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Danny Raco Screen Masterclass – Teens

July 10 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Danny Raco Screen Masterclass
Danny Raco Screen Masterclass

Work with Home & Away Director, Danny Raco in the Danny Raco Screen masterclass!!  Point Break Drama is super excited to welcome one of televisions busiest directors, Danny Raco for the screen acting Masterclass.

Danny has been one of a handful of directors for Home & Away for over 14 years. He was nominated for an ADG Award 4 times and won it in 2018. He was also lead director of 2 series of a children’s comedy called Drop Dead Weird (Irish-Australian coproduction), produced by Ambience Entertainment, which was nominated for an AACTA Award in 2019. Danny has been teaching at AFTRS this year.

Danny is a unique talent as he started out as an actor with long stints in Heartbreak High, Home & Away & Blue Heelers before making the transition to directing.


Danny Raco Screen Masterclass

This workshop is a unique opportunity to learn from one of Australia’s current working directors.

Get insight on what is expected in the audition room & what the producers are looking for.  This workshop will start with a chat with Danny followed by workshopping of scenes.

  • How to prepare for an audition and stand out with a memorable performance
  • Advice on how to remember your lines and make the dialogue sound more organic and natural.
  • Understanding the rhythm, tone and beats in a scene.
  • “Practical aesthetics” and how that will help to improve your performance.
  • In depth analysis on characterisation.
  • Finding your character’s objective in the scene and how to find the tools to achieve that objective.
  • ‘Real”, pragmatic and hands-on advice on how to make it in the game, from the audition room to the red carpet
  • 12 Places only
  • Scripts emailed week before workshop
  • Bring Drink Bottle, SD Card, Two copies of script & writing materials


Danny Raco Biog

Danny Raco was born in Rome and grew up in a small medieval town in Tuscany until the age of ten. He has worked in the film and television industry since 1998 as both an actor and a director.

He began his career at the age of 18 when he joined the cast of ‘Heartbreak High’. In the year 2000 he became a regular cast member on ‘Home and Away’ and remained there for 4 years. In 2004 he moved to Melbourne to join the cast of ‘Blue Heelers’. He also acted on feature films ‘Almost’ and ‘Crooked Business’. In 2002 he was nominated for a Logie Award in the Most Popular New Male Talent category.

In 2007 he began directing on ‘Home and Away’ and has been a regular director on the series for over 14 years.  He was nominated for an ADG Award (Australian Directors Guild) on 4 occasions and went on to win the ADG Award in 2018 for best Direction of a Television or SVOD Drama Serial.

Danny was also the lead director for two seasons of the AACTA nominated children’s series ‘Drop Dead Weird’.


July 10
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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28 Fisher Road Dee Why (Newlife Baptist Church)
28 Fisher Road
Dee Why, NSW 2099 Australia
0412 676 367


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Danny Raco teen Masterclass
$ 190.00 inc. GST
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