Current productions

Friday 29th April 2016.
Magnet Theatre, Unit 1, Old Match Factory,
Observatory, Cape Town, 
South Africa.

Magnet Theatre Presents...

EARLY YEARS MODULES 2016!

Plays: Woodways, Paired, Aha!, Sandscape.

Woodways: Seeds, roots, trees, firewood, sticks and paper - these are the ways of wood. 3 performers from Kenya and Cameroon come together to follow the pathways of wood, delighting in the forms and sounds. Directed by Sophia Mempuh Kwachuh. Designed by Asiphe Lili. With Burnley Yaya Fokumlah, Alumbe Hellen Namai and Kento Jumah.

Paired: In a group of shoes each journeys to find its pair, searches for a partner, longs to belong. 4 actors invite us to the shoe party! Directed by Lwanda Sindaphi. Designed by Craig Leo. With Livie Ncanywa, Meagan Booysen, Natasha Gana and Lwando Magwanca.

Aha!: A box arrives in an empty space! What could be inside? Aha! Wool! Pulling out the thread, the actors weave themselves and the children into the wondrous world of wool. Directed by Nwabisa Plaatjies. Designed by Craig Leo. With Beviol Swarts, Zizipho Quluba, Luthando Mvandaba and Emmanuel Ntsamba.

Sandscape: The sound of sand fills the landscape, pouring and falling. 4 actors from Zimbabwe and Nigeria explore the musicality of sand in a moment of drought. Created by the Company. Designed by Asiphe Lili. With Joy Princess Akrah, Joshua Ademola Alabi, Lloyd Nyikadzino and Chipo Precious Basapo.

PICTURE: MARK WESSELS. 29/04/2016.
+27 (0)21 551 5527.
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ROCKING THE CRADLE FESTIVAL

MAGNET THEATRE PRESENTS – “ROCKING THE CRADLE” A SHOWCASE OF AFRICAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN WORK FOR AUDIENCES FROM 3 WEEKS TO 12 YEARS OLD! Magnet Theatre will host a fringe showcase of theatre for early year’s audiences in Observatory, Cape Town from 24th to 26th May 2017 as part of the Cradle of Creativity, the […]

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Friday 29th April 2016.
Magnet Theatre, Unit 1, Old Match Factory,
Observatory, Cape Town, 
South Africa.

Magnet Theatre Presents...

EARLY YEARS MODULES 2016!

Plays: Woodways, Paired, Aha!, Sandscape.

Woodways: Seeds, roots, trees, firewood, sticks and paper - these are the ways of wood. 3 performers from Kenya and Cameroon come together to follow the pathways of wood, delighting in the forms and sounds. Directed by Sophia Mempuh Kwachuh. Designed by Asiphe Lili. With Burnley Yaya Fokumlah, Alumbe Hellen Namai and Kento Jumah.

Paired: In a group of shoes each journeys to find its pair, searches for a partner, longs to belong. 4 actors invite us to the shoe party! Directed by Lwanda Sindaphi. Designed by Craig Leo. With Livie Ncanywa, Meagan Booysen, Natasha Gana and Lwando Magwanca.

Aha!: A box arrives in an empty space! What could be inside? Aha! Wool! Pulling out the thread, the actors weave themselves and the children into the wondrous world of wool. Directed by Nwabisa Plaatjies. Designed by Craig Leo. With Beviol Swarts, Zizipho Quluba, Luthando Mvandaba and Emmanuel Ntsamba.

Sandscape: The sound of sand fills the landscape, pouring and falling. 4 actors from Zimbabwe and Nigeria explore the musicality of sand in a moment of drought. Created by the Company. Designed by Asiphe Lili. With Joy Princess Akrah, Joshua Ademola Alabi, Lloyd Nyikadzino and Chipo Precious Basapo.

PICTURE: MARK WESSELS. 29/04/2016.
+27 (0)21 551 5527.
+27 (0)78 222 8777.
atomic7@mweb.co.za
www.markwesselsphoto.com

PAIRED

Shoes in search of each other at Rocking The Cradle Fringe at Magnet Theatre in May

Created with the support of The Goethe Institue, Jennie Reznek and Helios Theatre In a group of shoes each journeys to find its pair, searches for a partner, longs to belong. 4 actors invite us to the shoe party! This is a piece about shoes, a favoured item for little children, and explores themes of […]

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Friday 29th April 2016.
Magnet Theatre, Unit 1, Old Match Factory,
Observatory, Cape Town, 
South Africa.

Magnet Theatre Presents...

EARLY YEARS MODULES 2016!

Plays: Woodways, Paired, Aha!, Sandscape.

Woodways: Seeds, roots, trees, firewood, sticks and paper - these are the ways of wood. 3 performers from Kenya and Cameroon come together to follow the pathways of wood, delighting in the forms and sounds. Directed by Sophia Mempuh Kwachuh. Designed by Asiphe Lili. With Burnley Yaya Fokumlah, Alumbe Hellen Namai and Kento Jumah.

Paired: In a group of shoes each journeys to find its pair, searches for a partner, longs to belong. 4 actors invite us to the shoe party! Directed by Lwanda Sindaphi. Designed by Craig Leo. With Livie Ncanywa, Meagan Booysen, Natasha Gana and Lwando Magwanca.

Aha!: A box arrives in an empty space! What could be inside? Aha! Wool! Pulling out the thread, the actors weave themselves and the children into the wondrous world of wool. Directed by Nwabisa Plaatjies. Designed by Craig Leo. With Beviol Swarts, Zizipho Quluba, Luthando Mvandaba and Emmanuel Ntsamba.

Sandscape: The sound of sand fills the landscape, pouring and falling. 4 actors from Zimbabwe and Nigeria explore the musicality of sand in a moment of drought. Created by the Company. Designed by Asiphe Lili. With Joy Princess Akrah, Joshua Ademola Alabi, Lloyd Nyikadzino and Chipo Precious Basapo.

PICTURE: MARK WESSELS. 29/04/2016.
+27 (0)21 551 5527.
+27 (0)78 222 8777.
atomic7@mweb.co.za
www.markwesselsphoto.com

AHA!

Joyful experience of wool for under 7's at Rocking the Cradle Festival at Magnet in May

Created with the support of the Goethe Institue, Jennie Reznek and Helios Theatre. A box arrives in an empty space! What could be inside? Aha! Wool! Pulling out the thread, the actors weave themselves and the children into the wondrous world of wool. This playful performance explores what wool can do, what we can make […]

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Wednesday 29th April 2015.The Chinese Martial Arts Centre, Obs

Ekhaya 2017

5 Performances at Cradle of Creativity of Creativity at The Baxter Theatre in May

Ekhaya is a brand new production for under 10’s created by The Magnet Early Years Theatre Company and is an expression of the relationship of children towards home. It delves into their understanding of being ‘’at home’’, in various contexts, and explores their associated feelings using age appropriate language, song, and clear imagery. This production has toured […]

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Lwanda Sindaphi’s KUDU

Lwanda Sindaphi’s KUDU is set in the year 2030. The AmaXhosa Nation has taken over the Eastern Cape in an attempt to utilise the land for their own prosperity. Meanwhile three Khoi-Coloured descendants and their aging cow are migrating to the Eastern Cape. The drama centres on their encounter with Intaba KaNdoda, a poverty-stricken community […]

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