Welcome to Adelaide College of the Arts

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.

Become an actor in theatre, film and television.

TAFE SA acting courses are built on the philosophy that studying acting is studying humanity. Our rigorous actor training program equips you for a career in mainstream theatre, film and TV, as well as creating successful and innovative theatre. Our graduates also pursue interests in teaching, directing, producing and writing theatre. Core disciplines of acting, movement and voice are supported by studies in singing, theatre history and screen acting, with a busy production schedule in our fully equipped theatres.

Advanced Diploma of Arts (Acting)

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

Video: Technical Production and Design

Technical production crew work behind the scenes to make sure the show goes on.

Advanced Diploma of Live Production and Management Services

360 Degree: TV Studio

Screen and Media students at TAFE SA have access to a fully-fledged television studio during their training. Click on the image for a 360-degree view of what it's like being in the TAFE SA television studio. (Note: this component requires Flash support).

Advanced Diploma in Screen & Media (Film & Television)

Video: Bachelor of Creative Arts (Fashion)

TAFE SA and Flinders University are offering a Bachelor of Creative Arts in Fashion. Students are able to get the best of both worlds by experiencing TAFE SA's strong practical instruction, as well as learning academic skills at Flinders University. Together it creates a fantastic dual partnership qualification for those who are seeking employment in the fashion industry.

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Fashion)