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.
In My ShoesPoetry
“In my Shoes” takes us on a multilayered journey of one and many human beings, from the perspective of their shoes.
Raise the BarMusic
Innovative Talented Young Minds (IN.TYM) is here to ‘Raise the Bar’ of South African battle rap in 2021.
Jacques du Plessis and Andrew Duncan present a concert of beautiful music for piano duet.
2-4-1 Double The Fun | Cherry’s Magic Fun ShowChildren's Choice
In Part 2:’ Cherry’s Magic Fun Show’ you help a ditsy clown with a heart.
The Art Cave’s DIKAKANYO series is a collection of short performed pieces designed for the online space.
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.
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.
Umnqa! – Never DefeatedTheatre
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.
Amazwi Museum brings storytelling throughout the festival, for the young and the old.
Book Launch: UNosigidi & KOTAZ JournalTalk
Join us for the launches of UNosigidi and Kotaz magazine.
DEUS NOS ACUDI – GOD HELP USFilm
“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
Book Launch: Intlambo Yokufel’amahashe by Zongezile MatshobaFamily
Join Zongezile Matshoba for the launch of ‘Intlambo Yokufel’Amahashe’.
Book Launch: Fall Awake by Jeannie McKeownTalk
Irreverent and heartfelt, the poems in this collection speak to a particular life, and to what it is to reach the middle of one.
Book Launch: New Coin – South African PoetryTalk
Join editor Kyle Allan for the launch of the latest edition of New Coin, South Africa’s longest-published poetry magazine.
This performance is based on devotional music glorifying deities, bringing out devotion, discipline, dedication and prosperity.
Book Launch: Anarchy and the Sea by Dr Amitabh MitraTalk
Join Dr Amitabh Mitra for the book launch of ‘Anarchy and the Sea’
Book Launch: Whitewashing My Yellow Bones by Nisi DanielsTalk
Join Nisi Daniels for the launch of Whitewashing my Yellow Bones.
Book Reading: Butterfly Bones by Elisabeth GowansPoetry
Join Elisabeth Gowans for a reading from ‘Butterfly Bones’, poetry written over the course of a year following the death of her mother.
THE SHACK tells the story of Buti and his daily struggles, made even harder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PIECES OF PARADIZEDance
Pieces of Paradise is based on the myth of Androginous, a being who is both male and female in the same body.
WET&DRY – MOLHADOS&SECOSTheatre
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
Concert 1 – The Joy of Symphonic Music with The KZN Philharmonic OrchestraMusic
This concert by the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Lykele Temmingh and begins with Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings in C major.
Concert 2 – The Joy of Symphonic Music with The KZN Philharmonic OrchestraMusic
KZN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY LYKELE TEMMINGH
Fairy & Folk Tales
It’s story time! Join your favourite actors on an adventure as they tell an assortment of fairy and folk tales.
Old soul waitingTheatre
”Old soul waiting” follows a cyclical dream state that unfolds the story of Bongeziwe.
The Brazilian Jazz QuartetJazz
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.
Khulani Umzimb’ ukhalimaliMusic
This performance is an educational jazz music show with a combination of African and Fusion Music.
Koko spends the final days of summer saying goodbye to friends in New York when an untimely fight releases underlying feelings about her roots.
NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Webinar #4Music
A conversation with composer, Neo Muyanga, as well as the performers, Lungiswa Plaatjies, Matthijs van Dijk, Graham du Plessis and David Lubbe
NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Webinar #3Music
A discussion with, Hannes Taljaard, the composer and Magda de Vries, Morné van Heerden, the performers from Concert 2 of the Digital Indaba.
NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Webinar #2Music
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.
NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Webinar #1 – Stories We Told OurselvesMusic
This webinar provides space for the six contributors to explore how we build collaboration & togetherness in this challenging time.
NewMusicSA Digital Indaba: Premier of Stories We Told OurselvesMusic
‘Stories We Told Ourselves’ explores the global pandemic and associated lockdowns through the work of six exceptional South African artists.
This is a video excerpt of Mobile Inertia, a physical theatre piece using dance and spoken word to explore mental health.
6th Floor is an audio piece which explores the experiences of two live-in domestic workers and their relationship with homemaking away from Home.
Izibazi Zomendo explores a dysfunctional relationship between a mother and daughter that is rooted in domestic violence.
Compassion, Love & GraceTheatre
Love sometimes comes from unexpected places. In some circumstances love can bloom into something great.
Dream, Journey & PassionFilm
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.
Talk Show-Engaging ConversationTalk
The vibrant hosts share their views on all things Covid-10, from vaccinations through to business.
Dipalo | Audio VersionTheatre
Dipalo is an important and timely theatre piece exploring the agency of young people in an exploitative world.
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.
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!
The Witch’s PartyTheatre
A witch has invited you to her party. The theme of the party is a curse. The curse of being a woman.
A long story short (One man show) | Video on DemandTheatre
‘A long story short’ is a one man show that follows the journey of “Sax” a single man who’s ready to mingle.
‘Guilty’ follows the murder case of Christian Green through the universal themes of corruption, friendship, family and justice.
