Spirit Songs – Part 1

This is Part 1 of our materials on the production of Spirit Songs (click here for Part 2). Spirit Songs, the result of a collaboration between Magnet Theatre's Culture Gangs Programme, the International Theatre and Literacy...

Zimkhita Mzimba, Sivuyile Dunjwa, Natasha Gana and Tina Hashe

NG: My name is Natasha Gana. I was a trainee, 2014-15. TH: Hello, my name is Tina Hashe and I was a Magnet trainee, 2014-15. ZM: Hello, I’m Zimkhita Mzimba I’m a Magnet Theatre graduate,...

Capturing The Cloud Catcher

The Cloud Catcher was presented as part of Magnet Theatre's Rocking the Cradle on Friday, 26th May, 2017. The Cloud Catcher explores the life of Buhle, a girl from Langa Township in Cape Town, who constantly...

Sharing Stories in SEN Contexts

Carpe Diem School provides for “Physical-, learning- and intellectually impaired learners between the ages of 6 and 18 years, that cannot be accommodated in mainstream education.” Based in George (South Africa), and serving young...

The Inspiring Work of Magnet Theatre

In May and June 2017, members of the Dialogue team were lucky enough to spend time with the wonderful Magnet Theatre in Cape Town. Magnet Theatre is an independent South African physical theatre company that...

Meeting with Yonela Sithela and Maggi Fernando

YS: My name is Yonela, and my surname is Sithela. I am a Magnet Theatre ex-trainee. I did my training in 2012 and graduated in 2013. I’m a performer. I’m an artist. I can sing....

Just Here: A Sweet Performance

Just Here is a performance created for children under the age of three. Gabriel Marchand, the Director from Pillow Fort Productions, created a colourful piece that was full of soothing, calm and familiar sounds for the young audience...

Spirit Songs – Part 2

This is Part 2 of our materials on the production of Spirit Songs (click here for Part 1). To hear more about the project, we sat down with Yonela Sithela, one of Magnet Theatre's Culture Gangs Facilitators who was...

Luvo Tamba’s Experience at Magnet Theatre

LT: My name is Luvo and my surname is Tamba. I’m also coming from a township, a place called Philippi, Browns Farm I’m one of the first students graduated Magnet Theatre...