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Janine principal of Nine’ Academy understands the nature and requirements to become successful and sustain a career in Stage and Film. Having worked as a performer in the world of arts she has gained these insights first hand and understands the needs of young artists starting out. Janine has gained in-depth experience in Stage, film and commercials having been contracted to theatre companies and working in professional shows as a dancer, actress and singer. This included roles in “Evita”, “Fiddler on the Roof”, “Hair”, “Cabaret”, “Gershwin”, “Queen at the Opera”, “Poison” and “Annie” to name a few.Janine further performed in international and national film, television and commercials such as “Cape of Good Hope,” “A Woman called desire”, “The morning star”, “Trouble in Constantia”, “Sorry Samantha”, “Against the wind” and “Charlie”.
International and national Casting Director
Later Janine gained valuable experience as a Casting Director working on numerous international movies and commercials. This enabled her to work closely with directors and producers gaining insight into performance for camera and what is required of an artist and director.
Additional work as an Assistant Director and Cast Coordinator on sets gave her exposure to the mechanics of working on set and the technical skills required by film and commercial crew.
Janine was privileged to work with top actors such as Nicholas Cage, Colin Farrell, Meg Ryan, Leon Schuster and William H Macey. Productions such as “The Deal”, “Sinking the Lusitania”,” Scorpion King Rise of the Akkadian” ,” Mama Jack” , “The Librarian”, “Lord Of War”, “Ask the Dust” , “Free Willy” and “Faith Like Potatoes” . Working on various TV series such as the American “ER” and local series such as “Survivor” and “Boer Soek ‘n Vrou” has further enriched Janine’s experience.
Part time teaching during my acting career at the following institutions
STAGE COACH DRAMA STUDIO. • LORETO CONVENT. • HERSCHEL PRIMARY AND SENIOR SCHOOL. • CADA (CAPE ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART.) • SOMERSET WEST PRIMARY SCHOOL. • STRAND HIGH SCHOOL. • BEUMONT JUNIOR SCHOOL • HELDERBERG COLLEGE
Four years Head of Drama
Currently principal of
Nine’ Academy understands how difficult it is to pursue a career in Stage and Film, it is because of this insight we train our students to be ready for the challenge and equip them with the tools they need to break into the industry and the stamina to maintain it.
We know that the path to success in the South African Performing Arts industry is diversity and longevity. It is because of this we not only look at training the technical and practical aspects needed for the industry, but we also develop young artists and their abilities to create work. This enables artists to sustain a career and ultimately make a living doing what they are passionate about.
The academy focuses on giving students the skills and training required to develop in the arts be it in front of the camera or behind. Students can achieve joy, fulfillment and confidence by building on their natural talents and abilities; this enables students to define what part of the industry they would be interested in further exploring and expanding where their talents lie.
Our performance diploma is an in depth study of all the requirements for performance on stage and in film, honing student’s abilities in singing, dancing, acting and most importantly managing a career.
Students are further exposed to the multitude of possibilities in film and theatre production, the departments and skills required.
This involves the introduction to requirements of film and theatre production from visualizing, designing, writing, directing, choreographing, managing and technical support.
On completion of our courses the Academy strives to ensure that our students have a clear direction to further their careers, whether it is in performance, in technical support or teaching.
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- Trinity College of London (1998) - LTCL Teachers Speech and Drama (College) (✔ On File)