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Offering top quality theatrical and screen experiences where every student gets a go!

Action Drama Studio is a non-hierarchical school that focuses on building both performance and interpersonal skills through our engaging, student centred programs.

Our Programs

Acting for Stage
& TV 

Our signature program with a strong focus on storytelling through voice, physicality and character.

Acting for Screen & Film Production


An action-packed program giving students unique experience both infront and behind the camera.



Act, Dance, Sing
(Music Theatre)

A taste of musical theatre in a fast paced program focusing on storytelling through voice and body.

Leaders in Performing Arts education across Melbourne’s North East for over a decade

This experience has allowed us to create a student centred program which sees children learn new skills, build confidence in public speaking and presenting, unlock their creativity and have loads of fun!

Every student gets a go

Forget competition and hierarchy — at ADS we believe in championing each individual student in order to let them shine.

Offering after school acting classes (including weekends) across a range of suburbs including Rosanna, Eltham, Greensborough and Doncaster, ADS prides itself on delivering top quality theatrical experiences where EVERY student gets a go!


Meet our
passionate people!

Suzanne Barr

Founding Director

Johnathon “Johno” White

Managing Director & Senior Teacher

Emerson Hansford

School Coordinator & Teacher

Andrea Houchen

School Coordinator & Teacher

Sam Coats

Dance Coordinator + Act, Dance, Sing Teacher

Candice Sweetman

Acting for Stage Teacher

Obed Wallis

Act, Dance, Sing & Acting for Screen Teacher

Belle Broadbent

Acting for Screen Teacher

Daniel Hurst

Acting for Screen Teacher

Alessandra Galucci

Acting for Stage Teacher

Rain Austen

Acting for Screen Teacher

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Jake Waterworth

Acting for Stage & Act, Dance Sing Teacher

Breanna Milliken

Act, Dance, Sing Teacher

Madeleine Crowe


Act, Dance, Sing Teacher

ADS HQ Rosanna
40-42 Beetham Parade
Rosanna VIC 3084

Monday to Thursday
9am till 3pm
Office mobile — +61 497 952 722