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Newtown Junction: Where Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship Meet

27 Aug 2015 in Show Press Releases

Newtown Junction, a mall that offers a superior shopping experience, diversity in dining opportunities and a space that lends itself to celebrating South Africa’s artistic and cultural diversity, continues to set the tone by hosting stimulating events and showcases. In September Newtown Junction will be welcoming in Spring and celebrating Heritage month by featuring three events filled with the season’s hottest, must-have hair trends, the pizzazz and high energy of dance, workshops and market. So, on Saturday September 5, from 10am get in on the act and catch the magic of a variety ...

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Market Theatre Laboratory Seeks the Next Generation of Young Actors

14 Aug 2015 in Show Press Releases

If you are a talented, focused individual who dreams about a career in the performing arts, the Market Theatre Laboratory has news for you: we are currently recruiting a new generation of young actors for our renowned Performance and Theatre Skills Training Programme. Applications for this full-time course are open from the 15 August – 30 September 2015 for study in 2016. This year, the Lab won the Adelaide Tambo Award for celebrating human rights through the arts in the student category at the National Arts Festival. In addition, Lab students performed at Pop Art Theatre, the Market Theat...

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05 Aug 2015 in Show Press Releases

KPN Poetry Overload at Market Theatre: Kiri Pink Nob in association with Market Theatre is proud to present the “POETRY OVERLOAD” showcase from the 7th until the 9th of August 2015. There will be a total of 4 shows, (7 Aug - 8pm, 8 Aug - 3pm & 8pm and 9 Aug - 3pm). Poetry Overload: (Celebrating Women) In this August’s version of ‘Poetry Overload’, a dynamic ensemble of young writers and performers collaborate to bring to audiences a ‘Poetry In Performance’ treat for this Woman’s Month. ‘Celebrating Women’ is the theme for this year, a...

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Vuyani Dance Theatre hosts Dance Workshops for Women

04 Aug 2015 in Show Press Releases
Related Shows: Siva (Seven)

Dance with the divas this Women’s Day Vuyani Dance Theatre is celebrating Women’s Month by hosting a public dance workshop with emerging female choreographers on Sunday, 9 August 2015. Lulu Mlangeni (senior dancer at Vuyani) and Thoko Sidiya (formerly with Moving into Dance Mophatong) will be imparting their skills and knowledge during this lively, interactive workshop. It is open to all, and will be held at the Vuyani Dance Theatre studios, located at the Dance Space in Newtown, on Sunday from 8.45am to 10.30am. “This is a golden opportunity to soak up the tricks of the trade from th...

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Kabomo’s Latest Album(Sekusile) Launch

30 Jul 2015 in Show Press Releases

KABOMO _ SEKUSILE - ALBUM LAUNCH A NEW DAWN FOR KABOMO WITH THIRD ALBUM The launch of Kabomo’s new studio album SEKUSILE - will take place on Thursday the 6th of AUGUST inside the prestigious John Kani Theatre hosted by The Market Theatre Precinct in Newtown. Kabomo and his 6 piece band will showcase all new songs from SEKUSILE with guest appearances by Afrotraction, Moneoa and Brian Temba. The exclusive event will be hosted by Bongo Muffin founding member and Afro Cafe host Stoan while DJs Clock, Miza and The Berlin Boys spin sexy tunes at the welcome reception and post event drink...

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28 Jul 2015 in Show Press Releases
Related Shows: Lepatata

The Market Theatre and Windybrow Theatre present   LEPATATA Limited Season 12 – 30 August 2015 This project was made possible by a grant of R 500,000 from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF). The Market Theatre is heading in a brave new direction through a determined commitment to produce theatre in all of South Africa’s indigenous languages. The move to broaden its appeal and serve all the different cultures in Johannesburg will officially begin in August with Lepatata, the first fully Setswana production ever to be staged at the Market Theatre. This bold an...

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