Adelaide College of the Arts

Freedom to Create

Adelaide College of the Arts

Freedom to Create

Adelaide College of the Arts

Freedom to Create

Adelaide College of the Arts

Freedom to Create

Welcome to Adelaide College of the Arts

Adelaide College of the Arts is where you can live and breathe your passion for arts and design.

At every turn you’ll find highly specialised spaces to hone your talents and develop practical skills – from film and TV, computer generated images (CGI) and visual effects (VFX), digital media, and sound and technical production, to acting, dance, visual arts, fashion and photography. You’ll study and work in modern, professional facilities, mastering tools and techniques that are vital in the creative industries.

Freedom to Create

Applications are now open for 2022.

Course Areas

Purpose built arts and design facility

Boasting industry-standard performance and exhibition spaces, workshops and studios, Adelaide College of the Arts was purpose designed in every detail to achieve excellence in arts training.

Centrally located in Adelaide’s Light Square, Adelaide College of the Arts is Australia’s only tertiary institution housing the study of performing arts, visual arts and design all in one building.

Students have the freedom to study, create and perform in one central location offering unparalleled opportunities to build career defining networks.

Virtual Tour - AC Arts


Dance Auditions

24 Sep 2021 - 15 Jan 2022
If performance is your passion, take it to the world stage with a nationally recognised dance qualification at the Adelaide College of the Arts.

Acting Auditions

24 Sep 2021 - 15 Jan 2022
If acting is your passion and you want to pursue a career in the performing arts our practical, hands-on Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting) (10906NAT) is the perfect course for you.

TAFE SA’s music program hits all the right notes

Discover more about a career in the creative industries at the Music and Sound Production Information Night at Adelaide College of the Arts.

Flexibility is the key to Tobiah's successful dance career

Dancer and choreographer Tobiah Booth-Remmers, an AC Arts graduate, says the impact of COVID-19 has meant a focus on working locally, with projects such as Dance Launchpad.

Dancers push creative boundaries with short films

TAFE SA’s Dance students have been challenging their perceptions of performance with a project themed around isolation and working from home.

Light Square Gallery

Light Square Gallery is a professionally managed, purpose-built exhibition space. Here you'll find high-calibre exhibitions of the kind that have built South Australia's outstanding reputation in the arts. Our focus is on promoting exceptional contemporary artists, including emerging artists, recent TAFE SA graduates and our acclaimed lecturing team.

Installation view Chris De Rosa, she collects the beautiful things - turbulent nature, 2017

See what's on at Light Square Gallery
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