Chance of a lifetime

2015-05-05 06:00

The dream of winning a performing arts scholarship from the Arts andamp; Culture Trust (ACT) can become a reality for three young performers this year.

Young performers have until Sunday 31 May to register for the seventh annual ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Performing Arts Scholarships Programme.

The competition is open to Grade 12 learners and individuals between the ages of 18 and 25 who are not considered professionals and wish to pursue undergraduate studies in the performing arts.

Participants will be put through their paces, showcasing their talents in acting, singing and dancing with an exceptional talent in at least one of these disciplines. In addition to preparing the prescribed performances, contestants will also have the opportunity to perform a monologue of their own choice.

Cape Town auditions will be held on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 July and finalists must be available for the final round in Johannesburg from Tuesday 6 to Monday 12 October.

The winners can select their preferred performing arts course at any accredited South African tertiary institution.V

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

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