Equity is pleased to announce a special opportunity for up to 20 Equity members to spend a day working with feature film director, Sue Brooks. Sue will work on different texts and all actors will have an opportunity to workshop scenes and explore different aspects of texts. Please note this is for experienced actors who have completed a three year acting degree or who have been working full time for over three years. Please note that learning of a scene(s) will be required.
Bio of Host:
Sue Brooks has directed Road to Nhill, SeaChange, Japanese Story, Subdivision, and Looking for Grace. She also the writer on Looking for Grace. Japanese Story premiered at Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival and received 23 awards including 8 AFI (AACTA) and an international FIPRESCI award. Looking for Grace premiered at the Venice Film Festival and the inaurgural Platform at the Toronto Film Festival and has recently been one of 8 films in competition at the International Festival de Femmes in Paris. Sue has a passion for directing performance. She has trained with Philippe Gaulier. Sue’s work allows surprising choices to flow. She is interested in energy, pleasure and impulse. A good day is day with play.
The Equity Foundation recognises the diversity of the Australian performer community and seeks to encourage a more realistic representation of Australian society on our stages and screens. To this end the Equity Foundation strongly encourages applications from performers of varied experiences, perspectives, and circumstances including performers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and performers with disabilities.