Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts
Professional Actor Training in Vancouver, BC
Are you interested in discovering a new career path? Ready to better your life? At VADA you can get professional career training for a rewarding future in a variety of entertainment fields.
Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts (VADA) is here to help you achieve your goals as a professional actor. The first obstacle to that is getting proper representation by a licensed Talent Agent. Since 2000, VADA has the highest actor/agency placement in the country, with over 80% of our students achieving placement on an Agent’s roster within 3 months of graduation. That means you can quickly get the skills to audition and acquire paid professional jobs in a very short amount of time.
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Programs Offered at VADA
Dramatic Arts Program Diploma
The Dramatic Arts Diploma Program is an intensive six month, full-time diploma course designed to give you hands-on training, studio experience, and access to industry expertise. Learn more.
Intro to Acting: PACE 1
A great choice for beginners or those people with a theatre background who are looking to break into the Film & TV industry. You will get a taste of what it takes to be a professional actor. Learn more.
On Camera Acting Intensive Certificate 1
Similar to the Intro to Acting Certificate, however, this program is a full-time, two-week intensive course for beginners as well as serious actors to immerse themselves in. You will learn all about the acting industry. Learn more.
On Camera Audition
This course is geared towards helping actors perfect their audition technique by taping their cold audition pieces, reviewing and critiquing them. You will quickly learn the auditioning and casting process. Learn more.
Professional Actor Development Program
This class helps actors manage their careers through goal setting, keeping statistics of progress, and understanding obstacles that hold them back. You will further your scene study and auditioning skills. Learn more.
Ongoing Scene Study
This is a course for Certificate or Dramatic Arts Program Diploma Graduates (or those with previous film & TV training). Classes focus on TV & Film scenes as well as classics. Learn more.
Youth & Teens On Camera Acting Certificates
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. Learn more.
Youth Acting Camps
These week-long intensive acting camps will give youth a solid Film & TV acting foundation and allow them to practice being on-screen. Learn how to deliver powerful and believable on-screen performances. Learn more.
Teen Acting Camps
These week-long intensive camps allow teens to tackle Film & TV acting, while deepening their performance skills. Gain the confidence needed to make the transition from stage acting to screen. Learn more.
8 Week Youth & Teen Audition Classes
Students are introduced to more advanced acting techniques and challenged to make bold choices for their characters to achieve a higher standard of performance. Learn more.
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.