Audition call for Dr Jonas Gwanga’s Amandla Cultural Ensemble

 Press release

September 2015

Audition call for Dr Jonas Gwanga’s Amandla Cultural Ensemble

 On the 28 and 29 September 2015 Barungwa Productions will be auditio

ning for Amandla the Musical. First produced in 1980 by Dr Jonas Gwanga, the protest musical travelled the world communicating the injustices of apartheid and galvanising international solidarity for the ANC liberation movement.

Audition details

 Venue: South African State Theatre (301 Church Street, Pretoria).

Times: 28 September – 10h00 – 17h00

29 September – 10h00 – 17h00


  • Singers;
  • Dancers with experience in indigenous South African dance;
  • Actors;
  • Musicians able to play indigenous South African instruments;
  • Special attention will be paid to artist able to sing, dance and act or two of any.

Amandla the Musical will be produced by Barungwa Productions, under the leadership of Dr Jonas Gwanga, in partnership with the Music Academy of Gauteng (MAG) and with support from the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC).

Transport via taxi, the Gautrain and bus is readily available and there is fast food options available just outside premises.

For more information on the audition process please contact: Ntsako Mkhabela on+27 76 238 6702 or write to for other general information please write to

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