Are you an aspiring actor wanting to audition for one of the big schools like NIDA, WAAPA, VCA this year? Need help preparing your monologues?
SDS is proud to launch this special 6-week intensive, MASTER THE MONOLOGUE lead by prolific acting coach Serhat Caradee. Serhat will work closely with 12 students on their chosen monologues over the course of the 6 weeks and will help you to:
– Analyse the rhythm and musicality of the script.
– Ask the right questions of your character and their given circumstances.
– Break free of your personal on-stage and on-screen habits that might be getting in the way of your character.
– Understand the logistics of the audition process.
– Develop a committed and disciplined work ethic.
This intensive is also open to those wanting to audition for theatre company open-calls or any other general theatre or film audition.
Places only open to disciplined and proactive students.
Note: Participation in this course does not guarantee entry into the full-time courses at the schools mentioned above. The course should merely complement a student’s individual practice. Also, Serhat is not a representative of these schools. His insight and guidance comes as a result of years of work as an acting teacher, director and actor. Specific auditioning advice should be sought first and foremost from the individual schools.
Serhat comes from an extensive background in theatre, drama and performing arts studies with training at The Australian Playhouse Studio (TAPS), UWS Nepean, Actors Centre (Journey) and various master classes and workshops. His vast array of experience covers all aspects of working on stage, TV and film. Serhat has worked with theatre companies Shakespeare by the Sea, New Theatre, Genesian Theatre and The Pilgrim theatre. On TV in the second series of the award winning ‘East-West 101’, the 2015 SBS TV series ‘The Principal’ and most recently in 2016 U.S Sci-Fi series ‘Hunters’, produced by Gale Anne Hurd (‘Terminator’ 1 & 2) and created by Natalie Chaidez (‘Heroes’).
He is an Australian Film Television & Radio School (AFTRS) award-winning Directing graduate with short films screening at over forty local and international film festivals, winning numerous prizes and awards, including Best Film at the 2001 Sydney International Film Festival Dendy Awards, and Audience Award at the 2001 New York University (NYU) International Student Film Festival.
Serhat wrote, directed and co-produced the feature film ‘Cedar Boys’, which won the Audience Award at 56th Sydney International Film Festival. It went on to screen at five international film festivals and garnered nominations and accolades in Australia, including AFI (AACTA), AWG, ADG and IF.
He is currently lined up to direct three feature films over the next eighteen months, including the film adaption of best-selling author Michael Prescott’s book ‘Mark of Kane’, the true crime story ‘Killer Country’ inspired by Sandra Lee’s book ‘Beyond Bad’, starring Jessica Marais and Kate Box, and the action horror film ‘Z Block’ written by LA based writer Nicole Jones Dion. He is also working on numerous other projects all in various stages of development through his company Bonafide Pictures with support from Screen NSW, Screen Australia and other production companies. Serhat also teaches casually at Sydney Theatre School, NIDA, Sydney Drama School and UNSW.
To read about Serhat’s HOWS AND WHYS, click here.
To read Serhat’s responses to COMMON ACTING MYTHS, click here.
For a full list of Serhat’s credits, visit his IMBD profile.