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.

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.
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.

Events Program

Casting Day For Children And Teens W Alison Telford

06 Oct 2013
10:00:00 -  17:00:00
There are no tickets available for this event

Event description:

This is an opportunity for children and teens to spend to join one of Australia’s leading casting directors, Alison Telford, and spend time working on casting skills.  This is a day for children and teenagers 17 years and under.  The format of the day will depend on the ages of the children - ie. if they are under 11 years of age we will have a morning session with older children with teenagers having an afternoon session. Attendees will be required to learn a scene and work to camera with Alison providing feedback on the casting process. Once the attendees have been finalised, scenes will be sent to learn for the day. When applying please advise us of your age.   

Bio of host:  

Alison Telford is the casting director of ABC TV and has cast programs such as Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Angry Boys, Bed of Roses, East of Everything, Please Like Me, Summer Heights High and many more.



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