Student Profile : Meet ACA Graduate Saphira Moran

Get to know one of our latest ACA Graduates!


Name: Saphira Moran
From: Sydney, NSW
Graduating class of 2022

What made you apply to ACA?
A passion for acting and the arts. As a Celtic and Indigenous Australian woman I love the traditions of oral story telling.

What’s the best part of your week at ACA?
Seeing good mates reach new heights when applying specific lessons and guidance.

What’s your Fav show at ACA (that you’ve performed in)?
Lieutenant of Inishmore.

Fav show at ACA that you’ve seen?
The showcases. Seeing everyone’s growth from Aussies (first public performance in year 1) to final performance third year.

What advice would you give to someone auditioning for ACA?
Be yourself and don’t hold back. Don’t over intellectualise it but feel it. There are no failures.

What type of career do you hope to build post-graduation?
I especially love film and method acting. Hopefully one day you’ll see me apply some of the many extraordinary teachings that I have learnt at ACA.

What actor inspires you?
Cillian Murphy, Daniel Day Lewis, Liam Neeson, Christian Bale

What was your final role at ACA?
Showcase. I’m an aged care worker dealing with euthanasia.

Thanks Saphira, we thoroughly enjoyed your showcase performance and wish you the very best with your career!

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