THE KIANA AYALA SCHOLARSHIP

2022/2023 - TOP TIER ACTORS STUDIO

Kiana Ayala was an inspirational person, friend and artist. We dedicate this scholarship to her memory, legacy and the lessons she left behind. We are honoured to gift one lucky actor the opportunity of a lifetime in the hopes that young artist can full-fill their dreams. SUBMISSIONS OPEN NOW - CLOSES JUN 30, 22.

Josh Lacy - Creative Director

Application

Apply now to be in the running for a number of amazing and life changing prizes including,

1 x Free headshot session with renowned photographer Ricki Vale

1 x Free 3 scene showreel at Top Tier Actors Studio

1 x Whole year of training at Top Tier Actors Studio

1 x entry into our Time To Be A Movie Star course

1 x Stunt training course with ReeGill Stunts at Screen Queensland Studios

JUDGES

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JOSH LACY

Top Tier Actors Studio Founders and Actors.

Josh Lacy is the co-founder and creative director of Top Tier actors studio and multiple award winning film and TV actor from the Gold Coast Australia. Josh's Film credits have spanned across the better part of 10 years professionally. He has made a name for himself in the independent film market winning numerous awards for his work including the prestigious PRISMA award for best supporting actor in 2018 in Rome, Italy, and the award for Best Actor in a leading role at the London International Film Festival in London in 2022 for his work in the feature film "Street". Josh's passion lays with guiding and mentoring the next generation of Australia's best actors at Top Tier Actors Studio with his techniques relying heavily on naturalistic performances.

BRIDGETTE LACY

Top Tier Actors Studio Co-founder and actress.

Bridgette Lacy is an Australian actress from the Gold Coast Australia and the co-founder of Top Tier Actors Studio Along with husband, Josh Lacy. Birdgette's credentials speak for themselves, from Thor: Ragnarok, The wilds, Occupation, Joe Exotic, and many many more, she has quickly proven herself to be one of the best and brightest Australian actresses working today. Her work in the short film "what Lies Within" scored her a best actress win at the Salt house International film festival in Sydney, NSW and her soon-to-be-released film titled "CROSSWAY" is sure to be a smash hit with her in the lead role of Storm across from husband Josh Lacy in the Role of Cross.

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LILLY VAN DER MEER

Australian Actress

When it comes to the best and most talented Australian actors working today, its pretty hard to go past Lily Van Der Meer. Currently residing in Los Angeles, California, she is quickly becoming a force to be retconned with both here in Australia and internationally. She shot to stardom with her critically acclaimed work on the Australian classic show "NEIGHBOURS" as Xanthe Canning for which she become a fan favourite of the show! Her work in the upcoming TV series "Crossway" is also set to be a very exciting jump into the world of action, working closely with both Josh and Bridgette Lacy.