14 May - 06 Jul 2024
180 Minutes
$302.40 - $334

For Ages 16 – 18

Term 2, 2024

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Accelerate will not be running in Term 2. It will return in Term 3 – to express your interest please email creativelearning@penrith.city 

Led by professional teaching artist, Mollie Webb, over the course of 8-weeks you will explore contemporary performance techniques based on current industry practices and learn creative strategies to help pave the way for establishing practice as an emerging artist, whilst working towards a performance outcome.

Ideal for participants of Q Theatre’s annual The Riff: Youth Theatre FestivalAccelerate is also the perfect complement for students undertaking HSC drama studies and young people wishing to pursue tertiary performance studies, or continue their performing as part of amateur, pro-am or professional ensembles. Students from Accelerate have gone on to participate in Q Theatre’s emerging and professional artists programs including OriginateArtsLab Western and North West Sydney and Q Theatre Lab.

Term 2 concludes with the Accelerate ensemble presenting their final performance piece in front of live audience on Q Theatre’s professional stage as part of the Studio Q Mid-Year Presentation on Saturday 6 July. Stay tuned for more information.


Mollie Webb is an actor, creative and teaching artist from Dharug Land. She is a 2021 graduate of Actors Centre Australia’s Bachelor program. Her acting credits include: Girl Band (National Theatre of Parramatta), Tough Titties (Sydney Fringe Comedy / Factory Theatre), Originate (Q Theatre).

Mollie’s recent creative work was as Assistant Director for Girl Band (National Theatre of Parramatta). Her other creative credits include: One Hour No Oil (KXT), How To Defend Yourself (The Old Fitz), The Life Cycle of Blanco (National Theatre of Parramatta), and Tough Titties (Meraki Arts Bar).


We offer discounts for for each additional sibling enrolled in any Studio Q course. Please scroll down to our ‘Payment Options and Savings’ section for full details.


Please download and read our Studio Q Information Kit prior to enrolling in Studio Q.

Click Here to Download Our Semester 1 Information Kit

If you have any course related questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at creativelearning@penrith.city

For all booking related questions, please visit or contact Box Office (02) 4723 7600. For information on our Box Office hours, please click here.

Each Tuesday, 4:30pm –  7:30pm
14 May – 2 July 

Payment Options and Savings


We offer discounts for families who enrol more than one child in any of our Studio Q courses including Starting Out, Stepping Up, Ignite, Accelerate or the Access Ensemble. Please note, this discount is valid when siblings from the same family enrol in the same term or semester, and applies to the second child onwards.

Sibling discounts are only available through Box Office over the phone or in-person. Please call Box Office on (02) 4723 7600 or visit us to take advantage of this offer.

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