Film and TV Auditioning: Identifying Tone with Julian Curtis


  • 18 June 2020 - 19 June 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Applications Open 21 May 2020 10:00 am
Applications Close 1 June 2020 12:00 am
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Over two 90 minute Zoom sessions Julian – from his base in Los Angeles – will work with you on an important fundamental of auditioning: identifying the tone of a TV show or film. These sessions will be focused from a US film and television perspective. Julian will cast 20 of the submitted actors in 20 different US projects that all significantly differ in tone. The successful actors will be invited to submit a self tape. Then, over the two sessions, Julian will examine the tapes to ensure the actor’s performance is operating within the tone of the TV show or film; and if not, how do we identify it and execute accordingly.  Please note any self-tapes that are submitted and not looked at in the ZOOM session will receive written feedback from Julian. Please note: 12pm is Australian Eastern Standard Time. Selection is by ballot and successful participants will be sent details about how to tune it.  Auditors will be present during these two sessions


  • Julian Curtis

    For a decade, Julian Curtis has balanced acting with actor education. After NIDA, Julian won the Martin Bequest Scholarship taking him to the USA. He’s worked with leading industry including Bryan Singer (Spooked), Olan Rogers (A Knights Heart), Oscar-Winner Rick Heinrich (The Gamblers); voiced Chuck Lorre’s WB animation ‘The Hopsters’; and Tom Sizemore in ‘Wish Man’. Television: ‘East West 101’, ‘Rescue Special Ops.’, ‘Legend of the Seeker’, ‘Adam Ruins Everything’, ‘Acting Out’, ‘Dance Academy’, ‘Twister Warning’. Julian is a Matilda winner for ‘True West’ and acted for QT, Laboite, STC, Hot House & Playlab. Writer: Screen Queensland produced both Power the Kid; And the Winner Is.  His play Legacy was developed by Playwriting Australia; performed at Laboite HWY.