AHA!

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.
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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 from it, how we can play with it and how the shapes that it makes can stimulate the imagination.

Directed by: Nwabisa Plaaitjie

Designed by: Asiphe Lili

Cast:

Beviol Swarts, Zizipho Quluba, Luthando Mvandaba, Emmanuel Nkosipendule

Running time: 40 minutes

Audience: 2- 7 years old

 

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