Playhouse hosts auditions for its Sundowners and Test Driving the Arts programmes


KwaZulu-Natal musicians, get your saxophones, guitars, pianos and tambourines ready! The Playhouse Company is holding auditions of both the 2017 Sundowner Concerts and the Test Driving the Arts programmes.

Over the years the Sundowner programme has become a regular, feature of entertainment in the city centre.

If you do business or work in the city, The Playhouse invites you to find time to stop by and enjoy a Friday Sundowner or you will be missing out on an opportunity to chill after work as you look forward to a deserved rest with the long week behind you.

Some of the names featured on the current programme include the legendary Madala Kunene, jazz greats Melvin Peters, Barney Bophela and Philani Ngidi, Daniel dos Reis and Thobeka Langa among others.

If you fancy being counted alongside them, then make sure you audition for the 2017 Sundowners programme at The Playhouse on November 25.

Artists are requested to submit profiles and registration forms to Khulekani Kunene at

Alternatively call Khulekani at 031 369 9440 during office hours.

Up-and-coming artists, meanwhile, will be able to showcase their talent in the Test Driving the Arts sessions.

Aimed largely at younger people, the programme includes poetry and musical performances across a wide ranging number of genres including jazz, maskandi, gospel, kwaito, Afro reggae, imfene, pantsula and hip hop

Auditions for Test Driving the Arts will take place on Wednesday, November 23 and Thursday, November 24 in the Playhouse Company Grand Foyer

No walk-ins will be accommodated, so it is essential to book your slot. Registration forms are available at the Playhouse until November 11.



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