Get the Skills to Be a Professional Actor
Since 2000, VADA has been teaching acting classes and has the highest actor/agency placement in the country. Over 80% of VADA students achieve placement as a professional actor on an agent’s roster within 3 months of graduation. That means you could be going to auditions for paid professional jobs in a very short time.
At VADA, each instructor is also a working professional with years of experience in the industry. We know exactly what it takes to make it in this business, so you get the practical training and career building skills it takes to succeed from industry insiders.
At VADA you will learn to:
- Hone your on-camera acting skills
- Learn industry standards and set protocol
- Work with other aspiring and professional actors
- Build your network with professional actors, agents and casting directors
- and more
If you’re driven to perform and ready to invest in your future as a professional actor, then come to VADA for acting classes. You’ve got the raw talent; we’ve got the working knowledge. Take the plunge and see your future blossom before you.
- Jul 28thIntro to Acting: PACE 1 - Sunday: Intro to Acting: PACE 1 - Graduating September 29th, 2019 Vada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts - Vancouver
- Jul 29thOngoing Scene Study - Monday: Ongoing Scene Study - (Graduation Date: September 30th, 2019) Vada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts - Vancouver
- Jul 30thIntro to Acting: PACE 2 - (Graduating September 17th, 2019): Intro to Acting: PACE 2 Vada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts - Vancouver
- Aug 1stOn Camera Audition - (Graduation Date August 22nd, 2019): On Camera Audition Vada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts - Vancouver
- Aug 12thTeen Acting Camps - Summer Break: Teen Acting Camps - (Graduation Date August 16th, 2019) Vada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts - Vancouver
Check Out the VADA Programs
Dramatic Arts Program Diploma
The Dramatic Arts Program (DAP) is an intensive six month, full-time diploma course designed to give you hands-on training, studio experience, and access to industry expertise.
Youth On Camera Acting 12 Week Certificate
12 weeks of acting fun! Encourage your child's interest in theatre and help them break into the Film & TV acting biz with this foundational acting program for youth.
Youth and Teen Acting Camps
Youth and teens, step into the spotlight! Learn Acting for Film & TV with various acting camps and programs. VADA offers both week-long, and six-week acting camps for different ages.
The VADA Difference…
Do your research. Once you look around, you will see that VADA will be at the top of your list for actor training. Our success rate of working, fulfilled graduates is exceptional and our acting classes are world-renowned.
VADA has many outstanding features going for it, to name a few;
- Vancouver is the film capital of Canada, find out why they call it “Hollywood North”
- Highest actor/agency placement in the country
- Instructors that have first-hand experience in the Film & TV industry
- Professional Studio for training purposes
- Superior reputation amongst industry professionals
- Trip to LA to meet with industry professionals (for Dramatic Arts Diploma students only)
So you want to know what it takes to become a professional actor? Well, we’ve been educating aspiring actors for almost 2 decades. Read this e-book for insider tips and tricks. It’s the ‘secret sauce’ to many of our graduate’s success.
Read on to learn what makes VADA so special and how it can help transform you into a professional, work-ready actor. Our graduates’ success speaks for itself; catch them in television, feature films and commercials.
Book a Tour
How will you know if a school is truly right for you unless you see it for yourself? Book a tour and meet our faculty, students, and tour the facilities. VADA has 2 spacious studios, a taping room for auditions, many props, and administrative space.
VADA alumni are often seen at my auditions, and the confidence they have acquired through their training never fails to set them apart from the crowd when it comes to booking the job. Talent may be something an actor is born with, but confidence and professionalism are learned. VADA is an excellent place to learn these skills.
Do You Have What it Takes to be a Professional Actor? Find Out! Take the VADA “Acting Readiness Quiz”
The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify goals, personal strengths and important facts about your potential career so you can make an informed decision about your future. It takes just a few minutes! Get Your Acting Readiness score now >>
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Start Your Acting Career Today…
Join VADA, no other school gives you better support to kickstart your career after graduation! If you’re ready to hone your professional acting skills then Contact Us and we’ll help you get started! Or give us a call at 604-633-1525 to speak to a friendly and knowledgeable VADA Admissions Advisor today.