Photo: Emma (Wiggles) Watkins

For over 32 years we have provided the only training of its kind in Australia. 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, 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)
  • Reese 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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