Byron Bay – Sydney – Los Angeles

The Piper School  for Actors, Directors & Writers  is a training centre run to deliver quality Acting, Directing & Writing education, and now is holding Acting as Personal Development workshops.

The school is run by Mark Piper, who has worked within the International entertainment industry as a drama director for over 30 years and helped numerous Actors & Directors begin their careers.

Beginning his career as an Actor in New Zealand, Mark went on to running Director Roger Donaldson’s (“The World’s Fastest Indian”) company Aardvark films, & then worked on such films such as “The Blue Lagoon” with Brooke Shields, “Tim” & “Attack Force Z” with Mel Gibson, and “My Brilliant Career” with Sam Neil and Judy Davis. More recently he has been working with internationally acclaimed actors Chris Hemsworth, Eric Bana, Guy Pearce, Isabel Lucas, Kylie Minogue, Julian McMahon, Simon Baker, Isla Fisher, & Ryan Kwanten, to name a few. Mark has directed over 400 hours of drama nationally and internationally.

The philosophy of the school is focused on Character development and Script Analysis, using imagination & emotional memory :  Stanislavsky, Meisner, Practical Aesthetics and Chekhov techniques, and introducing modern teachers methods such as Larry Moss and Ivana Chubbuck, with Theatre & Performance studies. Music and Voice are an important part of this course.

The Piper School  for Actors, Directors & Writers  is opening in Sydney & Los Angeles in 2015.

New 8 week part time classes begins Tuesday 3rd February 2015


1 day Workshop – Auditioning and Screen Acting with Mark Piper Saturday 17th January 2015

Give yourself a cutting edge – hone your craft as an actor, gain an understanding of how film and television drama is made, and develop the skills you need to be part of a creative team. At this 2 day intensive workshop presented by award winning Director, Mark Piper. Continue reading →

Start date: Saturday 17th January 2015

Intended audience: Aspiring to Advanced Actors, all ages

Delivery: one day workshop

Prerequisite: There is preparation for this workshop