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.

Course Areas

Purpose built arts and design facility

Adelaide College of the Arts is a hub of tertiary arts education in South Australia. Centrally located in the city in Adelaide’s Light Square, AC Arts is Australia’s only tertiary institution housing the study of performing arts, visual arts and design all in one building. Boasting industry-standard performance and exhibition spaces, workshops and studios, it was purpose-designed in every detail to achieve excellence in arts training.

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Acting Auditions

26 Aug 2020 - 30 Jan 2021
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) (10560NAT) is the perfect course for you.
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Dance Auditions

26 Aug 2020 - 26 Nov 2020
If performance is your passion, take it to the world stage with a nationally recognised dance qualification at the Adelaide College of the Arts.
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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.

Creative journey begins at AC Arts

Acting is child’s play for Temeka Lawlor who has found her niche performing for young people. The Adelaide College of the Arts (AC Arts) graduate is presently working with Adelaide’s Patch Theatre touring the group’s new work Zoom through regional SA.

Bonnie's eye for detail recognised at awards

It was a photograph taken on the spur of the moment and never intended for others to see, but Bonnie Parker’s image of her aunt has scored Silver at the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) state awards.

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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