Perform Australia's Exclusive "Try Out Drama School" Workshop Awaits You!

If you've ever thought about applying to study at drama school, now's your chance to find out what it's all about!

Come along to Perform Australia's one-day acting workshop on Saturday April 27.

In four hours of fun-filled mini-workshops on different topics, professional actors Kaitlyn Boyé and Brendan Kelly will lead you through an introduction to:

  • How to analyse a script
  • Screen acting techniques for film and television
  • What's involved in an audition
  • How to get into the industry

These are just some of the things you'd explore in more detail if you were studying the 10915NAT Certificate IV in Acting. So this workshop is a great way to get an insider's view on the life of the professional actor... plus find out what it's like to go to drama school, no strings attached!

About Your Tutors

In this acting workshop, you'll be learning from two of Perform Australia's favourite teachers - Kaitlyn Boye and Brendan Kelly!

Kaitlyn Boye

Kaitlyn Boyé, an award-winning actress from Australia, has made significant marks on both the screen and behind the camera. On-screen, her notable roles include portraying Abbi Simmons on Network 7's Home and Away, Anna in Nik Kacevski's Skinford, the voice of Charlotte in the final season of A Place To Call Home, and Alice in Tony D'Aquino's modern slasher, The Furies, among other achievements.

Dedicated to her craft, Kaitlyn consistently trains in fight combat and stunt coordination. Her dedication to physically demanding roles was highlighted by her recent journey to Finland, where she played the villain Fugu in the popular Finnish superhero film, RENDEL II. Beyond acting, Kaitlyn's passion extends to filmmaking. A distinguished graduate of the Australian Film, Television, and Radio School (AFTRS), she specialized in cinematography. Her directorial project, Therapy: The Musical, not only clinched the Best Director award at the 2020 Lights! Canberra! Action! Festival but also enjoyed screenings at prestigious events, including the Sydney Women’s International, Melbourne Women in Film, and Canberra Short Film Festival.

Kaitlyn also won the 'Best Performance Award' at the Lights, Canberra Action Film Festival in 2024.

Brendan Kelly

Brendan Kelly is an accomplished actor, writer, director, and producer based in the Australian Capital Territory. He holds an Advanced Diploma in Performance from Perform Australia. Since completing his training, Kelly has been a vibrant member of the Canberra theatre and film community. His short film, Dying Art, which he wrote and starred in, has been received many awards, including Best Director and Best Screenplay. He has appeared in more than 35 other short films, many of which have toured the festival circuit. He has also appeared in television series including Fragments and feature films such as Blue World Order, The Furies and Me, My Mates and the Zombie Apocalypse. Kelly's talent has also illuminated many local theatre productions, notably in a variety of roles with Honest Puck Theatre. His theatre credits include Danny The Champion Of The World (2020), The Woman In Black (2019), Henry Five (2016), and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (2015), alongside his directorial work in Mistakes Were Made (2018).

Who is it for?

This workshop is for anyone over 15 who is:

  • Anyone who's curious about studying acting, and would like to give it a try
  • Actors who have some experience in acting, but have never gone professional - and would like to hear about how to do it
  • Anyone who would like to develop their acting skills

This workshop is practical and you'll have a chance to participate in acting exercises, drama games, and on-camera work.

The Details

WHAT: The Try Out Drama School Workshop, a practical, hands-on acting workshop
FOR: Ages 15 to adult

WHEN: Saturday, 27th April, 10am-2pm

WHERE: Perform Australia Studios - 2A Barker St, Griffith ACT 2603

COST: $149

NO AUDITION NECESSARY! Just enrol online today. Places are limited!

Kaitlyn Boye and Brendan Kelly on set

Got questions? Call us on 1300 908 905 or email us.