As part of her efforts to support upcoming actors/actresses, star actress Mercy Aigbe-Gentry has floated a drama school. According to her, “The opportunity is here finally to learn the Art and Art of Theatre from me and other Thespians, as we painstakingly take you through the rudiments of Theatre and Movie-Making. Our 3-month intensive training with 1-month practical/field work is designed for beginners who do not only want to be star actors but want to learn what it takes to retain stardom.”
Courses that prospective students can take include: Acting, Stage Management, Script Writing, Language Management, Music and Dance, Movie-Making, Film Analysis and Criticism. There are also special courses like Make-Up and Special Effect, Bead-Making, Digital Photography and Photo Editing. There is also a 6-month Advanced Level course with 2 months practical/field work designed for those who are not new in drama business but need more knowledge and want to stand out in any of the following fields: Cinematography, Directing, Music and Dance, Movie Editing, Acting, Movie Production and Production Management.