Talking with Lwando Magwaca

LM: My name is Lwando Magwaca. I graduated 2016. From 2014, 2015, 2016 - so I had three-years intensive programme training with Magnet Theatre. Tegan Arazny (TA) : AND WHAT HAVE YOU DONE SINCE YOU...

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...

Storytelling – The Teachers’ Testimony

As part of the ‘Our Story, Your Story’ project, 100 local educators were trained in how to integrate storytelling into their teaching practice. These workshops were an experiential knowledge-sharing and team building opportunity which...

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...

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...

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...

Lwanda Sindaphi Reflects

LS: My name is Lwanda Sindaphi. I’m from Delft. I am artistic director of Lingua Franca Spoken Word Movement. I graduated in Magnet Theatre in 2013. LS: I’ve been doing a lot of things ...

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...

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,...

Wool & Wood – Let’s Play!

Two materials: wool and wood. We use them every day, in all kinds of different forms, and for all kinds of different reasons. So, what made them such special and exciting centrepieces in two Performances for...