Where Can I Study Performing Arts In South Africa

What is a Performing Art?

The performing arts are arts such as music, dance, and drama which are performed for an audience. They are different from the visual arts, which involve the use of paint, canvas or various materials to create physical or static art objects.

Where Can I Study Performing Arts In South Africa

School of the Arts – Drama Apartment – University of Pretoria.

Stellenbosch University.

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy.

Figment School of Dramatic Arts.

Rhodes University Theatre.

Byron Bure Academy of Theatre Arts (BRATA)

TA-DA Training!

How many years does it take to study drama in South Africa?


In the course of the three-year BDram program, students will encounter modules in Screendance, Radio drama, and other multimedia, augmented, and hybrid performance genres.

What qualifications do you need for drama school?

You’ll need to pass an audition to get into a drama school. You may also need A levels or a Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts. This is not always essential if you can show enough talent and commitment.