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APS Acting Courses
LEARN WITH ACTING PERFORMANCE STUDIO
FULL TIME ACTING COURSE
Auditions open August
"Working with APS prior to my NIDA and WAAPA auditions really paid off in the highest degree possible. I was successful in both."
Toby, NIDA student
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Based in Melbourne, our full time acting program provides elite foundation training for actors serious about their craft. Auditions now closed. 2018 Auditions open in August.
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NEW teen and kids courses for Summer coming soon...
It's gonna be hot, hot, hot!
At APS we are so passionate about helping kids soar, we want you to try us out for free. Our drama classes foster creativity, confidence and a love of storytelling for all ages.
Come play with us today!
Briony Dunn - Head of Course
Briony Dunn is Head of Course for the full time and part time pre-professional acting programs at APS. During her twenty-year career she has worked as director, tutor, script assessor or filmmaker with NIDA, NIDA Open, ATYP, Griffin Theatre Company, Company B Belvoir, Belvoir Downstairs, Big hArt, Ashfield Youth Theatre, PACT Youth Theatre, Carriageworks, Playworks and Playwriting Australia amongst others. A graduate of the NIDA Directing course, Briony has a Master of Arts in Theatre from UNSW. As an acting teacher she teaches her own rigorously developed technique in unison with the approaches of Stanislavski, Uta Hagen, Stella Adler and Rudolf Laban.
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We have the same ambitions about the quality of your acting classes as you do.
We provide outstanding actor training at all levels of the craft.
We are dedicated to bringing the highest level of actor training available.
We approach your quality training with honesty, integrity and commitment to each student’s
An actor’s craft and the art of performance makes our heart soar and enriches us as human beings.
But our expert tutors also prepare students for sustainable careers in the industry.
Be inspired as you grow with us.
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The Stella Adler trip was truly incredible. To learn from industry professionals in Hollywood was both rewarding and eye opening. I returned with valuable skills to further develop and improve my acting.
I'm so lucky to be a part of the class and I feel like I'm learning so much. Thank you for the support, encouragement and motivation. I can't wait for camera work next term!
Briony was extremely professional! I loved every minute working with her. She didn’t waste a second.