The Art of Comedy Acting for the Screen

Recognized with numerous awards, Darren Gilshenan is widely regarded as one of Australia’s most skilled and successful comedy actors.

For many years, Darren has specialised in deconstructing the elements of comedy acting, and has developed simple teaching processes using various tools and principles to help you to work confidently and successfully in comedy. Once understood, through practice, the learnt techniques become intuitive.

Comedy is a skill that can be successfully taught and learnt!

This exciting 8 week class will open your mind, and give you the confidence to find the funny in your work. It will explore and demystify all aspects of the art of comedy acting, and will give you the practical tools and techniques to bring to your scene work, monologues, and rehearsal processes. And a huge amount of fun will be had along the way.

During the course you will explore the mechanics of a wide variety of techniques including: tension, illogical transitions, contrast, extension, exaggeration, obsession, oblivion, strategy, rhythm, and timing.


TUTOR: Darren Gilshenan
CLASS DURATION: 8 Weeks - 6.30PM - 9.30PM

STARTS: Thursday 14th October, 2021

ENDS: Thursday 2nd December, 2021

FEE: $550.00 

PAYMENT PLAN: $137.50 Deposit and $68.75/week for 6 weeks. Admin fees apply

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