In the Company of Actors

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In the Company of Actors
In The Company Of Actors Official Movie Poster.png
Directed byIan Darling
Produced byIan Darling
Running time
75 minutes

In the Company of Actors is a 2007 Australian documentary produced by Shark Island Productions and directed by Ian Darling.


In the Company of Actors is a documentary featuring an ensemble of Australia's finest Actors, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, Justine Clarke and Aden Young as they prepare a production of Hedda Gabler from rehearsals at Sydney Theatre Company to opening night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York.[1]

The documentary lets the audience take a rare glimpse into the challenging creative process within the sacred space of the rehearsal room.[2]

It was broadcast in Australia on ABC1 February 2008.[3]

Education and Outreach[edit]

The film and study guide[4] package was donated to English, Drama and Media departments in all secondary schools across Australia with support from the Caledonia Foundation.


Official Selection Sydney Film Festival in 2007 ; Melbourne International Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, St Tropez Internationales du Cinema des Antiodes, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Mumbai International Film Festival, OzFliz Ontario, The London Australian Film Festival, River Run International Film Festival.


  1. ^ "In The Company of Actors". ABC Television.
  2. ^ "In The Company of Actors". Rotten Tomatoes.
  3. ^ "In The Company of Actors". ABC TV. 7 February 2008.
  4. ^ "In the Company of Actors Study Guide" (PDF).

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