As award winning TV series, MTV Shuga enters its sixth season, producers have announced that doors will be open to acting hopefuls as they sets out to discover new talents in Nigeria
The show, which has had five successful seasons in Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa, focuses on real issues affecting young people and tells hard-hitting stories that revolve around contraception, sexual health, family planning and social issues.
According to the producers, auditions for the long-running Pan-African drama series are open to Nigerian residents aged 18 and above and will be held on Saturday, August 12, at Planet One, Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos.
The auditions will be open from 9am until 6pm. Participants will be required to provide one head shot photograph and a form of photo identification, such as a passport, driver’s license, National ID Card or student ID, producers say.
Also, budding actors and actresses who are unable to attend the physical audition need not worry as they can also submit a short video audition on Instagram, Facebook and Twi tter using the hashtag #MTVShugaAudition. The online auditions will be open from Friday 28 July to Wednesday 23 August 2017.
Speaking on the auditions, Executive Director of the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility for Viacom International, Georgia Arnold said; “We are excited to bring back the public auditions for the brand-new season of MTV Shuga. Nigeria has one of the most vibrant movie and television industries in the world, which is a testament to the amazing acting talent available in the country and our aim is to find another star through these auditions.”
The sixth and seventh seasons of MTV Shuga will premiere on MTV Base and BET, as well as MTV networks and other third party broadcasters around the world in 2018.