Does your child want to make new friends, learn life skills, build their confidence and spend their school holidays engaging with others? The Academy – Tamblyn School of Personal Development and Modelling are hosting school holiday workshops that focus on exactly that!
Founded by esteemed local fashion and TV personality and five-time Logie winner, Pam Tamblyn, the Tamblyn Academy has been training immaculately-presented, well spoken, self-confident individuals since 1987.
On a mission to help their students “make the most of themselves”, the Tamblyn Academy focuses on developing and applying the skills that guarantee success, both in everyday life and in your children’s chosen careers.
Offering comprehensive personal development, model training, kids model training, and customised training programs to cater for all age groups individual needs and schedules.
At the conclusion of each term, both termed and holiday students participate in a graduation presentation to showcase their new found skills in presentation, self-esteem, grace and confidence, where they are presented a participation certificate.
JUNIOR MODEL TRAINING
Tamblyn’s Junior Model Courses are designed for children aged 4 to 12 years, and are offered to both boys and girls. With an objective to provide an insight into the modelling and television industry whilst having fun, making new friends and learning, emphasis is placed on developing your children’s confidence, general manners and social participation. Parents are asked to participate in a 15-minute industry information brief at the start of the workshop, ensuring they are totally aware of how the industry works. Parents are also asked to stay with their children during the photoshoot session to help with clothing, hair and makeup. In Junior Model Training, your child will learn: general manners; backroom etiquette; runway presentation; runway turns; runway posing; TVC casting techniques; photo posing; and take part in a professional training photo shoot with a professional photographer. These workshops are on offer during the Queensland school holiday periods – set over two days from 9.30am ‘til 1.30/2pm each day – as well as on weekends throughout the school term. Private training is also available. Click here to learn more.
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & IMAGE
Tamblyn’s Personal Development training is open to anyone, 12 years and older, wishing to build on the skills that will help them navigate life with confidence and high self-esteem. The training also has strong emphasis on the importance of personal presentation and grooming, goal setting, business etiquette, health and nutrition and many more important subjects to help people be confident in their own skin. In the Personal Development & Personal Image workshops, your child will learn: business etiquette; interview skills; goal setting; social etiquette; voice projection; personal development; grooming and presentation; deportment; manicure; skincare; hair care; makeup; wardrobe organisation; personal styling; dressing to your shape/style/colour; nutrition and fitness; and take part in a professional training photo shoot with a professional photographer. These workshops are on offer during the Queensland school holiday periods – set over two days, from 9am ‘til 4pm each day – as well as on weekends throughout the school term. Private training is also available. Click here to learn more.
MODEL TRAINING BOOTCAMP
This course is ultimately designed for individuals who have completed the Personal Development training and have gained confidence and knowledge of personal style and presentation, deportment and how to hold one’s self – however, you can also directly enrol. Designed for those individuals interested in the modelling industry, whether it be for personal gain, to gain knowledge for behind the scenes, in front of the camera or on the catwalk, this course instructs subjects in everything from the very basics through to the extensively disciplined techniques required by a professional model. Upon completion of this course students should have an understanding and confidence in execution of catwalk techniques, photographic posing, and basic casting techniques. In Model Training, your child will learn: model business/industry information; runway presentation; runway turns; runway posing; runway projection; casting techniques, showroom; backroom etiquette; mock parade; photographic posing; take part in a professional training photo shoot with a professional photographer; model makeup – photographic and runway; model hair styling; and fitting. This training is on offer over the Queensland school holiday periods as part of a two-day Model Bootcamp – which runs from 9am ‘til 3/4pm – as well as on weekends throughout the school term. This course is also available as a private lesson. Click here to learn more.
All training is mixed classes, both male and female. More information and a full list of training can be found on the Tamblyn Academy website.
Receive a 20% discount on the Junior Holiday Workshop during the first week of QLD school holidays, and a 20% discount on the Model Training Bootcamp for the following week by mentioning “haven” upon booking!