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Monday, August 4, 2014


Calling all emerging artists!

The Performing Arts Network of South Africa will host auditions for Blue Monday Platform tonight (August 4) at the Catalina Theatre.

The Blue Monday Platform was created by PANSA-KZN for emerging artists to gain an insight into the performing arts industry, to meet and network with some of the professionals from the industry. This experience of the industry includes an audition process, technical run and stage rehearsal, introduction workshop and live performance in front of an audience.

The process seeks to connect the emerging artists with the professionals such as event organisers, music producers, theatre and film directors, radio and television personalities. If you are looking for a breakthrough, a platform for you to showcase your talents and possibly launch your career in the arts industry, PANSA is giving you that chance.

Emerging artists will get exposure and possibly be recruited into their line of talent whether it is music, dance, poetry or acting and also getting possible sponsors, agents or producers. BMP also looks at changing the perspective of arts, creating opportunity not only for artists but also for producers to see what is up and new in the performing industry, giving of fresh innovative and new outlook of ideas for the performing arts industry.

Auditions take place tonight (August 4)
Technical / Stage Run take place on August 11
Performance Night will be on August 25

All events take place from 15h30 to 18h30 at Catalina Theatre.

All performance art forms are eligible for the audition and complete BMP experience. The length of each performance should not exceed four minutes. Auditionees are advised to be punctual. They must prepare and bring own backing tracks, props and other necessary items for the audition and performance. They must also organise their own, reliable transport to and from the venue at their own cost;

Booking is essential. Contact PANSA PR Intern: Akhona Nolusu on 084 264 2638 email: or PANSA-KZN Regional Coordinator: Nelisa Mzimela on 031 201 4750 or email: