|Hunt for talented MC to host awards underway|
The search for a dynamic young presenter who will emcee the 7th ACT | DALRO |
Nedbank Scholarships finale is underway.
The countrywide series of auditions will kick off in June. This will be done alongside
the search for the top six young performers who will be eligible to win one of three
scholarships, with a combined value of R315 000, to go towards their tuition fees
for a performing arts qualification at any accredited South African tertiary institution.
The seventh edition of Magic in the Making awards – set to take place at the
Market Theatre in Johannesburg’s Newtown Precinct on 12 October 2015 –
will have a showcase by the six finalists to a live audience and an independent
panel of judges. The production’s variety show format will not only allow the participants
to deliver enchanting pieces in dance, singing and acting but also have the
charismatic presenter bring all the acts together into a seamless performance for
the audience and judges to enjoy.
MC search auditions will take place on the same dates as the auditions for the
Scholarships themselves. There is no registration fee, and participants can register
Closing date for the MC registrations is 19 June 2015 and all
registered individuals will be
supplied with audition material and necessary details.
Auditions will take place in the following regions:
The deadline for registrations for the Performing Arts Scholarships Programme
have been extended to this Friday, 5 June 2015.
Click here for more information on previous winners, finalists, guidelines and
email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the ACT office on 011 712 8403.
ACT acknowledges support from the following organisations as regional
partners: University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Port Elizabeth Opera House (PEOH),
The Market Theatre Foundation, Mayibuye Arts Centre, University of the Free State’s Scaena Theatre,
Witbank Civic Theatre, Artéma Instituut vir Kunstebestuur en Ontwikkeling,
Limpopo Youth Orchestra and Tshwane University of Technology (TUT).