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Weyisile (Conquered)

This 4-part music video series takes audiences on a teenage girl’s journey.

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Butlers and Bridesmaids (Radio Play)

Other

The Butler is back in a murder-mystery radio play featuring last year’s Ovation Award-winning ‘Butlers’ cast who each play a variety of eccentric characters.

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In My Shoes

Poetry

“In my Shoes” takes us on a multilayered journey of one and many human beings, from the perspective of their shoes.

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Raise the Bar

Music

Innovative Talented Young Minds (IN.TYM) is here to ‘Raise the Bar’ of South African battle rap in 2021.

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Four Hands

Jacques du Plessis and Andrew Duncan present a concert of beautiful music for piano duet.

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2-4-1 Double The Fun | Cherry’s Magic Fun Show

Children's Choice

In Part 2:’ Cherry’s Magic Fun Show’ you help a ditsy clown with a heart.

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DIKAKANYO

Film

The Art Cave’s DIKAKANYO series is a collection of short performed pieces designed for the online space.

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A Play on Words (Radio Play)

Other

A quirky comedy about the madcap shenanigans that go on behind the mic as a group of voice over actors find themselves in a dilemma.

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Dear Donald, Dear Hillary (Their Secret Correspondence)

Theatre

Dear Donald/Dear Hillary (Their Secret Correspondence) takes liberties for laughs, with the biographies of the famous political rivals.

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Umnqa! – Never Defeated

Theatre

This true story of defying the strongholds of colonial conquest links the past and the present. The performing duo are thought-leaders in creative history.

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Amazwi Storytelling

Amazwi Museum brings storytelling throughout the festival, for the young and the old.

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Book Launch: UNosigidi & KOTAZ Journal

Talk

Join us for the launches of UNosigidi and Kotaz magazine.

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DEUS NOS ACUDI – GOD HELP US

Film

“Is the contemporary body free or controlled? Original or imitated? Is the experience of the body influenced by the cultural pattern to which it is inserted?”fi

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Book Launch: Intlambo Yokufel’amahashe by Zongezile Matshoba

Family

Join Zongezile Matshoba for the launch of ‘Intlambo Yokufel’Amahashe’.

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Book Launch: Kwazi Bani? by Thina Namba

Join Thina Namba for the launch of ‘Kwazi Bani?’

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Book Launch: Fall Awake by Jeannie McKeown

Talk

Irreverent and heartfelt, the poems in this collection speak to a particular life, and to what it is to reach the middle of one.

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Book Launch: New Coin – South African Poetry

Talk

Join editor Kyle Allan for the launch of the latest edition of New Coin, South Africa’s longest-published poetry magazine.

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Guru

Music

This performance is based on devotional music glorifying deities, bringing out devotion, discipline, dedication and prosperity.

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Book Launch: Anarchy and the Sea by Dr Amitabh Mitra

Talk

Join Dr Amitabh Mitra for the book launch of ‘Anarchy and the Sea’

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Book Launch: Whitewashing My Yellow Bones by Nisi Daniels

Talk

Join Nisi Daniels for the launch of Whitewashing my Yellow Bones.

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Book Reading: Butterfly Bones by Elisabeth Gowans

Poetry

Join Elisabeth Gowans for a reading from ‘Butterfly Bones’, poetry written over the course of a year following the death of her mother.

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The Shack

THE SHACK tells the story of Buti and his daily struggles, made even harder during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PIECES OF PARADIZE

Dance

Pieces of Paradise is based on the myth of Androginous, a being who is both male and female in the same body.

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WET&DRY – MOLHADOS&SECOS

Theatre

Wet&Dry is an almost word-free physical and visual performance; inspired by the stories of people who have suffered the onslaught of natural disasters

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Concert 1 – The Joy of Symphonic Music with The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra

Music

This concert by the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Lykele Temmingh and begins with Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings in C major.

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Concert 2 – The Joy of Symphonic Music with The KZN Philharmonic Orchestra

Music

KZN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY LYKELE TEMMINGH

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Fairy & Folk Tales

It’s story time! Join your favourite actors on an adventure as they tell an assortment of fairy and folk tales.

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Old soul waiting

Theatre

”Old soul waiting” follows a cyclical dream state that unfolds the story of Bongeziwe.

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The Brazilian Jazz Quartet

Jazz

Enjoy this performance that’s sure to have you humming melodies for days to come. Added to this is the stellar line-up of local talent.

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Khulani Umzimb’ ukhalimali

Music

This performance is an educational jazz music show with a combination of African and Fusion Music.

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TORINAOSHI

Film

Koko spends the final days of summer saying goodbye to friends in New York when an untimely fight releases underlying feelings about her roots.

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NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Webinar #4

Music

A conversation with composer, Neo Muyanga, as well as the performers, Lungiswa Plaatjies, Matthijs van Dijk, Graham du Plessis and David Lubbe

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NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Webinar #3

Music

A discussion with, Hannes Taljaard, the composer and Magda de Vries, Morné van Heerden, the performers from Concert 2 of the Digital Indaba.

