The winner of South Africa’s best soapie at this year’s SAFTA awards, Rhythm City, will be having an open audition this April.
Rhythm City is looking to cast a character called Nomalanga, an authentic Zulu speaking female between the ages of 21 and 30. Nomalanga is Zolani’s (Melusi Mbele) fiancé, and the daughter of a Kwazulu Natal based mining magnate and struggle veteran.The auditions will be hosted online. Potential candidates who meet the language, age and gender requirements are required to film their performance based on the script provided. Entries open at 9AM on Monday 11 April, and close at midnight on Friday, 15 April. Interested Rhythm Citizens can enter by visiting www.rcauditions.co.zaand follow the below easy steps:
• download the script from the website and prepare for your audition,
• film yourself performing the script using a smartphone or any other recording device,
• upload the clip to your own YouTube account,
• complete the application form on the website and share your YouTube link.
The top 12 candidates will be selected for a call-back at the Rhythm City studios in Johannesburg in the third week of April. The lucky ladies will be flown to Johannesburg, and put through their paces, to determine the one who will play the role of Nomalanga. Filming for this role is set to start on Wednesday 4 May.
“e.tv has always been passionate about discovering and promoting South Africa’s emerging talent. We are looking for someone with star quality, a new face that Rhythm City’s loyal audience will instantly relate to.” Says Marlon Davids, GM Content strategy and Planning for e.tv
Catch all the drama on Rhythm City every week day at 7PM on e.tv and eHD on OpenView HD (Channel 104) and DStv (Channel 194).