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The Art of Complexity

Actors, are you looking to deepen your craft and gain valuable insights from an experienced filmmaker? Look no further! We are thrilled to announce a unique opportunity to participate in a transformative acting masterclass led by the renowned Conor Morrissey, a talented documentary filmmaker who has successfully transitioned into the world of dramas.

I want to be more subtle in my acting

ūüé≠¬†Join our 2-Day Acting Masterclass with Documentary Filmmaker,
Conor Morrissey!¬†ūüé•

Dates to choose from:

  • Saturday & Sunday¬†|¬†December¬†16th-17th 2023¬†|¬†DUBLIN (ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT)

  • Monday & Tuesday¬†¬†|¬†December¬†18th-19th 2023¬†|¬†DUBLIN (SOLD OUT)



Here's what to expect:

  • Conor's wealth of experience in immersive documentary filmmaking has shaped his approach to directing and working with actors. Through this masterclass, he will share his invaluable knowledge and insights on how his background in documentaries has influenced his directorial style and transformed him as a filmmaker. You'll get to explore the fascinating interplay between the documentary and drama worlds and discover how they enrich each other.

  • ¬†In this exclusive 2-day workshop, Conor will guide you through a deep dive into character development and explore the complexities of human experience. The focus will be on scenes from the captivating TV series "Succession" by Jesse Armstrong, renowned for its brilliantly etched, multi-dimensional characters and rich backstories. Through smaller, intimate scenes on the first day, you'll delve into the depths of your character, unearthing their motivations, baggage, and intricacies. Conor will provide expert guidance on adapting your performance for the camera, ensuring your portrayal captivates audiences on screen.

  • ¬†On the second day, brace yourself for the grand finale‚ÄĒa powerful ensemble scene.¬† Conor will challenge you to bring your characters to life authentically and guide you through the intricacies of the scene. Each pair of actors will receive individual attention and coaching, refining their performances and pushing their boundaries. You'll witness firsthand the magic that emerges when actors embrace complexity and allow spontaneity to shape their characters.

As an added bonus, Conor will share valuable insights into the audition process in today's digital age of self-tapes. Learn practical tips and techniques that can give you the competitive edge and make your auditions stand out from the crowd.



Here's how this works...

  • Casting in scenes
    You will be each cast in a scene, first a two-hander. We will ask you to submit a self-tape monologue so that Conor can get a sense of you before he meets you. On the first day, we will explore characters within these two-handers and then on the second day we will take these very same characters into a family scene with a group of actors.
  • Coaching on scenes
    You will receive coaching on the scene from Conor 

  • Directing you in scene
    Conor will direct the scene in many different ways so you get a chance to explore the agility and flexibility of imagination that is needed on a film set in the moment.

  • Dates:¬†

    Workshop 1: Saturday & Sunday | December 16th & 17th 2023 | 10am to 6pm

    Workshop 2: Monday & Tuesday | December 18th & 19th 2023 | 10am to 6pm

  • ¬†Location:

    Castleknock, Dublin

  • ¬†Price:¬†


    Limited slots available! Secure your place in this extraordinary masterclass and embark on a journey of artistic growth and self-discovery.

    Whether you're a budding actor or an experienced thespian, Conor's guidance will inspire you to push your limits, embrace complexity, and create performances that resonate deeply with audiences.

    Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn from Conor Morrissey, an accomplished filmmaker and director who understands the essence of bringing characters to life. Enroll now and unlock your full potential as an actor!

ACCESS The art of complexity
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And just who will be teaching you The Art of Complexity?

Me! I'm Conor Morrissey


Conor is an experienced and versatile director with a wide range of credits in the UK and Ireland. Following a two season stint on Ireland's breakout hit 'Red Rock', the first Irish show to acquired by Amazon Prime, Conor has gone on to direct multiple episodes of 'EastEnders' for the BBC.

Read more about Conor

The art of complexity

Choose the 2-day masterclass that works best for you

SAT & SUN Dec 16th-17th

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