1 and 3 are dedicated to the fundamentals of actor training for camera, along with behind the scenes training, scene work, commercial work, and exploring how to create a character for camera.

Location: Mashed Theatre & Films Studio

Canvas Coworking – 1/625 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350 (Access to building via Mann Street)

Starts: Monday, 18th July, 2022

Last Class: Monday, 5th September, 2022

Class Times: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Ages: 18 +

Course Fee: $395 (inc. GST) for an 8 week term

Actors will benefit from working alongside our industry professionals in film and theatre, including Producer/Writer Matthew Caffoe (founder of Mashed Theatre & Films) to advance their acting skills for the screen and explore how film production works.

Term 2, 2022 - Showreels & Scene Work

Term 2 will see our actors filming their first showreel for their portfolio; this will involve a professional film shoot with an existing scene and their scene partner.

Location: Mashed Theatre & Films Studio

Canvas Coworking – 1/625 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350 (Access to building via Mann Street)

Starts: Monday, 18th April, 2022

Last Class: Monday, 6th June, 2022

Class Times: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Ages: 18 +

Course Fee: $395 (inc. GST) for an 8 week term

Term 4, 2022 - Showreels & Scene Work

Term 4 will see our actors working on a second show-reel for the year; along with our team and their scene partner this will result in something for their portfolio and a showcase.

Location: Mashed Theatre & Films Studio

Canvas Coworking – 1/625 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350 (Access to building via Mann Street)

Starts: Monday, 17th October, 2022

Last Class: Monday, 5th December, 2022

Class Times: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Ages: 18 +

Course Fee: $395 (inc. GST) for an 8 week term

Curriculum Focuses

  • Acting For Camera (Cinematic)
  • Acting For Camera (Commercial)
  • Will learn and establish an acting process transferable to any work in film
  • Will receive expert mentorship and advice from industry professionals working in Australian Cinema
  • Will receive training and practical exercises in operations behind camera
  • Will engage in a collaborative film making process
  • Will learn about visual storytelling, screenwriting, camera operation, shot selection, lighting, production design and sound
  • At the end of each semester you will receive a professional 2-minute showreel valued at $600 for your portfolio
  • At the end of Term 4 you and your extended family will attend a Movie Night Gala, fit with photographers, red carpet, and a showing of the groups showreels over popcorn and drinks.