JATA - Johannesburg Academy for Theatre Arts

Stoneridge Centre
Cnr Modderfontein & Hereford Road
Greenstone Park Edenvale East Rand / Ekurhuleni View on Google Maps
47 Main Street
Linden Randburg Johannesburg View on Google Maps
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From 3 years - All ages
The Johannesburg Academy for Theatre Arts offers quality tuition for children and teens in all aspects of the performing arts and presents group classes in diverse forms of dance as well as drama classes and individualized acting and singing coaching. JATA aims to equip future practitioners of theatre arts with all the necessary skills required of the professional triple threat performer but all our students experience the outstanding benefits of training in the arts – enhanced self-esteem and confidence, improved social skills as well as strengthened problem-solving and generative thinking abilities.

All our instructors are accredited teachers and/or industry professionals with unsurpassed knowledge and experience in their area of expertise. JATA also affords our students many opportunities to perform on stage, taking part in various eisteddfods, competitions and festivals throughout the year as well as staging our annual showcase at the Joburg Theatre.

Performing Arts Classes for Kids

• Group and/or Individual Classes for Minis (6-8), Juniors (9-12), Seniors 1 (12 – 15) Seniors 2 (15 & up)
• Trinity College of London Examinations on request

•RAD ballet – Primary Grade to Advanced
•ISTD Modern & Tap Dance – Primary Grade to Advanced
•Contemporary & Jazz
•Hip Hop & Breakdancing

• Private vocal coaching for students aged 9 and up
• Syllabus individually designed to suit unique requirements of each student

Holiday clubs

JATA offers Musical Theatre Holiday Clubs to keep our young performers entertained over holiday periods. These week-long clubs are very well attended and the clubbers present a performance for friends and family at the end of the week to showcase what they have learnt.

Adult Classes

JATA offers open dance classes for those looking for alternative ways to keep fit or to hone their existing skills.
Paul Rabenowitz from The Assembly Improv runs Intro to Improv and Clowning workshops on Wednesday evenings and weekends.
There is also an 'Acting for Adults' enrichment course which takes place on Saturday afternoons with Renos Spanoudes as the facilitator.

Venue Hire

All our venues (separately or as a whole) are available for hire for events, parties and functions as well as rehearsal or performance spaces. Availability dependent.

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