Young actors entertain to make meaningful change

2015-06-09 06:00
Some of Youth Nation’s stars are Lucian Daniels, Yandiswa Jandela, Jaydine Ross, Kim Fester and Marion Volkwyn, who also directed the production.

Some of Youth Nation’s stars are Lucian Daniels, Yandiswa Jandela, Jaydine Ross, Kim Fester and Marion Volkwyn, who also directed the production.

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Youth nation is an original musical production by the Bridgetown Theatre Company.

The company’s students use their singing, dancing and acting talents in this produc­tion they have also written and directed.

It addresses in a humorous way current socio-economic issues that disadvantage young South Africans.

The message comes across through different dance styles, “old school” songs, slam poetry and rap.

The production features Kim Fester, Marion Volkwyn, Jaydine Ross, Lucian Daniels, Yandiswa Jindela, Tanya Johnson, Kaylam Jacobs, Azraa Shabudin, Ashlyn Daniels, Kim Abrahams, Tristan Jackson, Caelina-Joy Charles, Zintle Mgwele, Wyden Adams, Nicole Ross, Emile Petersen, Alliyah Sauls, Clint van den Broeck, Amber Roodt, Gabrielle Arendse and Harun Maart.

Youth nation will be staged at Nyanga Junction Mall on Saturday at noon, at the Stellenbosch Amphitheatre on Sunday at 14:00, at the Bridgetown sport field on Monday at noon and at Nantes Park in Athlone on Tuesday 16 June at 11:45. All performances are free. V

Visit the Bridgetown Theatre Company Facebook page for more information.


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