10349NAT ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF

Stage & Screen Acting

Do you have a burning desire to tread the boards or nail the hero's scene on camera? This course provides an exciting and immersive way of learning the core principles of acting for film, theatre and television, giving you a diverse range of skills and the confidence to succeed.

The systems taught at AFTT involve unique and dynamic processes of learning that will equip you with a robust and logical pathway to producing physical and emotional performance. This training is the only kind in the country that fuses the psychology of acting with an approach to moving and embodying the character for both stage and screen. This method combines the best of the Eric Morris system and Meyerhold BioMechanics as well as elements of other International techniques to give you an award-winning solution adaptable for stage and screen. This course will give you maximum exposure to a range of platforms to equally help expand your career opportunities upon graduation. 

As an acting student at AFTT you will get the opportunity to perform on stage and screen early and often. Students are involved in multiple stage productions in the AFTT theatre, as well as at professional venues such as Belvoir St Theatre and Bondi Pavilion. Our on-campus filmmaking and Cinematography students are committed to producing five budgeted major works per cohort - for that they are going to need skilled actors.The opportunity for you to work on these projects throughout the course will help you master your on-screen process. 

During the final semester of this course, a complete package of assets is created (including a showreel, headshots and showcase performance media) that ensures students graduate with a well-developed portfolio to show prospective employers. Graduates who successfully complete this course may seek articulation into the Bachelor of Arts (Stage and Screen Acting) at University of New England (UNE). 

So what are you waiting for? Watch the video course overview below for a better insight into the acting advantage you will gain through studying at AFTT.

Master acting for all platforms; Theatre, Film & Television for maximum career opportunity

Work with on-campus student filmmakers, producers, directors & stage managers for collaboration & networking

Effective acting techniques incl. the Eric Morris System & Meyerhold BioMechanics

Perform in professional theatres incl. Belvoir for which AFTT is Education Partner

Actor Graduates Master - March 1st 2016
AFTT Production
Last Days of Judas 2015 Production
Double Bill
Joseph K 2015 Production
Brothers
Joseph K 2015 Production
Lucky 2015 Production
Joseph K 2015 Production
Breaking Bad
Judas 2015 Production
Last Days of Judas 2015 Production
Joseph K 2015 Production
Last Days of Judas 2015 Production
The Place Beyond the Pines
Lucky 2015 Production
Lucky 2015 Production
Gavin Christensen
Jordan
Lucky 2015 Production
Lucky 2015 Production
AFTT Voice Class
Love Hate
On-Campus Collaboration
Last Days of Judas 2015 Production
Slut: The Play 2015 Production
Slut: The Play 2015 Production
Slut: The Play 2015 Production
AFTT Movement Class
AFTT Actors
AFTT Actors
Meow Warm Up
Creative Play
Creative Play
Double Bill 2016
Creative Play
AFTT Actors Photoshoot
Creative Play
AFTT Actors Photoshoot
Hopscotch
Jarryd
Lucky 2015 Production
Stalker Production Actors
Stalker Production
AFTT Actors
Zemma
Advanced Diploma OF Stage and Screen Acting

AFTTs Advanced Diploma of Stage & Screen Acting incorporates 26 units which guide students through the core principles of acting, movement and voice for stage, film and television. Gaining a solid acting technique however is just one part of the journey to success. At AFTT students are taught the importance of articulating and developing their own creative goals and are encouraged to explore conceptual techniques and different acting traditions. These are then integrated throughout the course into many dynamic screen and theatre productions from theatre classics to contemporary film scene work, for personal interpretation and practice. 

The acting system taught at AFTT is unique and incorporates the dynamic Eric Morris, Meyerhold BioMechanics and other internationally recognised techniques that equip the actor with a robust and logical pathway to producing physical and emotional performance. This training is the only kind in the country that fuses the psychology of acting with an approach to moving, and embodying the character, for both stage and screen.

During the final semester of this course, a complete package of assets is created (including a showreel, headshots and showcase performance media), ensuring students graduate with a well-developed portfolio to show prospective employers. Graduates who successfully complete this course may seek articulation into the Bachelor of Arts (Stage and Screen Acting) at the University of New England (UNE).

CAREERS IN THE INDUSTRY

GRADUATES MAY FIND EMPLOYMENT WITH

Upon graduation you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to navigate a career within the performing arts industry. Previous graduates have enjoyed success in both theatre and screen with many gaining employment with theatre companies such as; Belvoir St. Theatre, The Sydney Theatre Company, Sport For Jove as well as numerous independent production houses. On screen our graduates have worked all over the world with guest and lead roles in film and television, as well as gaining recognition through peer awards. Most recent television credits include Underbelly, House Husbands, Sea Patrol and a raft of local and international television and film productions. 

In the independent theatre and film scene our graduates have enjoyed critical and commercial success working as actors, directors and producers across countless theatre and film productions.

AFTT actors are highly skilled and prepared to step confidently into the performing arts industry.

SPECIFIC ROLES MAY INCLUDE

Film actor
Television actor
Theatre actor
Voice-over artist for film or radio
Computer-Generated (CGI) or animation character actor

Motion-capture actor
Music theatre performer
Television commercial actor
Live entertainment performer

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

“You learn lots of different techniques – the Morris technique helps you become emotionally available and accessible, but you also get to study movement and voice...”

Alana Birtles | AFTT Alumni

“You owe it to yourself and to the art that's inside you – you have to honour that will and that drive. Attending AFTT has allowed me to honour that, and that's really rewarding.”

Campbell Briggs | AFTT Alumni

“AFTT is very proactive in inviting agents, casting agents, industry professionals to our events, which has been fantastic. It feels like a family”

Gav Fenwick | AFTT Alumni

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