Back!As revealed by TVSA
in December last year, e.tv has renewed SA's Got Talent
for a fourth season.
The series' signature judges will also be returning: Shado Twala
, Ian von Memerty
and Kabelo Mabalane
, who joined the panel last season after the show moved from SABC2 to e.tv.
Kabelo will be judging the season as a married man for the first time. Earlier this year he tied the knot
with Idols-finalist-turned-actress Gail Nkoane
Comedian Tats Nkonzo
will also be back to host the live shows and follow contestants as they go through the auditions which start in May. Who's the show looking for?
As per usual, the show's looking for any act by any age.
(A heads-up that entrants younger than 18 must attend the auditions with a parent or guardian.)Audition dates and venues:
Auditions doors open at 07h00. Doors close at 12h00 so if you aren't in the queue by 12h00 you won't be allowed to enter. DurbanDate:
Saturday, 18 May 2013Venue:
Olive Convention CentreJohannesburgWhen:
Saturday, 25 and Sunday, 26 May 2013Venue:
Saturday, 1 June and Sunday, 2 JuneVenue:
River Club How to enter your act:
You can either arrive on the day and sign up to audition or you can pre-register by mailing the show at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you pre-register you'll be guaranteed an audition spot so long as you're at the venue by 12h00 on the day. Audition must-knows:
- Your audition may not exceed 2 minutes.
- Any act that exceeds 2 minutes will be stopped.
- Dancers must bring their own music on a CD.
- Singers can take a backing track or they can sing acapella.
- Musicians must bring all of their own equipment.
- Variety acts must take health and safety into account.
- All auditions will be conducted in English. Audition pieces and acts may be in vernacular.
More must-knows as well as FAQs are available on the e.tv website: SA's Got Talent FAQs.
Further audition guidelines (including competition rules) can be found here: SA's Got Talent guidelines