EKURHULENI PRESENTS THEATRE DOUBLE BILLS FESTIVAL FOR YOUTH MONTH CELEBRATIONS
The City of Ekurhuleni will host the Theatre Double Bills Festival at Dumisani Masilela Theatre in Germiston from 27 to 28 May and 03 to 04 June 2022. The city has been providing developmental workshops, masterclasses and training for the same theatre groups in the past 3 to 5 years as an aftercare incubation programme for the theatre groups in the region.
The productions form part of an annual, Ekurhuleni Youth Month celebrations calendar. This year, 2022 marks the 46th year since the Soweto uprising. The City of Ekurhuleni aligns with the National Government’s 2022 theme for Youth Month, which is the following: “Growing youth employment for an inclusive and transformed society”.
The Ekurhuleni Youth Month Programme is supported by Ekurhuleni Public Employment Programme EPEP, an initiation of the National Treasury and Presidential Employment Stimulus. Currently, more than 115 youth and adults are employed in the arts and creative sectors through the EPEP in the region.
All performances will take place in the afternoons and entrance is free. The Public is encouraged to book their seats by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
|WEEKEND 1 OF DOUBLE BILLS||WEEKEND 2 OF DOUBLE BILLS|
|27– 28 May 2022 Performances x2: Red Flags 27 May 2022, 14h00 & 28 May 2022, 16h00 Credits Organization: Karabelo Title: Red Flags Producer: V. Dladla Script Writer: Malaika Ntsoeu Director: Thabo Motsthabi Choreographer: Kellogs Ntuli Synopsis There is a beautiful and loving couple in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni, Mr Zama and Mrs Mamello. They love, care and support each other in everything they do. They met when they were both at UNISA. Through time Zama started drinking a lot, at first it was okay but as time goes he becomes emotionally abusive to his wife. Performances x2: Taxi War 27 May 2022 16h00 & 28 May 2022 14h00 Credits Organization: Ikamva Elihle Art Production Title: Taxi War Producer: Ayanda Martin Script Writer: Shane Sibanyoni Director: Shane Sibanyoni Choreographer: Ayanda Martin Synopsis A vicious feud between the taxi owners and the association breaks out and threatens the lives of many as the taxi owners are fighting for what they believe to be rightfully theirs.||03 – 04 May 2022 Performance x2: Kaleidoscope #Killiedisscope 03 June 2022 14h00 & 04 June 2022 16h00 Credits Production company: Impulsive 1632 Theatre Productions Title: Kaleidoscope #Killiedisscope Writer and Director: Themba Teddy bear Simba Mahlangu Synopsis Kaleidoscope looks at the relationship between women, mother nature, natural mineral resources, men and all the tragic events that are occurring in the world because of lack of connection Performances 2: Justice 03 June 2022, 14h00 & 04 June 2022, 16h00 Credits Organization: Flowers of the Nation Title: Justice Script Writer: Thabang Smallisto Mboshane Director: Thabang Smallisto Mboshane Synopsis Mr Maduna is a traditional married man who has always protected and provided for his family but finds himself in trouble with the law when his youngest daughter accidentally dies because he was trying to teach her a lesson the only way he knows how.|