Trainers

CRAIG MCMAHON

Artistic Director & Founder

CRAIG MCMAHON is the Founder and Artistic Director of Film & Television Studio International, a ..

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Kate Jenkinson

National Trainer

Since graduating from WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) in 2004, Kate started he..

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Bernard Curry

National Trainer

After almost 25 years of working as an actor, Bernard Curry continues to be one of Australia’s..

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SIMONE BUCHANAN

Patron / National Trainer

After playing Debbie Kelly for many years in Australia's most successful and longest running sitcom ..

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D. Walshe-Howling

National Trainer

Currently starring on new prime-time Drama Bite Club, Damian Walshe-Howling is a multiple-award winn..

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Katrina Milosevic

National Trainer

Katrina is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and has an illustrious career..

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DIANA GLENN

National Trainer

Diana Glenn is one of Australia's most respected actresses and has a career spanning over 15 years i..

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VINCE COLOSIMO

National Trainer

Vince Colosimo is one of Australia's most recognised actors with an extensive and successful career ..

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Catherine McClements

National Trainer

A graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Catherine McClements is best known for ..

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Scott Major

National Trainer

Scott Major's acting début was playing Murray on Home & Away in the 1990s. He joined the ..

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Kate Kendall

National Trainer

Actor/Director Kate Kendall has worked in many television mediums over the years. On the screen as a..

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Tony Ayres

Guest Speaker

Tony Ayres is without question one of our most respected professionals in the entertainment business..

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Andy McPhee

National Trainer

Spanning over three decades, Andy has had an incredible career as an actor both in Australia and the..

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Nathaniel Dean

National Trainer

Nathaniel has worked extensively in film, theatre and television. His first film role after graduati..

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Tony Knight

Former Head of Acting NIDA

Tony Knight was educated at Sydney Grammar School, and trained at the Drama Centre London, which inc..

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Dianne Eden

Former Head of Acting QUT

Dianne Eden was the Head of Acting at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) for 23 years. She ha..

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Libby Tanner

National Trainer

Libby Tanner is on of Australia’s finest television actors. Her performance as resident psycho..

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PIA MIRANDA

National Trainer

Currently starring in Mustangs FC for the ABC Network, Pia Miranda is one of Australia's most loved ..

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Richard Cawthorne

National Trainer

Richard is one of Australia’s most respected actors, who’s work in the past 16 years has..

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Matt Werkmeister

National Trainer

Matt Werkmeister is an Australian Film, Television, and Theater Actor. As a child, Matthew appeared ..

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MICHALA BANAS

National Trainer

The forever-gorgeous Michala Banas has had, and continues to have, an incredibly successful career a..

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IAN STENLAKE

National Trainer

Ian works at the highest level in Australian film, television and theatre, most recently starring as..

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Jacinta Stapelton

National Trainer

Jacinta Stapleton is an Australian actress born in Melbourne, Victoria. She joined an actors' agency..

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JO PORTER

Guest Speaker

Executive television producer Jo Porter is the Director of Drama at FremantleMedia Australia, a posi..

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MARTIN SACKS

National Trainer

Martin Sacks is a well-known Australian actor, chiefly known for his 11-year role on Blue Heelers fr..

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IMOGEN BANKS

Guest Speaker

Imogen is a multi award-winning creator and producer. Her work has been nominated for over fifty AAC..

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CARLA BONNER

National Trainer

Carla Bonner is best known for her role as the much-loved Steph Scully on Neighbours, a role she hel..

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DAMIEN BODIE

National Trainer

Damien's performance career began with school productions from the age of 9 and moving into Film and..

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AMANDA CRITTENDEN

Guest Speaker

The cast and production team of award winning series Wentworth was led by this very talented series ..

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Jason Herbison

Guest Speaker

Jason has worked at the forefront of Australian television for nearly three decades. The Series Prod..

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Andrew Prowse

Guest Speaker

Andrew Prowse is one of Australia’s leading television creatives. After living and working in ..

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PETER ANDRIKIDIS

National Trainer

Peter is the Winner of 3 Australian Film Institute Awards for Best Direction and 4 Australian Film I..

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RACHAEL BECK

National Trainer

Award-winning actor, Rachael Beck is one of Australia's most in-demand performers in musical theatre..

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Tracey Robertson

Guest Speaker

Tracey Robertson is a talented and award winning Producer and Writer. She has produced a number of p..

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ANDY WALKER

Guest Speaker

Award Winning Television Producer Andy Walker is currently producing Network Ten's Wonderland and Th..

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Ian Collie

Guest Speaker

Ian Collie is an experienced drama and factual television producer. His credits include three season..

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PATTI STILES

National Trainer

Patti is an actor, improviser, director, instructor and playwright who has been working professional..

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KAREN DAVITT

National Trainer

Karen Davitt graduated from the VCA in 1987 and has had a broad ranging artistic career, as a perfor..

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LYNDELLE GREEN

National Trainer

Lyndelle is a passionate acting coach with almost 20 years experience in the Performing Arts Industr..

