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Men and women 20 - 100 Years old, Western Cape


Artscape Theatre is holding auditions for its forthcoming production of John Kani's play, Nothing But The Truth, which he himself will be directing.

Character Bios:

-Sipho, (will be extended to people with the body type and ability to portray a 62 year old Xhosa man, as opposed to age casting).
Assistant Chief Librarian at the Port Elizabeth Public Library where he worked for almost 33 years.

-Thando (25-30 years) English/Zulu, Sipho Makhaya’s only daughter, a teacher, who also works as an interpreter at the Amnesty hearings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

-Mandisa (20-25 years) English, is Sipho’s English-born niece who has lived in England all her life and has come to South Africa to bury her father’s ashes.

Audition Process:
-Prepare any short monologue no less than 2 minutes and not more than 3 minutes.
-Have knowledge of the play and of the characters.
-Artscape is looking for people that are fluent in speaking/writing and reading isiXhosa/Zulu.

The auditions will take place 20 January 2016, 10:00 – 17:00. Please note auditions are by appointment only, and all auditions will be given a specific time within this window.

Call Backs: 22 January 2016, 10:00 – 17:00

Commitment Period: 11 April 2016 – 14 May 2016

Casting had ended