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Our acting classes are run by Jill Avis and Donnaley Parker

Under 18 only. 

Weekly acting group classes consist of the following:


  • Improvisation, characterisation an impersonation 

  • Voice work – articulation and projection

  • Theatre Sports – improvisation games 

  • Stanislavski Method Acting

  • Public Speaking

  • Scripted work

  • Storytelling

  • Preparation for performances / auditions / speeches / competitions

  • Stagecraft

  • Directing

  • Performance technique

Learn more about our coaches



Upstage Concepts produces an annual production which is performed at one of Johannesburg's iconic theatres. This production is open to all Upstage Concepts Students who attend studio lessons.


Rehearsals take place on Saturday mornings between February and April and the show is performed in early May each year. More information is provided in January each year.

In addition, we do theatre sport evenings and other showcase events.


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