Melissa Dube Lands Film Role as Geraldine Roche Arts Training Pays Off

  • Written by: Tafadzwa Mazviba

Above: Melissa Dube, pictured centre.

In a remarkable achievement that underscores the talent and potential of young artists, Melissa Dube, a trainee of the Geraldine Roche Drama (GRD) Arts Academy, recently landed a significant role as Thuba, the supporting actor to the leading role, in a short film produced by Plan International titled "Velile".

This opportunity not only showcases Melissa's acting skills, but also highlights the success of the Academy in nurturing and empowering youth in the arts industry.

The GRD Arts Academy focuses on providing aspiring artists with the necessary skillset and training to break into the competitive entertainment industry, and the programme is beginning to show its effectiveness in shaping the next generation of talent.

Melissa Dube's successful casting in the Plan International short film is a testament to the Academy's dedication to fostering creativity and excellence among its students.

The goal of the GRD Arts Academy has always been to empower youth, like Melissa Dube, with the
necessary tools and opportunities to pursue their passion for the arts.

By providing comprehensive training, mentorship and real-world experience, the Academy equips talented individuals with the confidence and skills needed to secure employment and succeed in the entertainment industry.

Melissa's achievement is not only a personal triumph but also a reflection of the academy's mission to empower youth and foster creativity in the arts. Her success story inspires others to pursue their dreams with dedication and passion, knowing that, with the right training and support, anything is possible.

To watch Melissa in action as Thuba, click here.