One of New Zealand and Australia's favourite actors, Jay Laga'aia, will be filming in Mudgee next week and while here he'll sharing some pro performing tips.
On Tuesday (November 24) Laga'aia and Mudgee Performing Arts Society will be holding two classes; one for Mudgee High and St Matthew's students in Year 10 and above at MHS during the day; and a masterclass for adults, from 5-9pm, at the MHS gym.
The star of both the big and small screen has a long - and varied - CV. He was a regular on Australian television in Water Rats and Play School and internationally for his recurring role in Xena: Warrior Princess - an American show shot in his home country of NZ.
While his filmography includes Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. And on the stage he's played Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, Mufasa in The Lion King, and the Wizard in Wicked - to name just a few.
Jay's Masterclass - which he's offering for free - will be a set of exercises, scenarios, performances designed to get you out of your comfort zone. It is life lessons that can be applied to theatre, business, family, school, and community.
For further details, check out the Mudgee Performing Arts Society Facebook page.