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NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Webinar #2

Music

A conversation with the composer, Dimitri Voudouris from Concert 1 of the Digital Indaba. He is joined by performers, Waldo Alexander, Yonela Mnana, Tiisetso Mashishi.

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NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Webinar #1 – Stories We Told Ourselves

Music

This webinar provides space for the six contributors to explore how we build collaboration & togetherness in this challenging time.

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NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Premier of Stories We Told Ourselves

Music

‘Stories We Told Ourselves’ explores the global pandemic and associated lockdowns through the work of six exceptional South African artists.

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Mobile Inertia

Dance

This is a video excerpt of Mobile Inertia, a physical theatre piece using dance and spoken word to explore mental health.

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6th Floor

Theatre

6th Floor is an audio piece which explores the experiences of two live-in domestic workers and their relationship with homemaking away from Home.

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Izibazi Zomendo

Theatre

Izibazi Zomendo explores a dysfunctional relationship between a mother and daughter that is rooted in domestic violence.

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Compassion, Love & Grace

Theatre

Love sometimes comes from unexpected places. In some circumstances love can bloom into something great.

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Dream, Journey & Passion

Film

We are born with a desire to follow our dreams. In fact, our journey really begins when we pursue out dreams, the passions that drive us.

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Talk Show-Engaging Conversation

Talk

The vibrant hosts share their views on all things Covid-10, from vaccinations through to business.

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Dipalo | Audio Version

Theatre

Dipalo is an important and timely theatre piece exploring the agency of young people in an exploitative world.

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#BringBackOurGirls

Theatre

In 2014 over 200 girls were abducted from their dormitories in Chibok, Nigeria. This play sheds light on the impact media’s attention has on public outcry.

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Mohlomong ke Fapane – Maybe I’m different?

Theatre

Dintle feels different because of her HIV status and she doesn’t want anyone finding out about it!

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The Witch’s Party

Theatre

A witch has invited you to her party. The theme of the party is a curse. The curse of being a woman.

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A long story short (One man show) | Video on Demand

Theatre

‘A long story short’ is a one man show that follows the journey of “Sax” a single man who’s ready to mingle.

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GUILTY

Theatre

‘Guilty’ follows the murder case of Christian Green through the universal themes of corruption, friendship, family and justice.

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MAFUNGWASHE

Theatre

A spiritual black tax – the sins and gifts of those from the past shall be passed on to those in the present.

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Careful

Film

A couple that unexpectedly falls in love is caught cheating and is tortured by the betrayed husband.

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Girl with the Magic Paintbrush | 18 July

Dance

Larissa and Stella Don, South African suminagashi artists extraordinaire, will showcase their skills accompanied by dance and music.

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Girl with the Magic Paintbrush | 16 July

Dance

Larissa and Stella Don, South African suminagashi artists extraordinaire, will showcase their skills accompanied by dance and music.

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Roots Unleashed by Conquerors Reggae Band

Music

‘Roots Unleashed’ is a pre-recorded performance performed by Conquerors Reggae Band.

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Girl with the Magic Paintbrush – Suminagashi @ home with Kitty Kat and Cup Cake

Theatre

This tutorial video shows how to create suminagashi at home using simple materials, allowing the audience to participate.

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Mad About the Boys

Theatre

MAD ABOUT THE BOYS is a cabaret that celebrates the lives of Ivor Novello, Noel Coward and Cole Porter.

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ǂKhaikari – The Awakening (Cape Flats Kung Fu)

Performance Art

A wounded healer awakening to her spiritual power, through ritual, in a system set up to trap her and her people.

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DAMSEL IN DISTRESS

Theatre

Alison Hillstead presents an entertaining, thought-provoking cabaret about the life of a woman who has to let go of fantasy and take on real life.

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War Of The Gods

Dance

A discussion about the wedding vows turns into a disagreement between colleagues about culture, religion, science and higher power.

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uMalkom noMeri in: The Night Of Revelations

Theatre

Trapped in the memories of a young girl and immersed in the world of her beloved Melikahaya. Meri is on a journey of personal discovery.

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The Fountain of Youth AMEN EASE Hip-Hop/Rap Concert 2021

Music

Wildre.Kammies@A.E Rural boy with an Urban style Rap is my calling that is why I dial” Online Hip-hop/Rap Concert

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Ruth

Theatre

Ruth is a story of a young girl who, because she grows up as an orphan, never learns to understand what it means to be loved.

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Bina.Pina

Dance

This production explores what moves us as people, and what makes us to be moved by other people.

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Buya

Dance

‘Buya’ tells the story of healing through the power of community. It is a meditation on absence

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Isacholo – The Bracelet

Theatre

When an expensive R15 million “isacholo” goes missing at an exhibition, there are many suspects…

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I Think I’m Depressed – Creatives Discussion

Film

Sbusiso Manqa’s book, ‘I think I’m Depressed’, is a starting point for this conversation exploring the state of mind of today’s creatives.

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Enact Memory Archive

Dance

‘Enact Memory Archive’ is a movement performance exploring the coded behaviours and traumas that exist in violence directed towards womxn.

