The Equity Professional Program

The Equity Foundation hosts more than 100 events a year throughout Australia and New Zealand. The program is developed in close collaboration with performers.

Masterclasses
The Equity Foundation's masterclasses are designed to address our members’ need for ongoing professional development and provide rare opportunities to work with leading directors, coaches and casting agents.
Workshops
Our workshop series is an opportunity to work on specifics, such as acting for the camera, comedy, dancing, voiceovers and accents. Up to 10 members work over a two-hour period with an expert in their field.
In Conversation
As part of the foundation’s In Conversation series, performers are given the opportunity to attend an intimate question and answer session with leading international actors and directors. Sir Ian McKellen, Richard E Grant, Sam Neill, and Cate Blanchett are among those who have participated in the In Conversation events.
Casting Hothouse 
Each year the Equity Foundation hosts a Casting Hothouse, which gives performers a unique opportunity to work with international casting agents, such as CBS TV Studios’ vice president of casting Matt Skrobalak and US feature film casting director Margery Simkin.
Student Days
We know how difficult it can be getting a toehold in the entertainment industry, so each year the Equity Foundation holds an industry day designed to provide graduates with important information and tools to help them on their way to a successful performance career.

NZ Members

Casting Day with Amanda Rees

25 Nov 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
The Actors Program, 145 Karangahape Road, Newton, Auckland (NZ)

Acting Masterclass with Rob Sarkies

10 Sep 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
NASDA Christchurch, Madras Street, Christchurch Central 8011 (NZ)

Acting Masterclass with Miranda Harcourt

13 Aug 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, Wellington (NZ)

Acting Masterclass with Danny Mulheron

30 Jul 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
NASDA Christchurch, Madras Street, Christchurch Central 8011 (NZ)

Acting Masterclass with Danny Mulheron

23 Jul 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby 1011 (NZ)

The Craft of Acting with Jennifer Ward-Lealand

16 Jul 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby 1011 (NZ)

The Craft of Acting with Jennifer Ward-Lealand

02 Jul 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
NASDA Christchurch, Madras Street, Christchurch Central 8011 (NZ)

Acting Masterclass with Rob Sarkies

25 Jun 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby 1011 (NZ)

Getting in the Zone! Acting Workshop/Masterclass with Cameron Rhodes

11 Jun 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby 1011 (NZ)

Acting Masterclass With Miranda Harcourt

18 Jun 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby 1011 (NZ)

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