Course Summary

An opportunity to try your hand at acting in a relaxed environment. Join experienced actor and writer, Claire Pearson for a fun introduction into acting, focusing on body and voice, and working with basic scripts to bring something to life by the end of the session.


Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email to register your interest.

This course is a fun and relaxed entry into the world of acting.

Claire Pearson

Claire is a Melbourne based actor with over 10 years experience across theatre, film, voice, children's entertainment, writing and production. She trained at QUT with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) in 2008. In 2011, Claire received grants from the Ian Potter Foundation: Cultural Trust and Arts Queensland to study Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA, London). 

Claire has worked with Queensland Theatre Company, Laboite Theatre Company, Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, Queensland Ballet, High Tide Theatre Company & Only Connect (London), Playwriting Australia, Dead Puppet Society, The Good Room, Underground Cinema (Melbourne), Boutique Theatre and has performed at both the Brisbane and Adelaide Fringe Festivals. Claire wrote and produced the sell out seasons of  "Battlefield Blues" for the 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival and  'Mona Brow Williams presents...'  a one woman show, for the Anywhere Theatre Festival at Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane, 2013. Claire's feature film work includes JUCY, All my friends are leaving Brisbane and Reef n Beef. In 2008, she won the Warner Roadshow Studio's Queensland New Filmmaker Award for Best Female Actress for short film, 'Years'.  Claire is currently teaching Acting for beginners at the Centre for Adult Education (CAE), Melbourne.  Claire is a proud member of equity.

Tutor Claire Pearson offers the below Short Courses at CAE:

  • Acting for Camera: For Beginners
  • Acting for Beginners: For the Fun of It!
  • Speak Shakespeare Like a Pro!

There is no prerequisite. No performance-based experience is necessary.

Dress for comfort.

For those students keen to explore the fascinating and exciting world of acting.

Last updated: August 20, 2019 12:13pm