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Tuesday, November 5, 2013


Auditions will be held in Durban on November 16 in search of Zulu TV presenters, actors and voice over-artists.

Leading South African arts entrepreneur Mbongeni Ngema has announced that his company, Committed Artists, is to hold auditions to find presenters, actors and voice-over artists for his new Zulu TV channel, which will be launched early in 2014, in partnership with the King Zwelithini Foundation.

Zulu TV will be flighted throughout sub-Saharan Africa from January 22, 2014, via a new satellite that has been launched into space by SENTECH.

Those interested in auditioning must be conversant in isiZulu and English. Qualified radio and TV announcers and actors of all race groups as well as aspiring raw talent will be considered for auditions.

KZN-based Zulu TV will begin shooting programmes in December, 2013. Primarily an entertainment channel, Zulu TV aims to screen high quality programmes in High Definition format, with a strong emphasis on local productions. In addition to music programmes, content will include coverage of heritage, tourism, arts and culture, lifestyle, magazines programmes, as well as musical theatre, drama, sitcoms, movies, short films, documentaries, religion and current affairs, with internet link up through social networking.

The auditions in search of Zulu TV presenters, actors and voice-over artists will be held at KZN Music House, 1 Derby Street corner Igcuce (Epsom) Road, Greyville in Durban, on November 16 between 10h00 and 17h00.

It is essential to book a slot in order to secure an audition. Call 031 309 8159 (office hours between 09h00 and 17h00) or email to book an appointment.