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Kenya: Acting Coach

Organization: FilmAid International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 23 Mar 2018

About FilmAid:

FilmAid is an international development and humanitarian communications organization that harnesses the power and influence of media and the arts to respond to emergencies as well as promote social change through dialogue in order to protect the wellbeing of displaced and vulnerable populations by building stronger, healthier, and more informed communities around the world.

Over the past 16 years, FilmAid has served displaced populations and their host communities in Kenya, Tanzania, Macedonia, Afghanistan, US Gulf Coast, Haiti and the Thai/Myanmar border.

FilmAid designs and implements communications initiatives on critical health, protection and environmental issues. FilmAid’s Theory-Of-Change is based on the integration of access, creativity and participation, which drive individual and community change, contributing to positive social impact. Underpinning this approach is collaboration; working together is fundamental to achieving change. FilmAid partners with communities, creators, NGOs, Governments, and the private sector to ensure a collaborative approach to this end.

Specific Tasks:

  • Train non- actors for the specific roles to play.
  • Ensure actors understand their roles.
  • Ensure characters have mastered their lines and know their objectives in the scenes.
  • Help actors be at ease, feel confident and grounded.
  • Help the actor and director connect.
  • Rehearse with actors while director blocks scenes with the technical team.
  • Mentor actors and ensure that they believe in themselves and bring out their best performance through their talent.


  • Have a degree or Diploma in performing arts or in any other relevant field.
  • Have an extensive experience in theatre production.
  • Have a keen eye for spotting talent and reading people and their body language.
  • Great interpersonal skills,
  • An outspoken personality.
  • A patient personality.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their applications with detailed Cover Letter describing how your experience, qualifications and competencies make you the right candidate for this position, CV and 3 references to Email address: jobskenya@filmaid.org on or before 23rd March, 2018

Links to previous work done should be included in the cover letter.