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The Queen Show by the Mzansi Ballet

Mzansi Ballet, in association with Fourways Mall, is happy to announce the re-staging of The Queen Show, a celebration of ballet and dance to the timeless music of Queen, following a very successful season in Johannesburg end of 2020. This will be the first live professional ballet and dance performance in Fourways Mall, celebrating life and positivity while observing all social distancing protocols.

 

“The Mzansi Ballet presents The Queen Show, and with exquisite dancers that you can’t take your eyes off and music that keeps you jiving in your seat all night long, this one is for the whole family!” – Theatre ZA

 

This fresh and new production choreographed by Angela Revie, internationally acclaimed choreographer, and her husband, Michael Revie. Mr Revie has been a star dancer in South Africa for a number of years and has danced with world ballet companies such as Zurich Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet. In South Africa he has been known for his technique and virtuosity. Angela and Michael Revie will both be dancers in the show.

 

Some other members of the cast include Alison Lee Sischy and all the way from Cape Town is Aviwe November. Joining the cast from the Eastern Cape is Xola Willie. This beautiful cast will be completed by some of the hottest young South African ballerinas most of whom have won awards nationally and internationally.

 

World-renowned fashion designer and stylist, David Hutt, is the official costume designer for “The Queen Show”. With over 20 years’ experience in the world of advertising, film, and television, Hutt has worked with an array of iconic brands - from French Vogue to Lachapelle. David Hutt’s brand has always been synonymous with style.

 

The Queen Show will run from 8 – 17 October at Fourways Mall in the promotions Court.

Tickets are available via www.tixsa.co.za or via the ArtOfLife app.

Open your in-person events!

Manage event capacity with ease.

   Timed Entry

Control capacity at individual time slots and always know who is in attendance. By managing entrance times to your event, you can stagger admissions to ensure social distancing and set dedicated cleaning and sanitizing times throughout the day.

   Reserved Seating

Build out an exact replica of your venue and enable customers to select their seats ahead of time. Group seats together and require customers to purchase entire blocks to keep interaction between parties to a minimum.

   General Admission

Set up tables for your venue and require attendees to reserve an entire table when they purchase tickets to your event. Once they arrive, attendees can claim a table on a first-come-first-served basis.

Create a contactless event experience.

 Admissions

Get attendees into your event safely and quickly with touchless admissions technology. Empower your staff to easily scan in QR codes, or use RFID technology to admit customers with a wave of their wristband or badge. 

 Registration

Strengthen your contact tracing efforts by encouraging every attendee to register early for your event so you can collect more data and contact them afterwards with any important health information. Plus, you can add required waivers directly into your pre-event registration.

 Mobile Ordering

Enable attendees to order and pay for concessions from your app. After they place their order, attendees can pick it up directly from the vendor, skipping the lines and stay socially distanced throughout the entire process.

 Cashless Payments

Empower your customers to make purchases with a wave of their RFID wristband, and reduce queuing across your event. With cashless payments, attendees can make purchases without physical interaction.

Stay in constant communication with attendees.

 Email Reminders

Share important information with your customers before, during, and after your event. Use our email reminder feature to alert your attendees 24 hours before your event of your onsite rules, safety regulations, and processes.

 Push Notifications

Deliver impactful messaging to attendees directly to their phones. During your event, use push notifications and proximity messaging to remind attendees of pertinent information based on their interests, location, and more through your app. 

 Post-Event Outreach

Take advantage of the attendee data collected before and during your event to send them targeted communications afterwards, like important health information, promotions for future events, and more. 

Maintain social distancing while fully immersing attendees.

   

Self-Serve Media Activations

Set up media activations and gamified experiences attendees can interact with without staff assistance. Offer games like digital scavenger hunts so attendees can earn points and win prizes, and set up onsite activations so they can take their own unique photos and videos

 Lead Capture

Allow customers to leave a “digital business card” with your sponsors and vendors with a wave of their RFID wristbands. You’ll capture attendee data throughout your entire event, so you know exactly who they are and what they’re interacting with. 

Expand your reach to worldwide audiences.

 Live Streaming

Deliver compelling content to worldwide attendees by live streaming your in-person event. If attendees can’t make it to your event, enable them to purchase access to your live stream to watch at their convenience.

 Virtual Meet & Greets

Give attendees the chance to meet their favorite celebrities from the comfort of their own home with virtual meet & greets. With powerful features like live celebrity chats and personalized videos, you’ll engage global audiences and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Know your attendees like never before. 

 Historical Data

Tap into your historical attendance data to help plan for your reopening. Learn high-traffic days and times and know which in-event experiences are most popular so you can better allocate resources and spread out attendee arrival times as needed. 

