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Sunday, January 12, 2014

RSPA IN 2014

Rising Star Performing Arts (RSPA) develops and imparts professional performing arts programmes to students aged 5 to 19, in Durban and surrounding areas.

All classes teach clear communication and performance skills. Lessons are wrapped up in a unique, fun and participative framework that delivers. RSPA offers two fields of performing arts development, registration for all programmes is Open Now, places are limited and fill up fast…

Weekly Speech and Drama Classes: These are designed for the beginner to intermediate young performer, children who want to have FUN with drama, learn and grow in a safe nurturing environment and discover their passion for the arts. Classes take place in Ballito, Umhlanga, Berea, Glenwood, Westville, Kloof, Amanzimtoti –new areas are being adding to the teaching timetable so keep checking the RSPA website.

Weekly Specialised Classes: These classes are for the intermediate to serious young performer, the student who has found his or her passion and wishes to explore it further, participate in international exams and grow from a performance perspective. All classes take place at the central Westville studio, the Westville Theatre.

Musical Theatre: Acting, singing and dancing programme open to Grades 1 to 12, this class combines the talent and experience of three professional performers: Shelley McLean, Leigh Meyer and Gill Brunings.

Theatre Addict & Advanced Acting: LAMDA QCF Examination Programme specialised acting/performance training in prep for the international LAMDA performance exams. Grades 4 to 12.

On Camera Acting: Held in conjunction with OCA Acting Studio - The OCA programme is designed to run over a four-term period. Take 1: Basic Audition techniques for Film, TV and Radio, Take 2: Understanding emotion for Film/TV, Voice Over training, scene building, Take 3: Improv, Monologue, intermediate audition techniques and portfolio design. Take 4: The Making of a Film and showcase.

RSPA is affiliated with London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, New York Film Academy, Performing Arts Network of South Africa, SA Speech and Drama Association & the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

For registration contact Gill Brunings on 083 326 3257, fax 086 574 7102 or email:

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