Drama for Life project, AfriQueer, to tour Africa and Europe

Drama for Life is taking its site-specific performance project AfriQueer, created by the Drama for Life AFRICA Project, written by Tlotlego Gaogakwe and directed by Warren Nebe, on tour.

The acclaimed project, which celebrates LGBTIQ human rights and is based on an ancient creation myth of how the stars were made, will initially tour South Africa, before heading to The Netherlands, Ghana and Mozambique. Continue reading


New dates for DIFF and Durban FilmMart

THE annual Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) and the Durban FilmMart (DFM) will take place from June 16 to 26, 2016, while the DFM will take place from June 17 to 20, 2016.

The events have been rescheduled due to a clash with the 21st International Aids Conference, which takes place at the end of July 2016. The AIDS conference will be using both the Elangeni and Maharani hotels, which are traditionally used as a festival and market hub. Continue reading

Early Years Theatre Workshop

Magnet Theatre in partnership with the Goethe-Institut presents and Early Years Theatre Workshop from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm on July 18 at the Magnet Theatre, Unit 1, Old Match Factory, Lower Main Road, Observatory.

The workshop is for theatre practitioners and educators interested in developing theatre for and with young audiences. It will be held under the guidance of internationally acclaimed, award winning practitioner, Barbara Kölling, artistic director and teacher at HELIOS Theatre in Germany.

There are limited places for book with Chiminae at 021 448 3436, or e-mail assistant@magnettheatre.co.za, as soon as possible.