Screen Classes

Run in Grey Lynn, these exciting and professional courses focus on the necessary techniques and skills that are vital when auditioning for, or acting on screen or stage in New Zealand and overseas.  They are also brilliant for people wishing to improve their presentation and public speaking skills.

Each block is made up of different content, so students are able to continue with classes as long as it suits them. The classes cater to all levels of experience and ability and provide students with a comprehensive ‘toolkit’ for Film and TV acting, stage acting and audtioning. 

  • Discover how to look yourI think he needs that!!! - Nov.11 best on camera
  • Learn exactly what casting agents are looking for when you audition and how to provide that
  • Short scripts or improvised scenes are filmed and played back for review and improvement  
  • Students are shown how to tackle a script, transform text into action and make strong character choices
  • Fantastic for both actors and people who do presentations

The Tutors: 

Richard Felix

What makes an actor interesting to watch? How can you learn to be natural on camera. How do we create tension on screen?  These are some of the areas to explore while working in front of the camera. Richard Felix has been working as a professional actor for  27 years and this an opportunity for to work and explore the world of film and television acting in a safe and creative environment with him.

Richard Felix is a British actor who has recently moved to New Zealand with his family.

He trained in the UK and worked there extensively in commercial and repertory theatre between 1990 and 2001. Roles included the lead in “Candide” directed by John Doyle, and Henry Tilney in Northhanger Abbey directed by Tim Carroll. In 2001 he moved to Barcelona and worked mainly in Film and Television accumulating 23 film and tv credits including The Cheif Magistrate in “Perfume, the story of a murderer” and most recently William in “The Bookshop” directed by Isabel Coixet.

He also works as a voice over actor, director, presenter, writer, and runs workshops and courses in public speaking and communication for business executives and business students.

Some of Richard’s Filmwork:

Miryam Jacobi

Miryam loves to see people succeed and is a working actor/director/motivator.  She has her Batchelor of Performing Arts from Toi Whakaari in Wellington and working also studying under Miranda Harcourt.  Her exensive qualifications include:

  • Voice study at Shakespeare’s Globe In London
  • Lucid Body Workshop in London
  • Royal Academy of Dance
  • American Accent Study
  • SGCNZ for the young Shakespeare Company

She has wide experience in both screen and stage work and her dynamic style of tutoring enables people to improve on their skill base.  Her aim is to make enable people to become more confident in the way they approach acting and auditioning.


Terms of Fees

Fees to be paid in full before the start of term or at first class.  A payment plan can be organised if needed

Payment Details: BNZ 02-0272-0042538-000
Account Name: Sioux Manning