Tuesday, November 8, 2011

8 November 2011

 Performing Arts Bursaries Available

Durban – November 2011
Rising Star Performing Arts Academy
Andrea Nel 0829940984

Performing Arts Bursary Applications Open

Rising Star Performing Arts Academy have opened their annual Performing Arts bursary application process.  20 bursaries are on offer, one per studio per class taught, totalling R 44,000. Each bursary covers a year’s tuition at one of their many studios. Studios are located in the following areas Ballito, Umhlanga, Durban North, Berea, Glenwood, Westville, Pinetown, Amanzimtoti and Hillcrest. Each studio runs a Juniors Stars– Grade 0-3 and Seniors Stars Grade 4-7 with Durban North and Westville featuring a High School Stars class catering for Grade 8+ learners.

Rising Star Performing Arts Academy is a well-established drama academy with a very successful track record in the performing arts. Students have achieved distinctions in international exams, been cast in international movies, gone on to be accepted into the National School or the Arts, Johannesburg and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles.

All applicants must send a letter of motivation explaining why they are the worthy recipient of the bursary, the studio they would like to attend, a clear photo and any references/achievements in the dramatic field. Rising Star Academy ONLY want candidates who have passion for the Arts, candidate who are dedicated, committed and motivated to attend ALL classes. If you are NOT of this calibre please do not apply for this bursary.

The closing date for applications is on 30 November 2011. All successful applicants will be contacted and then undergo an interview process. After the interview the directors of the academy – Andrea Nel and Gillian Brunings will select the successful candidates. Should you wish to apply for this bursary please email with BURSARY 2012, as the subject.

For more information on our academy please visit

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