Acting For Camera with Gabriella Maselli McGrail

Term 5 | 21st September – 26th October

Saturdays | 10.00am – 1.00pm
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Acting For screen with Jeremy Waters

Term 5 | 9th September – 14th October

Mondays | 6.30pm – 9.30pm
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Acting Technique with Felix Williamson

Term 5 | 11th September – 16th October

Wednesdays | 6:15pm – 9:15pm
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SDS Youth With Stephen James King

Term 3 | 28th July – 15th September

Sundays | 8-11 years and 12-17 years
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Welcome to Sydney Drama School

Established in 2012 by one of Australia’s leading casting agents, Toni Higginbotham, SDS understands more than any other acting school the pressures and challenges of the film and television industry. But, we are also excited by its possibilities. SDS is dedicated to creating a positive and inspiring environment which allows all actors to grow and develop their craft. Toni Higginbotham’s influence and expertise in casting allows the students to glean valuable insights into the workings of the industry.

Short Courses

Duration | 6 Weeks

Our core offering at SDS. 6 week term-based Short Courses.
Acting For Screen, Acting Technique and Acting For Camera.

TVC Casting Intensives

Duration | 1 Day

Introduction to the world of commercial casting.


Duration | 1 Day

Intensives taught by acclaimed industry leaders.

SDS Youth

SDS YOUTH is a branch of SDS that offers young actors between the ages of 8-17 the opportunity to develop their improvisation, characterisation and screen acting skills.


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