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Dean Carey’s school, Actors Centre Australia (ACA) is Dean’s livelong pursuit: a training facility offering artistic education of excellence. He has now brought his insight and passion into an online platform so actors and directors around the world can access his teachings and inspiration.

Actors who have trained at ACA include:

  • Hugh Jackman
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Russell Crowe
  • Naomi Watts
  • Rose Byrne
  • Colin Farrell

Now you can become a part of ACA when you join The Acting Edge online course and community.

Membership includes:
  • The 8 Stage Program distilling the 8 acting essentials
  • The Acting Edge – Dean’s latest book:
    • a definitive 250 page guide for actors and directors, unlocking acting technique and unleashing pure performance
  • 8 Studio Sessions shot in Sydney, Australia. Full access to over 3 hours of live footage as Dean works essential exercises from his book with a cast of Australian actors
  • ‘An Audience With’ interviews – Dean’s 8 x 60 minute audio interviews with leading actors, teachers and directors sharing their insights and a wealth of onstage/onset advice
  • Acting Edge Workbook – a comprehensive 70-page companion workbook/journal offering you further exercises and resources to enhance the 8-week online experience
  • Lifetime membership to The Acting Edge worldwide community
  • Discounts on all future online products
  • Access to FREE performing arts resource materials.
Each stage of the online program is designed to focus on one of the 8 essential elements week by week.


Through the weekly application of Dean’s coaching, guidance and insight, this program commits itself to elevating the work of performing artists at all levels of the industry to new heights of artistic understanding and achievement.