Artscape Theatre sets to hold auditions for Ityala La Mawele


Artscape Theatre is holding auditions for its production called Ityala La Mawele.

So, you think you’ve got what it takes to be part of Ityala La Mawele? You

King Hintsa

The character is a wise man between 30 and 40 aged man, he is well built in terms of body structure and must be able to sing very well, and fluent in speaking Xhosa.


An elder, between age 30 and 40, one can look at this character as a prosecutor in the court, this character must be able to play percussions and again fluent in speaking Xhosa.


A female in her early 20s and 30s she is a sister to the twins, we are looking for someone that is strong physically as the character likes fighting. She is naughty and fluent in speaking Xhosa.


Please prepare the following:

– A Monologues from the Novel ItyalaLamawele By S.EK Mqhayi

– A Xhosa Song.

– Any physical expression/movement of any core image from your character

Rehearsals and Performances:

03-22 October 2016 at Artscape Theatre

Auditions Details:
Date: 11 August 2016
Time: 09:00- 17:00
Venue: Artscape

Please note: Booking of the audition will be as per appointment.

To book appointment please contact Katlego Taunyane at 021 410 9945 or [email protected]


  1. My name is Zoleka, i’m 22 year old Xhosa girl residing in Durban. I would love to be part of the play. So i was wondering if you could give me a chance to audition please.

  2. hello my name is Lwandokazi Sonqishe and I am xhosa girl…ndiyakwazi ukuthetha isixhosa ne sigesi I know how to speak xhosa language and english plz I really needs this in my school my xhosa teacher gave us a tyala lamawele novel and we act it and present it in front of the class plz plz plz ndiyacela

  3. Hello my name is Phozisa Nondabula, I’m 22year old xhosa girl residing in matatiele, I can also speak isiZulu and seSotho fluently.I would love to be part of play. So i was wondering if you could give me a chance to auditions.

  4. Hello out there.i am a young vibrant student of 19 years old who is passionate. driven and addicted to become an actress..actualy i goes by the nane thidziambi tshikovhele.. i realy want to be part of the horizon of acting ..from the venda side of my heart i would like to say this…am looking forwad to hear from you guys….0725190727 or 0728209328


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