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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 completely new to acting at the start of this year but I have found a passion that I never knew I had, thanks to the fun and supportive environment Cooper Screen Academy offers. Sara not only teaches acting skills, but also life skills like professionalism, work-ethic and passion. Tassie talent is taking off thanks to CSA, so make sure you get in on the act.

Grace McCallum – Adult student

Cooper Screen Academy is finally a group taking a genuine interest in young Tasmanian actors and is providing priceless opportunities.  I’m so grateful for all Sara is doing.

Georgia Blizzard – 2010 CSA student. Accepted into NIDA at 17yrs.

Sara is changing the face of acting in Tasmania. The opportunities and knowledge she is offering young performers is greater than they will appreciate for many years - until they look back and realise the incredible gift she has shared.

Kym Jackson – Author “The Hollywood Survival Guide for Aussie Actors”, Actor: Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles

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

CSA is honestly the best thing to have happened to me. Acting has always been my passion and dream and I've always wanted to make a career out of it. CSA helped put my plans into action. Sara is so inspirational, her world of knowledge, experience and amazing teaching techniques motivated me, helped me believe in myself, pushed my acting to places I didnt know I could go and opened me up to a world of opportunity. Each class was so fullfilling. They are fun and motivating, and I never walked away from a class without learning something new.  I feel so much more confident in front of a camera and with my acting technique. If acting is something you are serious about then CSA is the place to be!

Abbey Rose Leed – Private and Weekly Classes student: Accepted as one of 12 actors nationwide into the Film and Television Studio International, Melbourne.

  I was so nervous and unsure of myself before attending CSA. I had no idea if I could even act, all I knew is that I wanted to. Maeve and Sara have helped me turn that passion into a skill set and after a whole term of their constant support and direction, I have gained so much, learnt more than I even knew I needed to and I have had the time of my life doing it.

Stephanie Priebe – Adult Student

In only one term, studying at CSA has already provided amazing opportunities, like my first ever professional audition for Blue Rocket's newest international production. With brilliant teachers and great new friends, it's definitely worth the weekly road trip from Launceston.

Zoe Allen – Adult Student

Cooper Screen Academy has opened up a world of connections and opportunities I never would have thought possible whilst living in Tasmania. From gaining priceless screen acting experience, to learning the technical elements of shooting, to aquiring knowledge of the industry, Sara has provided us with an honest account of and real insight into the world of screen.

Eleanore Knox – CSA student: Accepted into the Actor’s Centre Australia and signed with a Sydney actors’ agent.

Having been a student myself and this weekend used students from CSA in a film shoot I strongly recommend this training. If you are interested in this industry the knowledge you learn from Cooper Screen is vital and it makes for some very professional talent!!

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
+61407 560 597