BET Africa is looking for someone to play Lebo Mathosa in new series

Lebo Mathosa. (Photo: Supplied)
Lebo Mathosa. (Photo: Supplied)

Johannesburg – BET Africa is in search of a talented actress to take on the role of iconic SA singer Lebo Mathosa for their new series The Lebo Mathosa Story

The drama series will tell the story of "how a young, shy and ambitious girl transformed herself into a power house in the music industry at the height of the country's social transition," a press release explains.

"Bringing Lebo Mathosa's biopic to the streets and screens of South Africa is an example of BET's commitment to celebrating black excellence and culture. Lebo was a pivotal voice of her generation and her legacy continues to inspire. It's about time we share her untold story with audiences across the continent," vice president for youth, music at BET at Viacom Africa, Monde Twala, said. 

According to the press statement the perfect person for the role is "someone with a powerful voice, eye-catching dance moves and a sense of fashion that would make Lebo Mathosa proud."

If you think you've got what it takes, head out to the auditions at Sky Rink Studios in Johannesburg on Sunday 31 March 2019. 

Hopefuls should be between the ages of 10 and 14 as well as 20 to 30 as they will be casting actors to play Lebo at different phases in her life.

More information on the Lebo Mathosa auditions can be found on the BET Africa website