The National Theatre is a registered training organisation providing a number of full time accredited qualifications through our Drama School.
In addition to its accredited professional training, the School offers a range of popular short (non-accredited) courses in Acting for those who are 18+ and are looking to explore their performance potential. The courses cater for everyone from beginners to those who are considering acting careers in a supportive and fun environment.
In 2019 the following classes will be offered:
A new part-time (non-accredited) short-course provides opportunities to experience the range of disciplines and skills needed for a professional career on stage or screen, before committing to higher-level study.
Working with respected Industry professionals, students undertake classes in Movement, Voice, Improvisation, Text Study, and Stage and Screen Acting. Class sizes are capped so that students receive the maximum attention and encouragement and are given the best chance to fully explore their training potential.
The School is based in its own studios in the National Theatre building at the corner of Carlisle and Barkly Street, St Kilda a short distance away from Luna Park and the beach.
View Course Prospectus (PDF link)
Fees are payable by the census date of each unit in advance. Students who are eligible for VET Student Loans may be able to obtain an Australian Government student loan to a maximum of $10,000 of their tuition fees in this course. (see VET student Loans)
The Course is also approved for Austudy, ABSTUDY and the Pensioner Education Supplement. For more information on undertaking accredited acting courses with the National Theatre Drama School, please contact us at email@example.com
For a full breakdown of unit costs, and census dates please download the following document NTDS census dates 2018