Summary: Performers Protection Amendment Bill 2016

Through various channels, SAGA has been lobbying government and the DTI to effect changes to the existing Performers Protection Act which dates back to 1967 and which fails to protect the rights of actors in today’s environment. On 5th July 2016, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies published... more

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Audition Technique Workshop

Bonnie Lee Bouman
Saturday, 18 February, 2017 - 13:00

Event Category: 

  • Workshops

Facilitator: Bonnie Lee Bouman

Venue: AFDA, 41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park, Johannesburg

Time: 13:00 - 16:00

SAGA members - free entrance.

AFDA students - free entrance.
Performing Arts students - R50.00 (on presentation of student card)
non-SAGA members - R150.00
Booking is essential.  RSVP to Corine Broomberg at by Thursday, 16 February 2017.

This workshop is designed to provide delicious insight and knowledge of the TV, Commercial & Film Industry. 
You will learn about:

  • Casting Etiquette and 1st Impressions
  • Interpretation of casting briefs and making imaginative decisions in your audition– playing the scene a few different ways. How to get the attention of your Casting Director & Director
  • How to Improvise at a Casting
  • Film industry terminology and idiosyncrasies
  • Taking and under-standing the directors comments / re-direction.
  • How to work your look – understanding your “type” and breaking free.
  • How and why the clients make their decisions when they watch casting tapes

This workshop is a hands-on approach and it is ideal for anyone wanting to learn more about the Casting Process as well as Acting for the Camera.



AFDA Filmschool

41 Frost Avenue
Latitude: -26.187430
Longitude: 28.020000

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