Online Acting Course - From the team at StageMilk

Are you an Actor?

Take the next step in your acting career… Course starts June 26th

Intro to the course

A look inside the course

Is this course for you?

From the team behind StageMilk.com

StageMilk Drama School is an online training program that rivals the top real world drama schools. Been acting for a while and don’t know what to do next? This is the next step…

A Practical Course

Learn the essential habits, principals and techniques used by professional actors. A no fat, easy to follow 8 week drama school.

Personal Feedback

This is an interactive course. Throughout the weeks we will give you detailed feedback on your work to make sure you are developing as an actor.

Money Back Guarantee

No questions asked, 100% refund up to 30 days after the start of the course. We are incredibly proud of this course and want you to love it as well.

LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

We only accept 20 students per enrolment so that we can tailor our teaching and feedback and take our time with each student.

THE WEEKLY MODULES

Click each module below to see more about each week!

Week 1 - Discovery Week

  • We get to know you as an actor. We get to see where you’re at as an actor and what your specific goals are.
  • This week includes your first project – an audition monologue. We give you detailed, personalised feedback on your acting, so you can start improving straight away.
  • We dive into the acting process and get your development started. We look at some of the core acting philosophies and hear from our first acting expert Chris Edmund.
  • Learn how to nail audition monologues with our 10 monologue tips. You’re auditions will never be the same again!

Week 2 - Voice Week

  • Master the fundamentals of voice: breath, support, resonance, articulation and forward placement.
  • Learn to use your voice confidently in any space and on any text.
  • An expert tutorial with leading voice coach Gabrielle Rogers.
  • A comprehensive vocal warm up that can be used for a lifetime.

Week 3 - Movement

  • Learn to be confident, and comfortable in your body.
  • We teach you movement techniques that improve your acting.
  • A physical warm up that will benefit your acting straight away. We teach you practical exercises to improve flexibility, expression and strength.
  • Movement is an integral part of acting training and we get one of the best movement coaches in the country to explain how to be a better mover.

Week 4 - Shakespeare

  • Master Shakespearean language and take on the challenge of Shakespeare.
  • Be confident acting the classics and learn some of the core acting techniques using a Shakespeare monologue.
  • Learn acting techniques for the stage. Improve your acting craft on complex text and be confident auditioning and performing Shakespeare.

Week 5 - Contemporary

  • Practical acting techniques to add into your acting toolbox. Be confident approaching any scene or monologue.
  • Explore acting techniques through contemporary/modern texts. We explore the 5 essential acting concepts.
  • We cut the fat and show you our favourite acting tips, tricks and insights.

Week 6 - Scene Breakdown

  • How to break down any scene for stage or screen.
  • How to be a detective and work out a character so that your performance comes to life.
  • Take a script from first read to finished performance.
  • We work through a scene using all the major acting techniques. You will have all the resources you need to nail any scene.

Week 7 - Screen Basics

  • Screen acting basics. Learn how to act for camera.
  • Technical tricks to nail screen roles. Learn how acting for camera is different from stage.
  • Get comfortable and confident in front of the camera so that you can start landing film and TV roles.

Week 8 - Landing Roles

  • How to overcome nerves and audition with confidence.
  • Learn how to audition for Commercials, TV, Film and Theatre.
  • Master the art of self testing (auditioning from home).
  • Everything you need to know to start landing serious acting roles.
  • We give you some great insights into how to have a sustainable career and remain happy and healthy in what can often be a challenging industry.

TEACHERS & EXPERTS

LUKE MCMAHON

Core Teacher – Luke has worked professionally in commercials, voice over, theatre, television, and film, most recently Hacksaw Ridge.

ANDREW HEARLE

Core Teacher – Andrew is the founder of StageMilk.com, a professional actor and a graduate of The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

GABRIELLE ROGERS

Voice Expert – A voice and dialect coach who has been working in the theatre, film and television industries for over 15 years. Has taught at NIDA, ACA and WAAPA.

CHRIS EDMUND

Acting Expert – Former head of Acting for 25 years at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, where he taught the likes of Hugh Jackman and Jai Courtney.

LISA SCOTT-MURPHY

Movement Expert – A movement specialist for over 30 years, a master teacher and expert in body image, physical awareness, confidence and learning for stage and film.

TANIKA ANDERSON

Actor/Entertainer – Tanika Anderson is a professional dancer, actor, and presenter. She has recently finished working as part of HI-5.

DAMIEN STROUTHOS

Professional Actor – Damien has worked professionally on countless Shakespeare productions. He is currently working with the highly regarded Bell Shakespeare Company.

ANDREW HENRY

Theatre Expert – Artistic Director of Red Line Productions (Old Fitz Theatre), Australia’s leading independent theatre company. Andrew is an actor, director and producer.

ROSIE LOURDE

Actor/Producer/Director – Rosie is best known for her role in the web series Starting from… Now! Which she co-produced. Rosie comes to StageMilk as an expert slashie.

DAMIEN RYAN

Shakespeare Expert – Artistic Director of Sport for Jove Theatre Company, one of Australia’s leading Shakespearean theatre companies. Damien is also a professional actor.

NATLAIE DUARTE

Talent Agent – Natalie Duarte is a qualified teacher with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance Studies, Dance and Education. Her experience in teaching across all ages and performance abilities allows her to mentor Focus Talent Management representatives in a sensitive and unique way.

TRAVIS JEFFERY

Professional Actor – Love Child, Gallipoli, Anzac Girls, and Home and Away. Travis has also worked on major films including Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken and Pirates of the Caribbean.

ANNA BAMFORD

Professional Actor – Australian actor most well known for her role on Channel 10’s Wonderland, as well as Home and Away and Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries.

DEAN FRANCIS

Showreel Expert – Dean Francis a multi-award winning director, producer and cinematographer and the CEO of jj splice films.

Learn at your own Pace

On the Monday of each week you will gain access to that weeks course materials which you can work through at your own pace and have access to for a lifetime.

Watch on any device

Learn the way you want to learn. We have made this course work beautifully on tablets, mobiles and desktop computers so you can learn from anywhere.

Fun and Interactive

As part of this course you will get to know both Luke and Andrew, as well as the other like minded actors from around the World in our private Facebook group discussion.

Does it matter where I am based?

No, the course is all online, our current course has students of all ages from the following countries…

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Have any more questions?

Feel free to chat with us at any time by pressing the chat icon on the right hand side, or visit our FAQ page.

So you want to be an actor?

You’ve wanted to be an actor for as long as you can remember and you don’t know what the next step is.

Sign up today and start your journey

We want to help you take the next step in your acting career. We want to get you confident, skilled and ready to start nailing professional auditions and roles.

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