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Prepare yourself to forge a life-long career across stage and screen
Are you a natural-born performer? Is it time you were cast in a leading role?
Griffith University’s new Bachelor of Acting, offered by Queensland Conservatorium’s Performing Arts Department, focuses on developing both the individual and the actor.
Under the direction of internationally renowned teachers and performers, you will undertake intensive training in acting, voice and speech, singing, movement and dance.
Study acting at Griffith
This program is offered to a select number of high quality performers and is designed around four key pillars: core craft; context; repertoire; and industry engagement.
You will be exposed to a range of genres and undertake ensemble work, collaborative laboratories, industry-led workshops and public performances.
The Bachelor of Acting will unlock your imagination, encourage curiosity and build resilience. This exciting new degree is positioned alongside the internationally acclaimed Bachelor of Musical Theatre. The program draws inspiration from the most highly regarded actor training models around the world.
Drama training is essential for the development and encouragement of young performers, and this course supplies the skills and knowledge to build and sustain a successful career. The University offers the chance to work with dedicated and experienced tutors and in superb facilities. This is a wonderful opportunity for those determined to follow their dream.
Dame Judi Dench
CH, DBE, FRSA
Photo: Sarah Dunn
An actor needs discipline, dedication and determination to succeed in a competitive industry. We all continue to learn throughout our working lives but I applaud Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University for creating a new course designed to give emerging talent a sound grounding to start their career.
I am thrilled to whole-heartedly endorse and support the Queensland Conservatorium’s initiative to expand their successful Musical Theatre training course to now include a Bachelor of Acting. The demand, both regionally and nationally, warrants this development. I applaud the far-sighted vision of this crucial and inspirational manoeuvre and wish everyone involved the most deserved success.
AC, Australian of the year 2012 (For eminent service to the Arts and Community 2012)
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Bachelor of Musical Theatre
Graduating with a Bachelor of Musical Theatre in 2014, Jackson spent the next two years touring Queensland as a lead Shakespearean actor for the Grin & Tonic Theatre Troupe, also working with a number of other companies including Queensland Theatre. Jackson credits his time at the Con for so much of his aesthetic as an actor. ‘There is still so much I have to learn, but my training at the Con has held me in good stead for every project I’ve been involved with since.’
This program will interface with Griffith Film School and leading theatre companies across Australia.
As a graduate, you will emerge highly skilled in acting and performance and ready for a career on stage or on screen, including (but not limited to) theatre, television and film.
April 13, 2017
Griffith leads the way for student satisfaction
Monday 27 February — Saturday 17 June
Trimester 1 (International)
From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester starting on Monday 27 February.
Monday 27 February — Friday 26 May
From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester kicking off on Monday 27 February.
Tuesday 16 May
Discover Griffith – Nathan campus
Join us at our Nathan campus for a fun and informative day with family and friends. You’ll have the opportunity to tour our campus with a student ambassador, hear from program staff about your preferred degree and chat with our recruitment team about entry requirements and pathways to Griffith.
Monday 22 May — Friday 26 May
Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover pathways to university.
Monday 3 July — Saturday 14 October
Trimester 2 (International)
Our second trimester runs from Monday 3 July to Saturday 14 October 2017.
Monday 3 July — Friday 22 September
Our second teaching trimester for 2017 runs from Monday 3 July to Friday 22 September.
Tuesday 4 July — Wednesday 5 July
Twilight Tours - Gold Coast & Nathan
Tour our Gold Coast or Nathan campus with a current Griffith student. Get a feel for what studying at Griffith is like, see our facilities, and learn the best spots on campus for study, great food and fun activities. You’ll also have the chance to chat to a current student about your preferred degree and their Griffith experience. Find out more.
Sunday 23 July
Visit our Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses at Open Day to find out about student life and discover what's possible at Griffith.