30 Jul - 03 Dec
180 Minutes
$302.40 - $568

Accelerate: Drama Classes for Ages 16 – 18

Semester 2, 2024

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 Originate and Q Theatre Lab.

Semester 2 is run across two 8-week periods (Terms 3 and 4). The semester concludes with our annual End of Year Showcase on Saturday 30 November, in which students from each Studio Q class present an original 7 – 10 minute piece in front of a live audience on Q Theatre’s stage.


Enrol for Semester 2 (Terms 3 and 4) up front and experience a number of benefits including:

  • Huge discounts – Save up to $234 (depending on the Studio Q course);
  • Guaranteed place in your preferred course – For the second half of 2024.

Students are also welcome to enrol for the Term only, if flexibility on a term-by-term basis is required.

We offer discounts for families who enrol more than one child in any of our Studio Q courses including Starting OutStepping UpIgniteAccelerate 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.


We accept Creative Kids vouchers for our Studio Q classes. Vouchers can be redeemed in-person at Box Office or over the phone on (02) 4723 7600. To apply for a Creative Kids Voucher, click here.


Please download and read our Information Kit and Code of Conduct, below before enrolling in one of our Studio Q classes.


Click Here to Download Studio Q’s Code of Conduct

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.

Tuesdays, 4:30pm – 7:30pm

Term 3: 30 July – 24 September
Term 4: 22 October – 3 December*
*Please note, there is no class on 3 September. The Accelerate class will participate in a technical rehearsal before of the End of Year Showcase on 30 November.


Semester 2 Package

Term 3

Meet the Tutor


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).


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