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Final deadline reminder for 2014 Performing Arts Scholarships

Aspiring performing artists are reminded that the deadline for participation in the sixth annual ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Performing Arts Scholarships Awards is Saturday 31 May.

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Three scholarships will be awarded in 2014, to the values of R150,000; R105,000 and R60,000; totaling R315,000. The winners will be announced after the Final performance, which will be hosted by UJ Arts & Culture at the University of Johannesburg on 13 October 2014. For the auditions, participants are required to prepare a prescribed monologue, song and dance. In addition to the prescribed performances, contestants will also get an opportunity to perform a monologue of their own choice.
Participants are invited to register to audition in six cities, as follows – Saturday, 28 June: Durban, hosted by Stable Theatre Monday,
30 June: Cape Town, hosted by The Stage Performing Arts School and Theatre in Bellville Wednesday,
2 July: Port Elizabeth, hosted by the PE Opera House Tuesday,
15 July: Johannesburg, hosted by UJ Arts Centre Wednesday,
16 July: Johannesburg, hosted by UJ Arts Centre Saturday,
19 July: Nelspruit, hosted by Church Unlimited (R40 Baberton Rd.) Saturday,
26 July: Bloemfontein, hosted by the Scaena Theatre at the University of the Free State
The closing date for registrations is Saturday 31 May, 2014. Eligible candidates who would like more information, or to register, can visit www.act.org.za.