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.

Events Program

Introduction To Feldenkrais With Anna Yen

08 Sep 2015
18:00:00 -  21:00:00

Event description:

 

An opportunity to work with Anna Yen on the Feldenkrais Method, to explore ways you can move with less effort, freedom of breathe, a sense of ease, and with increased awareness. Participants will need to wear loose comfortable clothing (not skirts or shorts)

Bio of host:

Anna Yen is a performer, director and Feldenkrais Method ® practitioner.  Anna’s work spans theatre, contemporary circus, physical theatre, and film. She is the recipient of a Churchill Fellowship and a Matilda Award Special Commendation. Anna’s acclaimed film / stage play “Chinese Take Away” has taken her to festivals around the world.  Anna is teaching Awareness Through Movement at the Qld Conservatorium; performed in “The Serpent’s Table” Sydney Festival 2014 with Performance4A / Griffin Theatre; is a performer with Griffith University’s “Playful Engagement” Applied Theatre Research Project; and a trainer at Vulcana Women’s Circus. Anna has taught PlayMoves - Movement Workshops for Performance in Perth, Townsville, Cairns, Melbourne, Wollongong, Maleny and Brisbane. www.playmoves.org

 

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