Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location

New South Wales

Applications Close

Mar 1, 2025

Course Starts

Feb 24, 2025


3 years full-time/6 years part-time

Course Code

CRICOS Code: 054987E

Excelsia College

Excelsia College - Bachelor of Dramatic Art

The Bachelor of Dramatic Art is meticulously crafted to ignite the spark of creativity and launch graduates into vibrant careers in the arts sector. At Excelsia College, we understand the immense potential of theatre and screen as dynamic avenues for creative expression and profound impact. 


Our practical acting program empowers passionate performers for national and global stages and screens. Join a collaborative ensemble of like-minded actors, guided by dedicated teachers and industry pros. Here, creativity flourishes, providing a secure space to hone your craft and master collaboration.

We celebrate your uniqueness as an actor, equipping you with diverse skills in acting, voice, movement, storytelling, and directing. Our dynamic faculty and guest artists offer contemporary industry insights, including immersive exercises, scene work, and multiple live performances.


The Theatre Practice major is a dynamic journey for aspiring theatre-makers. Through this program, you’ll receive comprehensive training in various facets of the dramatic arts, including acting, directing, design, scriptwriting, stage management, and producing.

In the first year, you will explore the foundational aspects of acting, becoming immersed in a variety of techniques and methods. You will also gain introductory insights into a diverse range of theatrical disciplines.

From the second year onwards, our program’s unique flexibility empowers you to follow your passion. You’ll acquire the skills and knowledge needed to craft original works, establish your own theatre companies, and put your creative visions into action through participation in multiple productions.

You will also have the opportunity to engage in industry placements, which provide invaluable real-world experience and foster valuable connections for future employment.

OZ to LA

An extraordinary opportunity awaits if you choose our OZ to LA program, spending 3 months studying screen acting in Hollywood, gaining hands-on knowledge of the film and TV industry. Your final year culminates in a short film and graduation show, showcasing your versatility.


Acting, directing, design, producing, production, scriptwriting, stage managment. 


Academic, art department assistant, director, drama teacher, dramaturg, producer, props maker, screen actor, scriptwriter, stage actor, stage manager, theatre lighting designer, voice over artist.



View all details of this course on the Excelsia College website. 

Applications Open

Mar 1, 2024

Course Fee

Domestic students: FEE-HELP available. International students: $11,500 semester/$69,000 total tuition fee