Back by popular demand after a critically acclaimed season at the Playhouse in 2016, We Are Still Marching returns to the Playhouse Drama Theatre from May 24 to 28 for schools at 10 am, and for the public on Saturday, May 27 at 7.30 pm and Sunday, May 28 at 2.30 pm as part of The Playhouse Company’s New Stages season. Continue reading
THE Bolshoi Ballet takes on a new challenge with audacity in an exhilarating encounter with the masters of contemporary choreography. The result is A Contemporary Evening, which will be screened at Nouveau cinemas. Continue reading
The Flatfoot Dance Company in full flight. Photo: Val Adamson
The Flatfoot Dance Company presents Sadhana at the Playhouse Drama Theatre in Durban from March 23 to 26.
This is the newest offering from the acclaimed team that created the award-winning Bhakti. Choreographed by Lliane Loots, the work steps boldly into Eastern mystical philosophy and its confluence with African rhythms and dance, creating a dance theatre feast for the senses. Continue reading
‘Lady Lady’. Photo: Val Adamson
Durban resident, Desiré Davids, will join Gaby Saranouffi and Edna Jaime to present Lady, Lady at Dance Umbrella 2017 at the Wits Theatre in Johannesburg on Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3 at 8pm. Continue reading
Svetlana Zakharova and Denis Rodkin in Swan Lake. Photo: Damir Yusupov
A new season of seven wonderful ballets from Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet company – one of the world’s great powerhouses of classical ballet – is currently being screened at Ster-Kinekor’s Cinema Nouveau theatres.
The next ballet to be enjoyed on the big screen is one of the classical ballets of all time, Tchaikovsky’s timeless Swan Lake, which releases on Saturday, February 18 for limited shows. Continue reading
Mark Tatham (back) and Daniel Geddes will be appearing in Burn at the Theatre – St Anne’s College.
The Theatre at St Anne’s College in Hilton is hosting a performance of the award-winning production, Burn, choreographed and directed by Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance (2012) Bailey Snyman, and featuring Daniel Geddes and Mark Tatham, on Thursday, February 2 at 7.30pm. Continue reading
Shelby Strange is part of the Rickshaw Collective who will be performing a physical theatre piece, “Dislocation” on Saturday, January 21 at 4pm and Sunday, January 22 at 2pm. Photo: Luca Barausse
This weekend, Durban plays host to the inaugural Fresha Festival. This free fun family al-fresco theatre festival will be staged on Durban’s North Beach for three days on January 20, 21 and 22. Continue reading
The season of ballets from Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet company continues with the screening of The Golden Age, which releases at Cinema Nouveau on Saturday, November 12 for limited screenings.
The other productions in this season include: The Nutcracker (December 17), Swan Lake (February 18, 2017), The Sleeping Beauty (March 10), A Contemporary Evening (April 21) and finally, A Hero of our Time (May 12). The ballets are brought to the big screen by Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live. Continue reading
On Sunday, November 13, the power packed Bollywood extravaganza, Jewels of India 2, will bring Indian cinema to life through music and dance at the Theatre of Marcellus, Emperors Palace, Boksburg from 3pm to 6pm. Continue reading
Just when you thought the cultural calendar in Joburg was calming down, November brings the 5th Women’s International Theatre Festival. Running from November 4, the event offers a fresh feast of theatre and performance, with 13 plays, two dance pieces, daily film screenings and an evening of music – all work that celebrates women in theatre.