AFTT - Advanced Diploma of Stage & Screen Acting

CUA51015 DIPLOMA OF

Screen & Media: Acting

Do you have a burning desire to tread the boards or nail the hero's scene on camera? This one year Diploma 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.

AFTTs unique Actor as Film Maker project integrates acting technique with the language of film, allowing each student to develop their unique screen aesthetic as performers and film makers. Collaborations between actors and film makers create a dynamic and multi-disciplinary approach to learning and AFTT’s partnership with the iconic Belvoir Street Theatre ensures that our institution remains at the leading edge of the theatre industry.

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
Spring Awakening Grad Play 2016
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
Spring Awakening Grad Play 2016
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
Spring Awakening Grad Play 2016
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
Diploma OF Screen & Media: Acting

AFTT's Diploma of Screen & Media: Acting incorporates AFTT accredited units, which makes this diploma the only one of its kind in Australia. The 15 units which comprise this course guide students through the core principles of acting, creative play, movement and voice for stage, film and television. These skills are then integrated throughout the course into dynamic screen and theatre productions from theatre classics to contemporary film scene work.  

Continuing studies after the Diploma..

While our Diploma of Screen and Media: ACTING is a comprehensive program with dedicated student and employment outcomes we also understand that you may wish to pursue higher level studies. We therefore would like to assure you that we are currently working on the development of new programs and pathways in order to provide you with the opportunity to undertake advanced training to further develop your skills beyond those of the one year Diploma. The details around such opportunities will be provided to you in due course.

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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