Monday, December 10, 2012
Castings and Entertainment News around SA
Greetings Dear Readers, if you are a Actor there are loads of opportunities for you around
South Africa. Here are just some of them along with some entertainment news:
1. West Side Story audition in Durban
The Playhouse Company, Durban, by arrangement with DALRO, announces auditions for the production of West Side Story in Durban during November and December 2013.
Please note the following criteria:
1. The production calls for classically trained dancers, singers and actors.
2. Previous professional experience in musical theatre is essential
3. Ladies need to bring high heel dance shoes and MUST be able to dance in these
4. Proficiency in different accents is an advantage.
5. Please bring a headshot and full length photograph, as well as a resume to your audition.
6. ALL artists to arrive by 8:30am to register and to be available ALL day. The dance audition starts at 9am. Singing and acting auditions to follow from this.
Closing date for audition bookings is midday on Tuesday, 11 December 2012.
Audition information is available on the PANSA website, click here
2. Casting Call
Bubblegum is a TV production company based in Greenpoint, Cape Town, currently recording a new children's storytelling TV series. The show is English language, and aimed at ages 3 to 6.
We are searching for a voice actor to be the narrator for this series - Black, male, ideally with a "cool uncle" voice.
If you are interested, please email Rozie at firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday the 14th of December, to set up a voice audition.
3. Call for entrepreneurs
WE’RE INTRODUCING THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP RECOGNITION AWARDS. ENTREPRENEURS, ENTER NOW. LET’S GIVE YOUR BUSINESS THE BOOST IT NEEDS TO GO BIG.
The Western Cape Government’s number one priority is to grow the economy. A growing economy means more jobs. And that’s where you come in. We believe innovative, enterprising entrepreneurs like you deserve special recognition for the work you do. So, enter The Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards today.
Visit www.westerncape.gov.za for categories, terms and conditions.
Best Student Business Idea
Entries close 20 December 2012.
4. Chief Executive Officer: JOBURG CITY THEATRES
The City of Johannesburg, as part of its Institutional Review, resolved that Joburg Theatre (SOC) Ltd and Roodepoort City Theatre NPC t/a Joburg Promusica be integrated into a single theatre management company to be known as Joburg City Theatres. This new Municipal Entity of the City of Johannesburg will render the functions and services that, until now, have been rendered separately by these two theatres. It will also institutionalise the operation of the newly established Soweto Theatre. Therefore, the Chief Executive Officer of Joburg City Theatres will be responsible for the operations of Joburg Theatre (formerly the Johannesburg Civic Theatre), Roodepoort City Theatre and Soweto Theatre.
The Head Office of Joburg City Theatres will be based at Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein.
Closing date and time: 16:00 on Monday 14 January 2013. Full advert is available on the PANSA website, click here
(Source - Pansa)