At 5EM Productions we specialize in producing events, concerts and shows for Cruise Liners, Theme Parks, Corporate Establishments, Casinos, Resorts, Theatres and Television.
Our team conceptualize, design and produce live theatrical shows and headline entertainment while integrating new and unique ideas. We pride ourselves in breaking away from the ordinary, thinking out of the box and leaving our audience with a memory that will last a lifetime.
We’ve got you covered from start to finish, from creative development, design, construction, booking, marketing, and operations, we ensure a successful and professional outcome. Whether it's a small event or a big show, from cast and crew, to Artistic Directors, set and costume designers,
we all have one goal in mind -
TO LEAVE OUR SPECTATORS IN AWE
Casting Calls & Auditions
With already hundreds of casting calls and auditions on our 5EM portfolio, and over 8000 Talents on our database, we manage to select the best suitable candidates for the production. From Specialty/Variety Acts to Dancers, Group Dancers, Singers, and Musicians, we are ready to bring diversity to your shows.
Trendy video mapping or intricate, stunning LED design? Our designers are here to create unique, versatile LED concepts that will capture the essence of the production. Combining performing art with motion graphics is our specialty. Mesmerizing acts will captivate your audience.
3D and Motion Graphics
If looking for an extravagant production with a WOW effect, our designers will create the most amazing 3D models with a perfect motion design that will push the boundaries of reality. Contact us for more details and designs.
What we do
The key to the success of any amazing show is the brilliant minds of our creative team, coming together, brainstorming, and researching for new exciting and most importantly unique ideas to make each show one of a kind.
The vision of the show, pace and style is highly delineated by our choreographers, always pushing themselves to limits that astonish the public. Their creativity has no boundaries, assuring you that the final result will support the storyline and artistic objective.
As an important part of almost any theatrical production, our designers showcase interesting concepts, new techniques, and unique materials whether it’s abstract or a realistic set. Our innovative designers will create stunning revolutionized scenery to draw in your Audience.
Whether it is a vocal or instrumental piece of music, from a single performer, with or without a band, to a full orchestra, our music arrangers are able to create masterpieces that will take your breath away.
From small detailed accessories to full individuality representation of a character in a play, our costume designers will make sure your Audience captures the intrinsic nature and style of the characters in the production.
The mood of the action can be easily interpreted by our lighting designers. Working closely with our Directors, Set, Costume and Sound designers, the lighting designers will create a distinctive style of the production.
An extraordinary evolution of cirque image today, incorporating an youthful, energetic dance performance with cirque elements combined with an explosion of carefully designed AV and contemporary costumes that will take your breath away.
A harmonious display of sophisticated sparkle against abstract animated AV - a visual demonstration of rhythmical technology and its glistening inhabitants. 3D patterns of abstract geometric figures mapping the backdrop.
Dance with me
Embracing the variety of dance styles and contemporary music, pushing the boundaries of theater productions by introducing an LED screen complementing the performance on stage, makes Dance with Me a stage experience not to be missed!
Now you see me
A mind-blowing reflection of the art of illusion and dance incorporating current teen culture themed AV programming, steampunk designed costuming, youthful and edgy choreography, industrial special effects and an omnibus of all current pop music from across the world.
A harmonious display of youthful spirit against industrialized AV – an engineered visual demonstration of social teen culture and its young inhabitants. Images and patterns of the latest fashion, manga, and gaming trends; on a steel and concrete backdrop.
An exciting stampede of song and dance incorporating AV programming, spectacular costuming, top-notch choreography, special effects, and soul-warming music. An inharmonious display of what is real and what is not - a visual demonstration between two contrasting
Meet the team
Over 30 years of experience in
Musical Theaters, Cruise Liners,
Theme Parks, Resorts and
Dance Companies, as a
with strong skills in management,
communication, negotiation, budgeting,
creative conception, planning, coaching,
production and operations.
Ferdinand has been part of the
SA entertainment industry for
over 15 years and has evolved
from being a sought after
vocalist and Performer to a
respected and accomplished
Choreographer, Creative Director,
Writer and Producer.
His love for all genres of music
took him on a journey, producing
albums for local and international artists,
composing and arranging a variety
TV shows, numerous extravaganzas,
movie scores, radio station identity music,
radio commercials and live concerts from
5-piece bands to full orchestras.
Del is an award-winning International
Creative Director, Judge &
Choreographer having become a
significant creative force in direction &
Highly respected for his vast
knowledge of dance and movement,
he is acknowledged for his innovative
approach to creative movement in
numerous mediums including
Music, Fashion, Art, Theatre,
Award Shows, Live Events,
Television & Film.
Nadine Minnaar graduated from Tshwane
University of Technology with Cum Laude in 2009.
Over the last 8 years, Nadine has worked
in the Theatre, TV and Film Industry for
productions such as Egoli (Franz Marx
Productions), High School Musical (Hazel Feldman),
Groet die Grotoupa (KHOT),
Winnie the Opera, Mamma Mia
(Hazel Feldman), Liefling die musical(Add-life productions), Kyknet Fiesta awards
(Kyk net), West Side Story (Fugard Theatre),
Salome (Cape Town Opera), Joseph and the
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat among others.
Maleen is an international Costume
Designer in the FILM INDUSTRY and
Feature Films, Television, Advertising
Films and Live Shows, Theatre.
Her credits include:
DJ BOBO Show 2013 CIRCUS,
JACK OF HEARTS_Short Film,
LOCKED UP ABROAD_TV UK,
DJ BOBO Show Las Vegas,
YES, WE CAN_ TV Arte France,
IL CONSOLE ITALIANO_Feature Italy
VFX & Design Creative Director
Motion Graphics Artist
Monique has been part of 5EM
Casting and Auditions Department
from the beginning, organizing Auditions
and casting for various companies
such as Cirque du Soleil,
Norwegian Cruise Line, TUI Cruises,
Costa Cruises and Ferrari World
Abu Dhabi to name a few.
Danny is a filmmaker with a deep passion
into post-production. He is widely
recognized for his area of expertise in
film, theatrical, TV, corporate image films
and music videos.
He prides himself in keeping up with the
latest trends in technology, being
enthusiastic, driven, creative and
extremely devoted to complete
projects with precision and
He creates 2D and 3D animation for
explainers, case studies, commercials and
stage productions. A lot of it is design
and motion graphics but he branch into
compositing, VFX, titling, and logo
builds for film projects.
He had worked in small and large
agencies and studios for clients like
Volkswagen, Audi, Mondelez, Adidas,
Dell, Castle Lite, Black Label, Miller,
Pep, Cape Town Tourism,
City of Cape Town, WeChat, Media24,
British American Tobacco, Standard Bank,
DSTV, Magna Carta and Pernod Ricard.
Ismael Fuentes is a 2D and 3D artist
with a traditional artistic basis of the
drawing, painting, and sculpture.
He is a great admirer of classic art,
something evident in his work but
always tries new ways that
makes him leave his comfort zone,
exploring other forms of expression.
Simone has over 5 years’ experience in
Motion Graphics and Animation and
have been involved in various projects and
advertisements that have
been featured on TV.
Over the years she has been involved in over
20 productions; She has grown from her experiences
and found a love for the digital arts and
enjoy any creative endeavor including
traditional art, design, digital art, and animation.
Motion Graphics Artist
Office 5B, Moffet on Main Lifestyle Centre, cnr of 17th AV and Main Road,
Walmer, 6070, PE, South Africa
Five Entertainment Management(Pty)Ltd