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In my end, is my beginning

09 Feb 2016 in Show Press Releases
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The Windybrow Theatre, The Market Theatre and Department of Arts & Culture present In My End, Is My Beginning The Market Theatre could not turn 40 years old without striving to set new heights in theatrical creativity. This February it has come together for the first time with Moving Into Dance to create a new piece fusing different genres of art including music and dance. In My End, Is My Beginning is a story about homeless people that explores their interaction with other ordinary people. It highlights the obstacles that they encounter in their life in the streets, and shines a lig...

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MARKET LABORATORY:  2016 CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

22 Jan 2016 in Show Press Releases

MARKET LABORATORY:  2016 CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS The Market Theatre Laboratory invites interested community theatre groups to submit applications to take part in its Community Theatre Practitioners Incubator programme for the 2016 year.  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 and trains the next generation of community arts leaders, arts entrepreneurs and administrators and exposes them to both the creative and practical sides of producing a professional theatre pi...

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Market Theatre Laboratory Launches Part-Time Drama Programme

18 Jan 2016 in Show Press Releases

Applications are now open for the Market Theatre Laboratory’s new part-time performance and theatre skills programme. After receiving a huge number of applications for the full-time course, the Market Lab has decided to launch a new part-time training opportunity starting in February this year. The aim of this 6 session course is to provide an entry point into the performing arts for aspiring actors with little training or experience. The course will provide a comprehensive foundation in the basic skills and techniques of acting, introducing a new concept each week. The 6th and final class ...

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Market Theatre Laboratory Launches Part-Time Drama Programme

18 Jan 2016 in Show Press Releases

Applications are now open for the Market Theatre Laboratory’s new part-time performance and theatre skills programme. After receiving a huge number of applications for the full-time course, the Market Lab has decided to launch a new part-time training opportunity starting in February this year. The aim of this 6 session course is to provide an entry point into the performing arts for aspiring actors with little training or experience. The course will provide a comprehensive foundation in the basic skills and techniques of acting, introducing a new concept each week. The 6th and final class ...

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Zwakala Festival

07 Dec 2015 in Show Press Releases
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The Market Theatre and the Department of Arts and Culture present 23rd Zwakala Festival Made possible by the Market Theatre Laboratory, a division of the Market Theatre Foundation 08 – 13 December 2015 Free Entry @The Barney Simon Theatre The annual Zwakala Festival is an event designed to encourage and highlight the work of community theatre groups and give their productions a chance to be staged professionally at the prestigious Market Theatre. This year sees a jam-packaged programme of performances drawn from various regions in Gauteng, supported by the Department of Arts and ...

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South African classic jazz revitalised

13 Nov 2015 in Show Press Releases
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South African classic jazz revitalised 10 November 2015 Old and new musical worlds, jazz and hip-hop, will come together in Songs from Jazztown, a musical tribute to South Africa’s iconic jazz artists. Directed by James Ngcobo, Songs from Jazztown will run from 17 November to 20 December 2015 at Joburg’s Market Theatre. Brand South Africa has partnered with the Market Theatre for this production to highlight the role of South African music in building the country’s nation brand, and encourage young citizens to play their part and honing their artistic skills. According to the...

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