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Tuesday, June 10, 2014


Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre will host a second open call auditions for its rigorous, season-long Trainee Programme on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre is a professional award-winning dance theatre company based in Durban. Since its inception in 1994, SSDT has become one of the leading dance companies in South Africa, producing and touring work nationally and internationally. The company operates on principles of non-racialism and equal opportunity. While every effort is made to create redress, SSDT strives for excellence and diversity. In this instance this audition is open to everyone, regardless of race or gender.

SSDT seeks talented dancers (18 – 25 years) to be available weekdays, 09h00 to 17h00. This is a full-time dance training programme. The trainees will form part of the SSDT Company in a trainee capacity and will have opportunities for performance throughout the 2014 / 2015 season. A stipend will be offered to successful candidates for the duration of their tenure as SSDT trainees. The Siwela Sonke Dance Trainee Programme is made possible through a grant from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF).

Auditions will take place on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 09h00 at Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre, Salbany House 1st Floor, 50 Albany Grove in Central Durban

Candidates should please call or email to book a place for this audition. Candidates should arrive early and ready to begin at 9 am. Please prepare 1 minute of your own genre and 1 minute of your interpretation of abstract art.

For more information and to book your place in the audition contact Elroy Bell on 031 307 6685 or email: or visit