The evolution of the Australian actor

18 January
3:00pm
Location informationArc Cinema
Event costFREE (bookings essential)

Tony Knight, Head of Acting at NIDA for 20 years, discusses the evolution of the Australian actor and the change in performance style from vaudeville to the more naturalistic performances of today.

Knight looks at the performers featured in the Starstruck exhibition and whose fame was forged by their groundbreaking approaches to performance, including Nellie Stewart, Annette Kellerman, Lottie Lyell, Roy ‘Mo’ Rene, George Wallace, Errol Flynn, Shirley Ann Richards, Peter Finch and more.

 

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