Contemporary actor training in Australia

Moor, Andrea L. (2013) Contemporary actor training in Australia. Professional Doctorate thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This professional doctorate included a major research project investigating the efficacy of acting methodologies taught at four leading Australian actor-training institutions - National Institute of Dramatic Art, Queensland University of Technology, Victorian College of the Arts, and Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. This study represents the first review of its kind, in which the 'castability' of acting graduates from each of these schools was scrutinized by industry leaders. The study not only reveals the methodologies and philosophies of each school but determines an ideal set of practices for future consideration. The doctorate also included two practice-led projects examining the candidate's transition from actor and teacher of actors to theatre director. The candidate's qualitative study was also underpinned by reflective practice on her extensive professional experience as actor, teacher and director.

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ID Code: 63083
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Professional Doctorate)
Supervisor: Comans, Christine
Keywords: Australian Actor Training, Actor Training, Australian Drama School, Australian Theatre Industry, Australian Film Industry, Australian Television Industry
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 08 Oct 2013 04:43
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 21:46

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