About ED5 International
ED5INTERNATIONAL’s full time Performing Arts course is an intensive 2 year course preparing students for successful careers in the performing arts industry – under the guidance of Australia’s top professional performers, choreographers and directors.
The course is youth allowance approved and accredited by ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority), NRT (Nationally Recognised Training) and AQF (Australian Quality Framework).
Graduates are issued with an Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts.
Our graduates are now performing in major Australian musicals, on television, film, cruise ships, theme parks, the Moulin Rouge, casinos, international tours & with high profile recording artists.
ED5 also offers a junior school for students aged 3-18 years.
Our mission is to create | enhance | elevate the profile of Australian Performing Arts within
the country and on the world stage
To deliver the highest level of performer and event
To achieve this through dedication | discipline | talent a lot of laughter and love
We are passionately committed to striving for brilliance.
"During the 12 months of study & training I was taught by an exceptional staff and was prepared thoroughly in order to enter the Entertainment Industry."− Bobby Fox, Performer / ED5International Graduate
(Jersey Boys, Spamalot, We Will Rock You, Mamma Mia, Hot Shoe Shuffle)
"The Fulltime course taught me discipline and helped me create a strong work ethic. It made me enthusiastic and motivated and I believe the lessons I learnt there are still with me today. ED5 is a great environment to be in, it’s driven by hard work and fuelled by good energy."− Jordan Pollard Performer / ED5International Graduate
(Chess, A Chorus Line, Addams Family, West Side Story, Guys & Dolls, Candyman)
"My year at ED5 fulltime was the most beneficial career step I've ever taken. It pushed me beyond my limits as a performer in a supportive and caring environment. I learnt so much from the incredible teaching staff and finished the year a confident, well rounded performer, ready to enter the professional world."− Michael Van Doorn Performer / ED5International Graduate
(Chicago, Universal Japan, Disney Japan, Millennium, Australian Opera)
"ED5 really prepares you for the real world and life after 'full-time'. I feel like my training there as well as the values and attitudes that they have encouraged, have made me not only a better performer but a better person. The encouraging and supportive environment provides every student the opportunity to work at their full potential.
My year at ED5 was unforgettable, I will always look back at it as one of the most positive experiences I have had."− Natasha Crane Performer / ED5International Graduate
(Happy Feet 2 – The Movie, P&O Cruises)
"ED5 gave me the platform to begin my career as a professional performer in the industry. The training is intense and rewarding which changed me as a person and as a performer. To be able to benefit from the talented and inspiring William Forsythe, is a reason to attend on its own!
When it came to auditioning I felt prepared and truly credit them as the reason I landed my first gig at Universal Studio's Japan. Without the guidance I received there, I wouldn't be where I am today."− Chloe Zuel Performer / ED5International Graduate (Les Miserables, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Universal Studios Japan)
"Grayboy The Agency is one of Australia’s leading and well respected Dance/ Musical Theatre agencies in the country. We are an exclusive agency with a small annual intake each year.
ED5 International is our primary source for up and coming performers. It is for this reason I am thrilled to be associated with a school that has continually provided us with exceptional and diverse talent. The two year accredited Diploma Course in Performing Arts will enhance the students skills and knowledge in order to succeed within the entertainment industry.
This is an incredible opportunity for each and every student who wishes to pursue a career in our industry, and we commend ED5 International for successfully obtaining this new and exciting course. "− Petie Fallon
Agency Manager - Grayboy The Agency