ABOUT THE PRINCIPALNASTASSJA POTGIETER BTEC DRAMA, PGCE
Nastassja was born and raised in Durban where she was involved in all facets of the dramatic arts from an early age. Her passion led to studying an ND:Drama at Durban University of Technology which she completed with Cum Laude in 2008. Nastassja then went on to study her BTEC in Drama at Tshwane University of Technology in 2009, specialising in physical theatre and singing. Her love for the arts and the positive effect it has on children led her to the Helen O' Grady Drama Academy. Over the next 6 years Nastassja would teach for three branches, namely Johannesburg, Durban and more recently Cape Town.
Nastassja's love for study and education saw her complete a PGCE awarded with Cum Laude in 2014. Much to her delight, she received an opportunity to head up the Helen O' Grady Drama Academy-West Coast which she accepted with much enthusiasm. Nastassja believes that through drama so much is possible and all facets of life should allow for creativity.