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Film & TV Audition Workshop (7-11 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 actor.

Audition Workshop 10-13 TAPAC
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    09:00 am - 03:00 pm
$130
Acacia O'Connor
Additional details

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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 actor Acacia O'Connor...

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.

Covid Precautions

  • TAPAC is a vaccination mandated venue – everyone aged 12+ must be able to show proof of double vaccination to participate in a TAPAC or community-run programme. Please note, TAPAC hosts a number of programmes for young people, so there will be unvaccinated visitors at our venue.
  • TAPAC's venue capacity is based on 1-metre physical distancing. 
  • Record keeping and scanning will be required.
  • Parents will not be permitted to wait in the studio or foyer due to limited studio capacity.
  • There will be no end of course performances or parent showings.
  • Prior to the start of the course, you will receive an email detailing TAPAC’s Covid guidelines for students and visitors.
  • If the programme needs to be cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions or low enrolments, you will receive a refund. 
  • Find more information about TAPAC’s Covid Policy here
Teaching artist

Teaching artist

Acacia O'Connor TAPAC

Acacia O'Connor

Toi Whakaari graduate Acacia O'Connor is a versatile actor who has worked in film, television, theatre and voice. Theatre Scenes called her original show 'A Few Things I've Learnt About Dating and Death' the 'best show of 2018.' Acacia has appeared in Florian Habicht’s film ‘High Tide’ and the Gibson Group’s tele-feature ‘Mistress Mercy’. She has acted in the TV series ‘Paranormal Activity’ and Great Southern Television’s web series ‘The Basement.’ Acacia’s extensive theatre experience includes shows with Auckland Theatre Company and Te Rehia Theatre Company. In 2020 she completed the Matariki Artist Residency at Basement Theatre. Acacia is an active and inspired young actor constantly pushing her own boundaries. She has been teaching kids and teenagers for the past few years devising work, writing and honing her directing skills. She has been teaching the Actors Toolbox since the end of 2020 and loves bravery of the group. Her favourite thing about teaching is seeing people having fun and achieving things they previously thought they'd never be able to do.