Wednesday, March 4, 2015

SABC1 adds format reality show The Sing-Off SA as a new South Africa competition show; auditions taking place in March.

SABC1 is adding the international format reality show The Sing-Off SA as a new South African competition show with auditions which will be taking place countrywide this month.

Previous seasons of the American version of The Sing-Off in which groups compete singing a capella like Glee, has been broadcast on SABC3 and Vuzu.

The winning a capella group of The Sing-Off South Africa gets a Sony recording contract.

A group can have up to five members and they have to do 3 songs - each no longer than 3 minutes.

The judges encourages groups to add choreography, creativity and costumes - just like seen on Glee - to enhance their performances.

Auditions for The Sing-Off will be taking place in Johannesburg, Polokwane, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban during March.

Here's the audition details:

Johannesburg: 14 and 15 March
Venue: The Bass Line. 10 Henry Nxumalo Street Newtown Johannesburg
Times: Saturday 14 March: 09:00 -19:00; Sunday 15 March: 09:00 - 17:00

Polokwane: 16 and 17 MarchVenue: The Library Gardens Auditorium. 71 Hans van Rensburg street C/O  Grobler Street, Polokwane
Times: Monday 16 March: 14:00 – 19:00; Tuesday 17 March: 09:00 - 19:00

Cape Town: 21 and 22 MarchVenue: City Hall, Darling Street, Cape Town
Times: Saturday 21 March: 09:00 - 19:00; Sunday 22 March: 09:00 - 19:00

Port Elizabeth: 25 and 26 MarchVenue: The Savoy Theatre and Conference Centre. cnr Diaz Road and Stirk Road, Port Elizabeth.
Times: Wednesday 25 March: 14:00 - 19:00; Thursday 26 March: 09:00 - 19:00

Durban: 28 and 29 MarchVenue: The Play House: 29 Anton Lembede Street, Durban
Times: Saturday 28 March: 09:00 - 19:00; Sunday 29 March: 09:00 - 19:00