Where are we?
Our courses and workshops are held in Doubleview at the West Stirling Neighbourhood Centre, 228 Hancock St, cnr Scarborough Beach Rd, Doubleview.
What sets us apart from all others?
All tutors of PAC Workshops and Courses are working industry professionals as evidenced by the IMDd pages below.
Annie trained as an actor at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and completed post grad study at RADA in London. After acting professionally for many years she became a casting director and acting coach. She has worked as casting director on 38 screen dramas shot in WA since 1993 including "Rabbit Proof Fence", "Japanese Story", “Last Train to Freo”, "“The Circuit 1 & 2” and "Drift" including more than 18 TV series. Annie has been acting coach on more than 20 screen productions and has taught screen acting as sessional lecturer at WA Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) regularly since 1996 . She co-founded and runs PAC Workshops and PAC Script Lab and is a private acting coach. In addition, her many years experience as a professional voice over artist gives her first hand knowledge in this area and Annie loves helping class members develop and enrich their speaking voices in the PAC Voice course. To hear what previous participants in PAC Workshops say about the courses check out our Testimonials page.
Emma started her adult acting training with PAC Workshops and has gone on to forge an amazing career as a professional actor in Australia and overseas. She has played roles in feature films and TV series including Hounds of Love, Glitch, Gods of Egypt, The Boys are Back, Underbelly and Cloudstreet. She has been honoured for her acting roles winning awards in Australia and overseas. She enjoys sharing her skills tutoring in PAC Workshops when her schedule allows her time back in WA.
Marcus is an award winning Australian actor who has performed in over 100 productions including 12 Shakespeare's and Angels of America and over 300 hours of television. He acts in 'Cleverman', 'Jack Irish', 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' (which is currently screening) and 'Secret City' , to be screened later this year, both for Foxtel and Netflix . Known for Jack Irish (2016), Cleverman (2016-2017), Cold Hearts (2016), Mulholland Drive (2001)
Also a graduate of the NIDA, Caroline has a wealth of experience as a professional actor and is known for her role as Cleaver Greene's ex-wife Wendy on the popular TV series Rake and for the role of Chrissy Merchant in Packed to the Rafters and the starring roles of Veronica Johnson and her twin sister Betti in the children's television series Parallax. Caroline is a skilled stage and screen actor appearing on stage in Sydney Theatre Company's production of "Dinner" . She enjoys sharing her skills tutoring in PAC Workshops when she is back home in WA.
Yet another graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), professional actor and voice teacher Vivienne Garrett enjoys sharing her years of experience in PAC Voice/ Voice Over course and helps to inspire participants to develop the best voice they can possess. Vivienne has acted with all major theatre companies in Australia and has worked as a voice over artist recording numerous commercials. She is an inspirational teacher.