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

Text Skills With Anna McCrossin-Owen

22 Mar 2013
09:30:00 -  04:30:00
There are no tickets available for this event

Event description:

As Voice and Text Coach for many productions, Anna McCrossin-Owen will work with the participants to develop their relationship to the text. Anna supports the creative process by encouraging the actor to bring text to life. Text work can include- Interpretation, subtlety of meaning, delivery, applied Voice technique, development of themes, awareness of language, imagery, storytelling, character development. Successful attendees will need to bring a prepared monologue to work on with Anna.
Bio of host:

Recents productions that Anna has worked on include Bell Shakespeare School for Wives, John Frost's Love Never Dies, MTC Elling/His Girl Friday. Television- Time of Our Lives. Documentary- Coached Voice Narration for ACCTA and Walkely Award winningThen the Wind Changed.  Anna was recently awarded a Special Award by the Victorian Green Room Association for Outstanding Contribution to the Melbourne Stage.



The Equity Magazine


Keep up to date with all things Equity with The Equity Magazine. Make sure your details are up to date at MEAA.ORG or call MEAA Member Central on 1300 65 65 12.