Where Can I Study Acting In South Africa

What is Acting?

Acting is an activity in which a story is told using its enactment by an actor who adopts a character—in theatre, television, film, radio, or any other medium that makes use of the mimetic mode

Where Can I Study Acting In South Africa?

The University of Witwatersrand

University of Cape Town

University of Stellenbosch

University of Pretoria

Rhodes University

Tshwane University of Technology

Durban University of Technology

Which school is the best for acting in South Africa?

  • AFDA Johannesburg.
  • National Children’s Theatre.
  • National School Of The Arts.
  • Johannesburg Academy for Theatre Arts.
  • African Academy Of Cinematic Arts (AACA) Film & Acting School.
  • Figment School of Dramatic Arts.
  • The Model Academy.
  • Star Quality Management.

What are the requirements to study acting in South Africa?

Entry into First Year

  • To qualify to study a 3-year degree program at AFDA, you need to have enrolled with a National Senior Certificate (South African Grade 12 / Matric) with a Bachelor’s pass.
  • You may enter an AFDA degree program if you have completed the AFDA Higher Certificate program.

How many years do you study acting in South Africa?

The four-year BA in Theatre and Performance programme covers the historical and theoretical developments in drama and film, as well as the theoretical and practical study of theatre, performance, and cognate disciplines.

How much do first time actors get paid in South Africa?

However, the salary range of actors is not rigid; it can start from R7057 per month to R35,593, which can put their annual earnings somewhere between R84,684 and R427,116. The exact salary depends upon the experience of the actor and the project they are working on.