Michaelhouse and St Anne’s pupils take on the challenge of the musical, ‘Chess’

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Pictured here are Michaelhouse students, Menziwokuhle Mbuyazi and Grant Hiscock, who will be performing together St Anne’s students in ‘Chess: The Musical’ at the Schlesinger Theatre at Michaelhouse. Photos: Supplied

PUPILS from Michaelhouse in Balgowan and St Anne’s Diocesan School in Hilton have teamed up to perform one of musical theatre’s most interesting and complex works, Chess.

Running from August 13 to 16 at the Schlesinger Theatre, the musical is based on an idea by Tim Rice, with music by ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, and lyrics by Tim Rice. Continue reading

Don’t miss this year’s Funk at the Hexagon

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The finale of Funk 2015. Photo: Supplied

AFTER 17 years at the Hilton College Theatre, Funk is moving to the Hexagon Theatre at the Pietermaritzburg campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Hosted by The Theatre – St Anne’s College, the annual schools dance extravaganza takes place at 7.30 pm pon May 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11. Tickets are R70 at Computicket. Continue reading

A coming together of bodies

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ATTACHMENTS 1-7 is an acclaimed series of duets that explores the coming together of bodies, desires, fantasies and territories, while uncovering the various negotiations in the stages of our relationships.

It features seasoned dancers and theatre professionals, Athena Mazarakis and Craig Morris, and is directed by Gerard Bester.

A must-see for dance fans, Attachments 1-7 is at the Theatre at St Anne’s College in Hilton Avenue, Hilton, at 7.30pm on Thursday, February 4.

“Our first show of the year is a part of our annual Form 4 Dramatic Arts Residency Programme,” said spokeswoman Lynn Chemaly.

Tickets are R70 and R50 concessions (scholars/students/pensioners). Booking is on 033 343 6100 or via email at twoodgate@stannes.co.za

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