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Lessons offered by Tj
  • Individual
  • In group
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  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Acting
  • Improvisational theatre
  • Drama School Entrance
  • Stand up comedy
  • All Levels

Actor with 30 years film/ tv /and theatre experience teaches acting and voice


Methodology is entirely dependent on individual's current skills and requirements. The core is create a strong base vocally, physically and mentally ( the imagination is key) and of course how to apply that to text and performance and for what medium.


I have acted in over 30 feature film and television series, have run my own acting agency and written for
tv and film, played a leading role in West End and am also an award winning voice artist. I can focus on performance for any medium, but specialise in voice and acting for camera.


Rate for online lessons : £30/h
Lessons offered by Tj
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Acting
  • Improvisational theatre
  • Drama School Entrance
  • Stand up comedy
  • All Levels

Tj's CV

O levels (11), Haberdashers Monmouth School for Boys
A level (3) in French, Spanish and English, Haberdashers Monmouth School for Boys 1987
Bachelor of Arts (1st Class Degree in Drama, 2nd in french): Joint Honours in Drama & French; Goldsmiths London University 1986-1990
Diploma in Theatre for Education and Community Theatre, Goldsmiths London University 1992
Licence degree in Performance (3rd year), Sorbonne University
Post Graduate Degree, Weber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
All Fees awarded by Gwent county council for London University and fees to Webber Douglas Academy. Invited to study at Sorbonne by Sylvan Corthay, (Peter Brook’s assistant) And “offered” Scholarship To Bristol Old Vic.
2004 2006: South Africa
Taught comedy improvisation to JOE PARKERS comedy improv players.
2001 2011: South Africa
Performed as improvisor in comedy and musical improvisation and stand-up comedy shows for corporate arena and stage.
1990 to 1995: United Kingdom
Schools tours and Theatre in education. Mostly working with Shakespeare’s texts.
Croydon based theatre company “WEST 28 street” run by Mark Helyar
“Y Touring theatre company” in association with the National theatre.
1996 to 2001: United Kingdom
Teaching Speech and Voice in Business and Presentation.
Specialising with confidence training with voice and physical speech issues as regards articulation and communication skills.
2001 to 2009: South Africa
Training Actors & Students in Voice Production via Juice Management. A Voice Over/ Actors Agency that I set up and ran.
2010 to 2017: South Africa
Taught Voice & Voice Over Techniques for Radio,TV, Animation and Dubbing at various studios and privately.
Requested by SABC producer to speak at an interna- tional event conference on voice over for animation representing South Africa, in 2017.
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1998 2017: For United Kingdom and South Africa. USA.
Acted in over a dozen international feature films. Played leading role in Beat the Drum which won 30 international awards.
1998 2017: For United Kingdom, South Africa, United States and Belgium. Denmark. Acted in over 20 television series.
2016-2017: South Africa
Played lead in local TV series called Gold Diggers playing Detective Gavin Archer.
1994 2001: United Kingdom
In the UK best known for playing Eddie in The West End and on Tour in the award winning musical Blood Brothers. Numerous national tours of the Shake- spearean productions such as Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew and Hamlet, playing the leading roles.
2001: South Africa
Played Jake in Award Winning Stones in his Pockets.
2017: South Africa
Played Jerry in Harold Pinter's Betrayal.
2001: United Kingdom
Wrote and Produced ‘A Soldier’s Story’ on film for BBC Wales. Official Palm Springs Film Festival selec- tion 2001.
2008-2012: South Africa
Resident writer on the e.tv Drama Series “Backstage”.
2008-2012: South Africa
Wrote for the absurdist comedy series “On the Couch” for the South African Broadcasting Corpora- tion Channel 3.
2006: South Africa
Wrote comedy TV series ‘Space Africa’, which was green lighted by MNET television channel and Produc- tion works, South Africa.
2001 2017: South Africa
Most in demand and consistently busy voice artist in South Africa. Voiced several South African and International campaigns which won numerous Gold and Silver Wards at the Cannes Lions Advertising Awards, as well as numerous local South African awards at the “PROMAX” Promo Awards and “LOERIES”, South African Advertising Awards. Voiced main Characters in two international children’s animation series.
The Journey is the destination
Welsh reuters Chief Director: Bronwyn Hughes
Lieutenant Smalls Director: Joe Miale
Mandela’s Gun
MI6 Agent Director: John Irvin
BBC Reporter Director: Darrell Roodt
Sinking of the Laconia
Wireless Operator Director: Uwe Jansen
Blood and Oil
Director: David Attwood
John Michaelson Director: Neil Marshall
Balfour Director: Mira Nair
Male Therapist Director: Evelyn Purcell
Airport Cop Director: Bronwyn Hughes
Cape of Good Hope
Dr. Radford Director: Mark Bamford

The Message
Crowbar Director: David Golden
Beat the Drum
Stefan Botha Director: David Hickson
Our Girl 2
Major hare Produced by BBC
The Crown
Royal detective Producted by Netflix
Roer jou Voete
Pach Malin (Texan) Produced by Rous House Productions
Dr. Smythe
Produced by MMSV Productions
Mark Produced by Endemol
Innocent Times
John Produced by MNET
Zero Tolerance
Jeff (Australian) Produced by MNET
7de Laan
Produced by Danie Odendaal Productions
7de Laan
Heroin Addict
Produced by Danie Odendaal Productions
Terrorist Produced by Stark Films
Reporter Produced by BBC
Harry Produced by BBC
Cave Girl
Warrior Chief Produced by BBC
Zero Hour
SAS Commander Produced by BBC
The Devil’s Whore
Joliffe Soldier Produced by BBC
Trendy Man Produced by BBC
Film: “Care”
Journalist Produced by Channel Four
Salamander 2
Arms Dealer Belgium TV series
Blood Brothers
Bill Kenwright productions; National tour and West End
Stones in his Pockets
Jake Toerien Productions
Hamlet UK Tour
The Taming of the Shrew
Petruchio UK Tour
Romeo & Juliet
Romeo UK Tour
Much ado about nothing
Claudio UK Tour

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