Acting role involves the following:
Most actors struggle to find steady work, and few achieve recognition as stars. Some work as “extras”—actors who have no lines to deliver but are included in scenes to give a more realistic setting. Some actors do voiceover or narration work for animated features, audiobooks, or other electronic media.
In some stage or film productions, actors sing, dance, or play a musical instrument. For some roles, an actor must learn a new skill, such as horseback riding or stage fighting.
Most actors have long periods of unemployment between roles and often hold other jobs in order to make a living. Some actors teach acting classes as a second job.
Although you can still get an acting job on your own, but most Acting jobs are secured through an acting agency. Here is a list of Acting Agencies in South Africa you might want to look at.
Not necessarily, however it always helps to have some related qualifications in order to increase your chances of career growth.
Well, it depends on the institution you are studying at and the level of your qualification
Acting Agencies are the best in terms of making your child a star. List of Acting Agencies in South Africa