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Bachelor of Creative Industries (Acting and Performance)
TAFE Queensland - South Bank

Course outline

Take centre stage and establish your acting and performance career with this degree. Students will develop a range of highly advanced practical skills and specialised knowledge. This program focuses on the craft and art of acting and performance. The course offers lively, detailed and focused training in acting, voice and body skills and gives students regular performance opportunities to perform for live audiences. Students will unleash their creative voice as an independent performance maker and develop as an actor and performer who thinks for themselves and respects their own ideas and ideals. During the course students will be exposed to plays, readings, online resources and academic materials that have been designed to inspire, challenge and motivate the training actor. The program is tailored for those students who want to engage in a professional career as a stage or film actor, performing artist or performance maker.


This course is delivered by TAFE Queensland in partnership with the University of Canberra. It is a Commonwealth supported place. For more information visit

Fee notes

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Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age; Audition

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications for this course close: 1 December 2023 for semester 1, 2024 entry. To be considered after this date, interested applicants should contact TAFE Queensland, South Bank on 1300 308 233.

Additional entry requirements

Audition/portfolio submission is required separate to the QTAC application. TAFE Queensland, South Bank will send out official correspondence inviting audition/portfolio submission once the QTAC application has been submitted. Applicants will be contacted to arrange a date and time of audition and details regarding audition pieces. Contact TAFE Queensland, South Bank on 1300 308 233 for audition/portfolio requirements.

Recommended study
Practical experience in the performing arts through school, private or community training
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Career opportunities

Actor, performer, main-stage theatre, independent theatre, film and TV, self-devised work, producer, playwriter, director, radio, voice-over work.

Course Code
Start Date
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15 Jan 2024

Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Creative and Performing Arts
Study Mode
On campus
Course Duration

3 years On campus

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