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Who are we?

Cooper Screen Academy is the ‘go to’ place for professional acting training.

Whether you’re wanting to access confidence building classes, or forge a career in the entertainment industry – CSA is the place to be. Explore our site to find out how you can train with expert teachers, be discovered, get on set, and more…

 

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Our Team

Sara Cooper

Sara Cooper

Academy Director

Sarah-Jane McGerty

Sarah-Jane McGerty

Teacher and Consultant

Lisa Gormley

Lisa Gormley

Visiting Teacher

Services

Want to test out your skills on the big screen? Or take your passion for acting to the next level? CSA has got you covered.

ACTING

Acting classes, opportunities and listing services for Grades One to Adult.

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CORPORATE

Engaging communication skills to create an impact in the workplace.

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HALL HIRE

A large open space to hire suited for individual and corporate usage.

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  I was terrified when starting at CSA having no previous professional experience but after my first lesson I was hooked. Sara was so welcoming and makes sure the classes are extremely supportive and fun. I have thoroughly enjoyed challenging myself and developing my skills and recently got the chance to have my first ever proper audition. I cannot recommend CSA highly enough!!

Jessie Poke – Adult Student

After two weeks with Cooper Screen Academy I had an audition for an ABC TV series. For any actor, I can't recommend CSA highly enough. My mentors Sara and Maeve are professional, completely knowledgable about the industry and generally awesome people! I learn so much every week at the weekly classes. Encouraging, fun and totally worthwhile for both acting and life skills!

Greta McCarthy – Adult student

Any budding young actors holding back and waiting for something to happen ? Why don't you take your career and passion into your own hands or the hands of the wonderful Sara Cooper and Cooper Screen Academy! Honestly the best acting course I have ever done ! Sara is an amazing teacher with so much knowledge of the industry and screen acting. Not only that, but she is helping put Tasmanian actors on the Australian film and television map.

Sophie Chandler – CSA student

Sara has the rare ability to teach acting with the same incredible flair, skill and humour she performs with. She is perceptive and challenging but always warm. Sara was my first choice when I was hiring tutors as an artistic director.

Ryk Goddard – Radio Presenter, Actor, Comedian

What an awesome family the Cooper Screen Academy is. It embodies everything you could hope for; positive, encouraging, engaging, fun and providing the expertise to develop and inspire all ages. Katie has always had an interest in drama and Sara and her proficient teachers have motivated her even more. Thank you for all the hard work you all put in, and all the benefits provided. Although I can't begin to imagine the amount of effort it takes, it is very much appreciated.

Lisa Clapham – CSA Parent

Sara Cooper is fully dedicated to running an excellent drama school. She puts in 110% behind the scenes, and every student matters. I enrolled my (shy) daughter a few years ago to boost her confidence - she is still a shy person... But last year she sang in front of the whole school; confidently played two different lead roles in two casts of her School Shakespeare play. Thank you Sara

Karin Adams – CSA Parent

Thanks to CSA I have studied and performed in L.A., Chicago and Florida, signed with a Sydney agent, am auditioning for major film and TV roles and have landed a role in a U.S. production

Rob Manion – CSA student

As a parent, I've seen glimmers of confidence from my little one, but it's Sara and her incredible team at CSA who have enabled her to break down the walls of self consciousness and really shine. After her first class, she walked away exclaiming how at home she felt and ensured that I had booked her in for the whole year.  It's about acting yes. But it's also about life skills.

Jess Outram – CSA Parent

You'd think, being over 60, that I'd stick out like a sore thumb among the young adults at CSA: but never once did I feel out of place. Sara has the ability to make everyone feel welcome, provides opportunities for all ages to get involved, and is constant in encouragement and enthusiasm. Does that sound over the top? Nope - inspiring. #Iwanttobelikeher

Get in Touch

 

For information regarding our classes, please visit the Acting page above.
We also have a FAQ page.
If you have any enquiries which haven’t been answered on our site, please use the contact form below.

131 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
info@cooperscreenacademy.com