THREE Audition Workshops

Audition Skills for Professional Actors

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Audition Workshops are a great place to test your skills in front of working professional Casting Directors.

MEET MELBOURNE'S TOP THREE CASTING DIRECTORS over three separate session on three consecutive Saturday mornings.  Or you can choose to see only two or just one of them.

DOUBLE THE VALUE:  In each session you will get two separate views - one from the casting director and also a detailed assessment from director Richard Sarell.  (A choice of scenes is provided.)  There are specific allocated times to work one-on-one with both Richard and the Casting Director.

As part of this workshop you can also book a one-on-one coaching session at special rates with Richard if you want to strengthen your preparation.

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What you will learn
  • Learn skills from a Casting Director that will improve your ability to audition
  • Understand more about how auditions work
  • Get feedback from a television director on the strengths of you audition process and your acting skill
What you will get
  • Your session with the Casting Director will be recorded on a DVD
  • Very clear and productive comments from Richard that could make a significant difference to your skill level
  • A well organised session that has an organised schedule

What to bring
  • Bring an SD card for the camera and you can record your audition takes. And bring a hard copy of your scene for the reader.
What to wear


Appropriate for

For trained actors who wish to test their skill level with a professional casting director.


The Rehearsal Room

Vendor since 2017

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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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Once a payment has been made 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 $70 per hour.  Early notification if you can't attend a class is always helpful.  That way we can plan ahead.

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16 November 2017 • THREE Audition Workshops

Have absolutely loved attending the casting director workshops at The Rehearsal Room. The way the day is set up allows you to do your best work as an actor, simulates an actual audition, and the chance to get immediate, one on one feedback from someone such as Richard Sarrell is invaluable.