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There are a number of well-rounded theatre and acting schools in South Africa. Many such courses of study are offered through its universities, meaning you take your acting classes as you work for your degree. However a potential student may also want to look to the private schools that offer both classes and an opportunity to gain experience through performance. You will find listed here a number or acting schools that offer different kinds of training as well, from traditional acting classes, to physical theatre performance training to studying in programs that are imported from overseas. You might some of our tips and advice helpful on how to choose the right acting schools in South Africa to look at.
City Varsity, South Africa
Address: 32 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa, 8001
Phone: +27 (0) 21 488 2000
Fax: +27 (0) 21 423 6300
First Physical Theater School
Address: Rhodes University P.O. Box 94 Grahamstown 6140 South Africa
Phone: +27 (0) 46 603 8111
Fax: +27 (0) 46 622 5049
Helen O Gradys Drama Academy
* This school specializes in theatre for 5-18 year olds.
Address: P.O. Box 211032 The Fig Tree 6033, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0) 41 367 1210
The National School of the Arts, South Africa
Address: 17 Hoofd Street, Braamfontein, South Africa, 2001
Phone: 011 339 6539
Fax: 011 339 6695
Address: 50 Sett Street, Morgan Ridge, 1459
Phone: 011826 6592
Fax: 011826 6597
University of Kwazulu-Natal
Address: University of Natal, Durban, 4041
The Waterfront Theatre School
To find acting schools in South Africa, South African residents may want to check out this website, http://www.iiepassport.org
They have programs where you can study a course that belongs to one country, in your home city. For example New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts offers a Theatre-Making and Collaborative theatre course that is conducted from Johannesburg in South Africa. The host institute is the University of Witwatersrand. The course is an undergraduate degree and if you are interested you should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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