Liberian Ghanaian Movie Star, Van Vickers Launches School Of Performer Arts In Liberia

By Robert Dixon|Contributor|

Ghanaian based Liberian movie star, Van Vicker

The Van Vicker’s School Of Performer Arts was over the week end Launched with a call on Liberians to take advantage of the opportunity in go to the institution.

Speaking in an interview with Reporters on the campus of the School on

Benson street in Central Monrovia, Mr. Van Vicker a Liberia Ghanaian artist said the that establishment of the school was his own way of helping to promote and identify the Liberian talents.

He said that the mission of the school among things was also designed to educate artist and future artists with practical, hands on experiences in fine and performing arts, film/stage, music(voice coaching, piano, guitar, drum, lesson).

He also said that school  designed to educate artist and future artists with spiritual, ballet, tap, jazz moder, hip hop, African, Chinese ,Indian, Lebanese, Musical theater and broadcasting.

Mr.  Vicker told journalists that the school is dedicated to providing an outlet of fine arts education to children, youth and young adults of Liberia.

He pointed out that the teaching staff is comprised of an educated body of filmmakers, dancers and actors that will fly into Liberia to provide industry – driven training to its students.

Mr.  Vicker, a household name in Nollywood and Ghollyhold is slowly climbing the ladder of success in the film industry in the United States of America.

According to him, the program will consist of classes that will develop producers, Directors of photography, actors, actress’s dancers, etc.

“Our balanced initiative is an intensive schedule that is effective in preparing young filmmakers, dancers, singers, musicians, performers the world of film making and arts etc. ”He said.

He further that at the end of the semester, the performing arts students will put on major  productions with an emphasis on addressing solution that will help to heal our  nation.

Mr.  Vicker stressed that the film production students will do a film that highlights the rich history and culture of Liberia and countries all around the world.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.