Introducing JUTE Theatre Company’s Actors Studio (JAS), a dynamic and transformative experience tailored exclusively for young actors.

Unlock your creative potential and dive into the captivating world of theatre with our experienced team of industry professionals. Actors Studio is the perfect platform to explore, learn, and grow.

You’ll learn valuable techniques and gain insights into the craft of acting. You’ll also develop vital life skills such as creativity, critical thinking, empathy, discipline, and teamwork. If you’re a curious first-timer and want to just try it out, don’t miss our Open Day — Saturday January 13, 2024.

Term dates:
Term 1 (Jan 24 – Mar 27)
Term 2 (Apr 17 – Jun 19)
Term 3 (Jul 10 – Sept 11)
Term 4 (Oct 2 – Dec 4)

JAS Classes 

 JUTE Actors Studio Juniors (ages 9-12 years)

 JUTE Actors Studio Intermediates (ages 13 -17 years)

 JUTE Actors Studio Professional Pathways (ages 15-18 years) Audition Only



Ages 9-12, free intake up to limited class number of 15. No audition is necessary; there are 1.5 hours classes, one per week (Wednesday 4pm to 5.30pm). This class is aimed at young emerging actors, providing basic acting skills and activities that develop confidence and transferable skills like teamwork, focus, organisation, and imagination. 4 terms.

JAS Juniors includes a showcase outcome with professional feedback every term. $275 per term.



Intermediates for youth aged 13-17, intake up to a limited class number of 15. No audition is necessary, 1.5 hours of classes, one per week (Wednesday, 5.45pm to 7.15pm). This class is aimed at young teenagers who are just starting out in training and/or emerging actors who are engaged with professional pathway ideas. This tier is seen as a stepping stone for actors preparing to audition for JAS Professional Pathways.

JAS Intermediates includes a showcase outcome with professional feedback every term. $275 per term.



This program is for those aged 15-18 who are interested in a professional career in the theatre sector. There is one intake per year (January). JAS Professional Pathway features twice-weekly two-hour sessions, Monday (4-6pm) and Thursdays (4-6pm),  and actors also gain valuable theatre-making experiences in a range of activities included in the program; special workshops, a public showcase, and a main stage performance season, all adding up to a total of over 200 hours of tuition. The maximum participant number is 8.

Annual cost $4327 (payment plans available).

Due to the nature of this program and public outcomes, JAS Pathway actors are required to attend all sessions.

Access to this program is by audition only. Auditions will be held as part of JUTE Actor Studio’s Open Day on January 13th at 1pm at Bulmba-ja Arts Centre. To register for an audition, you must complete the Audition Form and submit it to JUTE.  Prior to auditioning you must also review and sign this document outlining the course content, expectation and schedule.

For more information, contact Senior Creative Producer Kathryn Ash on 07 4281 6832 or email: kathryn@jute.com.au



Presented by JUTE Actors Studio Senior Actors from the Pathways Program

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Video: JAS Extention program 2021