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Dramatic Arts

Welcome to Dramatic Arts at AIM. A unique degree with specialised training for the actor / creator / producer.

The DRAMATIC ARTS department (formerly the Australian Academy of Dramatic Art - AADA), provides students with the unique opportunity to train professionally as actors, theatre-makers & producers within its Bachelor of Performance program. Students learn the craft of acting & gain fundamental theatre-making skills in the areas of directing, design & technical production required for a professional career in the performing arts.

► Auditions also being held in Brisbane on Thurs 3 Dec.

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  • Full-time Duration
    2 years (6 Trimesters)
    Start Dates
    T1, 2016: 25th Jan
    Course Location
    Sydney ONLY
    Entry by
    Audition & Interview
    Course Available to
    Domestic & International Students
    Cricos Provider Code
    Course Code
    Available to Domestic Students
    • Extensive training in acting, ensemble, voice, improvisation & movement.
    • Performance, creative & technical roles in scripted, self-devised, contemporary & classic productions every term.
    • Electives in film and music theatre.
    • Industry Placement with leading performing arts companies.
    • Practical training in directing, design, lighting, sound, production, stage and event management, marketing & financial management for theatre.
    • Postgraduate pathways to specialist graduate degrees in theatre and performance studies.

Meet Your Teachers
Peta Downes
Dramatic Arts (Syd)
Peta Downes is a theatre director, producer & arts educator of over twenty years experience. She has directed for the Queensland Theatre Company and Bell Shakespeare & worked extensively with acting & theatre students at QUT, NIDA & other universities around Australia. Read More