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11/08/2022

The Wife': Are you the next Bonko Khoza or Bokang Phelane?Showmax has partnered with Actor Spaces to bring YouTube masterclasses starring Bonko Khoza, Ayanda Sithebe and more.

by Alicia Naidoo

11-08-2022 16:15

in Soapies

Showmax partners up with Actor Spaces for masterclasses starring Bonko Khoza and more. Images: Supplied.

Showmax has partnered with Actor Spaces to open up the industry for new talent with masterclasses to be released every second Thursday on YouTube from August to October.

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SHOWMAX TO HOST MASTERCLASSES The streaming platform and Actor Spaces have partnered up to open up the industry. This is being done with masterclasses coming to YouTube every second Thursday from August into October 2022.

Each masterclass will be followed within a week by an Instagram Live for aspiring actors to ask the featured speaker follow-up questions.

Our Showmax Originals have shown that whenever you go looking for talent in South Africa, you find it, said Nomsa Philiso, executive head: programming at MultiChoice.

But while acting is a talent, it's also a skill that can be refined, and a business that must be learnt. So we're excited to be partnering on these masterclasses with Actor Spaces and some of Mzansi's favourite talents in front of the camera and behind it, to help develop the next Bonko Khozas and Bokang Phelanes, she continued.

ALSO READ: Somizi & Mohale: End of the Road': Showmax to air new doccie

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BONKO KHOZA ON CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT The Wife's Bonko Khoza on character development. You can stream now on YouTube. Bonko Khoza is an actor who has performed in local and international work. He was nominated at both the DStv Mzansi Viewers' Choice Awards and the 2022 SAFTAs for his breakthrough role as Mqhele in the telenovela The Wife.

He'll kickstart the Showmax x Actor Spaces masterclasses by breaking down his character development process. This in the build up to playing Mqhele Zulu, included waking up at 3am, wearing a prop gun, spending a lot of time at the taxi rank and smoking a lot

Take a look

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You can join Bonko for his Instagram Live Q&A here https://instagram.com/actorspaces from 6-7pm on 18 August.

Also look out for Khoza and co-star Mbalenhle Mavimbela. The duo will be talking through the ups and downs of Hlomu and Mqhele's relationship in the first episode of The Wife: Behind The Veil, which launched on Showmax last week.

So, who will follow?

The Wife's casting director Ayanda Sithebe on the art of auditioning will be available for streaming on 25 August.

Mandla N (Meet Melusi, DiepCity) on authentic directing on 8 September

Blood Psalms' Thabo Rametsi on constructing the background to your roles on 22 September.

Blood Psalms' co-creator Layla Swart on shooting local stories on a competitive international level on 6 October.

Bokang Phelane on playing the lead in action-packed series Blood Psalms on 20 October.

Showmax partners up with Actor Spaces for masterclasses starring Bonko Khoza and more. Images: Supplied. ALSO READ: Showmax releases trailer for The Wife: Behind The Veil' special [watch]

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