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Learn Why VADA is the First Choice to Become a Professional Actor

Professional Acting Programs for TV & Movies in Vancouver, BC

Get the Skills to Be a Professional Actor

Ready for an exciting career in acting? 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.

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  • Mar 8th, 2021Dramatic Arts Program Diploma - (Graduation Date September 3rd, 2021): Vada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts 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.https://vadastudios.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/showcase256_proof1.jpgVada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts
  • Mar 8th, 2021Dramatic Arts Program Diploma 2 - (Graduation Date September 3rd, 2021): Vada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts 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.https://vadastudios.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/showcase13_proof1.jpgVada - Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts

At VADA, each instructor is also a working professional with years of experience in the industry. You’ll have access to insider knowledge to get you the practical career-building skills it takes to succeed from industry experts.

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.

The best way to see if VADA is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself. You can tour our facilities and meet with both students and instructors. Book a Tour Now or Get More Information.

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VADA Alumni – LEO Awards

Darren
Mann


Winner
(2019, 2020)

Madison
Smith


Winner (2020)
Nominee (2019)

Magda
Apanowicz


Nominee
(2020)

Luvia
Pedersen


Nominee
(2016, 2019)

Alex
Barima


Nominee
(2019)


 

 

Sonya
Salomma


Winner (2005, 2006)
Nominee (2008, 2017)

Tammy
Gillis


Nominee
(2015, 2017)

Justin
Rain


Nominee
(2011, 2014, 2016)

Kristine
Cofsky


Nominee
(2009, 2013, 2014)

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Experience 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)
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Free E-Book

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.

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About Us

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.

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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.

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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 fill out the form on this page to receive more information! Or give us a call at 604-633-1525 to speak to a friendly and knowledgeable VADA Admissions Advisor today.