Category Archives: Acting


TweetThere have been a number of recent landmarks for actors from The Rehearsal Room.   ANDREA McCANNON and ALANNA SALT both had guest roles on “The Doctor Blake Mysteries”.         YASMIN BUSHBY smashed it on “Neighbours”. TIM … Continue reading

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TweetNeighbours Casting Director THEA McLEOD was at The Rehearsal Room on Saturday to witness 16 actors working at developing their audition skills. It was very exciting because a number of actors did their best work. The Rehearsal Room acting process … Continue reading

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“I Got The Job”

TweetIN JOB INTERVIEWS many actors use The Rehearsal Room approach to acting to guide their choices. What originally evolved as a sophisticated acting process is being used by many people in their daily routine. THIS DOESN’T MEAN THEY ARE ACTING … Continue reading

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WAAPA Graduate at The Rehearsal Room

Tweet BARNABY POLLOCK completed his Batchelor of Arts in Acting at WAAPA in 2015. This week he started at The Rehearsal Room to add more skills to his actor’s toolbox. In his first session he was off to a great … Continue reading

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My First Day as an Actor

Tweet This week, for the first time in my life I was an actor – for a day! My first and most important task was to turn up on time.  I achieved that!  But I still didn’t feel like I … Continue reading

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The Actor and The Story

TweetUnderstanding the role of the actor in the story is the most challenging task for the actor … and there are simple reasons why!! That THERE IS A STORY TO BE TOLD is the reason why we need actors.  Actors … Continue reading

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A Quantum Leap Forward

TweetSuddenly they were doing it!!! It had taken 5 weeks, slowly working at it. They had to learn the exercise, understand its purpose and build their trust in applying it.   They had to abandon the desire to control the outcome, … Continue reading

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TweetEugene O’Neill’s “Desire Under Elms” finished playing at Chapel Off Chapel a week ago. DARREN MORT played the ageing Ephraim Cabot in the best performance of his career. It was a performance that was consistent, believable and driven by a … Continue reading

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Tweet She was lying across a couple of chairs and he was sitting on the floor beside her. BUT that’s not what the audience saw. From the audience’s point of view she was clinging to a life raft and he … Continue reading

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Playing Mean or Nice:

Tweet  ACTING TIP: Rachel didn’t want to look a ‘bitch’!! “How do I do that?” she asked this week during a class. She was considering the performance options for her scene. One of The Rehearsal Room tools is a really … Continue reading

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