Over 20 weeks you will be inspired by the most experienced tutors ACA have on staff. The program will only be offered to those who show the talent and ability as well as the potential and promise to take the next step in their career journey. This Foundation Program will be your best next step to gain entry into a full-time course in Australia or overseas or to accelerate your training to enter the profession.
“So incredibly, incredibly inspiring. Thank you so much.”Angelica
“It is a blessing to be here and to know and learn more about the craft and about myself. Thank you.”David
“I feel so lucky to have had these experiences and have had the most wonderful time.”Eloise
“Your teachings have been an invaluable part of my process as an actor. The vigour and passion you have inspired in me is what fuels me. Thankyou always.”Georgia
“What an absolutely amazing opportunity. Thank you for allowing me to have this experience. This is one of the most fulfilling things I have ever done.”Jessie
“Thank you so much for you guidance and support over the past 24 weeks. It was such a great journey.”Kristy
“An incredible opportunity to study at ACA with the most amazing tutors. I have learnt so much and had the best time doing what I love. Thank you for inspiring me.”Madeleine
“Thank you for such an incredible experience over this past 6 months.”Oliver
“Unbelievably great! Thank you!”Philippa
“Thank you for the opportunity – it has been a great experience and invaluable.”Sophie
“You have given me the most amazing opportunity. Thank you!”Tayman
“What you have given me in these 24 weeks will be invaluable on my journey. Thank you.”Zac
Each stage has its dedicated core subjects and performance outcomes.Each stage also creates an acting foundation with the bedrock skills required to take every aspect of acting understanding to a new level of rigorous achievement for every participant.
Mondays - Thursdays: 6:30 pm - 10 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Subjects: acting, voice, body, improvisation, language power, stage combat, creative state, character.
Presentations: stage combat.
Subjects: acting, voice, body, improvisation, language power, sonnets, Shakespeare, singing, character.
Subjects: acting, voice, body, improvisation/comedy, language power, screen, Shakespeare, mask, singing, scene work.
Subjects: acting, voice, body, improvisation/comedy, language power, screen, Chekov, scene work.
Presentations: scene work public performance.
Payment for the course can be made in instalments.
$3,000 to be paid 3 weeks before course commencement.
$2,500 end of stage one.
$2,500 end of stage two.
$1,990 end of stage three.
SEASON PASS: You will also be invited to all of Actors Centre Australia’s performances and join special guests who come to share their craft and wisdom at ACA, including any international masterclasses - all included as a part of your program with us. You will also be given VIP passes to all special events and exhibitions here at the Forum Performance Precinct.
This 21 hours per week for 20 weeks program of deep inquiry and accelerated learning is led by ACA’s Johann Walraven with guest workshops by Dean Carey, Adam Cook and very special industry guests. This is the time and opportunity to take you further than you might have thought possible through focused, integrated and intensive learning.
ACA’s team of expert trainers look forward to welcoming you to Sydney’s leading Foundation Program for 2019.
Application via Digital Audition/Submission:
To apply for The Foundation Program 2019 please send or upload a filmed self-test/audition which includes:
Once you’ve captured the take which best represents you, either upload it as a private and password protected Vimeo or YouTube video using the password “Foundation2019” and send us the link (URL)/ DVD or USB with your application form. Postal address: ACA Sydney PO Box 361, Leichhardt, NSW 2040.
We look forward to viewing your work.