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

Screen Acting With Jonathan Mill And Bernard Purcell

17 Sep 2012
06:00:00 -  09:00:00
The registration period is from 19 Aug 2012 10:00:00 to 11 Sep 2012 22:00:00

Event description:

This is an opportunity to learn a scene and work in front of the camera and work on the craft of acting for camera. You will be sent scenes to learn and Jonathan will direct you - Bernard will film you and you will walk away with tangible new skills.

Jonathan graduated from NIDA in 1986.  Jonathan has worked as a voice and dialect coach at the Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, Belvoir Street Theatre, the Ensemble Theatre, State Theatre Company of South Australia and for Flinders University and the Adelaide Centre for the Arts. He has been an accent coach for Warner Brothers Studios and various independent films and television shows. As an actor Jonathan has worked at State Theatre Company of South Australia, Company B at Belvoir Street Theatre, Ensemble Theatre, Marian Street Theatre, Sydney Festival, One Extra Company, Flying Fruit Fly Circus and Hothouse.  He has also worked in musicals for the Victorian State Opera, IMG, GFO, Cameron MacKintosh and Jon Nicholls Productions.



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