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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

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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.
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Suzanne Hauser

Specialist Drama Facilitator

Suzanne Hauser is a writer, director, and teacher. She is passionate about the development and production of work by and for young people. Suzanne has written, directed and produced numerous works for young actors, several of which have been published.


Her play War Poems was shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwright Award. Suzanne has been Creative Producer of Outback Theatre for Young People (2009-11),


Artistic Director of Ryde Youth Theatre (2012-20) and Facilitator of Beyond Vision Theatre (2011-12). Suzanne holds a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre from the University of Iowa, a Bachelor of Science, Theatre from Texas Woman’s University and a Bachelor of Theatre from James Cook University.


She is currently undertaking a Master of Research at the Writing and Society Research Centre at Western Sydney University.

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Kath Gordon

Specialist Drama Facilitator

Kath began teaching the craft of acting over 27 years ago after training extensively as an actor in Los Angeles. Kath now has students who have booked roles in film, television and theatre, in such shows as Frozen, The Lion King, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music, Edward II (Malthouse), Showboat, Strictly Ballroom, The King and I, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Oklahoma, Dream Lover, The Boy From Oz, The Body Guard, School of Rock, Matilda (title role) Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (title role) Harry Potter and the Cursed
Child, Ragtime, Annie, Investigators (ABC), Utopia (ABC). Underbelly (Nine Network) & Winners & Losers. (Chanel 7)

Kath derives the utmost pleasure and satisfaction in nurturing and bringing out the best in drama students of all ages.
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Freya Moore

Specialist Drama Facilitator

Freya Moore is a dedicated educator and passionate advocate for the transformative power of drama in children's lives. In 2021, she graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), where she completed the Diploma of Stage and Screen Performance program.

Throughout her career, Freya has showcased her remarkable talent not only on stage but also in the classroom. Drawing from her extensive training and experience, she has successfully imparted her knowledge and love for the dramatic arts to numerous aspiring talents. Freya's journey as an educator has led her to collaborate with several drama academies, where her dynamic teaching style and genuine enthusiasm have inspired and empowered countless young individuals.

In addition to her teaching endeavors, Freya continues to be an active presence in the performance arts community, constantly seeking ways to refine her craft and contribute to the growth of the industry. As a performer and educator, Freya stands as an inspiring figure, igniting the passion for drama in the hearts of both her students and the broader theatrical landscape.

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Lisa Hanssens

Specialist Drama Facilitator

Lisa got into acting later in life after living a little first. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Welfare Studies and travelled the world. She worked in disability for years before running off to join the circus.

She first got involved in drama through short courses at Darlo Drama and performing in the Short + Sweet festival. She then went on to get an Advanced Diploma in Stage and Screen from The Academy of Film, Theatre and Television. She loves acting and having the freedom on stage to be people whom she could never be in real life.

She considers herself a performance artist and does shows in preschools and teaches drama and circus to kids and occasionally adults.

‘Community theatre is a chance to get together with like minded people and have fun on stage.’ – Lisa Hanssens

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Jordana Wegmen

Specialist Drama Facilitator

Jordana is more than just a seasoned improv comedian—she's a bridge between laughter and education. Armed with a BA in Theatre and Performance from the University of NSW, she's garnered recognition on prestigious stages like the Sydney Comedy Festival and Sydney Fringe Festival. Her comedic finesse has flourished under the guidance of directors such as Kevin Jackson, Tessa Leong, and Imara Savage, solidifying her as a talented and versatile performer. A recent graduate of Improv Theatre School, Jordana's quick wit shone in the ITS Smackdown Finals.

Jordana's impact extends beyond the spotlight and into the classroom. As a devoted Drama and Public Speaking educator in NSW schools, she employs a dynamic approach that stems from an authentic passion for the performing arts. Through her mentorship, students discover newfound confidence and an avenue for self-expression.

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