Bontle gives talented dancers a chance to break through
Choreographer Bontle Modiselle hosted auditions at the World of Dance Studios in Sunninghill as she gears up to the AXE party of the year.
Bontle made a public call out on social media to invite talented dancers to come audition to stand a chance to be a part of her team of dancers who will perform at #AXEPartyoftheYear.
The brand has collaborated with Bontle to unlock the magic of talented aspiring South African dancers. The dancers who are selected from the auditions will join the star-studded line up headlined by DJ Black Coffee at the event in July.
Over 150 talented dancers showed up at the auditions in Sunninghill to take a shot at the opportunity to perform alongside some of South Africa’s great talent such as Nasty C, Benny Maverick and Zulu Mkhathini and many more.
The Auditions were open to professional and amateur dancers. Dancers were taught three choreographies local, hip-hop and dancehall, and given one minute to show their magic in dance.
Talking at the auditions in Sunninghill Bontle said:
I am so excited to be a part of this journey, I feel like this is a great opportunity celebrate local South African talent. All I really want to do is put someone on and inspire the magic inside them
The selected dancers will be invited to the call back will be on Friday the 8th of June between 10:00 and 12:00 am at the World of Dance – Hayley Bennet Studio, Sunninghill Village Shopping Centre.
#MCM: Isidingo’s Very Own Lerato Makhetha
This week our #MCM is Isidingo’s Lerato Makhetha.
South Africa was officially introduced to him through his role as Ntando Sibeko, son of businessman Lincoln Sibeko on the hit soapie, Isidingo.
Lerato followed his father’s footsteps and has been killing the industry and it’s quite clear that he is going places.
Quick facts about Lerato Makhetha:
- His father is the legendary South African actor, Jerry Mofokeng.
You are my father, my inspiration, my hero and my friend. I am honoured to get to do life with you by my side
He recently posted on social media.
- Lerato is a seasoned pianist and vocalist. He has worked with artists like Tuks Senganga, JR, Unathi Msengana and Kabomo
- The 32-year-old has been featured in numerous shows such as Chicken Murder and Wena Wedwa.
- He is a qualified real estate agent.
- Lerato is currently working on a hip-hop soul album, we can’t wait for the official release date.
- He has previously been featured on Generations: The Legacy and Umlilo.
- Lerato is happily married and is about to welcome his second child very soon.
Catch him on Isidingo during weekdays at 19h00 on SABC 3.