school holiday courses Melbourne

Looking for school holiday courses melbourneschool holiday courses Melbourne? Brave Studios offer acting courses for kids and teenagers every school holiday. If your child is looking for drama and experience in front of the camera then these school holiday courses Melbourne are for you. Many students come back to these school holiday acting workshops as they are filled with plenty of drama activities, dress ups and acting! Weather it be for confidence , socialising, or your love for film and TV these School holiday workshops are exploding with drama. Our teachers are filled with an abundance of experience and energy bringing every class alive and colourful. Drama in the school holidays at Brave Studios will leave you felling fantastic, confident and wanting more. Our studios are fully equipped with props and a costume department for all the young actors out there to get into character and explore. For our teenage actors, our fully equipped film studio will be where you act in front of the camera and be directed. Our teenage actors will walk away with all the filmed scenes so you can show everyone at home the amazing work you do. These school holiday courses Melbourne are really close to Melbourne CBD. Just 7 minutes drive from the heart of Melbourne, our studios are really easy to get to. So come along to out acting and drama school holiday courses and be brave and ACT NOW!

2 Acting School Graduates Land Agents!

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We couldn’t be prouder of 2 more of our recent graduates of the Advanced Actors Training Ground, Joanna Sakkas And Michelle Rowley who both secured representation at the end of their course with Brave Studios. Michelle and Joanna completed this course at the end of last term and were accepted onto the rosters of 2 prominent agents. Both Actors said that the opportunity to perform for industry professionals was a great pay off to the 16 weeks of hard work – comprising of voice, movement and scene work classes. Melbourne Agents, casting directors and other industry decision makers are invited to a showcase of the graduating class, and we were thrilled with the calibre of of performance and invitees. Both actors have been auditioning and Joanna has continued her studies in the Advanced Actors Workshop with Adrienne Pickering and Damian Walsh-Howling.

Self Test brings Actor closer to US Feature

self test in Melbourne Melbourne Brave Studios acting student, professional actor and regular self test client Gemma Bird Matheson is self testing up storm at the moment and absolutely killing it! Having done 7 self tests for US productions in the last month, and currently on her 3rd call-back for a US feature film, Gemma can most definitely say her hard work is paying off. Gemma is currently in the Advanced Actors Workshop here at Brave Studios and can be seen in a TVC for Ford on air at the moment. Doing a self test for international productions has become such a normal part of the Australian Industry it’s great to see that actors do get seen and noticed if they self test. Gemma is proving that acting training and persistence does pay off. We are crossing our fingers and toes for Gemma and look forward to the phone call when she tells us she’s secured the role!


Actors Get a Melbourne Acting Agent

Melbourne Acting AgentAdvanced Actor Madeleine gets a Melbourne Acting Agent after the Advanced Acting Course Showcase. We are all extremely thrilled for Madeleine and wish her all the best with her new Melbourne agent. This will certainly open up doors for for the advanced acting student and help her get auditions for some wonderful roles in film, tv and theatre. Getting a Melbourne acting agent is what actors in training need at the end of a course. It is naturally the next step when training at a high level and here at Brave Studios, we are genuinely happy to help Madeleine move forward in her life as an actor. Melbourne Acting Agents and casting directors came to view the talents of our Advanced Actors on their final showcase night. Melbourne acting agents have contacted us since the showcase interested in many of the advanced actors involved in the course. They have set up meetings with the Melbourne  acting agents to hopefully be represented by them and start getting auditions. Madeleine has worked extremely hard in her acting course and the results are clear. Her acting skills and talents have been taken to a higher and more professional level opening up her craft. We wish her all the best and look forward to hearing more about her acting success stories.

Actor writer performer puts on a show!

Screen Shot 2015-06-05 at 3.03.35 pmThe very talented Actor and writer Alexandra Keddie created, wrote and starred in her one man show I see me and Meryl Streep last night at the Butterfly club. Alexandra is a regular student at Brave studios who continues to challenge herself and her craft. Many acting students who attend acting classes at Brave Studios went along to support the talented actor along with the school directors and teachers. What a spectacular show it was! We were all extremely proud of her and her impressive skills both as an actor and writer. Alexandra has been working on this project over the last year persisting in writing draft after draft until the script was absolutely ready. What an amazing achievement not to mention brave! Here is a great example of an actor and writer getting proactive. An actor who rather than sitting around waiting for the phone to ring, writes the work herself, produces it, and of course, stars in it. Alexandra’s acting training and persistence has surely paid off as her performance in last nights show was immaculate and inspiring.

