New works on Magnet stage

2015-04-30 14:48
Lwanda Sindaphi, Thando Doni, Siphenathi Mayekiso, Sivuyile Dunjwa and Asiphe Lili will showcase their efforts at The Magnet Theatre.

PHOTO: 
Mark Wessels

Lwanda Sindaphi, Thando Doni, Siphenathi Mayekiso, Sivuyile Dunjwa and Asiphe Lili will showcase their efforts at The Magnet Theatre. PHOTO: Mark Wessels

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The Magnet Theatre in Observatory will present Uvuno: The harvest, which features three brand new works and an exhibition of a professional stage design project, from tomorrow.

The programme has been developed with the three expanded public works programme (EPWP) interns who have been with the theatre since August after completing their full-time training and job-creating programme in 2013.

Design for all three productions is by Asiphe Lili, while Themba Stewart and Thando Doni take care of the lighting.

First on the bill is Purpose, written and performed by Lwanda Sindaphi.

The metaphysical world meets the physical in this piece and when this clash takes place a dramatic transition changes the life of a young man who is denied the freedom of love.

Inkanuko explores different aspects of migration, whether it be personal or physical, through dance.

Themba and Thando step in as choreographers here with input from Mbovu Malinga. Inkanuko will be performed by Siphenathi Mayekiso.

On the run has been written and will be performed by Sivuyile Dunjwa, who also helps with the design for this piece.

Sivuyile tells the painful story of a young man who loves cars and dreams of owning his own until one day he does the unspeakable. On the run is a story about growing up in the townships, about poverty and how scarcity can lead to unexpected results.

Asiphe Lili’s set and costume designs for The black hermit will be exhibited in the foyer.

Asiphe chose Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s The black hermit to create set and costume designs for an imagined production. She has created designs for a production without the instruction of a director, that is close to home and that speaks to her as a young African woman.

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Uvuno: The harvest will be on at The Magnet Theatre from tomorrow to Saturday. Tickets cost R50 from www.webtickets.co.za or R30 for block bookings of 10 or more on 021 448 3436. Visit www.magnettheater.com for more information

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