A spiritual black tax – the sins and gifts of those from the past shall be passed on to those in the present.
A couple that unexpectedly falls in love is caught cheating and is tortured by the betrayed husband.
Girl with the Magic Paintbrush | 18 JulyDance
Larissa and Stella Don, South African suminagashi artists extraordinaire, will showcase their skills accompanied by dance and music.
Girl with the Magic Paintbrush | 16 JulyDance
Larissa and Stella Don, South African suminagashi artists extraordinaire, will showcase their skills accompanied by dance and music.
Roots Unleashed by Conquerors Reggae BandMusic
‘Roots Unleashed’ is a pre-recorded performance performed by Conquerors Reggae Band.
Girl with the Magic Paintbrush – Suminagashi @ home with Kitty Kat and Cup CakeTheatre
This tutorial video shows how to create suminagashi at home using simple materials, allowing the audience to participate.
Mad About the BoysTheatre
MAD ABOUT THE BOYS is a cabaret that celebrates the lives of Ivor Novello, Noel Coward and Cole Porter.
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.
DAMSEL IN DISTRESSTheatre
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.
War Of The GodsDance
A discussion about the wedding vows turns into a disagreement between colleagues about culture, religion, science and higher power.
uMalkom noMeri in: The Night Of RevelationsTheatre
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.
The Fountain of Youth AMEN EASE Hip-Hop/Rap Concert 2021Music
Wildre.Kammies@A.E Rural boy with an Urban style Rap is my calling that is why I dial” Online Hip-hop/Rap Concert
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.
This production explores what moves us as people, and what makes us to be moved by other people.
‘Buya’ tells the story of healing through the power of community. It is a meditation on absence
Isacholo – The BraceletTheatre
When an expensive R15 million “isacholo” goes missing at an exhibition, there are many suspects…
I Think I’m Depressed – Creatives DiscussionFilm
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.
Enact Memory ArchiveDance
‘Enact Memory Archive’ is a movement performance exploring the coded behaviours and traumas that exist in violence directed towards womxn.
Gone But Not ForgottenMusic
A beautiful Tribute Show that offers some joy and comfort as together we say, “Gone but not forgotten”.
Double bass and vocals duet Ariel Juana are joined by the young and talented Stanly Matlou on drums and Simon Manana on alto Saxophone
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.
Iva Collective – Umhlaba ophezulu / Higher groundMusic
A cross cultural collaboration of independent artists who carry deep convictions in their approach to therapeutic performance art.
Heart of GoldTheatre
‘Heart of Gold’ is a solo contemporary dance film about a widow who finds herself entangled in her deceased husband’s debt.
Liminal – DocumentaryFilm
Liminal aims to generate a conversation between mixed race individuals and allow them to explore their narratives and their identity.
DE|COMPOSITION explores the space between death and rebirth. We grow, we dissolve, become undone, and begin again.
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.
Humans Listen is a collection of human stories we need to hear, told through a marriage of music, poetry and visuals.
This film about heartbreak that takes audiences on a journey that highlights the importance of love and letting go.
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.
11 Walls in 7 DaysDance
’11 Walls in 7 Days’ invites audiences to embark on an adventurous seven-day journey by car.
This reinterpretation of the Greek myth of Alcyone and Ceyx follows the story of a young couple living on the Verlorenvlei
Tough Smile is an abstract performance art piece that explores the themes of pain, masculinity, and healing.
Bantu Africa goes on a journey of hope and disappointment as he searches for his daughter.
Lesedi follows the life of a recent university graduate keen to get back to the real world and build a successful life.
The Show Must Go OnlineMusic
This revue show highlights some classic musicals from the past decades with a few surprises in between.
Take a deep breath, fill your balloons with all anxiety, depression loss, hate and self doubt that have befallen our minds in isolation
Alexander May – I’Mpossible (VOD)Theatre
Experience & participate in the mind-blowing magic and mentalism of Alexander May!
‘CLOUT’ is a production that examines the impact of unresolved trauma, and the urgent need for healing.
Comedy Love with Tseliso MasolaneComedy
A blazing stand up comedy show by Tseliso Masolane – fresh, unborrowed and unrented!
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.
Acapella Street CornerMusic
For the singers in Acapella Street Corner, music is about self-expression and is a way of life.
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!
THE MAGIC OF SIDESHOWIllusion
Witness South Africa’s top escape artist and sideshow performer, Li Lau, as he returns with his brand new show “The Magic of Sideshow”.
The Memoir MonologuesTheatre
A monologue showcase that incorporates poetry, prose and song to tells a greater story of womanhood specific to the South African female.
The Flower HuntersTheatre
The Flower Hunters is a series of sketches that explore how seedling-humans dream, flourish and fail in the strange ecosystem of modern life.
As If The Rain Watched Over HerDance
“As If The Rain Watched Over Her” traces a day in the life of Maria whose internal conflict blurs the real and dream worlds.
(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.
2-4-1 Double The Fun | Pet’s TaleChildren's Choice
Join Storyteller/Clown Adi Paxton in Double the Fun a Fun-tastic family show in two parts.
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!!!”