ACA's newly extended 5-month intensive acting program has been designed to accelerate your craft and take you to your next level of training and performance outcomes. ACA offers 20 places only in this program, running Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am – 6pm, beginning Tuesday 18 July 2017.
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 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.
Subjects: voice, body, improvisation, Shakespeare, sonnets, language power, stunt-work, mask, acting.
Presentations: Shakespeare monologues/sonnets.
Subjects: voice, body, improvisation, creative state, sonnets, language power, stunt-work, mask, stand-up comedy, singing, acting.
Presentations: stunt-work, mask.
Subjects: voice, body, short film creation, stand-up comedy, singing, scenework, acting, character.
Presentations: singing/stand-up comedy.
Subjects: voice, body, short film shooting, creative state, improvisation, scenework, character, acting.
Presentations: short film screening/competition, scene work public performance.
Payment for the course can be made in installments.
$3,000 to be paid 3 weeks before course commencement.
$2,500 end of stage one.
$2,500 end of stage two.
$1990 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 is 21 hours per week for 20 weeks of deep inquiry and accelerated learning, led by ACA’s Open Access Director, Johann Walraven, with guest workshops by CEO/Creative and Founding Director and master teacher, Dean Carey, and Adam Cook, Director of the Full-Time course along with 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.
Sydney’s Next Step Preparation Program will take each individual to a far deeper understanding of his/her craft and skill-set as well as open up new possibilities within each actor so the work can speak boldly, passionately and securely through them.
ACA’s team of expert trainers look forward to welcoming you to Sydney’s The Next Step Program 2017.
Course starts: Tuesday 18 July
Course finishes: Friday 8 December
Application via Digital Audition/Submission:
To apply for The Next Step Program 2017 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 “nextstep2017” and send us the link with your application form OR burn the footage to a DVD and post it to us at ACA Sydney PO Box 361, Leichhardt, NSW 2040.
We look forward to viewing your work.