Our Awesome Services

Frontstage Performing Arts Studio & Production House is in the performing art, reading and listening business for over 10 years, and won multiple awards at the National Eisteddfod Academy of South Africa, for the best school in MPUMALANGA!

 

What to choose? 

Is our lessons the right extra-curricular for your child? To help you decide, we’d like to invite you to come and experience the magic of our fun group classes in a 100% free, no-obligation trial lesson. 

“What the Caterpillar calls the end of the World, the Master calls a Butterfly”

 

Our Speech & Hearing Program

Improve your child’s reading and listening level
South Africa ranked last out of 50 countries in the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy (PIRLS) study which tested reading comprehension of learners in their fourth year of primary schooling. The study found that 78% of South African pupils at this level could not read for meaning.

If you can’t read properly you can’t study sufficiently

The Frontstage Speech & Hearing program use award-winning neural bone conduction devices, that capture brain attention and provide strong, multi-sensory stimulation that helps the brain reorganize itself by forming new neural connections. 

These devices has conclusive results in enhancing speech, attention strengthening, and focus, motor skills, balance and coordination, sensory and auditory processing.

Lesson content is regularly updated according to changes in the curriculum and CAPS document.

 

Our Math Program (only grade 12 students)

EXTRA CLASSES = Better marks, over time. 
Lesson content is regularly updated according to changes in the curriculum and CAPS document.

 

Our Drama Program

Our students will razzle-dazzle you, and we have a way of bringing out the shine in any superstar!

We cover all facets of a standard drama curriculum, such as movement, poetry, mime, prose, improvisation, and voice work. Each student is placed in a group with students allowing to open the door to fun group performances and focus studies too.

We also have a Company Team for soloists.

 

Our Dance Program

Dance lessons are a great way to reduce your stress. When you’re learning a skill like dance, you need to be completely engaged and present in the moment. This allows you to leave stress behind, and focus solely on learning a new dance while having fun. Frontstage offers Hip Hop and Contemporary Ballet Class.

We also have a Company Team for soloists. (Hip Hop and Contemporary Ballet

 

Our Vocal Program

Singing lessons are about more than just the product. Singing lessons engage the entire body and you will be instructed on correct posture, breathing and vowel shaping. This may seem tedious at times, but keeping your instrument aligned and working properly is as important as the sound that is produced.

 

Our Piano Program

Learning to play the piano helps teach children how to concentrate, focus and be patient. During a piano lesson so many different skills are being learned. Students are essentially learning how to read an entirely new language. … Piano lessons are also a great way to challenge kids into learning a new skill.

Our Awesome Services

Frontstage Performing Arts Studio & Production House is in the performing art, reading and listening business for over 10 years, and won multiple awards at the National Eisteddfod Academy of South Africa, for the best school in MPUMALANGA!

 

What to choose? 

Is our lessons the right extra-curricular for your child? To help you decide, we’d like to invite you to come and experience the magic of our fun group classes in a 100% free, no-obligation trial lesson. 

“What the Caterpillar calls the end of the World, the Master calls a Butterfly”

 

 

Our Speech & Hearing Program

Improve your child’s reading and listening level
South Africa ranked last out of 50 countries in the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy (PIRLS) study which tested reading comprehension of learners in their fourth year of primary schooling. The study found that 78% of South African pupils at this level could not read for meaning.

If you can’t read properly you can’t study sufficiently

The Frontstage Speech & Hearing program use award-winning neural bone conduction devices, that capture brain attention and provide strong, multi-sensory stimulation that helps the brain reorganize itself by forming new neural connections. 

These devices has conclusive results in enhancing speech, attention strengthening, and focus, motor skills, balance and coordination, sensory and auditory processing.

Lesson content is regularly updated according to changes in the curriculum and CAPS document.

 

Our Math Program (only grade 12 students)

EXTRA CLASSES = Better marks, over time. 
Lesson content is regularly updated according to changes in the curriculum and CAPS document.

 

Our Drama Program

Our students will razzle-dazzle you, and we have a way of bringing out the shine in any superstar!

We cover all facets of a standard drama curriculum, such as movement, poetry, mime, prose, improvisation, and voice work. Each student is placed in a group with students allowing to open the door to fun group performances and focus studies too.

We also have a Company Team for soloists.

 

Our Dance Program

Dance lessons are a great way to reduce your stress. When you’re learning a skill like dance, you need to be completely engaged and present in the moment. This allows you to leave stress behind, and focus solely on learning a new dance while having fun. Frontstage offers Hip Hop and Contemporary Ballet Class.