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Gone But Not Forgotten

Music

A beautiful Tribute Show that offers some joy and comfort as together we say, “Gone but not forgotten”.

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Looking Forward

Jazz

Double bass and vocals duet Ariel Juana are joined by the young and talented Stanly Matlou on drums and Simon Manana on alto Saxophone

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Île

Theatre

Île is a story of coming-of-age, family feuds, and the hilarious insanity that happens when people stay in the same place for too long.

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Iva Collective – Umhlaba ophezulu / Higher ground

Music

A cross cultural collaboration of independent artists who carry deep convictions in their approach to therapeutic performance art.

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Heart of Gold

Theatre

‘Heart of Gold’ is a solo contemporary dance film about a widow who finds herself entangled in her deceased husband’s debt.

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Liminal – Documentary

Film

Liminal aims to generate a conversation between mixed race individuals and allow them to explore their narratives and their identity.

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Trauma & Scars

Dance

Torn is a raw and unapologetic dive into the experience of darkness and pain.

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DE|COMPOSITION

Dance

DE|COMPOSITION explores the space between death and rebirth. We grow, we dissolve, become undone, and begin again.

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EOAH a noah and edgar episode 3 (to the moon and back)

Film

This short film is a story on love, for love, about love.

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Humans Listen

Other

Humans Listen is a collection of human stories we need to hear, told through a marriage of music, poetry and visuals.

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The Core

Film

This film about heartbreak that takes audiences on a journey that highlights the importance of love and letting go.

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Kgoši Mampuru II (An outcry from the North)

Film

Kgoši Mampuru II (An outcry from the North) tells the history of the Marota Dynasty, from Sekhukhune to Mampuru.

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11 Walls in 7 Days

Dance

’11 Walls in 7 Days’ invites audiences to embark on an adventurous seven-day journey by car.

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Verloren

Theatre

This reinterpretation of the Greek myth of Alcyone and Ceyx follows the story of a young couple living on the Verlorenvlei

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Tough Smile

Theatre

Tough Smile is an abstract performance art piece that explores the themes of pain, masculinity, and healing.

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FED

Theatre

‘FED’ enquires whether life can go on when a woman experiences Gender-Based Violence.

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AZANIA

Theatre

Bantu Africa goes on a journey of hope and disappointment as he searches for his daughter.

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Masimbonge Sessions

Music

Join the Masifunde Youth Choir for an intimate recording session.

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Lesedi

Theatre

Lesedi follows the life of a recent university graduate keen to get back to the real world and build a successful life.

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The Show Must Go Online

Music

This revue show highlights some classic musicals from the past decades with a few surprises in between.

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Therapy Session

Dance

Take a deep breath, fill your balloons with all anxiety, depression loss, hate and self doubt that have befallen our minds in isolation

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Alexander May – I’Mpossible (VOD)

Theatre

Experience & participate in the mind-blowing magic and mentalism of Alexander May!

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Positive Raps With TNG

Music

This Afrikaans hip hop performance is ideal for 14 to 26 year old.

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CLOUT

Theatre

‘CLOUT’ is a production that examines the impact of unresolved trauma, and the urgent need for healing.

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Comedy Love with Tseliso Masolane

Comedy

A blazing stand up comedy show by Tseliso Masolane – fresh, unborrowed and unrented!

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Mommy mommy…

Theatre

This dance work tells a tale of manhood, sexuality, abuse and authority. It’s an exploration of surrealism; the effects of dark-fantasy and its effects on the “real”-world.

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Acapella Street Corner

Music

For the singers in Acapella Street Corner, music is about self-expression and is a way of life.

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DON’T TRY THIS AT HOME!

Illusion

Catch illusionist, Brendon Peel and escape artist, Li Lau, as they defy reality with insane magic and stunts! Just remember, don’t try this at home!

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Bed News

Theatre

‘Bed News’ advocates for women and children.

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THE MAGIC OF SIDESHOW

Illusion

Witness South Africa’s top escape artist and sideshow performer, Li Lau, as he returns with his brand new show “The Magic of Sideshow”.

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The Memoir Monologues

Theatre

A monologue showcase that incorporates poetry, prose and song to tells a greater story of womanhood specific to the South African female.

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The Flower Hunters

Theatre

The Flower Hunters is a series of sketches that explore how seedling-humans dream, flourish and fail in the strange ecosystem of modern life.

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As If The Rain Watched Over Her

Dance

“As If The Rain Watched Over Her” traces a day in the life of Maria whose internal conflict blurs the real and dream worlds.

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(Wo)man

Dance

(Wo)man is an experimental contemporary dance work that tells the story of a modern woman in today’s society, fulfilling roles that were previously male-dominated.

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2-4-1 Double The Fun | Pet’s Tale

Children's Choice

Join Storyteller/Clown Adi Paxton in Double the Fun a Fun-tastic family show in two parts.

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Next!

Musical Theatre

In this roller coaster ride of heartache and hope, Relebogitata bounces from one audition to the next. She will do ANYTHING to avoid the dreaded “Next!!!”

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A Star is Born The rise and fall of Judy Garland

Musical Theatre

How did Hollywood’s brightest star dim so fast?