Audition Workshop with Casting Director Dave Newman: Actor Participants


  • 4 August 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Applications Open 22 July 2021 10:00 am
Applications Close 3 August 2021 6:00 pm
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This is chance for up to eight actors to work on a monologue of their choosing with casting director Dave Newman during a zoom livestream. Each actor will have a chance to perform their monologue and get feedback from David. Please note: There will be other actors observing (auditing) this class. Successful applicants will be provided instructions so you have the chance to learn their monologue in advance. Unsuccessful applicants will be sent a Zoom link to observe this class. Those who apply to participate do not need to apply to audit as you will be sent the Zoom link automatically.  12pm is Australian Eastern Standard Time.          


  • Dave Newman

    David has worked in various aspects of the industry for the last 30 years, the last 20 years in casting, including 7 years working with Christine King Casting and the last 9 years teamed up with fellow casting director Tom McSweeney. Having started his casting career with hundreds of commercial projects he then progressed to work on some of the biggest and most successful feature film & long-form drama projects to shoot in Australia. Recent Credits include The Family Law, Blacklight, Dora and the Lost City Of Gold, Love and Monsters and The End. He spent 15 months as the Australian Casting Associate on 'The Pacific' (Stephen Spielberg, Tom Hanks, HBO), scoured the country and personally conducting well over 3000 auditions on this project alone. 'The Pacific' won the 2010 Emmy award for Outstanding Casting for a Mini Series, Movie or Special – Dave calls The Pacific his ‘degree in casting’. Dave has been honoured to represent his peers as the President of the Casting Guild of Australia since 2020.


Free for Equity Members