Takalani Sesame is looking for entertainer, actors, comedians, singers, dancers, performers & more


Takalani Sesame is looking for male and female actors, or character performers residing in Johannesburg.


Seeking adults 18+ who are entertainers, actors, comedians, singers, dancers, character performers, and puppeteers interested in being part of the Takalani Sesame kids program. If you are interested in building puppeteering skills, a great performer who is comfortable with physical movement and has an open friendly attitude, then this is for you.


Required Media

  • 1x Video clip (2-3minutes)
  • 1x headshot photo


  • Send your 2-3 minute video audition clip showcasing your puppeteering skills
  • state your name and age
  • give a physical, funny, emotive rendition of ‘Head Shoulders, Knees and toes’ or ‘Old MacDonald Had a Farm’
  • Send your clip via email to takalanisessame@sesame.org and include ‘Takalani Audition + your name’ in the subject line’

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

  • Puppeteer Casting Workshop: 2-6 September 2019 – Johannesburg
  • Production filming period – Mid October to Mid-December

Closing Date for submissions Monday, 19 August 2019 at midnight. 




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