Upliftment - Performing Arts - Aspirational

Sat, 07/10/2023, 13H00 - 15H00

Star Search Overstrand is looking for talented musicians, dancers and entertainers! Do you love performing on stage and dream of a career in the spotlight? Are you 13 years old or older? If you answered yes to these questions, have we got news for you? Star Search Overstrand auditions are underway in the Overberg with dates in Stanford, Gansbaai, Kleinmond and Hermanus. There is no entry fee, and the finals of Star Search Overstrand will happen at The Stanford Festival of Community Arts on the 7th of October, 2023. Cash prizes are up for grabs, and the top performers will receive mentorship and performance opportunities. Star Search Overstrand will air as a short documentary series on Cape Town TV for maximum exposure!

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Star Search Overstrand allows local talent to showcase their skills, boosting their confidence and encouraging the pursuit of artistic careers.

Besides empowering local musicians, singers, dancers and other talented performers, the event and its contestants aim to inspire others to follow their dreams!

The format is a simplified version of America’s Got Talent, and top performers will receive mentorship and performance opportunities!

  • Wesgro
  • Stanford Festival of Community Arts
  • Rockpool Media
  • Creative Skills Factory


Star Search Overstrand will host auditions in the following towns:

  • August 12 - Stanford
  • August 19 - Gansbaai
  • September 9 - Kleinmond
  • September 16 - Hermanus

Two Overberg performers, DJ Dego and Jemaine Julies, will judge the auditions along with two local guest judges. 

Two artists and one dance act from each of the four towns will go to the finals. 

Contact the event organisers for venue details and times!

Finals / Prize

Finals / Prize

Twelve finalists will compete in the finals of Star Search Overstrand at the Stanford Festival of Community Arts on October 7!


  • Cash Prizes
  • Mentorship
  • Performance Opportunities
  • Television Exposure
Get Involved

Get Involved

Are you in a position to help empower Star Search Overstrand and its talented contestants? If you are Rockpool Media, and the Stanford Festival of Community Arts wants to hear from you!

Production Queries - Rockpool Media

Anton Leach - Director

  • 063 383 6038
  • anton@rockpool.media

Jasmin Duthie - Producer

  • 063 021 6457
  • jasmin@rockpool.media
Talent Competition Queries - Stanford Festival of Community Arts

Howard Krut - Organiser

  • 082 667 9232
  • info@stanfordfestival.co.za

Anthony Krut - Organiser

  • 066 381 4834
  • anthonykrut@gmail.com

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