Welcome to the home page of The National Acting School in Canberra
ABN: 6652 7827 495
The National Acting School is the brainchild of it's founding Director - English born, now ACT resident, actor/director Bobby Farquhar (pictured at right).
Classes are conducted at the Northside Community Centre 2 Rosevear Pl, Dickson in Central Canberra at times to suit your lifestyle.
The School caters for people from all walks of life and all ages, from seven to seventy (or older). If you, or someone in your family is interested in acting, as a hobby or a profession, then this is a great place to learn all the techniques necessary for Theatre, Television and Film; And you will have lots of fun at the same time!
A very high percentage of NAS graduating students obtain agents and go on to professional work.
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The National Acting School welcomes acclaimed Melbourne director Chris Baldock as guest teacher for 2017. Recipient of over 50 awards for his directing, acting, set and sound designs, Chris is highly regarded and sought after in the Melbourne theatre scene and is excited about sharing his experience and passion for the craft of acting with Canberra students. Winner of The Victorian Green Room Award, Melbourne’s highest theatre honour, for his acclaimed production of The Laramie Project, Chris is highly sought after by companies and actors as he has the canny ability to get the best out of his actors, making them aware of their full potential. During his recent stay in Canberra he partook in the Short+Sweet Festival with his production taking out Best Director, Best Production, Best Actor and the People’s Choice Award. Director of over 60 productions, he recently completed a Victorian tour of Black Diva Power: Nina Simone and Billie Holiday and Burning starring two-time Logie winner, Libby Tanner. He has tutored many people towards successful drama school auditions and has seen a number of his actors take up professional film, television and stage roles. A drama teacher, adjudicator and theatre reviewer, The National Acting School is excited that Chris is joining us to share his vast knowledge and to inspire our students to reach new heights. Sharing Bobby’s vision of finding the truth in acting, Chris is an exciting addition to The National Acting School.
See a few examples of Bobby's screen acting HERE
Consider enrolment in 2017
see CLASSES page for descriptions of courses available in 2017