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Drama School with a Difference

The Drama School at Wesley Institute is a centre of excellence in training that provides performing arts tuition of the highest calibre in accordance with acting school industry standards. The drama courses offers majors in performance, production, and theatre practice


Wesley Institute, alongside NIDA, is one of only two Australian institutions to offer the prestigious Bachelor of Dramatic Art, and the only higher education provider to offer Oz to LA. Known for high quality training, professional industry links and a supportive and collaborative learning environment, Wesley Institute’s Drama degree, accredited in Production, Theatre Practice and Performance, stands out for excellence in education.

The Drama School offers students an opportunity to supplement their passion with the skills, experiences and expertise necessary for a career in theatre, film and television through theatre and film based classes and specialist units in the Bachelor of Dramatic Art and the Associate Degree of Dramatic Art.

Auditions for 2015 Bachelor of Dramatic Art intake:

Applications must be received prior to the audition date.

  • MAIN ROUND: December 6
  • FINAL ROUND: January 31

View 2015 Audition Information.

Why Choose Wesley Institute’s Drama School?

Study alongside the best in the business through the Oz to LA Industry Placement!

Successful students will participate in up to three months intensive training in screen acting at a specialist school right in the heart of Hollywood. You will have the opportunity to pursue your passion for film while networking with professionals, meeting theatrical agents, directors, producers and casting agents as part of your studies. Keep reading to find out what the Program includes. FEE-HELP is available for most Oz to LA program costs for eligible students in the Bachelor of Dramatic Art.

About the Course - Drama School Features

The holistic approach to theatre training is a distinguished feature of the Drama School at Wesley Institute. We seek to integrate higher education with professional development and spiritual formation in a supportive and caring environment.

With award-winning lecturers who are leaders in their field, you will develop your craft and be encouraged to reach your potential under the guidance of seasoned Industry professionals and invited speakers.

Our alumni boast a strong profile, including a majority of graduates gaining representation within six months of finishing, and many securing professional work as actors, teachers, directors, producers and stage managers.  Graduates are also managing their own film and theatre companies

Click here to hear student testimonials.

FEE-HELP is available for eligible students seeking a place in our Drama School and all undergraduate courses are approved for Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy.


Each year up to two scholarships are awarded to outstanding candidates. Scholarships cover the cost of part or all tuition fees and can be applied for at the start of every year.

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