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Academy of Music and Performing Arts

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1980
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private non-profit
    • Category:
    • Art institutes
    • Specialization:
    • Theatre/Drama School 1
    • Climate:
    • Temperate
    • Location:
    • 136 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
    • Phone:
    • +61293103111
    • Setting:
    • Suburban, town

The History of Academy of Music and Performing Arts

The Academy of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA) is one of Australia's leading tertiary providers of performing arts education. It is committed to providing the highest quality in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees focusing on the performing arts, including contemporary, jazz, classical music, dance performance, music theater, composition/music production, and arts management. With its distinctive personal approach, high caliber teaching staff, emphasis on performance-based study, and individual study designs,Academy of Music and Performing Arts equips talented artists with the skills essential to succeed as musicians, dancers, performing artists, composers, producers, choreographers, directors, teachers, and industry professionals in Australia and around the world. Given the demands of such highly competitive industries, Academy of Music and Performing Arts ultimate priority is to develop inspirational and proficient artists who will leave a lasting impact on whichever field they choose.

 Academic Highlights                                                                                                                                                      

  • Music Theatre
  • Classical Music
  • Composition/Creative Music Technology      
  • Dance Performance      

 Life in Academy of Music and Performing Arts

A key feature of the new campus is the Tom Mann Theatre. With a sizable stage and excellent acoustics, AMPA has turned the Tom Mann Theater into a highly impressive and adaptable venue suitable for a wide variety of performance applications including live music, theater, musicals, dance, drama and spoke word. Accommodating close to 220 patrons, the theater houses state of the art technical facilities, loading dock address, numerous practical support spaces and dressing rooms. The AMPA Surry Hills campus is the ideal home in which to nurture and cultivate the professional performance skills of our student community.

School Ranking

Academy of Music and Performing Arts World Rank 20425


Admission Requirements The admission requirements and selection criteria for each course are approved by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) as part of course accreditation. Any change must be approved by the Academic Board and, if significant, reported to TEQSA. 

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