Photo: Gen Fricker

For 35 years we have provided the only training of its kind in Australia by nurturing creativity. We are proud of the successes of our former students, which is a diverse network that stems across many industries including Medicine, Journalism, Fashion, Film & TV, Radio, Performing Arts and more. Some of our past students have included:

  • Amanda McGuigan (The Australian Ballet)
  • Daniel Raso (High School Musical Live on Stage, Grease the Mega-Musical, Matilda)
  • Dimitri Kleioris (An American in Paris on Broadway, Flesh & Bone)
  • Emma Watkins (The Wiggles)
  • Harrison Lee (2015 Prix de Lausanne Winner, Royal Ballet School)
  • Isabella Manfredi (Singer, The Preatures)
  • Josef Brown (The Australian Ballet, Dirty Dancing Stage Musical)
  • Josh Quong Tart (Home and AwayAll SaintsUnderbelly: Razor and The Lion King)
  • Kathleen de Leon (Hi Five)
  • Kip Gamblin (The Bodyguard: Musical, All Saints, Home & Away, Neighbours)
  • Lachlan Monaghan (First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet)
  • Meg Mac (Indie Artist)
  • Nikki Webster (The Wizard of Oz, Sydney Olympics)
  • Rhys Wakefield (Sanctum, The Black Balloon, Endless Love)
  • Sarah Murdoch (International Model)
  • Sedona Legge (The Shallows)
  • Sophie Lowe (The Slap, Beautiful Kate)
  • Tiarnie Coupland (Love Child)
  • Tim Draxl (Swimming Upstream, Crownies, A Place to Call Home)
  • Valentina Novakovic (Neighbours)


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