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ACTING FOR FILM
KIDS & TEENS
Kids: Grade 4 – Grade 7 · Teens: Grade 8 – Grade 12
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Course Details
Taught by top industry professionals, our program provides students with a safe and supportive space for learning and creative expression. Develop communication and presentation skills, build confidence, create a vision for your life and open the door to new career opportunities. All while learning the magical art of acting.
Our hands-on program covers the following:
  • Acting for Camera
  • Acting for Stage
  • Acting Technique
  • Creative Movement
  • Voice & Speech
  • Audition Technique
  • Improvisation
  • Presenting for Camera
  • Acting for Commercials
  • Voice-Over

The year culminates in a short film shoot showcased at our annual cinema screening.

Material may be used for the acting student’s show-reel.

Students, who successfully complete a full year’s training, will receive an ACT Certificate of Completion.

Additional options:

Students may be recommended to participate in a graded performance examination through the internationally recognised London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).

Details may be obtained through the office.

Class Schedule:
Weekly two-hour group classes held throughout the school terms. See our Course Calendar below for a detailed schedule of classes.
Cost:
Enrol in all four terms & receive a 15% saving on fees.
PLEASE NOTE:
  • Students wishing to continue their studies with us may re-enrol for the following year. Program structure will remain the same, however course curriculum and content is adjusted to consider individual requirements of student and overall performance level of class.
  • Students participating in the annual LAMDA examination will, upon successful completion, continue with the journey onto the next level.
Acting for Film: Kids Grade 4 – Grade 7
Saturdays: 10h00-12h00
Term 1:
29 Jan – 26 March
No class: 19 March (Long weekend
Term 2:
23 April – 25 June
No class: 30 April & 18 June (Long weekends)
Term 3: Film Project
30 July – 24 September
Shoot Date: 10 & 11 September
No class: 6 August (Long Weekend)
Term 4
15 Oct – 3 Dec
Screening: 10 December (Time TBC)
Acting for Film: Teens Grade 8 – Grade 12
Fridays: 15h30-17h30
Term 1:
28 Jan – 25 March
No class: 19 March (Long weekend
Term 2:
22 April – 24 June
No class: 29 April & 17 June (Long weekends)
Term 3: Film Project
29 July – 23 September
Shoot Date: 17 & 18 September
No class: 5 August (Long Weekend
Term 4:
14 Oct – 2 Dec
Screening: 10 December (Time TBC)
Our Coaches
Tamryn Speirs
Tamryn is a professional film, television and theatre actress who followed her dreams to study abroad in New York in 2007 where she worked with her mentor Susan Batson, acting coach to the stars. Her most recent film roles include, “Girl from Nowhere” (2012), “Tess” (2015) and” Zandile’s Birthday” (2016). Tamryn has been an acting coach at Act Cape Town for 11 years and has recently guest lectured workshops in Directing Actors for both SAE and CPUT.
ROB COUTTS
Rob Coutts is a Capetonian actor, musician and voice artist who holds a BA in Live Performance from AFDA. He has performed in musicals, plays, TV shows and films. He was a founding member of The Long Shots improv troupe, which was formed in 2011, and has been performing with them constantly ever since. He has directed The Long Shots on occasion, and, on a rotational basis with the rest of the troupe, he gives a Thursday night ‘drop-in’ class for anyone who wishes to play at improv.
DANIELLE SALMON
Danielle obtained her Honours degree in Drama from Stellenbosch University where she received a Cum Laude for her thesis on acting. She went on to graduate Cum Laude in her Post Graduate Certificate in Education, where she specialised in teaching Drama. Danielle has played roles in several international productions, including Homeland, Boland Moorde, Killer Instinct, Til Death Fo Us Part, American Monster, and most recently Bullet Proof 2, amongst others.
Student Testimonials
5/5
“I learned so much & met amazing people.”
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“Course content is top class, and contains everything the aspiring actor needs to know.”
5/5
“The coaches are amazing; the environment is incredibly nurturing.”

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