Melbourne Actors out in full force at St Kilda Film Festival

Melbourne ActorsMelbourne Actors out in full force for St Kilda Film Festival Opening Night last night – and oh what fun it was! With hundreds of Melbourne’s creatives coming together to celebrate film in it’s wonderful short form! A brilliant celebration of film and film industry as a whole – the Brave Studios crew were there representing Melbourne Actors and we couldn’t have been prouder. The films were pretty great also! The most popular being “Five more Minutes” a 45 second Horror film that proved you don’t have to even be on screen for a minute to scare the bejeezus out of an audience!

Screening from May 21 – 30 the top 100 short films from around Australia along with other special screenings and events – this is a great way to support Australia’s emerging film makers. Bringing people together since 1983, SKFF is the longest running short film festival in the world. It’s a wonderful reminder that the Australian film industry alive and kicking, bringing together not only actors and directors, but other important creatives within the industry such as producers, writers, agents and casting directors – we have such a fantastic industry with so many talented people and festivals like this are a brilliant reminder of this. Housed in the iconic Palais Theatre in St Kilda, this is a great opportunity to enjoy this beautiful theatre that is such an important part of Melbourne’s culture. The St. Kilda Film Festival were kind enough to offer Brave Studios Students discounted tickets and they jumped at the chance!

So check out the film guide on the St Kilda Film Festival website and go and support Aussie films, you won’t regret it!



Brave Studios Student signed by Melbourne Acting Agent

Melbourne Acting AgentBrave Studios Acting student Adrian Lambert has recently been signed by a leading Melbourne acting agent. Having trained through a number of acting courses at Brave Studios including the Beginner and Advanced Actors Training ground courses. Brave Studios directors were very confident recommending Adrian to one of Melbourne’s top Acting agencies.

This prominent Melbourne Acting agent represents some of Australia’s talented actors and provide many opportunities for actors to crack the performance industry. Another of our Advanced acting students, Alex Cooke has also just been picked up by the same Melbourne Acting Agent and is already going for his 2nd audition in 2 weeks for roles on TV shows.

We are not surprised Adrian has been picked up by Melbourne acting agent as his talent has developed immensely giving wonderful truthful performances. We really look forward to watching Adrian work and fulfil his dreams at the start of his professional career as an Actor.

Adrian’s growth and development from Beginner to Advanced acting student is a great example of how important commitment to training is crucial to growing as an actor. We truly believe that the more you invest in yourself as an actor the better the chances are of getting an acting agent to help you get those auditions!

Don’t just sit around for the phone to ring. Acting is hard work. Be Brave and get out there and do a course!

Brave Studios Director’s Acting role on Neighbours

Braneighboursve Studios Director Damien Fotiou is still on TV with his Acting role on Neighbours as the new Dr in town – Dr Nick. As one of the school directors of Brave Studios and taking on full time work on Neighbours, Damien had to juggle two worlds to make it work. Damien loved working on the set of Neighbours and getting back into his acting shoes. His acting role on Neighbours lasted for 3 months full time and was lucky enough to be a part of the 30th year anniversary. Damien got to work with all the wonderful actors that are currently on the show as well as the actors who have been in our lounge room over the last 30 years. Damien was amazed at the size of the studios out in Nunawading and couldn’t believe just how much work goes into producing Neighbours. Everyone is working extremely hard out there and had nothing but respect for all the actors and crew. Acting roles on Neighbours  has been opening doors to many actors in Australia and launching successful careers both locally and internationally. Many students studying at Brave Studios and Greentree Acting School have had wonderful opportunities to audition for  Neighbours as well win roles on the TV show.  Damien looks completely different on the show and has used his years of extensive training to transform himself into an acting role that is very far from who he is. be sure to tune in and watch is great performance on Neighbours.


Acting agency in Melbourne takes on Acting Student

Acting agency Melbourne takes on Acting student

Acting agency in Melbourne BGM has taken Brave Studios Acting Student Alex Cooke on their books. We are very excited for Alex as he has been a committed talented acting student at Brave Studios for the last 2 years resulting in being taken up by one of the best acting agency in Melbourne. Alex is a wonderful example that persistence and commitment to Acting training will give you results. Alex started training in the Acting for Beginners workshop and has made his way up over the years into the Advanced Acting Course which he is currently training in. Alex has also invested his time in the American Accent course with Troy Mackinder and Acting intensive course with Ana Kokkinos. It just goes to show that acting training is everything if you want to get anywhere in this industry. When you find the right Acting School for you and are surrounded by professional teachers and directors who constantly challenge you, you will see results! We congratulate Alex and are so proud of him as we truly believe in his talent and will go far in the acting world. Watch this space. BGM is one of Melbourne’s top Acting Agencies representing some of Australia’s  exciting new talent to Australia’s best known actors. Alex is  in good hands and we look forward to his first acting job.