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International Jazz Day Celebrated in Gauteng South Africa

22 Apr 2016 in Show Press Releases

International Jazz Day Celebrated in Gauteng South Africa In South Africa, Jazz Day comes at a time when this music genre takes back its glory as a conscious music that continues to challenge practitioners and jazz lovers at a spiritual, intellectual and cultural level. South Africa recognizes the “l” appeals of jazz, as music that transcends cultural and social barriers and for this reason a group of journalists, musicians, cultural practitioners, and music lovers are coming together on April 30 to join the global jazz music conversation. Coming out of the deliberations of International ...

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Naledi Nominations for 2015

14 Apr 2016 in Show Press Releases

Market Theatre Press Releases

NALEDI NOMINATIONS: The full list of nominees are: 1. BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Ameera Patel - Cincinatti - Scenes from City Life - Prod. by The Market Theatre & The Windybrow Theatre by arr. with DALRO (Pty) Ltd. Written by Barney Simon, Dir. by Clive Mathibe. Dorothy Ann Gould - The Something Prince - Prod. by The Market Theatre & The Windybrow Theatre. Written & Dir. by Sue Pam-Grant. Janna Ramos-Violante - Doubt - Prod. by Daphne Kuhn for the A&G Theatre on the Square. Witten by John Patrick Shanley, Dir. by James Cuningham. Liezl de Kock - Crazy in Love - Prod. ...

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Market Theatre Foundation Council Announces Selection of Ismail Mahomed as New CEO

14 Apr 2016 in Show Press Releases

Market Theatre Foundation Council Announces Selection of Ismail Mahomed as Theatre’s New CEO The Council of the Market Theatre Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Ismail Mahomed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Market Theatre Foundation. He will assume this position on 1 August 2016. Council Chair Kwanele Gumbi, commenting on this appointment, noted “Mr Mahomed brings a wealth of public and private experience in arts management to his new position. He has a wide-ranging network of artistic and funding relationships at the local, national, and international le...

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Brett Goldin bursary call for applications

14 Apr 2016 in Show Press Releases

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Brett Goldin Bursary call for applications A final Goldin opportunity awaits two young South African actors between 20 and 30 years old as the Baxter calls for applications for auditions for the 2016 Brett Goldin Bursary The Baxter Theatre Centre is calling for applications from young South African actors, from anywhere in the country, between the ages of 20 and 30, who wish to audition for the Brett Goldin Bursary for 2016. This marks the tenth anniversary and final year that the bursary will be made available. The closing date is 5pm on Friday, 29 April and no late applications will be ac...

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Market Theatre Laboratory Part-Time Drama Programme

15 Mar 2016 in Show Press Releases

Applications are now open for the Market Theatre Laboratory’s part-time performance and theatre skills programme. 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 will be a showcase of some of the work achieved during the course, giving the students the opportunity to perform and get feedback on their progress. Students will receive a certific...

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Plant Vir My ‘N Boom Andre

11 Mar 2016 in Show Press Releases
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The Market Theatre and Windybrow Theatre present Foxwood House production Plant Vir My ‘N Boom Andre 07 – 24 April 2016 The Market Theatre is constantly looking for ways to push the envelope, and challenges itself to be brave as a production house by searching for new and exciting content to present a stimulating programme. Artistic Director James Ngcobo says this is part of a very clear vision to create an exciting, inclusive and diverse way of programing. The Theatre made a bold commitment two years ago when it pledged to become the home of Afrikaans theatre in Johannesburg. Pla...

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