Apr
12

STS Production History 2005-2016

Mark Matthews Performances

Since opening in 2005 the school has staged the following productions: A Line in the Dust - Directed by Clayton Buffoni - April 2005 Dahling You Were Marvellous - Directed by Michael Pigott - August 2005 All's Well That Ends Well - Directe

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Dec
08

Choosing an Acting School – Don’t Be a Lemming!

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lemming 1. A small, short-tailed, thickset rodent related to the voles, found in the Arctic tundra. 2. A member of a crowd with no originality or voice of his own. One who speaks or repeats only what he has been told. 3. A person who unthinkin

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Dec
14

Choosing an Acting School – Why Production-Based Training is Essential

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There are many important factors to consider when choosing a drama/acting school. One of the most important is whether there are opportunities for students to perform in full-length productions (or not). Unlike some acting & drama schools in S

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Jun
23

The Key to Becoming an Employable Actor

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I will often ask our students the following question: What does it take to be successful and to have a career as a professional actor? Often, the answer will be along the lines of: “talent“; “acting skills“; “training“; “a good  agent

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Jun
16

Audition Preparation and Performance Tips

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Here is some advice and guidance for those who are preparing their audition monologues for our upcoming auditions in November. There are usually many more applicants than available places so preparation and hard work is required to be successful in s

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May
24

STS Meets with NSW Minister for Small Business

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STS Managing Director Mark Matthews met with the NSW Minister for Small Business Katrina Hodgkinson this morning at the launch of a new online business advisory service. She was very friendly and interested to hear all about Sydney Theatre School’s

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Dec
08

The Secrets of Agents

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As a licensed actors’ agent in Sydney since 2006, I have had hundreds of actors approach me looking for representation; attended countless drama school showcases, theatre productions & auditions; and have also interviewed a huge range of act

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Oct
10

Advice for Aspiring Actors

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You can’t develop acting 'talent' by reading a book. You can’t become 'talented' by enrolling in an on-line course. No-one can actually teach you how to become a 'talented' performer. Anyone who tells you they can, is usually just trying to sell

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Sep
06

Red Carpet Student Showreel Screening & SAE Documentary Filming

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About the Event We are proud to announce that the first annual public showcase screening of Sydney Theatre School’s Advanced Diploma Student Showreels. The event will take place at the Ritz Cinema – Randwick (Sydney) on the 20th of September 2

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