 Real-Time Insights

Ensure your event is always running smoothly with real-time data features. Get up-to-the-minute event updates sent to your phone, receive alerts when a certain number of attendees have been admitted or VIPs arrive, and view daily automated reports on your most important event data. 

SA Musicians Support

SA Musicians Support has joined hands and is partnering with TIXSA

They have offered to assist us in our fundraising efforts and have begun by providing a Donations Page. 
Take a look: https://tickets.tixsa.co.za/event/samsa-building-the-network-benefits-program 


SAMSA is very excited about this Partnership with Tixsa, a company that has extremely high customer service standards and affordable services. We appreciate their lending a hand and supporting music people whenever possible. Thank you Tixsa! 

SAMSA Medical Aid Group Cover 

While SAMSA is growing in our support to the music industry, we are now researching affordable Medical Aid Group cover. We want to negotiate the best option for musicians, singers and music industry workers. Please complete our survey on our Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/MusiciansSupport .SAMSA needs to know if affordable Medical Aid Group Cover is something we want to provide for musicians and music industry workers. 

We are doing this for YOU! Tell us what you need in answering our 1 min survey
https://www.facebook.com/groups/MusiciansSupport

SAMSA Music Scene is taking off and you should be part of it!

Musicians, bands artists and music industry workers are taking advantage of SAMSA Music Scene! Place your video, bio and even events to this page so that live music venues, event companies and festival organisers can find you and what you offer. This is a Free Marketing Service from SAMSA. We believe getting everyone on the same page will literally make things easier to get you gigs. Start on SAMSA Music Scene now: https://samsamusicscene.co.za/

If you have any questions, would like to volunteer or have ideas on how we may partner together, please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Make Money Virtually in 2021

11 Ways for Event Organizers to Make Money Virtually in 2021

By David Kennedy | Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Online formats offer endless possibilities for event organizers to monetize their event offering and reach larger audiences, so it’s the perfect opportunity to try out new revenue-driving strategies. Read on for our list of 11 ways event organizers can make money online in 2021 and beyond.

Creative Live Stream Content

Your paid live streams don’t have to stop with major event content. Think outside the box and offer exclusives like behind-the-scenes walk-throughs, backstage tours, and informal interviews with your talent or your event staff, to give an inside peek into your events.

Virtual Tipping

Accompany your live streams and other virtual content with the option for viewers to easily provide a monetary tip to your organization, talent, or staff, without ever having to leave your stream! Plus, collect data on who tips and when, and use this to influence future marketing efforts.

Donations

Fans and attendees know that many event organizations are coming off of a challenging year. Consider having a donation option on your ticket purchase page or as part of your live stream so your fans can easily help support your organization!

Video on Demand 

Your streams don’t have to be one-off experiences! Giving your ticket buyers the opportunity to view your pre-recorded performances, interviews, panels, or classes at any time in a video on demand format enables you to cater to an even wider audience, free of time restraints or scheduling limitations.

Meet & Greets

As a common feature of in-person concerts, conventions, and more, meet & greet opportunities can provide a valuable revenue stream. Offer virtual meet & greet sessions as a standalone experience or as part of a full online event, and work with celebrities, performers, and creators to provide face-to-face video chats between paying attendees and their idols!

Exclusive Merchandise

You can continue to turn your attendees into free brand ambassadors and grow your revenue by offering exclusive branded merchandise such as t-shirts, lanyards, hats, and more! Consider adding merchandise upsells to your online ticket checkout, or directly into your live stream page, adding convenience for your customers while they’re most engaged and helping you sell more merch overall.

Personalised Video Messages

Keep fans and their favorite celebrities, performers, and artists connected by selling personalized, pre-recorded video shoutouts. Invite fans to submit a form providing their name, contact information, and their video message request, and give your talent the ability to provide availability and specifics on the types of messages they’re open to, video length, and more!

Sponsorships

It’s important to explore sponsorships as a key revenue source, and hosting your event online provides many new sponsorship opportunities you can offer. From branded interactive games to sponsored exclusive watch parties, there are plenty of effective sponsorship opportunities for live streams!

Advertising

Pre-stream video messages, newsletter or live stream ad placements, mobile banner ads, and post-stream messaging are just a few examples of advertising options event organizers could sell to relevant, interested parties.

Presales for Future Events

You’re doing well with virtual events, but your team is starting to shift focus back to in-person experiences. Consider offering discounted pre-sales for your future in-person or hybrid events, giving excited attendees something to look forward to, and giving your organization a jump on that ticket revenue.

Hybrid Event Experiences

The perfect event experience isn’t online or in person; it’s both. When it’s safe and restrictions are lifted, reach a wider audience and make your experience accessible to anyone, anywhere, at any time by creating a hybrid event that takes the best elements from in-person and virtual events!

Interested in learning more about how these virtual money-making opportunities can work for your event? Contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

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