Making Theatre With Jennie Reznek

Myrto Papoulia and Tegan Arazny sat down with Jennie Reznek, Director and Trustee of Magnet Theatre, on Thursday, 22nd June 2017. You can watch the full video (32 minutes) of their conversation here, or you...

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...

A Braai at Magnet Theatre

Magnet Theatre's Full-Time Training and Job Creation Programme is a 2-year programme for “youth who for one reason or another struggle to be absorbed into the training at the University”. The programme aims “to bridge the divide...

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...

Beviol Swartz and Rozanne Holland Discuss Their Training at Magnet Theatre

BS: My name is Beviol Swartz and I graduated twice, actually. I was in the group 2014-2015, and then I graduated that year, and the third year I was for one year...

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...

Space Rocks

Space Rocks, produced by Flying House (South Africa) and directed by Athena Mazarakis, follows the characters of JoJo and Jinks as they journey into Space from their bedroom, in search of a better planet. The video below (6 minutes) gives...

Rocking the Cradle at Magnet Theatre

As part of the ASSITEJ Cradle of Creativity, Magnet Theatre hosted the 'Rocking the Cradle' event from 24th to 26th May, 2017. This was an opportunity for ASSITEJ delegates and local audiences to engage with African and...

A Day in the Life of a Magnet Theatre Trainee

Magnet Theatre’s Full-Time Training and Job Creation programme is a 2-year programme for “youth who for one reason or another struggle to be absorbed into the training at the University”. For some, this may...

Chatting with Asanda Rilityana and Emmanuel Ntsamba

AR: My name is Asanda Rilityana and I was one of the first to graduate. I graduated in 2011. Or 10? Between those years. It was a long time ago! EN: And my name is...