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

Audit Howard Fine's David Coury Masterclass

20 Nov 2014
12:30:00 -  18:00:00
There are no tickets available for this event

Event description:


Howard Fine will soon be conducting his end-of-year Master Class with colleague David Coury in Melbourne and The Studio has very kindly offered a number of complimentary passes for Equity members to apply for a single day pass to audit the classes.  

This opportunity is free of charge.  
Bio of host:

Howard Fine Acting Studio is a well established and critically acclaimed acting studio based in LA, in late 2011 they opened an Australian studio in Melbourne which has firmly established itself in the artistic landscape of the city. Howard Fine and a number of their notable faculty members regularly travel to Australia to teach and as part of his studio based program Howard will be hosting more of his famous Master Classes in Sydney and Melbourne.   The Howard Fine Acting Studio is home to arguably the best acting-school faculty in the world with each individual tutor being personally and genuinely endorsed by such industry luminaries as; Brad Pitt, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Connelly, Juliette Binoche, Sir Ian McKellen, Josh Brolin and Leonardo DiCaprio as well as a host of well-known Australian actors.




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