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Friday, May 3, 2019


Deadline: May 17, 2019

Do you want a real shot at booking professional feature films, lead roles and the character work you have always dreamed of?

Learn to Self-Tape your auditions for local and international audition opportunities!

“Durban Actors Studio hosts internationally acclaimed American singer and actor, Moya Angela, for this one-in-a-million Masterclass. More and more casting directors in South Africa and internationally, are requiring actors to self-tape their auditions for local and international roles. This requires an understanding of how best to prepare and film your audition – you cannot miss out on this class if you are serious about booking real acting work,” says Nicole Theunissen of Durban Actors Studio.

Moya Angela is an international Broadway singer and was recently seen starring as Effie White in DreamGirls on the West End. She was a 2016 LA Ovation Award Winner for Lead Actress in a Musical for the role of Effie White, as well as a 2010 NAACP Theatre Award Winner for Lead Actress for the same role.). In 2016, she was a semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent with videos bringing in millions of views. Angela is a proud ambassador of Broadway in the H.O.O.D (Helping Others Open Doors).

Like a Pro with Broadway & West End star, Moya Angela, you will learn:

-Why is self taping important?
-What are the differences between a self-tape for TV, film, and theatre?
-What equipment is needed?
-Project research
-Script breakdown
-What’s a reader?
-What do I wear?
-Setting up your scene
-Let’s do a self tape!
-How to look to book that gig
-How to slate
-Editing your self tape

Ages: 16 and up. Only 10 spaces are available for this class – those attending are guaranteed individual guidance and a chance to put their skills to use under Angela’s watchful eye. This is an opportunity you cannot miss!

The Masterclass will take place on May 25, 2019, from 13h00 to 17h00 at the Durban Actors Studio. Price: R900 per student. Payment secures your place in this class. You will receive a digital copy of your self tape via email after the Crash Course

No spaces will be reserved Registrations close May 17, 2019, or when the class is full. Limited spaces available.

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The Durban Actors Studio is situated at 114 Intersite Avenue, Umgeni Business Park