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Saturday, June 6, 2015


 Deadline for MC Registration:  June 19, 2015

The search for a dynamic young presenter who will emcee the 7th ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Scholarships finale is underway.

The countrywide series of auditions will be done alongside this month’s search for the top six young performers who will be eligible to win one of three scholarships, with a combined value of R315,000, to go towards their tuition fees for a performing arts qualification at any accredited South African tertiary institution.

The seventh edition of Magic in the Making awards - set to take place at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg’s Newtown Precinct on October 12, 2015 - will have a showcase by the six finalists to a live audience and an independent panel of judges. The production’s variety show format will not only allow the participants to deliver enchanting pieces in dance, singing and acting but also have the charismatic presenter bring all the acts together into a seamless performance for the audience and judges to enjoy.

MC search auditions will take place on the same dates as the auditions for the Scholarships themselves. There is no registration fee, and participants can register online at The closing date for the MC registrations is June 19, 2015, and all registered individuals will be supplied with audition material and necessary details.

KZN auditions will take place in Durban on June 30 and July 1.

For more information on previous winners, finalists, guidelines and registration visit; e-mail or contact the ACT office on 011 712 8403.