Welcome to the home of PALI!
The Performing Arts Lifestyle Institute is a privately run acting, directing and film school in Pretoria, South Africa. The aim of the school is to prepare aspiring actors, directors, and writers for entering the South African film industry.
All courses offered at PALI are practical and industry-driven. Examinations are adjudicated by professionals from the industry and are a good indication of the student's ability to enter the industry. PALI has an informal, yet professional culture based on passion, commitment, discipline, initiative and integrity, but also on fun!
Shareen Swart is the founder and CEO of PALI
She has tons of experience in both the film and theatre industries.
"Joining PALI really changed my entire perspective on the acting industry! I recommend it to any aspiring actors."
- Carien Viljoen (3rd year)