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International Jazz Day

22 Apr 2015 in Uncategorised

This is the black urban experience, a social conversation and exploration of African spirituality at a time of global struggles. The Arts and Jazz plays are a tonic that frees the spirit and fuels the mind to mend the fabric of civil society and renew its innovate cohesion by creating memory through jazz. These session will take you on a journey of Yakhal’Inkomo and its heritage, the reflections into the story of South African Jazz and its restlessness in 1968. A conversation that works towards the well-being of all its members, fights being ostracized and marginalization by creating a sen...

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Next Generation Visionaries

13 Nov 2014 in Uncategorised

There is no doubt in the mind of Annabell Lebethe, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation, on the important role arts and culture play in the development and growth of inner city and urban fabric. “Artists bring soul to the city” I met to discuss her point of view on the recently opened Newtown Junction development which is a mixed use retail, apartment, hotel and office space (worth R1.4 billion over 6 years) which has opened alongside the Market Theatre In Newtown, Johannesburg. How does she foresee the interaction between the users of these spaces and the different theatre or arts orient...

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Next Generation Visionaries

13 Nov 2014 in Uncategorised

There is no doubt in the mind of Annabell Lebethe, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation, on the important role arts and culture play in the development and growth of inner city and urban fabric. “Artists bring soul to the city” I met to discuss her point of view on the recently opened Newtown Junction development which is a mixed use retail, apartment, hotel and office space (worth R1.4 billion over 6 years) which has opened alongside the Market Theatre In Newtown, Johannesburg. How does she foresee the interaction between the users of these spaces and the different theatre or arts orient...

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Next Generation Visionaries

13 Nov 2014 in Uncategorised

There is no doubt in the mind of Annabell Lebethe, CEO of the Market Theatre Foundation, on the important role arts and culture play in the development and growth of inner city and urban fabric. “Artists bring soul to the city” I met to discuss her point of view on the recently opened Newtown Junction development which is a mixed use retail, apartment, hotel and office space (worth R1.4 billion over 6 years) which has opened alongside the Market Theatre In Newtown, Johannesburg. How does she foresee the interaction between the users of these spaces and the different theatre or arts orient...

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The Shadow of a Humming Bird: review by Sandile Mabaso

20 Aug 2014 in Uncategorised

A Review of ‘The Shadow of the Hummingbird’ by Athol Fugard Posted on August 18, 2014 by Sandile Mabaso The_Shadow_of_the_Hummingbird_Market_Theatre_Poster_On Friday, the day before I went to see The Shadow of the Hummingbird, I attended an event where the playwright-Athol Fugard was talking about his life journey, his writing process and his thoughts on EVERYTHING. It was difficult to remain impassive when he was talking about the inspiration behind classic plays, like Sizwe Banzi is dead and The Island that he penned with John Kani and Winston Ntshona and his first-hand account of South ...

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Market Laboratory Performance and Theatre Skills Programme

18 Feb 2014 in Uncategorised

Performance and Theatre Skills Programme The programme The Full –time Skills Programme is a two year course focused on the provision of performance and theatre skills to talented young performers, directors and writers. Classes are facilitated by professional practitioners and attendance of all classes is mandatory. The 2 year Performance and Theatre Skills is primarily aimed at school leavers and applicants with previous professional experience/ qualifications must provide additional motivation for consideration by the panel. Applicants should not apply for any bursaries/ financial assi...

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