The Blog

Welcome to The Blog, a resource page for current and future SDS students. What will you find here? Articles, videos, interviews and general advice relating to stage and screen acting.

It is our mission to prepare, support and inspire you along your acting journey so if there is any subject or topic you’d like to have appear in The Blog, please email us at

or call us on (02) 8203 3899. If it is SDS course announcements or general SDS news that you’re after, follow us on social media to keep updated. Enjoy!

How Sarah Jane Kelly does what she does.

How Sarah Jane Kelly does what she does.

Follow Sydney-based actor and NIDA graduate Sarah Jane Kelly's advice on how to prepare, let go, and shmooze and we think you might just be alright.  Here are her HOWS. 1. How do you APPROACH A SCRIPT? A lot of this prep is more for theatre however with time...


Our 'HOW I' series is back! But this time, we asked one of our SDS tutors for their hows and whys. Mr Serhat Caradee, ladies and gentlemen! Serhat will be coming to SDS in September for a very special 6-week course called 'Master the Monologue' and so we thought it...

Serhat Responds to Common Actor Speak

He doesn't hold back, he's passionate, he's read more acting books than any teacher we've ever met but above all, he's committed to providing disciplined and hard-working actors with the best acting coaching this side of Stanislavski. Meet Serhat Caradee; actor,...

How Grace Rouvray does what she does.

She's booked more TVCs than you can poke a stick at - Mitsubishi, Curash, Cadbury, Sony, Vodafone, Census, IBM Watson, Mount Franklin - and so who better to share her acting process with us than the multi-talented Grace Rouvray?! Grace is an actor, producer and most...

How Rosie Keogh does what she does.

It was Rosie Keogh's brain we picked this week. We sat down with the Toowoomba-born actress, writer and founder of Rose May Photography and asked her her HOWS. We hope they make yours a little easier. Enjoy. 1. How do you APPROACH A SCRIPT? When I receive a script I...

How Jasper Whincop does what he does.

We sat down with writer and star of the industry-acclaimed web series The Auditions to pick his brain on his process behind common acting scenarios. Why? In an effort to learn more about the very talented actor but to also help you better navigate your way through...


Long-standing SDS Youth participant, Will Truszewski, has just landed representation with Benchmark Creative and we couldn't be more thrilled for him! Lead by the dedicated Anthony Kidd, Benchmark is fast becoming one of the most exciting talent agencies in Sydney and...


A huge congratulations to SDS alumna Melissa Bonne for landing a recurring role on ABC’s upcoming medical drama, Pulse. An SDS Actors' Masterclass participant, Melissa will join the likes of Claire van der Boom (Sisters of War), Andrea Demetriades (Janet King), Owen...


We couldn't be more proud to introduce the new-look Sydney Drama School website. Sydney Drama School has been open now for five years and to celebrate, not only have we been hard at work rebranding our school, but we've spent the past few months creating a new website...

To prepare

To prepare aspiring actors of all ages for the exciting and challenging world of screen acting, by offering a range of diverse and flexible acting courses.

To support

To support our students along their individual acting journey by offering access to committed and compassionate tutors.

To Inspire

To inspire students to enter the world of screen acting with confidence and vigour, by connecting them with national and international industry leaders.


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