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Film & TV Audition Workshop (12-17 Years)

Students will develop practical skills to use in the film and television industry as they build their confidence and self-esteem as actors and experiment with different acting styles with a professional  casting director.

Film & TV Workshop TAPAC
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    09:00 am - 03:00 pm
Mike Dwyer

Develop practical skills to use in the film and television industry and build your confidence and self-esteem as an actor by learning insider’s tips from professional casting director Mike Dwyer from Barefoot Casting...

You’ll experiment with different acting styles and practice performing on camera. Discover more about interpreting scripts, taking direction and working with other actors.

You’ll also learn useful tips for keeping your nerves under control and for presenting yourself confidently and articulately in auditions.

“Exciting and fun.”

“The best thing was getting the opportunity to get a casting director’s perspective on the audition process.”

Teaching artist

Teaching artist

Mike Dwyer TAPAC

Mike Dwyer

Mike Dwyer has worked as a professional actor for 19 years. He trained, performed and toured with The Questors Theatre in Ealing, London (87 – 90). In New Zealand he has had many screen and stage acting roles and has directed and devised theatre shows. He produced an adaptation  of The Cherry Orchard (Herald Theatre 1998) directed Jackie Van Beek’s The Mayfly (Silo Theatre 2001) and directed a piece for the Short & Sweet Festival (2011). He has worked in the New Zealand casting industry since 2000 and since 2005 has run Barefoot Casting with his brother Matt. Their casting credits include the feature films Mahana, The Dark Horse and The Most Fun You Can Have Dying; the TV shows Filthy Rich (Seasons 1 & 2), Camp – NZ search - US, and Cancerman – The Milan Brych Affair – NZ. They have cast for TV commericals worldwide.