The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts are hosting the 2024 AusAct: Australian Actor Training Conference on Tuesday April 2 to Wednesday April 3, 2024. This conference and training event is a presentation of actor training scholarship by researchers, practitioners and pedagogues working with original performer training methods developed within the Australian context. It is an event focusing on Australian actor training pedagogies and research and its relationship to place, space, land, environment, culture and technologies. The conference will provide an avenue for the sharing of original materials and knowledge in dialogue within the Australian performer training context. The conference aims to celebrate, interrogate and showcase actor training methods that have been created and developed in Australia. We invite individual papers (20 minutes duration) and workshop sessions (up to 90 minutes duration).

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