PRIVATE ACTING TUITION 2020
with NIDA Graduate and Actor Garth Holcombe
Garth is an experienced, well respected and in demand acting teacher and trainer with over 22 years in the Stage and Screen Entertainment industry.
As a practicing actor in the industry, (upcoming productions include THE WOMAN IN BLACK- Ensemble Theatre, 2020) Garth draws directly from the current industry climate and culture; as a result his training is relevant, precise, fresh, exciting and rigorous- reflecting the standard and expectations of the professional acting industry.
He has trained thousands of actors, Australia-wide as well and Internationally, and works as a teaching artist for major institutions such as:
NIDA National Institute of Dramatic Arts - VET Diploma Courses/ NIDAOpen/ Corporate
SAS - Sydney Actors School
Sydney Drama School
Bell Shakespeare, Australia
STS - Sydney Theatre School
SPA - Sydney Performance Academy
Garth is currently a core stage acting tutor for the Diploma of Stage and Screen Performance, NIDA, the Diploma of Music Theatre, NIDA, as well as an ongoing tutor for NIDAOpen Acting Techniques Programs, Residencies and one-year Actors Studios.
Garth is a qualified VET TRAINER & ASSESSOR with his relevant and updated
Certificate 4 in Training & Assessment Qualification for the VET training sector.
Garth is able to offer private, bespoke, detailed and rigorous one-on-one training to students in his private studio and is currently accepting clients for 2020 from short term to longer term engagements depending on student requirements.
Garth is currently able to deliver ONLINE COACHING. Working from his studio in the Northern Beaches he is coaching and training actors Australia wide- (Melbourne, Tasmania, Darwin, QLD and more) using specific ONLINE delivery and teaching practices and methodologies.
Sessions commonly include the following:
Acting Techniques (influenced by Stanislavsky, Meisner, Mamet, Adler, Hagen and more)
Acting- Beginners to advanced
Impulse, spontaneity and creative freedom
Text Analysis and Script examination
Improvisation: Techniques, skills and practice
Voice: The body to the breath to the spoken word
Movement: Physical Awareness, presence and storytelling for the stage
Audition Preparation: Selection- rehearsal- performance
Career and Industry advice & guidance
Acting for Screen: Film and TV
SHAKESPEARE: "Falling in Love with the Bard"- The Love of Language.
THE ACTORS WELL-BEING: Emotional & mental support and guidance for the creative artist.
Many of Garth’s private students have gone on to gain acceptance into the leading Drama Schools or are working professionally in the industry in Australia and Internationally.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Garth is one of the most down to earth, passionate acting coaches
I have worked with. He doesn't just direct you, he places himself in
the given circumstances with you which opens up a space of true
conversation and connection to the work."
-Alex King, ACTOR- Sydney.