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

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Casting Director Roundtables

26 Oct 2014 09:30:00 - 27 Oct 2014 16:30:00
Free Event

Financial Planning with Larry Squillance, Media Super

30 Apr 2018 09:30:00 - 16:30:00
Media Super Adelaide, Level 5, Tower 2, 121 King William St, Adelaide, SA ()
Free Event

Financial Planning with Marcus Briggs, Media Super

02 May 2018 09:30:00 - 16:30:00
QLD Equity Office, TLC Building, 16 Peel St, Brisbane 4101 (AU)
Free Event

Self Testing 101 with Les Chantery

03 May 2018 18:00:00 - 21:00:00
NSW MEAA Office, 245 Chalmers St, Redfern 2016 (AU)
Free Event

Australian Accent Workshop with Alexandra Whitham

02 Jun 2018 10:00:00 - 13:00:00
The Actors Program, 283 Karangahape Rd, Auckland (NZ)
Free Event

Self Testing 101 with Emily Joy

28 May 2018 18:00:00 - 21:00:00
VIC Equity Office , Level 3, 365 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000 (AU)
Free Event

Financial Planning with Media Super

01 Jun 2018 09:30:00 - 16:30:00
Unions Tas, 379 Elizabeth St, North Hobart , TAS ()
Free Event

Financial Planning with Media Super

06 Jun 2018 09:30:00 - 16:30:00
Perth, Level, 25 108 St Georges Terrace, Perth 6000 ()
Free Event |

Casting Hothouse Australia

16 Nov 2012 09:00:00 - 18 Nov 2012 01:30:00
Free Event

Casting Day with Nikki Barrett

09 Jul 2017 10:00:00 - 17:00:00
Cooper Screen Academy, 131 Macquarie St , Hobart, Tasmania (AU)
Free Event

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