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Wednesday, November 21, 2012


The Rising Star Academy has opened registration for its 2013 performance programmes which include:

-       Performing arts - A fun weekly class that covers various aspects of performing arts. This includes speech development, confidence building exercises, gross and fine motor development (for the younger students), stage movement and performance technique (for the older students). During the year all students will perform for the SA Speech and Drama festival and, where applicable, in showcases and open days. These classes are available for Grades 00 - 12.
-       LAMDA Examination Classes
-       LAMDA Acting Class- A class for the serious and dedicated young performer. During the year this will explore techniques and interpretation skills required to perform pieces for the internationally acclaimed LAMDA examinations. All exams are QCF rated and available for Grades 4 - 12.
-       LAMDA Musical Theatre Class - this class is for the student who wants to learn more about the world of acting, singing and dancing. Students perform a musical theatre piece for the LAMDA international examiner once a year. Exams are QCF rated and aimed at Grades 4 – 12.

“The fantastic news is that from 2013, we will have Shelley McLean, professional Durban performer and Musical Director of the 2012 KickstArt production Beauty and the Beast assisting with vocal development and musical direction,” says Gill Brunings, KZN Principal of the Academy.

More information on 083 326 3257; fax 086 647 6428 or visit