A new South African documentary, The State of the Arts – The Forgotten Industry, aims to provide a snapshot of the struggles faced by some of the country’s entertainment and
Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre has announced that it will be postponing two of its new shows to January 2022 as a result of increasing Covid-19 cases in the country. The
The theatre on the Square is an acknowledged, well-loved, and unique Johannesburg theatre. Housed in the Nelson Mandela Square at Sandton City, the theatre has, over nearly three decades, garnered
The eye-opening interprovincial show ‘Iyeza’ caters to a range of audiences who are usually left out of mainstream media messaging about the virus and vaccine.
Joburg Ballet has scheduled five events for the company’s studios at the Joburg Theatre on the weekend of 19 and 20 June, offering audiences and company supporters the opportunity to
UPDATE: A week after its opening, The Unlikely Secret Agent has been postponed. The production will now be presented at The Drama Factory from 6 to 11 July. The producers decided to temporarily
The ‘Kokon’ performance reflects on the nature of bullying in all its forms & shows that more support is needed for mental health in marginalised communities.
With theatre pieces highlighting the complexities of womanhood still being a scarce commodity, ‘Rose’ stands out. Obett Motaung investigates further.
The annual My Body My Space: Public Arts Festival was recently reimagined to be enjoyed through the convenience and safety of a cellphone screen.
POSTPONED UNTIL 2022 DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS The Baxter Theatre Centre has announced its most ambitious and exciting production in recent years, the world premiere of Nobel Prize-winning author JM
The Creative Feel team is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Ronnie Govender. The award-winning Durban activist, playwright, director, author, and community theatre pioneer died on Thursday 29
Following a year of empty stages, the Joburg Ballet recently returned to the Joburg Theatre with an exciting showcase of three world premieres and a South African premiere through Ballet
Creative Feel is calling on emerging and aspiring observers of the arts to apply for participation in the Presidential Employment Stimulus Relief Fund (PESP) funded programme, ‘Creative Feel Virtual Events Portal’. Creative
South Africa is home to some of the most innovative and dedicated theatre-makers in the world. Naturally, we’ve also got a superb selection of theatres. From Johannesburg’s iconic Market Theatre
With almost fifty percent of their income derived from live shows, surviving a global pandemic has pushed both inventive and subsistence boundaries. As a pivotal part of their evolution, Zip Zap
A new book by University of California Professor of Drama Ketu H. Katrak looks at the work of choreographer Jay Pather. Titled Jay Pather, Performance and Spatial Politics in South
The shock announcement that The Fugard Theatre is closing its doors permanently was like receiving the death notice of a very close friend, someone who had been part of one’s
It is a year of exciting collaborations for Cape Town Opera (CTO), including the involvement of six visual artists to create a series of posters for each of the company’s
For their belated birthday celebration event, POPArt Theatre is hosting an afternoon of theatre outdoors, in Johannesburg’s Delta Park. The annual event, usually named 24 Hours in the City, sees
In the midst of a global pandemic, a South African dance teacher has to keep her business afloat, and is forced to reinvent her traditional training methods. Born from a
A familiar fairytale is getting an exciting makeover this year as Cape Town Opera’s Hänsel und Gretel premieres at Artscape in April 2021. The production brings together a world-class team,
The Kwasha! Theatre Company brings Boris Vian’s The Empire Builders to life with an immersive audio experience that will be available for audiences to enjoy from home for the month
UJ Arts & Culture invites aspirant and established playwrights to apply for participation in the second round of its online playwriting laboratory. A division of the Faculty of Art, Design
This February sees the staging of the popular play Kamphoer – die verhaal van Susan Nell at two of Johannesburg’s major theatres. Currently on stage at The Market Theatre until
If you go into the woods… In his first live theatre collaboration, photographer Roger Ballen will plumb the psychological depths of a familiar fairy tale, designing a unique visual world
The world-first performing arts festival on a phone, My Body My Space 2021 (MBMS21), is officially live. From photo exhibitions and solo performances, to award-winning theatre productions reimagined for the