Monday, 29 January 2018/Published inArchives, Drama, Featured
Jay Laga'aia

Excelsia College is delighted to announce the much beloved Jay Laga’aia will be joining the teaching staff in 2018. Jay will be teaching Acting for Screen as part of the unique Bachelor of Dramatic Art beginning February this year.

A highly acclaimed actor and performer, Jay is known internationally for his role as Captain Typho in the films Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and Daybreakers. Locally, Jay is known for his many years presenting on Play School, featuring in Home and Away, Water Rats and recently Jay’s Jungle. His skills, however, are not limited to screen having played Mufasa in the musical The Lion King, The Wizard of Oz in Wicked as well as Shrek in the upcoming Australian production of Shrek The Musical.

Students at Excelsia College will be learning from Jay’s wealth of experience and skills in Acting for Screen as part of the Bachelor of Dramatic Art. He will be joining the celebrated list of lecturers, past and present, at Excelsia under the leadership of Dr. Lotte Latukefu (Head of Performing Arts).
Applications are still open for Semester 1, 2018. For more information click here or call 02 9819 8810.