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

Auditions And Acting For The Camera With Julian Curtis

07 Sep 2019
10:00:00 -  15:00:00

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Auditions And Acting For The Camera With Julian Curtis Free Registration

Event description:

Due to demand we are hosting a longer version of our Auditions and Camera workshop with Julian Curtis. 

With self tests you only have one shot to impress so this is a chance to learn how to approach the camera and get the best out of your one opportunity. Writer and actor Julian Curtis will help you explore and hone your acting techniques for the camera. Successful applicants will be sent a scene to prepare for the class.

Please note: This workshop is for experienced actors only.

Bio of host:

Julian Curtis graduated from NIDA in 2009 with a BA in Fine Arts (Acting) and a post-graduate in writing from UTS . He has worked for Australia’s leading theatre companies, with appearances including La Boite’s Dead Devils of Cockle Creek and The Glass Menagerie, Queensland Theatre Company’s 25 Down, Sydney Theatre Company’s Embers, Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s La Dispute, Shakespeare’s R&J for Riverside Theatres, Withering Heights for Shake & Stir and True West for Brisbane Powerhouse, for which he won the Matilda Award for Best Supporting Male Actor 2016. He will next be seen in Magpie for Playlab at Brisbane Powerhouse.

He has appeared on television in both Australia and the United States with highlights including the recurring role of Finn on Dance Academy and the lead role in Bryan Singer’s series Spooked. Additional credits include: East West 101, Rescue Special Ops, The Britishes, Legend of the Seeker, Adam Ruins Everything, Twister Warning and Acting Out. He has appeared in the films 'Poster Boy', 'Wish Man', ’48 Shades’, ‘The Middle’ and ‘Captured’; and past Screen QLD/NSW shorts ‘For a Good Cause’, ‘Italian Fair’, ‘The Killing Room’ and ‘A Burning Thing’. He has also featured in content for various New Media companies including College Humor, Geek & Sundry and Rise TV; and video games ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Final Fantasy'. Julian won the Marten Bequest Award for Acting in 2012.

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