SANS Group

Artist Development Studio



30 Jan 2021



SANS Group is both a studio and a culture. We provide a safe place where artists can explore and hone their craft.

SANS Group is an Artist Development Studio primarily for actors and dancers, founded in 2015 in Johannesburg by Hungani Ndlovu. The studio started by hosting drop-in acting and dance classes on Saturday mornings and gradually grew into offering acting courses, dance workshops and more.

We provide the opportunity for people in the entertainment industry to hone their craft via open/private classes, workshops and short intensive courses. Our vision and mission are to cultivate a culture of learning within the South African entertainment industry. We believe this will help to inspire and grow our industry. 

SANS stands for: 

- Strong

- Attitudes

- Nurture

- Success

Our company values:

- Humility

- Trust

- Recognition

- Honour

Acting Courses
Acting Courses
Guest Speakers
Guest Speakers

Mapaseka Koetle-Nyokong

Certificate Courses
Certificate Courses
Live Performances
Live Performances

SANS Group Dancers

Dance Workshops
Dance Workshops



Hungani Ndlovu


Actor | Dancer | Presenter | MC

Hungani obtained an Acting For Film degree in Los Angeles. Lived and worked in Hollywood and New York City for over 2 years. His work ranges from theatre, music videos, film and tv.


Fiona Ketter

Dance Director

Dancer | Choreographer

Fiona is professionally trained and has performed on some of the biggest platforms in the world like - WOD, Choreographers Carnival and  Club Jeté to name a few.


Xolani Ngwenya


Portraits | Weddings | Events | Brand

Siphoesihle Visuals is Xolani's photography company. For more info - 067 125 2367 or email:


Stephanie Sandows

Casting Director

Actress | Casting Director | Presenter | MC

Stephanie is a qualified Social Linguist, with a Honours Degree from University of Johannesburg.


Paul Kaseke Snr

Legal Advisor & Consultant

Media Law, Privacy Law, Property Law, Group Rights, Religious Freedom, Administrative Law, Governance and Cyber Law. He holds an LLB and LLM from the University of the Witwatersrand and is currently reading for his PhD. He's the Senior Managing Partner and Founder of AfriConsult Firm. For more info - 065 978 8257 or email:


Frequently asked questions

How do I register for an acting course?

There are a few options: 1) Register through our website online forms and make your payment. 2) Send us an email regarding your interest and we will respond accordingly. 3) Send us a WhatsApp message regarding your interest and we will respond accordingly.

Do we have certificate courses?

Yes! We currently offer two courses that have graded certificate handouts upon completion of the course. Our 12 Week and 8 Week Acting Courses both are certificate courses.

How many studio locations do we have?

We currently only have one studio, based in JHB, South Africa. - Address: 28 6th Street, Parkhurst We are doing our best to create workshops in other cities and countries. For anyone eager to join our classes and can't make it to Johannesburg, you can join our online academy -

Do we have an actors agency?

Yes we do. We represent experienced and inexperienced actors. We have an audition process that we follow. Please check our our agency tab to see more about our agency -