New Staff Appointment

Jan24

We would like to welcome the newest member of our teaching faculty Dr Dominique Sweeney who will be our Theory and History of Theatre teacher for the Advanced Diploma of Arts (Acting) course.

Here is a brief overview of his qualifications and experience:

Dominique trained and works as a performer and work has seen him on stages, screen and other locations throughout Australia. He is a core member of Theatre Kantanka and Fine Line Theatre. Dominique’s education includes the two-year Diploma from L’ecole de Theatré Jacques Lecoq, Paris; B.Ed in Drama/Dance/Philosophy from Deakin University (Rusden) and a Ph.D. from ANU. He has worked as a performance studies and theatre teacher and lecturer at UWS; Sydney University; ANU; Macquarie University; Griffith University and the Institute for Dramatic Art and Cinematography in St Petersburg, Russia.

 

 

Teacher Appointments 2013

Jan15
We have assembled a top-notch team of teachers for our full-time Advanced Diploma of Arts (Acting) course which starts on 30th January. It’s not too late to apply so fill in an application form today to have the opportunity to learn from the best teaching faculty in the country!

Here’s the line-up…

ACTING: Jerome Pride & Malcolm Frawley

Jerome graduated as an actor from the V.C.A. (1994) and has been working in the industry, in all media, since that time. His many stage credits include: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (Bell Shakespeare) and ‘Macbeth’ (MTC). Jerome has also worked extensively as a narrator of audio-books and specialises in authentic UK accents.

Malcolm is a writer/director/teacher/actor with over 30 years of professional experience. His plays and productions have been performed extensively throughout Australia. Malcolm was co-director of NIDA’s screen acting programme for Third Years from 2000-2003 (inclusive). He has been teaching at Sydney Theatre School since 2007.

VOICE: Gabrielle Rogers

Gabrielle holds an Honours Degree in Literature from the University of Sydney, a Licentiate from Trinity College London in Speech as well as a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She is a graduate of NIDA’s prestigious post-graduate Voice Studies diploma and has taught at: Actors Centre Australia, Actors Studio Australia, Bell Shakespeare Company, NIDA, Sydney Theatre School and The Actor’s Pulse.

MOVEMENT: Daniella Lacob

Daniella has an Honours in Dramatic Arts (Cum Laude); Wits University, South Africa (2003) and Post-Graduate Diploma in Movement Studies at NIDA (2008). She is the Executive Director of Sydney Performance Studio and a Performance Coach for NIDA’s Corporate Theatre and Open Program (2008 – current). She was recently Movement Director and Choreographer of Under Milk Wood and Assistant Choreographer for Spring Awakening for Sydney Theatre Company and Choreographer for Brothers Size for Griffin Theatre Company and Every Single Saturday at the Glen Street Theatre.

SINGING: Prudence Holloway

A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, Prudence Holloway holds a bachelor of Music in Classical Voice (VCA), has completed postgraduate studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and more recently completed acting training at The Actors Pulse, graduating in the Meisner Technique. Prudence is a highly skilled and consument Singing Coach in Sydney with students gaining entry into prestigious educational institutions.

DEVISING / THEATRE SKILLS: Michael Pigott

Michael is a director, actor, teacher and writer. He was Shopfront’s artistic associate in 2012 and has worked with the company as Season Director/Mentor for RAW since 2006 and with the ArtsLab program since 2008. He has taught and run programs at Macquarie University and the Belvoir St Theatre and is currently performing with Sport for Jove Theatre Company.