Our theatre program produces some of Australia’s finest practitioners in both traditional and contemporary theatre.

Peter Pan (2018), presented by Acting Company 2017 and Production students. Photo: Drew Echberg.

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Our theatre program draws together the elements of contemporary theatre practice – writing, theatre making, devised work, actor skills, direction and stagecraft.

At undergraduate level the program is designed to train actors and theatre makers, with particular focus on voice, movement, performance and stagecraft.

Graduate students focus on performance writing, theatre direction and theatre making. Graduate research contributes to the theory and practice of theatre in Australia.

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Acting Company 2018

Our students work creatively and collaboratively to explore the traditions of theatre. They investigate their craft intellectually while contributing to the creation of new work.

Studio practice underpins the discipline’s training, with emphasis on collaboration and public performance.

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Caucasian Chalk Circle (2017), presented by Acting Company 2017 and Production students. Photo: Lachlan Woods

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