Common questions

How can I become an actor in South Africa?


How can I become an actor in South Africa?

One of the most important things is to take acting classes and if you’re stumped about where to begin then we encourage you to join the SA Film Academy. The SA FILM Academy is an accredited, non-profit, human capital development facilitator and training provider.

How do you get auditions for acting?

Find your acting auditions

  1. Use your connections.
  2. Search for casting calls.
  3. Use social media. Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter are an excellent resource for getting auditions.
  4. Create an account on audition sites.
  5. Contact your local film office.

How much do acting courses cost in South Africa?


Institute Name City Course Fee
The Market Theatre Johannesburg R2500
Figment School of Dramatic Arts Alberton Gauteng R540 per month
Drama Dynamics Pretoria R850 per term for 10-18 yrs
LALT Drama Johannesburg R600

Where can I audition for a movie?

Backstage’s audition for movies include major studio films, independent films, and student film productions. New auditions are posted to daily. The following casting notices display productions and roles for movies.

Where is muvhango shot?

The show is primarily set in Johannesburg and Venda.

How to apply for auditions in South Africa?

Here is an overview of the different auditions on Log in to see which ones match your profile. Bulletin on the site? If you have a bulletin you want published on the site, you can send it to [email protected]

How old do you have to be to be in soapie Muvhango?

The auditions are open to anyone between the ages of five and 30. You don’t need to have previous acting experience but word from the show is that they’re looking for people who are spontaneous and energetic with a flare of personality. Read more>>

Where to apply for SABC2 soapie Muvhango job?

We are currently looking for Girls and Guys for magazines, Catalogs, TV Commercials, TV Shows, Billboards, Posters and Film/TV Extras and models. APPLY HERE>>

Where are the auditions for Muvhango in Lesotho?

The auditions start this Monday, (28 November) in Lesotho and then move to Bloemfontein and Jozi. Venue: Bassline (10 Henry Nxumalo Street; Newtown; JHB).