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A thing or two

A thing or two

10 Apr 2017

If you’re looking for an after-hours course or some guidance towards an interesting career, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s what you can learn in the Central City.


Learn to do death-defying tricks

Zip Zap Circus School’s Dare to Dream programme is for students over the age of 16 who want to pursue a career in circus arts, be it in performing, teaching or rigging.

Founders Garden, 10 Jan Smuts St | www.zip-zap.co.za | 021 421 8622


Learn to rock out

The Campus of Performing Arts gives music production and performance tutelage. Its performance school

comprises five disciplines: bass, drums, guitar, keyboard and vocals.

Vogue House, 17 Hans Strijdom Ave | https://copasa.co.za | 021 418 0953


Learn a new accent

Act Cape Town offers a two-year programme in film acting. But you can also take part-time and express courses to learn specific skills. These include presenting and writing for the screen, and how to pull off standard American and British accents.

4 Loop St | www.actcapetown.co.za | 021 419 7007


Learn to create a video game

Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts has a one-year higher certificate in game graphics and multimedia entertainment. It covers everything from scripting basics to level-design theory.

186 Bree St | http://friendsofdesign.net | 021 300 0298


Learn to design fabulous couture

FEDISA is the only tertiary institution in the Western Cape that offers the fully registered and accredited BA: Fashion and BA Honours: Fashion degrees. From 2018 it will also have a diploma in Fashion Merchandising, Marketing & Media.

81 Church St | www.fedisa.co.za | 021 424 0975