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Taught by top industry professionals, the 2-year acting for ﬁlm program prepares the student for work as a professional actor in the ﬁlm, television and theatre industries.
The program consists of:
Students are oﬀered the ﬂexibility of completing either one or two years depending on individual requirements.
At the conclusion of the two year program, students are given the opportunity to audition for the prestigious Third Year Professional Program. This cutting-edge training, designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the profession, oﬀers unrivalled performance experience to a select group of students.
To be competitive in the industry, we recommend students complete the full 3-year program.
Class size is small and places in our courses are limited – please apply early to avoid disappointment.
Click here to download 2021 Application Form.
The Higher Certificate in Acting for Film (1st Year) concentrates on building a solid foundation in the craft of acting through exercises, mastering technique, theory and performance practice.
The year culminates in a film shoot showcased at Graduation.
Student Showcase – “Short Film Scene”
The Advanced Certificate in Acting for Film (2nd Year) consolidates and refines the acting techniques learnt in the first year whilst further broadening the skills base necessary to be successful in the industry.
With an increased focus on project-based learning, advanced certificate students participate in a variety of productions, from voice-over, to theatre to short films. Students final work will be screened at Graduation. Material may be used for acting student’s show-reel.
Student Short Film Trailer “Unspoken”
Now Showing on SHOWMAX!
Building on a strong foundation set in our 2 Year Accredited Program, the ‘Third Year Professional Program’ affords a select group of student’s unrivalled performance experience and exposure. Master classes with top industry professionals together with the internationally recognized LAMDA qualification, complete this unique mentorship program.
A hands-on, fully immersive production year, designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the profession.
“Cut-Out Girls” Trailer – Produced by Act Cape Town Productions in association with Haas & Kaas, starring a full cast of ACT Professional Program Graduates!
CUT-OUT GIRLS SCREENED AT CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, ON DSTV BOX OFFICE AND IS NOW SHOWING ON SHOWMAX!
Cut-Out Girls is inspired by the #MeToo movement and is a film about date rape aimed at inspiring social change.
|Higher Certificate in Acting for Film|
|Term 1||1 March – 26 March|
|Term 2||12 April – 25 June|
|Term 3||5 July – 17 September|
|Term 4||27 September – 26 November|
|Graduation||9 December 2021|
|Advanced Certificate in Acting for Film / Third Year Professional Program|
|Term 1||1 February – 26 March|
|Term 2||12 April – 11 June|
|Term 3||5 July – 10 September|
|Term 4||27 September – 19 November|
|Graduation||9 December 2021|
“With courses taught by award-winning industry professionals, you get the expertise you need to step into the local & international industry and pursue your dream!”
Academic Head/Programme Manager
Highly acclaimed and multi-award winning actor and producer, in the film, theatre and the television industry.
Locally and internationally trained actor and founder of The Long Shots, an acclaimed South African Improvisation Troupe.
Locally and internationally trained professional film and TV actor, and certified UCT teacher.
Highly acclaimed & multi-award winning actress, director and writer in the film, theatre and television industry.
Professional actor and experienced SA casting director on the cutting edge of the commercial audition process for actors.
Winner of South African Theatre Magazine’s “Best Emerging Director Award” and Multi-award nominee for writing and direction of play, “Raak”.
Award winning, New York trained, actress and director for stage and film, and certified international LAMDA teacher.
Award winning director and choreographer of local and international productions, for both stage and screen.
Multi-award winning filmmaker, and celebrated South African Director, as well as founding member of internationally recognized film company, Towerkop Creations.
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