About us

Discover more information about our entertainment agency on this page. Having been in the business for over 20 years we are able to provide our clients with leading entertainment advice and packages that are best suited towards the clients exact and specific requirements. 


We are South Africa’s most trusted and experienced entertainment agency! Our selection of South African entertainers is unparalleled, including comedians, African acts, live bands, specialty acts, classical entertainment, master of ceremonies, sports celebrities, magicians, mentalists, and much more. With more than 700 entertainers to choose from, we have plenty of party entertainment ideas & corporate entertainment ideas to make your special event truly an unforgettable experience. It’s our industry-recognized expertise, superb creativity & friendly approach which make us one of the most sought-after entertainment booking agencies in Cape Town, South Africa & even internationally. If you are looking for a top entertainment agency that specializes in both corporate entertainment and private entertainment then please contact us.

Big Talk Entertainment has the expertise and understanding to give you the service you require. You can always count on us to provide incredible and dependable performers for your special event. Our passionate crew is here to simplify your life. Big Talk distinguishes itself from other entertainment agencies in South Africa by taking a personalized approach for each client. Adopting a personal and unique entertainment solution for every event is vital in ensuring that your event is successful.

We are true entertainment specialists, and our mindset recognizes the importance of entertainment at any corporate or private function. The results can be a disaster if your entertainment is not managed and briefed effectively. We also recognize that if the event entertainment is not suited to the theme of your party, it will hurt the outcome.

We are professional booking agents and possess a level of skill and expertise to take the above into account when offering entertainment consulting and advice. Contact us for any further information or assistance.



Deon Schlebusch

Managing Director

Personal Information: Born in KZN in 1964, Deon Schlebusch completed his matric at Durban High in 1983, after which he decided to pursue a B-Uris through UNISA. With Private Law 3 as his final subject, four years later, Deon registered for a two-year Diploma in Marketing, PR and Sales through IMM, which he successfully completed.


In the late 80’s, Deon joined the SABC Auckland Park in Johannesburg and held a range of positions, including cameraman, floor manager, editor and final control, where he was responsible for direct transmission. He worked on various television productions, such as Muzik Ala Carte, Orkney Snorkney, Prime Time, Rooi Rose, Nomqibelo, Artes Awards, Toyota Top 20, and No Jacket Required.

After editing the promotional video for the opening of the Lost City, Deon joined Sun City’s Marketing and Public Relations Department, where he held a variety of positions, including assistant concierge at the Palace of the Lost City and Public Relations Officer for the Gaming Department. Subsequently, Deon was promoted and transferred to Morula Sun, where he spent two years as Deputy Marketing and Events Manager. Drawing on his gained experience, Deon decided to start his own company, Big Talk Entertainment, in 1996. His great love of Entertainment and his background in business, marketing and events were the perfect combination to assist and uplift young artists while providing a five star service to both his artists and clients.

Big Talk Entertainment has staged events such as Jozi Jazz featuring artists Feya Faku, Judith Sephuma, Thandiswa Mazwai and Jimmy Dludlu, as well as the 1st and 2nd Idols Concerts and MTN Roadshows. Deon also had the opportunity to be involved in the opening of Monte Casino, Emperors Casino, Emnotweni Casino, Flamingo Casino, Gold Reef Casino and the Ridge Casino. His focus has always been to keep it local and to support emerging artists while staying up to date with the ever-changing entertainment trends.

Deon has had the privilege of working with and promoting South Africa’s most prominent artists for both International and Local clients and events.

bryan bester

Creative Director

Bryan Bester

Brian has been dancing, choreographing, and staging events for over 30 years.

He began his professional dancing career in Angola where he performed at Club Tamar at the age of 19

After a few years, he returned to South Africa and formed his own dance company that toured the country extensively and won the “Follow that Star” competition which led to his company performing for many events and TV productions like, “Rooi Rose look of the Year, Muzik A La Carte, Something Old Something New, Body Beat and many others.

He traveled extensively locally and abroad for another two years performing on Cruise Liners with his dance company, after which he performed in three of Sun City’s famous Extravaganza -“Bravo” with Judy Page and Ian von Memerty, “Come to the Sun” and Spellbound.

Brian retired as a dancer in the late 80s and started his own Production Company which produced Dance revues, numerous Fashion Shows, and Car Launches and he assisted in the Miss World Pageants.


Brian is a professional in the entertainment industry. He has produced shows like “Skin Tight”, “Ooh lah lah”, “Dazzle” and more, in addition to events like the opening of Monte Casino, Miss Teen SA, Face of India, and more. His creativity and experience make him an asset to Big Talk Entertainment and he is currently working on a community-based dance project for the World Cup Veladrome Festival.




Craig Hancock

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