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#MakeYourOwnMagic Backup plans and planning not to use them: Brett de Groot talks Simply Broadway

When I first met Brett (ooh, that rhymes) we were sipping an imaginary milk shake in one of those awkward casting moments. Castings are always the most ridiculous things. 919 more words

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#MakeYourOwnMagic Lara Lipschitz on keeping your Chin Up

Lara and I always giggle about our terrifying plight as young performers in South Africa. From coffees at Fournos, cupcakes at Wolves and walks along the Sea Point promenade, she always has a new way to express how comical our lives have become in the process of pursuing our dreams. 947 more words

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#MakeYourOwnMagic Kristy Suttner on making Mix Tape

The recent success of Mix Tape at the Auto and General Theatre on the Square got me wondering what actually goes in to making a new musical a success in South Africa. 889 more words

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The Vicious Cycle - power, disparity and why talent stays unemployed.

Let’s start talking about being “between jobs”!

Performing arts is, arguably, one of the most logistically and psychologically challenging careers to pursue in a South African context. 653 more words

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