Our Full-Time and Part-Time Screen Acting Programs are dedicated courses designed to give you the tools you need to work professionally as an actor. You will study in a range of areas aimed at helping you understand the film industry in depth and prepare you to work at the level of a professional screen actor.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How long is the course?
The course runs for 6 months, over 3 full days (Mon, Wed and Fri). The day runs from 10am - 5pm, with a 1-hour lunch break. There are two programs. One starts in January and the other in July.
How many people are in the class?
There are approximately 14 people in the class. We thrive in keeping our class sizes small so the actors get the required one on one support in their class time by our teaching professionals.
Does the course only run in Melbourne?
Yes, at this time we only offer the Full-Time Course in Melbourne, however, we offer relocation advice.
When are the auditions?
Please refer to the "How to Apply" tab to find out when the next auditions are being held.
How can I audition if I am interstate/overseas?
We are happy to arrange a skype audition if you are interstate or overseas. We have quite a few people move to Melbourne or Sydney for the course.
Do you offer accommodation?
Unfortunately, we do not offer accommodation for those students moving interstate/overseas. The course is held in Brunswick in Melbourne and Alexandria in Sydney so we advise you look for a place close by.
What happens once you finish the course?
When you finish the course, your showreels will be sent off to agents on your behalf by John Orcsik. You will also receive a lifetime discount of 10% for any courses/workshops that are held at TAFTA. You become a part of our TAFTA family for life.
Do I have to pay upfront?
We do require a non-refundable deposit payment of $1500 to secure your place in the course once you have been accepted. We offer payment plans for students where students can put aside a certain amount each week/fortnight/month, whichever suits best.
Do you have an age limit?
This course is designed for adults (18 years and over).