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Thursday, June 6, 2013


PACOFS Bloemfontein is looking for a white, female actress with an Afrikaans accent, aged 50 to 60 to take over a role (the butcher's wife) in the production of Madonna of Excelsior. An intensive three day rehearsal period starts on Monday (June 10) in Bloemfontein. The show has been performed previously, and the rehearsals are to settle the new performer into the role.

The tour starts on June 13 and includes shows in Bloemfontein, Pretoria (State Theatre) and on the main programme of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. The tour ends on June 28.

The show is co-directed by Roel Twijnstra (Dutch) and Jerry Pooe (South African). More information, pictures and registration can be found on

Transport and accommodation are paid for, and a fee is offered for the period from June 10 to 28.

Interested actresses are asked to email a photograph, short motivation letter and a CV to by the end of today, Thursday (June 7). Applicants will be contacted tomorrow (Friday, June 7)