Foundation Acting

Foundation Acting is a 3 level programme, developed by Durban Actors Studio, specifically for adult students with zero to minimal professional training and limited availability, due to work or study commitments.

The programme focuses on developing the four areas below which will become your Foundation Acting tools; thus enabling you to grow performance confidence.

  1. the voice
  2. the body
  3. the imagination
  4. the text
As someone who has dreams of opening his own production studio, I learned so much. The people at Durban Actors Studio are so amazing. I would totally recommend Durban Actors Studio – its a place out of the ordinary!!!” 
Ajax - Foundation Acting Student
IMG_3044Foundation Acting I is for people who are considering a career in acting, want an understanding of basic communication and performance skills and/or want to explore a new creative outlet.

CONTENT

  • Voice – Breathing, vocal dynamics, articulation, projection.
  • Movement – Fundamentals, blocking, creative movement.
  • Acting – cold reading, partner/scene work, basic improvisation.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • No formal qualifications needed to register.

COURSE DETAILS

  • Total of 4.5 hours contact time (1st Saturday of each month), dates in booking form
  • Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 students per intake.
  • Upon completing the course students will receive a Durban Actors Studio, Certificate of Attendance.

COST

  • R750

BOOKING

  • Select your preferred Foundation Acting I short course date by clicking the button below and completing the booking form

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Foundation Acting II is for people who want to enhance skills learnt in level I, want to develop characterisation skills and explore shared scene work.

CONTENT

  • Scene interpretation
  • Character development
  • Stage technique

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion Foundation Acting I

COURSE DETAILS

  • Total of 8 hours contact time (4 x 2hr evening classes), dates in booking form
  • Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 students per intake.
  • Upon completing the course students will receive a Durban Actors Studio, Certificate of Attendance.

COST

  • R1350

BOOKING

  • Select your preferred Foundation Acting II short course dates by clicking the button below and completing the booking form

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Foundation Acting III is for people who want to get on the stage and perform.

CONTENT

  • Rehearsal technique
  • Memorisation skills development
  • Solo and Ensemble performance technique

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion Foundation Acting II

COURSE DETAILS

  • Total of 16 hours contact time (8 x 2hr evening classes), dates in booking form
  • Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 students per intake.
  • A performance will be scheduled as the final class at a local performance venue.
  • Upon completing the course students will receive a Durban Actors Studio, Certificate of Attendance.

COST

  • R3000

BOOKING

  • Select your preferred Foundation Acting III short course dates by clicking the button below and completing the booking form.

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