Brita McVeigh

Call for Applications: Rehearsal Dynamics Workshop with Brita McVeigh

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ invites you to apply for a 1-day Rehearsal Dynamics workshop with story and performance coach Brita McVeigh. The workshop will be held on Saturday 10 September in Auckland. 

Brita McVeigh is a story and performance coach who works with actors, directors, writers and producers in New Zealand, Australia and the United States. In less than a decade, Brita’s working methodology has contributed to the development of more than 123 feature film, short film, television and theatre projects. She is a regular guest acting tutor at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School and a mentor through Script to Screen’s FilmUp Mentorship programme – working with directors on how to deepen their working process with actors. 

This workshop will explore the following:

  • How to build trust with your actors
  • How to explore character and relationship with your actors
  • When to rehearse scenes, why to rehearse scenes, why and when you don’t need to rehearse scenes
  • How to sharpen your script with your actors

All selected participants will be required to do some preparation prior to the workshop. 

What: Rehearsal Dynamics workshop with Brita McVeigh

When: Saturday 10 September, 9am – 4pm

Where: TBC, Auckland

Free for DEGNZ members, $100 for non-members

Travel assistance will be available to some members coming from out of Auckland.

TO APPLY:

Please send your bio, filmography and a maximum one-page letter as to why you wish to attend in one document or PDF (not separate documents) to  admin@degnz.co.nz by 9am, Wednesday 24th August.

This initiative is brought to you with the support of the New Zealand Film Commission.