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How do you work with children to get great performances?

This May, the Directors and Editors Guild of Aotearoa New Zealand is offering training on directing children with sought-after acting coach Miranda Harcourt. Directors can apply for the day-long workshop in Auckland on May 7 or tune in to a 2-hour Zoom seminar on May 11, on a Wednesday night.

 

Workshop

From her years of experience working as an actor, acting coach and director, Miranda Harcourt has developed quick, simple tools to get child actors where they need to be. On May 7, participants will spend a full-day with Miranda learning approaches, tools and exercises that will help you to help your child actors give their best.

We will also have a few young actors helping us out at the workshop and two directors will have the opportunity to rehearse a scene.

When: Saturday 7 May 2022, 9:30am – 5pm

Where: The Community of Saint Luke, 130 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland 1050

Travel support is available for Full members of DEGANZ.

Applications close: Wednesday 27 April, 10AM. More info >

Online Seminar

In this online seminar, Miranda Harcourt will discuss some of her successful tools for working with child actors.

Directors will see case studies that will help you implement these tools in auditions, rehearsals and sets. This will be an insightful session answering your burning questions on how to direct children well.

When: Wednesday 11 May 2022, 7pm – 9pm NZST

Where: Zoom Meetings

Registration essential. More info >

 

 


Made possible with the financial support of the New Zealand Film Commission.

NZFC