The Acting and Communication Academy

Passionate Performers | Creative Communicators

What we can offer

We encourage every student to explore their full potential, across the spectrum of performing arts. Our unique academy allows students to discover their passions and enhance their skills, developing a strong personal presence to drive success in every aspect of their lives. Backed by 25 years of performing arts experience, founder Kayte is driven to help young performers exceed their expectations.

Kayte Lewis

Academy Director

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Acting classes

Acting is so much more than stagecraft. It is a fundamental form of human expression. Those who perfect it emerge with profound life skills which propel them forward, whatever their situation or career. We provide a nurturing space where students can…

 

Communication classes

In a noisy world, we help students develop powerful voices. Our tutors focus on the nuances of speech – articulation, tone, pace – as well as volumeBy optimising body language and speech skills, students can learn to deliver words of lasting impact – in public…

 

 

Musical Theatre classes

This special entertainment is the perfect platform for high-achieving students juggling multiple passions and skills. Burgeoning in popularity worldwide, musical theatre productions like The Lion King and Wicked delight audiences with…

Professional Qualifications

We offer professional qualifications of the highest standard. Our Trinity College London Diploma in Performance and Teaching offers comprehensive coverage – acting, speech, drama, musical theatre and communication. We are the only…

Online Short Courses

If you can’t come to us, we deliver the full range of performance instruction to you. Access professional learning remotely at a time and place to suit your busy lifestyle. Book an online coaching session and access the expertise of our dedicated, highly…

Workshops & Masterclasses

Our range of workshops and masterclasses cater all skill levels, from beginners to young professionals, covering a diverse range of topics and themes. Think acting, musical theatre, debating, stagecraft and staging plays…

Enrol today, through our online booking system:

Our Students

Whether you are new to the performing arts world or a young professional looking to practice and sharpen your expertise, the Acting and Communication Academy welcomes and builds from all skill levels. Our students come from all backgrounds; many are school-aged youngsters or mature students based in Sydney. Others access our expertise interstate or internationally, via remote learning.

Who We Are

The Academy is one of Sydney’s leading trainers in performance arts. We offer expert speech, drama, acting, communication and public speaking instruction for young people and adults – from Kinder to Year 12 and beyond. We also offer a pathway to teaching – many of our specialist tutors are ACA graduates themselves.

LOCATIONS

NORTH SHORE, Sydney

 

Pymble – Fitness and Aquatic Centre, Prince of Wales Dr, West Pymble NSW 2073

Wahroonga – Knox Prepatory School, 2-4 Billyard Ave, Wahroonga NSW 2076

INNERWEST, Sydney

 

Burwood – MLC School, Rowley Street, Burwood NSW 2134

Strathfield – Trinity Prep, 115-125 The Boulevard, Strathfield NSW 2135

CBD, Sydney

 

Sydney CBD – Suite 4.02 Level 4, 65 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Interstate & International

Online – If you can’t come to us, we deliver the full range of performance instruction to you. Access professional learning remotely at a time and place to suit your busy lifestyle. Book an online coaching session and access the expertise of our dedicated, highly qualified team of performance arts instructors.

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Aim High!

We follow dreams and deliver success.

Our unique performance and life lessons help students rise to challenges and chase goals, growing in confidence and curiosity every day. 

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