In 2011, Enfiniti Academy of Performing Arts and Musical Theatre was established to develop an ecosystem for performing arts in Malaysia. Located in Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Enfiniti Academy was founded and is led by award-winning actress, director and producer Tiara Jacquelina and is headed by Joanna Bessey. It aims to be an incubator to nurture and develop young talents and has seen almost 8000 students nationwide, who have participated in its extensive array of classes and courses in performing arts.
Enfiniti Academy is home to many homegrown talents and entrepreneurs of diverse age groups. It boasts a long list of alumni of talented performers including TV host and beauty queen Amelia Henderson, singer-actress Tria Aziz, actress Jasmine Suraya Chin, actress Bella Dally, singer-actress Aisya Hasnaa, Disney Malaysia host Dheena Menon and award-winning actor Brian Chan.
Enfiniti Academy provides courses in acting, dance, voice, introduction to technical theatre, business in performing arts as well as special workshops in Voice-Acting for Animation, Musical Theatre and Scriptwriting.
The academy has won awards for being an outreach partner for the Ministry of Education (MoE). It works in collaboration with MoE and the English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC) offering a Highly Immersive Programme (HIP) as a fun and experiential way to teach English through Speech & Drama in schools. Enfiniti Academy provides pathways to higher education through its joint certificate program with MUST University (Malaysia University of Science and Technology).
It also provides a unique drama-based corporate training, "Enfiniti PLAY!" which utilizes theatre and drama techniques, which effectively improves and enhances team communication, leadership skills and creative change management.
The teachers have extensive hands-on experience in the musical theatre and entertainment industry. They are dedicated to sharing their expertise and knowledge, giving students the rare opportunity to learn from the industry's best practitioners, within the supportive setting of a professional theatre company.
In actively training new talents, they aim to give Malaysians from all backgrounds, the chance to explore and develop their individual creativity, so they can shine on the world stage, no matter which industry they are in.
Enfiniti Academy is a division under Enfiniti Malaysia which has produced some of Malaysia's most successful, multi-award-winning stage musicals including, Puteri Gunung Ledang the Musical, P. Ramlee the Musical and Ola Bola Musical.