Term Three Training 2019


Ages: 13-17

28 July - 15 September       

Eight-week course, Sundays 10am-12pm 

King Street Arts Centre

$200 Members, $240 non-Members

Explorations of stage and screen techniques will provide students with the tools to approach performance for the camera and live on stage. Students will be given the opportunity to work with monologues and short scenes for camera.

Facilitated by Stevie Cruz-Martin and Mark Storen





Ages: 17-26

27 July – 14 September

Eight-week course, Saturdays, 3-5pm

King Street Arts Centre

$200 Members, $240 non-Members

This course will build participants skills and tools in preparation for auditions in theatre and film through the exploration of monologue and scene work. The class will not only look at the performance elements for auditioning but also examine strategies for approaching the audition. Students will be given the opportunity to develop a series of audition pieces for both stage and screen.

Facilitated by Stevie Cruz-Martin & Mark Storen




Stevie Cruz-Martin

Stevie Cruz-Martin is a film and TV commercial director, a cinematographer, photographer & editor.

She has been nominated for Best Director at the WA Screen Awards. Her first feature film “Pulse”, for which she was director, cinematographer & a key producer, had its International Premiere at the Busan International Film Festival in 2017. The film won the Flash Forward Busan Bank award- the first Australian film to ever win this prestigious prize. It has also screened at Sydney Film Festival, BFI London was the Centrepiece film at Melbourne Queer Film Festival and played at Screenwave International Film Festival. SBS honored the film as one of the “12 Best Queer Films of 2017” it is also currently a contender for the 2018 AACTA Awards.

Her direction and cinematography has been featured in award winning short films that have screened at over 70 film festivals worldwide, including three at the prestigious Palm Springs International ShortFest.

Mark Storen

Mark’s Storen is a performer, writer, director and educator from Perth.

Most recently Mark was seen in the multi award winning production of THE ONE by Jeffrey Jay Fowler as part of Perth Fringe world 2017, The Subiaco Theatre Festival and the Melbourne Fringe Festival and was a performer in Perth Theatre Companies White Rabbit Red Rabbit.

He performed his solo show The Polite Gentleman at The Blue Room Theatre which was nominated for 5 Blue Room Awards including best production and best performer.

Mark has performed his solo work A Drunken Cabaret at The Melbourne, Adelaide and New York Fringe Festivals as well as presenting Killing Nellie a co creation with Oda Aunan at The 100 degrees festival in Berlin in 2011,The Winnipeg Fringe Festival 2011 and at the 15th Annual New York International Fringe Festival.

Mark has worked with Barking Gecko Theatre Company, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, WA Youth Theatre Company, Perth Theatre Company, Deckchair Theatre Company and Black Swan State Theatre Company.

His current focus is storytelling with music.