Advanced Actors Scene Study

Term class 8 weeks

The Advanced Actors scene study course is meticulously designed to help students consistently unearth the truth within every character. This is a great opportunity for aspiring actors in training who are seeking a more profound connection with the craft.

Students who are not yet working at a professional level wanting to work with Damian Walshe-Howling – this is the perfect acting course for you.

These Advanced Acting classes run weekly, challenging students to continually develop their skills. In this course you will experience a professional process which mirrors the on-set dynamics between director, actor and the camera. You will gain valuable insights which will help to demystify acting and ultimately cultivate your own artistic essence.

Students work with many diverse, demanding and challenging scenes each week. Your Acting coach will direct and challenge you to find your truth in the scene, help remove obstacles and ensure you are always fighting for what you want.

This is an advanced acting course for the more experienced actor in training wanting to confront their blocks, get out of their comfort zone and gain a deeper knowledge of themselves and their craft.

The Advanced Actors scene study course is designed as a workout actors can re-visit again and again to stay match fit for performance.


  • Introduction to Practical Aesthetics
  • Challenging scene-work with personal scene selection
  • Performance of scenes every week
  • Guidance towards making confident choices
  • Small class sizes to ensure you get the attention you deserve- max 14
  • Working through your personal blocks
  • All scenes filmed on camera in our studio
  • Private online access to your filmed scenes for self critiquing
  • Work with a Professional Actor on your final Mock Audition session

Acting coach, Actor, Writer and Director Damian Walshe-Howling has been teaching at Brave Studios for over 15 years. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his experience within the Film and TV industry that spans over two decades. He is passionate about the craft of Acting and works with each individual to bring out their most truthful and powerful performance. He encourages actors to make bold choices and dive into the unknown to get out of ones head and be in the moment.

This is not a beginner’s course. Students must be competent in Brave Studios Actors Scene Study course or equivalent training. We require you to be proficient in script and scene analysis and be ready to make bold choices and explore.

Strong Command of the English language

Students will be dealing with difficult concepts that require an advanced level of English language comprehension. Therefore, it is imperative that all students have a strong command of English. Please feel free to discuss this with one of our staff at Brave Studios should you need clarification.

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*Applicants must complete one or more of the following pre-requisites

  • Competency in Brave Studios  Actors Workshop Scene Study level or above
  • Successful audition at Brave Studios with one of the Acting School Directors.
  • Provide a showreel showcasing work of the standard required

Strong command of the English Language

Students will be dealing with difficult concepts that require an advanced level of English language comprehension. Therefore, it is imperative that all students have a strong command of English as there will be constant reading and learning of text. Please feel free to discuss this with one of our staff at Brave Studios should you need clarification.


Term 3 Dates 2024

Damian Walshe-Howling
7.00pm – 10.30pm
23rd July – 10th September



$605.00 inc GST

Please note a deposit of $150 is required to secure your position in this course.


Brave Studios
Studio #33a
33/91 Moreland St,
Footscray 3011


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