Teraze Burke is an onset dramaturg, coach, qualified teacher and creative. Her extensive work with young and emerging talent has built her the reputation of being a highly regarded actor’s educator. Teraze works as a professional on-set acting coach and dramaturg, most recently completing her second season of work on Nickelodeon’s Rock Island Mysteries.
With a Bachelor of Education (majoring in Drama), her studies in screen acting, a Mental Health First Aide (MHFA) certification and over a decade of experience working in the entertainment industry, Teraze has integrated her past studies, emotional awareness, and experience into her holistic approach to actor education. Her approach is collaborative and versatile, effectively partnering with esteemed professionals over the years to deliver high-quality acting instruction and training.
With a focus on providing industry relevant training, and on the discovery and development of young creative talent, Teraze has had an enviable track record of success, with many students securing leading roles, extra work and TVCs on productions such as Rock Island Mysteries, Bureau of Magical Things, Darby and Joan, Upright, True Spirit and Troppo to name a few. Her students have also gone on to be accepted into, and study at several of Australia’s elite universities and drama schools.
Teraze regularly develops and facilitates workshops that specifically build and sharpen professional skills that meet current industry expectations and standards, and that are essential when working on a professional set.