At Stellar Performing Arts Academy we provide a fun, safe and stimulating environment with the aim to boost your child's confidence and enrich their self esteem. At Stellar we use carefully constructed drama exercises, targeted at developing their voice, movement, presentation and communication skills.
We foster creative thinking and focus through improvisations, character building and script work. The benefits of this unique program extend far beyond the performance space, ultimately equipping your child with essential life skills, helping them to be more creative and more confident.
meet the stellar team
Brooke Ellen Louttit
Founder and Creative Director
Brooke has been teaching voice, movement, drama and dance for over 10 years. She has taught for many different academies and theatre companies, working with children from the ages of 5 to 18.
Brooke received her Bachelor of Creative Arts majoring in Performance in 2008 and has continued with her studies at the University of New South Wales, where shecompleted her Masters in Art Curating and Cultural Leadership in 2017.
Since graduation Brooke has been involved in a variety of film and theatre projects. One film, The Future, directed by Venesia Taylor, has been screened in over 120 film festivals world wide and received 17 awards internationally. She was also the lead in a horror film, made by Annoula Films, which was screened at the Holly Shorts film festival in the TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood LA. Brooke also had the great opportunity to extra in Baz Luhrmann’s film The Great Gatsby in the role of ‘Beluga’s Girl’.
Brooke is passionate about teaching and believes in the long term benefits drama has on children’s creativity and confidence.
Specialist Drama Facilitator
Bonnie is a concept-centric, process-driven performance artist and drama teacher. Since graduating from the University of Wollongong’s theatre course in 2015, Bonnie has created various solo performances and performative installations such as affect me (2017-2018) Do Something That Feels Good In Your Body (2017) Two Marblous Gals with Tahlee Leeson (2017), unspoken (2016), 1625 Rings (2016) and unravelling (2016).
Bonnie co-curated the final PACT salon of 2018, artifice x interface, with Alex Stevenson. During 2015, she had the privilege of working as a facilitator for Marina Abramović: In Residence.
Bonnie has been a teaching artist for many years now, facilitating theatrical joy with children, teens and adults with disabilities, with companies such as Kids Upfront, Shopfront Arts Co-Op, Blossom Drama, Kid A, Helen O’Grady Drama Academy, Marian Street Theatre for Young People and Stellar Performing Arts.
Bonnie’s fascination with human interaction and intrigue for aesthetic shapes fuels both her own creative practice and her teaching practice.