School Holiday Workshops

Our next holiday workshops will be in April 2018.

More information in March


About the tutor:-

Annaliese Szota

Annaliese Szota was a student of Nowra Players from the age of 9 and appeared in various productions on our stage. She completed her high school education in the Shoalhaven excelling in both Drama and Music before going on to study a Bachelor of Creative Arts- Performance (with Distinction) at the University of Wollongong.

Annaliese has extensive experience teaching performance arts and singing to students ranging from early childhood through to adult. She has been a NIDA Open tutor for the past 5 years, in addition to teaching privately, and in a number of schools and agencies since leaving high school. To add to this wealth of experience she has also taught dance and movement with Startime Studios and The Rhythm Factory in Sydney. Her skills were used extensively on the Australian feature film Goddess where she was the Childrens’ Acting Coach (on-set), recording artist and Casting assistant.

As a singer/composer/cabaret artist she has performed at numerous festivals both in Australia and overseas including fringe festivals in Edinburgh, Sydney and Adelaide and the Melbourne Comedy Festival. She currently performs as a member of the cabaret group Lady Sings it Better who were named as the best musical theatre and cabaret act at the 2016 Sydney Fringe Festival. She has recorded a number of EPs and, in addition to performing at venues such as the Basement and STC, she has supported artists such as Monica Trapaga, Deborah Conway, Brendan Maclean and Wes Carr.

As an actor Annaliese has performed professionally on stage at the former Darlinghurst Theatre in When Bees in Honey Drown and La Dispute and also on screen in the ABC series Childrens Hospital and the feature film Goddess.

She brings youth and vitality to her classes and is excited to bring her skills and experience "back home!"