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Permission to fail | Market Theatre Laboratory

Thirty years ago it was decided by Barney Simon and John Kani, the then managers of the world-renowned Market Theatre, that, as an extension of the company, it was important to create an inclusive laboratory type space where collaborative and experimental work could be given

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What’s on at Cinema Nouveau:  The White Crow

Director: Ralph Fiennes Starring: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann      A young man of just 22, dressed in a black beret and a dark narrow suit, is on an aeroplane flying from St Petersburg to Paris. It is 1961 and Rudolf Nureyev, not

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The Color Purple returns to Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre and producer Bernard Jay are proud to announce the ‘bon voyage’ season of the musical The Color Purple. It will return to Joburg Theatre’s The Mandela stage prior to the all-South African company taking its acclaimed production on tour to Europe and Asia.

The Snow Goose Fugard Theatre Cape Town

The Snow Goose to show at The Fugard Theatre

Contagious Theatre is bringing their beloved hit show – The Snow Goose – to The Fugard Theatre from 9 April until 4 May 2019.      The Snow Goose is a timeless classic based on the Paul Gallico short story. A chance encounter between a

Jan Harlan RapidLion International Film Festival

Kubrick’s right-hand man

This year’s RapidLion Film Festival was a feast for filmmakers, students and general film lovers, but one of the most special opportunities the Festival provided was three masterclasses with film producer Jan Harlan. Creative Feel was fortunate to chat with Harlan, who was incredibly generous

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The Centre for the Less Good Idea Season 5

The Centre for the Less Good Idea announces a spectacular Season of work co-curated by Phala O. Phala and David April. The Centre for the Less Good Idea is excited to announce a collection of outstanding collaborative and interdisciplinary works for Season 5 scheduled to
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Catching up with…

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine Simply one of the best aspects of my job is to be able to interview someone I admire, someone I am curious about, someone who shares their thoughts with me. Just to be able
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Lend an ear… It’s Chicago and all that jazz!

A nightclub singer, a double murder, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin, surrounded by the razzle-dazzle of the world’s sexiest musical: Chicago. Now on stage at Artscape, Cape Town, until 14 April, then playing at Montecasino’s Teatro, Johannesburg, from 20 April to

Dave Mann Art of Performance

All this performance, but where to go and see it?

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. In South Africa, there is no shortage of performing artists. In Johannesburg, the city I live in and write from, this is particularly true. Joburg is home to countless dancers,

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Jeff Goldblum’s feel-good jazz

Known for his quirky on-screen persona, Jeff Goldblum has brought to life some of the most iconic characters in cinema since the 1970s. Now, at 66, he is passionately exploring another of his talents with the release of his debut album The Capitol Studios Sessions

Josh Groban

Josh Groban: Bridges

Internationally renowned singer, songwriter and actor, Josh Groban, has entertained fans across the globe for the last two decades with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs (selling more than 30 million worldwide), electrifying live performances, and comedic film and television appearances. His instantly recognisable voice is

Joburg Theatre

Woza Albert!

Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon’s Woza Albert! will enjoy a run at The Soweto Theatre from 22 February to 11 March 2018 and at the Joburg Theatre Fringe Theatre from 1 to 17 June 2018.      In the past year, young South

Knights of Theatre come to the aid of stroke-stricken performer

In the spirit of ‘Knights of Theatre’, Pieter Toerien – South Africa’s top theatre producer – alongside Alan Committie – comedian, actor, director and producer and legendary entertainer – and show and “African Footprint” producer, Richard Loring, have joined arms to present a special fundraising

Blonde Poison

Blonde Poison returns to Sandton theatre

Blonde Poison, the gripping story of Nazi betrayer Stella Goldschlag, returns to the Auto and General Theatre on the Square from January 30 until February 18.      Presented by Daphne Kuhn by arrangement with Troupe Theatre Company, it once again stars multi-award-winning actress Fiona Ramsay,

ACT Scholarships

ACT announces four Scholarship winners 2017

On Saturday evening twelve future stars performed their hearts out on the legendary John Kani stage of the Market Theatre.  The talented finalists from around the country travelled to Joburg in the hope of winning a scholarship to pursue their dreams. Having spent the week

Themi Venturas

Death of Themi Venturas

The theatre fraternity in and beyond South Africa was saddened tonight to hear the news of the passing of award-winning local theatre practitioner Themi Venturas. Venturas, an actor, director and a mentor to many, died at 20:00 on 11 September 2017, after a battle with

When It Rains

SA actress making waves on international soil

  Local talent, Tayla Schaffner‘s short film When It Rains won Best Drama Short at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival. Tayla Schaffner may be a stranger on South African soil, but it’s time to sit up and take notice because the local beauty is already

The Market Theatre

About: The Market Theatre, founded in Johannesburg in 1976 by Mannie Manim and the late Barney Simon, was constructed out of Johannesburg’s Indian Fruit Market – built in 1913. The theatre went on to become internationally renowned as South Africa’s “Theatre of the Struggle”.  

Brett Goldin Bursary 2016 call for applications

Brett Goldin Bursary 2016 call for applications

A final Goldin opportunity awaits two young South African actors The Baxter Theatre Centre is calling for applications from young South African actors, from anywhere in the country, between the ages of 20 and 30, who wish to audition for the Brett Goldin Bursary for

Playhouse Company Call for Proposals for 2017/18

Do you have a fabulous stage production but no venue to present it in? Are you looking for a potential partner to assist with the financial costs of staging a drama, musical or dance production? Then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for!

ACT and Nedbank Funding makes an Impact

Arts and culture organisations, associations, cooperatives, networks, individual artists and practitioners have until 31 March to apply for funding. The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Professional Development Programme, funded by the Nedbank Arts Affinity, is designed to support the development of a reliable, sustainable and

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Market Laboratory: 2016 Call for Participants

The Market Theatre Laboratory invites community theatre groups to submit applications for its Community Theatre Practitioners Incubator programme 2016. The programme works to improve the skills of writers, directors, designers and actors. It empowers them to create and produce local content of a high standard

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