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Whether you are just starting out, have intermediate skills or looking to get back into it we are the place for you. Work either one on one or in small groups with one of 88 to 1's trained mentors.



- How to create a basic       character

- How to use voice and       body effectively

-  How to interpret a text

-  How to be a               confident performer


- How to create       chemistry

- How to audition     effectively

- Making bold audition   choices

- Intermediate voice   and physicalization   work


- How to do a self-tape     audition

- Marketing tools and   effective cast-typing

- How to “own the   room”

- How to build in-depth   characters for full-     length productions

- Advanced screen   acting techniques


Book in with us for a FREE consultation at our Kensington, Melbourne base of operations. There we can talk through where and what areas you are looking to advance.

From there we can start booking sessions with the best mentor suited to you and your needs. 

Sessions run up to 60 min per booking and you can purchase them in groups of 5 or 10.

Melbourne performers can run via our Melbourne base.

Interstate can run via Skype Sessions. 

5 sessions = $350

10 Sessions = $650

Damien Giglietta

Writer/Director of 88 to 1 Productions. Damien has over 12 years experience working inside the film/TV industry.

Working as Head of Operations of Fusion Studios has helped work with performers finding their feet inside the industry. 

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Maria Velletri

Received her BA of Contemporary Arts with a Double Major in Theatre Studies and Contemporary Performance from WAAPA and ECU respectively.

Having worked in both Australia and Vancouver as an acting mentor, running both industry based training, and in-school, educational drama programs.

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Leigh Smith

Leigh Smith commenced his journey into the realm of entertainment and acting after completing an internship with the Walt Disney Company in Orlando, FL.

Also having studied at the world famous 'Groundlings' in LA which has given rise to many successful comical identities including Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell & Kristin Wiig

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Luke Esme

A graduate of Atlantic Acting School in New York - fronted by David Mamet and William H Macy and numerous instructors from the Juilliard School.

Luke enjoys working with actors and dissecting scenes as both a mentor and as a fellow performer. He believes that committed rehearsal and trying new approaches to a text is the key to understanding storytelling on a deep and honest level.

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