NIDA Graduates and Professional actors come to you!
Olivia and her team at ‘Off the Beaten Track Productions’ provide up-to-date performance skills and advice to budding young actors and film makers regardless of location. All our presenters are professional actors and trained NIDA, WAAPA, VCE or highly trained graduates that have successful acting careers in Australia and internationally.
We have developed structured courses and also tailor workshops specifically to your school’s curriculum, as well as intensive holiday workshops and individual coaching.
Advanced workshops involve acting to camera, theatre, acting, film-making and musical training, as well as career advice, edited showreels and headshots.
We look forward to discussing your needs and will develop a program specially for your individual, school and organization.
Here are some upcoming workshops. Feel Free to contact us directly for any questions.
‘Make a Short Film’
Students will work together as a ‘team’ with Daniel Haritos, a professional director, producer, film maker; to write a short film, act/or work behind the camera, design; costume, set etc and film a short film. With the emphasis on inspiring learning and having fun! Limited Spots!
To book in email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our last ‘Make a short Film’ workshop in Newcastle was a Tropfest Junior Finalist! YAY!
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Wed July 3th, 4th, 5th
$375 | 18 Hrs
Founder and Principal Director of ‘Off The Beaten Track Productions’, Olivia Simone, studied at NIDA and has a successful career in theatre, TV and film in Australia. She developed OTBT in Australia 10 years ago, to provide work opportunities for starting-out actors, with a vision to deliver an innovative and uncommon acting experience to her students. Her professional acting credits include: Australia-wide tour with the Bell Shakespeare Company in lead roles, Viola in Twelfth Night, Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and TV roles on; All Saints, Dance Academy, Winners and Losers and Love My Way. She produced and stared in “The Girl Who Loved the Beatles”, which toured from Sydney to LA. Most recently she performed in the production of “Ruben Guthrie” at the Matrix theatre in West Hollywood, where she was nominated for ‘Best Actress.’
She is currently living in Los Angeles. Her most recent short film Azzurro, that she wrote, produced and stared in, has been touring festivals world wide and awarded Best International Short Film at The Santa Monica Film Festival. She is currently writing a feature film ‘Rosa under the Olive Grove’, that will be a co-production between Canada and Australia and filmed in Southern Italy, in homage to her Italian Heritage.