It’s finally here! You’ve been calling for it Shugafam and now this is your chance to star in MTV Shuga, the hit show taking Africa by storm. Now in its fourth season, the producers of the show are casting for fresh talent to star alongside Nigerian actor and musician Ikubese Emmanuel and Kenyan actor, singer and radio presenter Nick Mutuma.
Open auditions for MTV Shuga will be held on:
Date: Saturday, 21st March 2015
Venue: Protea Hotel, Leadway, Ikeja, Maryland
To be eligible to audition, you must be a Nigerian resident between the ages of 18 and 55 with good spoken English and no criminal record. No previous acting experience is necessary. Candidates are required to bring along photo ID and a good quality portrait of themselves (minimum size: 7 cm x 5 cm).
As well as a number of principal roles, four minor parts will be chosen by public voting from a shortlist of eight, with voting taking place on Shuga.tv from 30th March. Applicants must be available for filming onWednesday 15th April, 2015.
Shuga will premiere on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322), Nigerian terrestrial broadcasters and other MTV networks and third party broadcasters around the world in July 2015.
If you are an aspiring actress or actor, this is a chance not to be missed! For inspiration on how to nail the perfect audition, check out Ikubese Emmanuel top tips! Also, read the interview with Aigbodion Izien, who made it through the audition process last season and had the amazing opportunity to work alongside the fire that is, ‘Ice Prince’.
Now all that’s left to do is to watch Shuga from the start and get practicing.
For full terms and conditions of the auditions click here.