School Holiday Workshops

The Australian Acting Academy (AAA) presents Brisbane’s most exciting school holiday workshops for kids and teenagers. The safety net philosophy and focus on collaboration, devising and acting for both stage and screen, means every student feels safe and inspired to stretch their creative boundaries each of the AAA’s unique school holiday workshops. Workshop location is central to Brisbane.

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Brisbane Holiday Workshops for Kids and Teens

if you are 12-17 years old you may also like to check out our acting camps held in January and July every year.


FILMWORX - The Treasure Hunt - for 7-14 years

Everyone was looking forward to the annual treasure hunt. While the prizes were never that exciting people always had a lot of fun. BUT when 3 friends Sam, Billie and Ash come across a treasure chest they quickly realise that they have found something that is more than a cheap plastic toy...What will be in the treasure chest? Will the friends make it safely back... or will the owners of the chest change their life forever. Help us write and create this epic and be part of the cast of The Treasure Hunt.

Dates:             Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 July 2018
Times:             9.30am – 4pm
Cost:                $295
Location:         Pine Community School
                        123 Bunya Rd (cnr Frances) Arana Hills





FAST FOOD THEATRE - for 12-17 year olds

Do you ever wonder how hard it must be for a playwright to sit and write an epic play. The hours of contemplation, scribbled notes until they get to the polished piece. At the Acting Academy we want to give you a chance o cut out the contemplation and hair pulling and go straight from concept to performance in just 3 days. You will be given a little happy meal of ingredients that you will need to include into your short play. Then the timer is set and you begin rehearsing as you write. Collaboration, teamwork, creative thinking and a sense of humour are all keys to this fun, high energy workshop. Day 1 you will think it's impossible, Day 2 you will see a glimmer of hope, Day 3 you will feel a sense of pride as you are in awe at achieving a brand new play in 3 days.

Dates:             Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 September 2018
Times:             9.30am – 4pm Performance at 4pm on 26th
Cost:                $275

Around the World in 20 Games - for 7-14 years

One day, heaps of fun, 20 games from around the world. This fast paced, high energy workshop will be full of laughs and adventure as we explore 20 new games from around the world in just one day. The corporate world is just starting to figure out what we've known for decades, that play and games is the best way to learn...Not to mention it fosters creativity, collaboration, teamwork, lateral thinking and communication skills....but really this day is about having loads of fun and laughs and enjoying all the best of acting games from around the world.

Dates:             Thursday 27 September 2018
Times:             9.30am – 3pm
Cost:               $65

Kids Holiday workshop

StageWorx PantOmime FOR 7-14 YEAR OLDS
The Gnome Who Stole Christmas

Just in time for parents to do that last minute Christmas shopping. Join us for this exciting adventure on the day before Christmas. The elves go to sleep, pumped, packed and ready for Christmas, knowing they've done everything they needed. They wake up to find somebody has stolen Christmas. No trees, no puddings and  NO PRESENTS!!! The only clue points directly to the old time foes of the elves...the gnomes! Could these nature loving gnomes be the culprits?Will the elves get to the bottom of it? Is Christmas doomed?
Join this devised StageWorx adventure to find out... you write the script, create your characters, take direction and bring this world premier to life.
Dates:             Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 December
Times:             9.30am – 4pm Performance at 4pm on 21st
Cost:                $275