The Rehearsal Room

The Rehearsal Room

Footscray, VIC 3011
Member since 2017
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  • 97 Classes
  • 707 Students
  • 86 Reviews


The Rehearsal Room is run by TV Director Richard Sarell who directed television drama for more than 25 years. During that time, he evolved an approach to acting that trains actors in techniques that enable them to compete and survive in the modern world of screen performance.

The techniques are based on simple principles that quickly produce professional results.  They enable the actor to create complex real characters that are perfect for the screen but are also relevant for the stage.  These classes enable actors to make choices that drive the character's interactions in a way that generates a compelling dramatic performance.  The actors skill is to engage an audience because they feel they are watching a real life interaction.  These classes provide the tools to deliver those outcomes.

Richard has been conducting workshops for professional actors in Australia and New Zealand for two decades, working with institutions such as the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Australian Screen Directors Association (ASDA), National Theatre Drama School, Federation University and the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA).

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5.0 (86 reviews)
05 September 2021Free Info Session 7pm Wed 15 Los Angeles
I attended the zoom introductory class for The Rehearsal Room. Really informative; we discussed some approaches to dialogue and tried out some exercises. A really practical method. I’m keen to do the next full course!
05 September 2021Free Info Session 7pm Wed 15 Los Angeles
I attended an info session, class of Richard's and it became abundantly clear to me that there were key things I needed to work on to improve my approach to tv and film auditions. In the one morning I was able see what type of habits I had formed and how unhelpful they were and got to try out some of The Rehearsal Room's ideas and instantly felt energised and excited about having clear steps that had a real affect on my performance. I am an experienced theatre and musical theatre performer and I was excited to have something to reignite my interest in the work I do and to now help me tackle the tv and film world.
30 August 2021The Acting SLAM
Wonderfully organised & run, supportive, challenging and super fun
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Refund Policy

100% Money back guarantee if you feel it is not working for you by Week 5.  Thereafter no refunds are available.  However, your payment may be able to be transferred to another or future class if a suitable one is available.

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Terms & Conditions

The Rehearsal Room provides a supportive environment to enable you to learn quickly and make clear progress.  If you have to miss a class it might be possible for you to come an hour earlier for the next week's session to catch you up on the theory that you have missed.  Two free one hour catch up sessions are included in your term fee. After that you may have to pay for a private catch up lesson at $125 per hour.  Early notification if you can't attend a class is always helpful.  That way we can plan ahead.

Please check the refund policy for details of your 100% money back guarantee.

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