About us

Elsubie Verlinden


Elsubie Verlinden is not only the Director of the International ARTS Talent Showcase, ARTS Africa and 33 and Me Talent Agency as well as 33 and Me Model and Artist Management, she is also the driving force behind many South Africans who have had the opportunity to achieve their International Dreams.

Elsubie has taken her personal experience as an actress in numerous National Films such as Mr Bones 2 and National Series to the likes of Binnelanders, Egoli and Scandal and paired it with her International on set experience for the BBC and Bollywood Films to create an environment for aspiring artists to achieve in the Industry.

Elsubie has dedicated her life to the Entertainment industry and the proof is in the success of the Local and International Artists that she Manages.

Her models have booked brands such as: Hugo Boss, NBA, Dolce & Gabbana and walked the runways of New York Fashion Week, LA Fashion Week, SA Fashion Week and Mercerdes Benz Fashion Week. International Films such as The Journey is the Destination, 24 hours to live and The last Post to name a few.

Elsubie further excels in furthering local Artists talent by providing International Education as the Agent for the New York Film Academy helping secure partial scholarships for local artists to study in the USA.

“We might be a 3rd world country but we have 1st world potential” is one of the quotes from Elsubie Verlinden that has inspired 100s of South Africans to live their dreams.

Elouise Janse van Rensburg

Director of Admissions for IATS

With being in the Industry for the past 11 years, Elouise has scouted Artists and Models granting them the opportunity to launch their career Nationally and Internationally. Elouise is the Director of Admissions and National Talent Scout for The International ARTS Talent Showcase hosted annually in Johannesburg. 

Elouise has also been part of the forefront Television Industry by making appearances in the following commercials and productions: Wild at Heart – Hallmark Production, Vodacom Soccer World Cup TV Commercial, Telkom Soccer World Cup TV Commercial, Binnelanders, 7de Laan and Judging at numerous events and pageants with training in Modeling and has attended workshops in Theatre and Acting.  Elouise keeps making sure that her knowledge of the Industry is up to date guiding young talent and to share their journey making their dreams a reality!

Greg Nel


Greg Nel heads up the management team for The International ARTS Talent Showcase and ARTS Africa and with his vast knowledge of managing a diverse team, he is always able to maintain a clear and logical way forward. He assists in making sure that the team is running efficiently and smoothly and doing their absolute best in making the “International is not Impossible” slogan a reality.

Elizabeth Janse van Rensburg

Talent Scout

Lizzie has been in and around the Film and Fashion Industry for many years and is part of the Administrative team for the International ARTS Talent Showcase. She is also a Talent Scout and is able to spot some incredible potential to audition at our Nationwide Auditions. Lizzie is extremely passionate about helping aspiring artists and individuals showcase their potential and making their dreams possible.

Tayla Reimann

Talent Scout and Director of Admissions (Face of ARTS Africa)

Having started out in hospitality and a corporate environment, Tayla has gained many people skills and has an eye for perfection and talent. Her passion lies with music, makeup and all things creative. She is currently The Director of Admissions for The Face of ARTS Africa, Talent Scout for The International Arts Talent Showcase and Editor for the Bi-Monthly Newsletter, The ARTS Dream Catcher. Tayla is extremely passionate and determined in helping others realise their dreams as well as continuously expanding her knowledge in the creative and entertainment industry.

Sonwabile Gingqishe

Talent Scout

Sonwabile is a talent scout for The International ARTS Talent Showcase and ARTS Africa, he is an extremely talented Actor and musician and has booked 12 National TV Commercials and 1 International TV Commercial for Nike with Caster Semenya. Sonwabile has attended both the International Arts Talent Showcase and the ARTS Convention in Orlando Florida and received  3 call-backs from International Scouts as well as receiving an International Scholarship for New York Film Academy for Film. With his vast knowledge in the industry, he is able to scout impeccable talent and share his knowledge with aspiring artists.