We are thrilled to announce that the incredibly talented Toni Pearen will be taking over as head of Acting for Kids & Teens at Sydney Drama School.

Toni is an accomplished actress, singer and presenter who most recently played the role of Tilly Devine in an Episode of Crime Channel’s Tough Nuts.

Toni’s television credits include Beth Armstrong in Home & Away, Justine in Out of the Blue, Jenny in JAG, Toni Windsor in E-Street and Patty Morrison in A Country Practice. Toni also made a guest appearance in Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg’s The Pacific.

Toni has had film roles in the Australian feature films All Men are Liars and On the Dead Side as well as on the US production Colin Fitz Lives!

Toni has also appeared on stage with Perth Theatre Company’s Stories from Suburban Roads and at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre in Return to the Forbidden Planet.

As a presenter & personality Toni was the host of the hugely successful Australia’s Funniest Home Videos for over four years and then took to the floor in Channel Seven’s Dancing with the Stars. Toni has hosted numerous TV programmes including Red Music Television, Video Smash Hits, Coca Cola Take 40 and also featured in Celebrity Circus and Abbamania (Nine Network).

Toni’s early music career saw her release four singles and an Album titled Intimate through Mushroom Records.

With over 20 years experience in the industry she is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and skills. Her past teaching experience includes teaching roles at NIDA and ATFRS.

Toni will be working with our existing tutors as well as introducing new faces to ensure our Kids & Teens classes and holiday workshops continue to provide the best quality training for Sydney’s next generation of young actors & presenters.

Toni’s wide range of skills and experience make her an invaluable addition to the Sydney Drama School teaching team!

Welcome aboard Toni!

To check out the details of Toni’s upcoming classes and to enrol, click here: Acting Classes for Kids & Teens – The Sydney Drama School


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