The Helen O'Grady Drama Academy was started by Helen O' Grady in August 1979 in Perth Australia. Thirty years later the Academy has over 50 000,00 students attending classes each week across the globe! Using an international curriculum the Academy aims to develop confidence, self esteem, communication and performance skills.
We run classes in Annlin, Brooklyn, Beaulieu,Faerie Glen, Irene, Laudium, Lindo Park,Sagewood,Wierda Park
The Helen O Grady Drama Academy operates its drama classes in Wierda Park at the Reformed Church on the corner of Willem Botha and Meyer Streets. The classes are very popular with children attending from all different areas in Centurion and even as far as Laudium!
They are learning so many important skills while having enormous amounts of fun!! The children whose home language is Afrikaans have really improved their English skills!
Here you can see the Lower Primary class have dressed up for their play called Aladdin and the Lamp! The Upper Primary class really enjoyed staring in their play this week called The Ice Cream Factory!
The students from our Brooklyn Studio love to dress up! Here they are all dressed up and showing off their excellent acting skills!! Our weekly classes in Brooklyn take place on Tuesdays in the Kykkos Hall at the Greek Church which is opposite Pretoria University on the corner of Lynnwood, Roper and Brooks Roads.
The Beaulieu Youth Theatre class takes place every Saturday from 11am - 12pm at Beaulieu Preparatory School. They are a dynamic group of students with vivid imaginations! Students aged 13 - 18yrs from the Midrand area are more than welcome to join!
Recently 4 of our talented Youth Theatre Students auditioned for roles in the upcoming musical Wizard of Africa, which will be staged by the Irene Community Theatre. They had to sing, dance and act and were commended by the casting director on their exceptional talent!! Well done girls and best of luck!!
Our Brooklyn Youth Theatre Group are a fantastic bunch of teenagers from a variety of schools in the area, including Crawford Pretoria, Brooklyn Primary, Tyer Valley College and Glen High.
These students are all very talented and they really enjoy the balanced theatre arts programme that we offer at Helen O Grady Drama Academy! We also have a casting agency which many of the students have joined! These classes take place on Tuesday afternoons from 5pm - 6pm at the Greek Church, corner of Roper, Brooks and Lynnwood Rds.