Reasons Why You Should Attend Top Actor Africa Auditions In Lagos

BET  hit Top Actor is on the hunt for the hottest acting talent on the continent as auditions fire up ahead of season 2. Come along and show off your acting skills and you could be starring in Top Actor Africa, the TV series that puts a dramatic new spin on the reality genre.

Below are the reasons why you should attend the auditions for Top Actor Africa;

  • Auditions will hold in Nairobi, Johannesburg and Lagos.
  • BET is looking for talented actors from heart-throb heroes and leading ladies to villains and femme fatales.  Whether you have had previous experience or not doesn’t matter – we are looking for fearless, strong personalities, full of ambition and confidence, who will do what it takes to be Africa’s Top Actor.
  • If you want to see your name in lights, then this is the best platform to showcase your talent.
  • The event will be hosted by South African star Zikhona Sodlaka.
  • Lagos auditions will hold from October  5 – 7, 2015
  • Nairobi auditions will hold on October 10, 2015
  • Johannesburg auditions will hold from October 14 – 16, 2015.
  • The  first season was won by South African drama student Altovise Lawrence, an increasingly popular figure on BET itself, where she now hosts an entertainment news show, BET Buzz.  
  • Top Actor Africa will test the actors to the limits over seven weeks in nine vigorous acting challenges, taking them through every genre from Improv to Comedy, Theatre, Soapie, Commercial, Romance, Horror, Drama and Action so get ready.
  • Along the way they will work with Hollywood and local industry experts including celebrity actors, casting agents, directors, producers, managers and writers.
  • Top Actor Africa is open to people from all African nations between the ages of 20 and 30; no previous acting talent is required.  
  • All contestants must hold a valid passport and possess a clean criminal record.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a high level of competency in the English language and must be available between 23 October and 15 December 2015.  For full T&Cs, please go to www.betafrica.tv.


If you can’t make any of the auditions, you stand one more chance by sending a video clip of yourself performing a monologue to the BET Africa Instagram, Facebook or Twitter accounts, using the hashtag #TopActorAfrica.  

There is somehting for everyone, make use of your talent. See you at the Lagos auditions.


Top Actor Africa will premiere across Africa on BET (DStv Premium, channel 129), in early 2016.

For more information on BET, visit www.betafrica.tv, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BETinAfrica or join the conversation about the channel on Twitter and Instagram @BET_Africa using the hashtag #TopActorAfrica.


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