Mzansi Magic is calling for Zulu and Xhosa speaking actors to audition for a new gang related film Romeo and Romeo. An exciting opportunity to show off your talents and break into the industry. The film is a Drama/Romance that holds potential for spectacular feedback throughout as it tackles matters that have not been portrayed on South African Television. Ensure you don’t miss out on this opportunity as even the audition can open amazing doors. So here’s what you need to know and where you need to be:
STORY SYNOPSIS: In Tembisa a community torn by gang rivalry, Themba a timid young man, is crumbling under pressure. His older brother, Raza, the ruthless leader of The Vuma Gang, wants him initiated formally into the gang. In the depths of hopelessness, he meets an artistic stranger, Sizwe. They fall in love. Themba is pressured into killing a member form the enemy gang. He tries to prolong the order. After witnessing Raza’s brutality, a fearful Themba knows he can’t avoid the initiation ritual, he agrees to go and kill his mark. Devastated, Themba discovers that his new mark is Sizwe, who is not only his lover but the younger brother of the rival gang leader, Khaya. After taking credit for the accidental murder of Skhumba, Khaya’s right hand man, Themba believes he is finally free. The two lovers plan to run away together. A series of miscommunications leads to Themba falsely believing that Sizwe has been killed by his brother’s gang. He finally finds the courage to stand up to Raza, which ultimately leads to his freedom, but not without tragedy.
Venue: MNET Magic Centre Building
137 Braam Fischer Drive
Time/Date: Friday, 29 September 2017 (09H00 – 17H30)
Saturday, 30 September (08H30 -12H30)
Age: 19 – 35
Contact: Those interested in auditioning should contact one of the below addresses
Bring: An A4 Performance CV (which includes: a Picture and Personal Details i.e. Name, Contact details, Abilities, Dress size, etc…)
- Feel free to dress casually and send any queries to the above email addresses.
- Applicants will be individually notified about their call backs.
- You may audition for one or more characters. Audition material will be provided upon arrival.
- Please see story and character bios attached below.