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2 years full time, 20 hrs/week


Advanced Diploma of Screen Acting

The 10869NAT Advanced Diploma of Screen Acting is a two-year full-time comprehensive creative and technical screen acting program. It covers the full spectrum of skills and training required to produce a high-calibre and professional screen actor.

1 year part time, 6 hrs/week

A proven launch pad for actors

Showreel course

One of our most popular, the Showreel course offers students hands on screen acting training and a professional showreel on completion. There are two intakes each year in January and July.


acting classes & acting courses

From acting short courses to the two-year full-time 10869NAT Advanced Diploma of Screen Acting and everything in between, we offer a wide range of highly-acclaimed acting classes in-person in Sydney and delivered online. We also offer classes in American accent, and presenting on camera to round out your skill-set as an actor or nail your next presentation at work. Screenwise is home to some of the best acting courses in Sydney.

Six-Weeks Part-Time

Screen Acting


A thorough and practical introduction to screen acting within a supportive atmosphere.

Six-Weeks Part-Time

Screen Acting


For actors who are ready to sharpen their screen acting skills and go further than the acting basics.

Six-Weeks Part-Time

Screen Acting


For actors wanting to extend or refine their acting technique in auditions and on set.

School term / holidays

Acting classes


Screenteens teaches young adults professional screen acting techniques for a successful move into the Film & TV industry.

Six-Weeks Part-Time

US Dialect

American Accent

Get the edge in your next audition for an international production by nailing your American Accent.

Six-Weeks Part-Time

On Camera


Designed to boost confidence, broaden communication skills and develop confidence talking to camera or to an audience.

To be the best you have to

Learn from the best

As the first Government Accredited Registered Training Organisation to offer a two-year 10869NAT Advanced Diploma of Screen Acting, Screenwise acting classes and courses attract students from around the country and the globe. Located in the heart of Sydney's CBD, our acting school is easily accessible by all forms of public transport.

Since it's inception many Screenwise students have gone on to achieve international acclaim, including Chris Hemsworth, Yvonne Strahovski, Adam Demos and Stef Dawson. Screenwise tutors are internationally regarded award-winning actors, directors and casting professionals. Screenwise's CEO and Founder is Denise Roberts - best known for her roles as Julie Winters on ABC's GP and Isabelle Turnbull on Channel 7's Always Greener. Screenwise teaching staff are working industry professionals with decades of knowledge and experience which allows Screenwise to offer some of the best training in the country.


Screenwise is committed to producing screen actors of the highest calibre. Professional actors who understand the importance of their profession and the responsibility that comes with it.

Professional actors who carry with them the social commitment to use their formidable skills of acting in such a way that the world has been left a little better for their efforts.

Denise Roberts

Screenwise CEO

Improve your acting

Boost your career at Screenwise

Whether you're looking to start your acting journey with a short acting course, looking to take your career to the next level with a full-time or part-time course, or need personalised attention with private coaching and acting lessons, Screenwise has the acting course or service for you - no matter your experience, skills, location or age.

Improve your on-camera presentation skills or polish your American accent next time you land an audition for an international film or television show. We can help you reach your acting goals. Get in touch with our team today to find out more about our range of acting classes some of which we now offer as online classes for anyone looking to start their screen acting journey from beyond the Sydney area.

Screenwise has more than 21 years of experience in training screen actors of the highest international calibre. Professional actors who understand the importance of their profession and the responsibility that comes with it.

Screenwise alumni have seen incredible success in Australia and around the world. Screenwise tutors are all working industry professionals: actors, directors and casting agents. Screenwise is industry recognised and respected by agents, casting agents and directors.

"Screenwise offers the best training for film and television acting that I have seen in this country. Denise brings together the cream of industry professionals to instruct the students in all facets of acting for screen. I cannot recommend her classes more highly." - Christine King Casting

Screenwise offers a wide range of acting courses that will suit you depending on your age, skill level and schedule.

Of course we can! If you've got any questions about what course is best for you contact us and one of our staff will be more than happy to help you find the right course for you!

Our Alumni include high profile actors such as Chris Hemsworth, Todd Lasance, Ashleigh Cummings, Christian Clark, Adam Demos, Alexander Bertrand, Carlos Sanson, Darren McMullen, Zachary Garred, George Houvardas, Tabrett Bethell, Yvonne Strahovski, Stef Dawson and Andy Whitfield.

Overseen by Denise Roberts (Grey Nomads, Wonderland, Schapelle, Always Greener, GP) the teaching staff include award winning actors, directors, casting directors and technicians who are currently employed and up-to-date with the Australian and International film and television industry standards. To be the best, you have to learn from the best.

Tutors include actors: Denise Roberts, Alan Flower, Gary Sweet, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor, Mark Lee, Matt Levett, Andy Ryan, Paul Kelman, Rhondda Findleton, Philip Quast, Robert Mammone, Rachael Blake, Peter Kowitz, Jonny Pasvolsky, Jenni Baird, Maya Stange, Caroline Brazier, Peter Kowitz, Teo Gebert, Pip Edwards, Anthony Ackroyd

And directors: Peter Andrikidis, Geoff Bennett, Darren Ashton, Lynn Hegarty, Dan Krige, Melissa Anastasi, Kriv Stenders, Danny Raco

Absolutely. Screen acting is a technically demanding skill set, and learning to manage those technical demands whilst improving your acting ability is essential to ensure your best chance of success in an incredibly demanding industry.

Dedicating time to acting training can show serious commitment to the career as well as constructive prior experience when applying for roles or seeking an agent. It's also an invaluable chance to explore the craft in a safe environment while receiving guidance from professionals in the field.