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HELEN HOWARD

National Trainer

Helen Howard is an actor, writer, acting coach, dialect coach and co-founder (with Michael Futcher) ..

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PETER PHELPS

National Trainer

Peter Phelps is one of Australia’s busiest and best-known actors. He has appeared in dozens of..

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JOHN WOOD

National Trainer

John Wood is best known for his portrayal of Senior Sergeant Tom Croydon on the long running Police ..

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Natalie Lynch

Guest Speaker

Natalie Lynch has spent the past 15 years working in the film & television industry, working as ..

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ROWENA BALOS

National Trainer

Rowena comes to us from Los Angeles and has assisted some of the best actors in the business with ma..

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JOSEF BROWN

National Trainer

Josef Brown is an Australian actor, dancer, choreographer and producer who recently starred as Matt ..

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SPENCER MCLAREN

National Trainer

Spencer is an Acting Graduate of NIDA and has worked extensively in Film, TV and Theatre both here a..

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ANDREA MOOR

National Trainer

Andrea is a NIDA acting graduate and has studied at East 15 in London and with The Atlantic Theatre ..

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DANIELLE CARTER

National Trainer

Danielle has a degree in Acting from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and a diploma of ..

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ALEX PAPPS

National Trainer

Alex was trained as an actor, graduating from WAAPA in 1995, and as a director from the Victorian Co..

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FRANCIS GREENSLADE

National Trainer

Francis was the hilarious character of Brian Gross on Winners & Losers. Previous TV credits as b..

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ANNE PHELAN

National Trainer

Anne Phelan is an Australian actress who has worked in theatre and television for over 40 years and ..

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DAN O’CONNOR

National Trainer

Dan O’Connor is an accomplished performing artist who first came to the attention of the Austr..

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WENDY WARD

National Trainer

Wendy founded the Ward Studio in New York City in 1996 and quickly established herself as one of the..

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Todd Fellman

Guest Speaker

Todd Fellman is a talented producer and director with over 25 years industry experience. He has prod..

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David Cameron

Guest Speaker

David Cameron is a director and actor, who has worked in our industry for over 40 years. David gradu..

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Lou Mitchell

Guest Speaker

Lou Mitchell has been a Senior Casting Director with Maura Fay Casting & Associates for over 25 ..

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ALISON TELFORD

Guest Speaker

Alison Telford has been the Senior Casting Director for the ABC Network for many many years. After s..

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Leonardo Canales

National Trainer

Leonardo Canales is a voice and Alexander Technique teacher based in Melbourne who is very thorough ..

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JONATHAN DUTTON

National Trainer

Jonathan started his career playing the role of Wayne "Tad"/"Tadpole" Reeves in the Australian telev..

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PAUL BISHOP

National Trainer

Paul Bishop is best known for his role as Snr Con Ben Stewart in Blue Heelers, a role that earned hi..

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HAYDEN SPENCER

National Trainer

Hayden Spencer is an Actor, Writer and Teacher. Hayden’s biggest highlight was touring the wor..

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ROGER OAKLEY

National Trainer

Roger Oakley is a New Zealand born character-actor noted for his performances on Australian televisi..

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Kristen Souvlis

Guest Speaker

Kristen Souvlis is an exceptional producer, writer and actress. Specialising mostly in children's te..

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Jovita O'Shaughnassy

Guest Speaker

Jovita O’Shaughnassy is currently one of the series Directors on Australia’s longest-run..

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PETER DODDS

National Trainer

Director, cinematographer, editor, and writer, Peter is best known as the award-winning producer and..

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SUE MANGER

National Trainer

Sue has almost completed her book: ”The Right Place At The Right Time – Casting Stories&..

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TYLER COPPIN

National Trainer

Originally from the USA, Tyler is one of Australia’s most popular American voice artists, migr..

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PETER “PK” KENT

National Trainer

Born in Australia, but raised in Canada before returning down under in the late 70’s, Peter&rs..

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MARC MULCAHEY

National Trainer

Marc is a classically trained actor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London which ..

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JENNY LOVELL

National Trainer

Jenny’s training includes 2 years with the Drama Studio Sydney, Voice workshops with master te..

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FLLOYD KENNEDY

National Trainer

Australian-born actor, writer, director, singer, voice and acting coach travelled to the UK in the 6..

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LUCIA HARKIN

National Trainer

Lucia Harkin is an Alexander Technique teacher who studied in Sydney with Christine Ackers from 2002..

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STEVE MATTHEWS

National Trainer

Steve Matthews (MA. Univ. of NSW, Dip Tchg. NZ, Prof.Cert. in Executive Coaching. I.C.C.P) has been ..

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KIRSTEN VON BIBRA

National Trainer

Kirsten Von Bibra is a theatre director and teaching artist. She has been directing classical and co..

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Thea McLeod

Guest Speaker

Thea McLeod is best known for her work as the Casting Director of Australia’s longest running ..

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Helen Geoffreys

National Trainer

Helen Geoffreys trained at the Adelaide Centre for Performing Arts, graduating in 1997. She has work..

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