We also have a Company Team for soloists. (Hip Hop and Contemporary Ballet

 

Our Vocal Program

Singing lessons are about more than just the product. Singing lessons engage the entire body and you will be instructed on correct posture, breathing and vowel shaping. This may seem tedious at times, but keeping your instrument aligned and working properly is as important as the sound that is produced.

 

Our Piano Program

Learning to play the piano helps teach children how to concentrate, focus and be patient. During a piano lesson so many different skills are being learned. Students are essentially learning how to read an entirely new language. … Piano lessons are also a great way to challenge kids into learning a new skill.

FRANZETTE VAN NIEKERK

CEO & TEACHER

Franzette received a B-Tech degree in Drama and specialized in Vocal, Dance and Movement. She believes in giving each student a safe environment, a place where they can feel at ease with who they are. She is also a qualified life coach, and was seen as “Elna” in Binnelanders (KykNet). As a DALRO Competition Winner she believes that Drama classes are the way of the future, “moulding” our youth into the leaders of the future”.

ANNIKA FOURIE

PIANO & MATH TUTOR

Annika is a brilliant piano teacher and mentor, who makes every class interesting and enjoyable. We are proud to say that she is on the UNISA honor roll. She was also a Math & Science Major, with lots of patience with each student. She studied Art in Europe, with great success.

LIEZEL GROENEWALD

PERSONAL ASSISTANT, ACCOUNTS & TEACHER

Liezel is the glue of the company. Her warm, accessible, enthusiastic and caring personality, makes everybody feel right at home. She is a great teacher that form strong relationships with her students and show lots of care for each one. With years of experience we are proud to have her as part of the team.

FRANZETTE VAN NIEKERK

CEO & TEACHER

Franzette received a B-Tech degree in Drama and specialized in Vocal, Dance and Movement. She believes in giving each student a safe environment, a place where they can feel at ease with who they are. She is also a qualified life coach, and was seen as “Elna” in Binnelanders (KykNet). As a DALRO Competition Winner she believes that Drama classes are the way of the future, “moulding” our youth into the leaders of the future”.

ANNIKA FOURIE

PIANO & MATH TUTOR

Annika is a brilliant piano teacher and mentor, who makes every class interesting and enjoyable. We are proud to say that she is on the UNISA honor roll. She was also a Math & Science Major, with lots of patience with each student. She studied Art in Europe, with great success.

LIEZEL GROENEWALD

PERSONAL ASSISTANT, ACCOUNTS & TEACHER

Liezel is the glue of the company. Her warm, accessible, enthusiastic and caring personality, makes everybody feel right at home. She is a great teacher that form strong relationships with her students and show lots of care for each one. With years of experience we are proud to have her as part of the team.

ABOUT US

Frontstage was founded by Franzette van Niekerk in 2006. From a small drama school, it has evolved into a all-encompassing Speech, Hearing, Reading, Maths and Performing Arts School under one roof.

We believe in developing young minds and forming good habits.

Our classes build self-esteem and assist kids in to become self sufficient adults.Group classes help students to make friends and learn to be tolerant, giving and to be able to motivate each other. And yes, it is also important to provide our students with a non-judgmental platform creating a space where they can grow, have fun, and showcase their God-given talents!

ABOUT

Frontstage was founded by Franzette van Niekerk in 2006. From a small drama school, it has evolved into a all-encompassing Speech, Hearing, Reading, Maths and Performing Arts School under one roof.

We believe in developing young minds and forming good habits.

Our classes build self-esteem and assist kids in to become self sufficient adults.Group classes help students to make friends and learn to be tolerant, giving and to be able to motivate each other. And yes, it is also important to provide our students with a non-judgmental platform creating a space where they can grow, have fun, and showcase their God-given talents!

Unique and industry relevant qualifications in Dance, Drama, Vocal, Art, Guitar, Keybord & Musical Theatre.

With the help of organisations in England and Wales, Frontstage DANSA, uses the following organisations for examinations: * Performing Arts Awards (PAA), * Rockschool (RSL) levels. These examinations range from medal to full exams each year. From absolute beginner (Premiere) to advanced (Grade 8). Developed by industry specialists, this exam is specifically designed to measure, assess and reward progress whilst encouraging innovation and creativity.

NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD ACADEMY OF SOUTH AFRICA (NEASA)
Each year we take part in the NEASA that is known as the platform of choice for many young performers.
It takes culture to your doorstep with regional eisteddfod events where performers can experience the magic of the arts while singing, dancing, acting, playing and painting to their heart’s delight!

FRONTSTAGE – WINNERS OF THE NEA:
2007 Middelburg
2008 Middelburg/Witbank
2009 – 2015 Mpumalanga
2017 Mpumalanga
2019 Mpumalanga

CONTACT US

Contact Number 083 276 4608 | Email info@frontstage.co.za