MTV Shuga is back in Nigeria and that means auditions are too!

If you’ve ever watched an episode of Shuga Naija and thought you could act alongside Timini Egbuson or Jemima Osunde, then this is your chance. The open auditions will be held on Thursday, April 4th at the Classique Event Centre, Lagos.

And this time we’re making it even easier for budding actors to take part, with pre-registration that offers fast-tracked access upon arrival at the venue on audition day.

Auditions are open to Nigerian residents aged 18+ and will run from 7am – 3pm. Participants will be required to provide one head shot photograph (minimum size 4x6 inches) and a form of photo identification, such as a passport, driver’s license, national ID card or student ID card.

Register your attendance here.

MTV Shuga has been at the forefront of attracting and developing new acting talent including: Timini Egbuson, Emmanuel Ikubese, Bukola Oladipupo, Helena Nelson and Jemima Osunde; apparent in attracting over 1700 hopefuls to the open auditions in 2018. MTV Shuga Naija would-be actors will be judged by a diverse range of industry experts and selected based on their acting skills and originality.

This year’s MTV Shuga Naija TV and radio campaign welcomes award-winning director Tope Oshin as producer.  Known for setting the pace for female directors in the Nigerian movie industry, she has earned accolades for her amazing portfolio, featuring movies including, ‘Relentless’, ‘Fifty’, ‘Wedding Party 2’, ‘New Money’, ‘We Don’t Live Here’, and most recently, ‘Up North’.

MTV Shuga continues to champion conversations about real issues affecting youths using relatable characters and stories that revolve around contraception, sexual health, family planning, gender-based violence and other social issues.

For updates on the auditions and more about MTV Shuga Naija, keep locked in to all our Shuga Naija social platforms: @mtvshuganaija on Facebook and Twitter and @mtvshuganaija_ on Instagram using the hashtag #MTVShugaNaijaAuditions.