ACTING IN SOUTH AFRICA, skills and inspirations, including interviews with theatre and film actors, directors, producers and casting agents

: Twijnstra (R.) & Durden (E.)

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250pp., illus., paperback, (Durban), 2019


An introduction to acting for stage and screen. Includes interviews with directors, coaches, agents, producers and actors. Actors who discuss their experiences include Andrew Buckland, David Dennis, Dawn Thandeka King and Dr Jerry Mofokeng.

Dutch theatre director, designer and producer Sir Roel Twijnstra is Head of the Live Performance School at AFDA in Durban and has lectured at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Durban University of Technology. He was knighted in 2018 for his contributions to theatre in The Netherlands and abroad.
Dr Emma Durden works in the field of theatre for development and health. She has taught at AFDA, the University of KwaZulu-Natal, the University of Cape Town and the University of Zimbabwe. She runs a health communication consultancy called Act Two Training, the industrial theatre company PST Project, and manages Twist Theatre Development Project.