Want To Live Your Acting Dream? – ACT Cape Town

Acting for Film – Short Courses

Commencing on 4, 5 & 23 May 2020

Want to live your acting dream?


Term 2 Short Course dates have been revised to coincide with end of Covid-19 lockdown period (30 April 2020). However, should there be an extended lockdown or restrictions imposed on educational institutes, limiting commencement of training, ALL COURSES WILL CONTINUE ONLINE.

Our hands-on intensive short courses provide the skills necessary to springboard you into the film industry.

Acting for Film I – The Actor and the Self

4 May – 10 June / Mon & Wed / 5:30pm-8:30pm

Understanding the self is fundamental to authentic performance.
Coaches incorporate various exercises and techniques including those of Uta Hagan, Stella Adler, Ivana Chubbuck and Sandford Meisner to help the actor build a solid acting foundation in preparation for performance on film.

Click here to find out more about your AFF I coach, Tamryn Speirs.
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Acting for Film II – Finding Emotional Truth

5 May – 11 June / Tues & Thurs / 5:30pm-8:30pm

Harness emotional truth and deliver dynamic performances.
Using techniques and exercises developed by Lee Strasberg, Susan Batson, Sanford Meisner and other master practitioners, allow students to further explore, develop and deepen their understanding of textual analysis, acting and performance.

Click here to find out more about your AFF II coach, Nicola Hanekom.
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Auditioning for Camera

23 & 24 May / 9am – 1pm

This course explores all aspects of a film audition. It includes the step-by-step breakdown of an audition script, the call back, acting technique and the practical exploration of the audition process. The course culminates in a mock audition for playback and review.

Click here to find out more about your auditioning coach, Uga Carlini.
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Tel: 021-4197007 / 074-737-7096 (WhatsApp only)

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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