Education

Junior Winter Holiday Camp: A journey into the enchanted mountain!

School holidays are just around the corner. To help the kids boost their creativity while having fun, National Children’s Theatre have organised a five-day performing arts holiday camp. Children aged 4 – 6 years are invited to join NCT for a performing arts holiday camp. ! During the workshops, children will explore a story while acting, singing and dancing. So, what are you waiting for?! Book now to ensure your child’s moment at the spotlight.

 

When: Monday 27 June – Friday 1 July (09:00 to 11:00 every day) 
Venue
: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Ages: Children 4 to 6
Cost: R900,00 per child for the full five days. (Siblings discount apply). Limited number of participants.

Book early and save: The 5 first takers will benefit from a discount and pay R750.

Bonus! You get a free ticket to see our show Under The Baobab Tree running at our outdoor theatre from 19 June to 24 July 2022.

Questions: Zanele on info@nctheatresa.org.za or call 011 484 1584

Winter Holiday Camp: Sing and Dance to Great Movie Theme Tunes!

School holidays are just around the corner. To help the kids boost their creativity while having fun, National Children’s Theatre have organised a five-day performing arts holiday camp. Children aged 7 – 18 years are invited to join NCT for a performing arts holiday camp masterclass. During the workshops, children will learn singing and dancing to legendary songs from movies. So, what are you waiting for?! Book now to ensure your child’s moment at the spotlight.

 

When: Monday 27 June – Friday 1 July (09:00 to 12:00 every day) 
Venue
: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Ages: Children 7 to 18
Cost: R1 200,00 per child for the full five days. (Siblings discount apply).

Book early and save: The 10 first takers will benefit from a discount and pay R900.

Bonus! You get a free ticket to see our show Under The Baobab Tree running at our outdoor theatre from 19 June to 24 July 2022.


Questions: Zanele on info@nctheatresa.org.za or call 011 484 1584

Saturday Theatre Workshops: Registration for Term 3 now open!

Introduce your children to acting, or advanced training in theatre or musical theatre at our Saturday Theatre Workshop program (during school term). The workshops focus on singing, dancing, acting, and physical theatre, and are taught by experts. Children gain vital life skills: creativity, confidence, communication skills, teamwork, self-empowerment, self-esteem!

When: 09:00 to 12:00 every Saturday during school term
Venue
: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Ages: Children 7 to 18
Cost: R1 900 per term, with reductions for siblings
Bursaries: Please call to ask for an application form
Questions: info@nctheatresa.org.za or call 011 484 1584

Saturday Junior Workshops​ Registration for Term 3 now open!

Introduce your little ones to drama, dance and music at our Saturday Theatre Workshop program (during school term), taught by experts. Children gain vital life skills: creativity, confidence, communication skills, teamwork, self-empowerment, self-esteem!

When: 09:00 to 11:00 every Saturday during school term
Venue: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Questions: info@nctheatresa.org.za or call 011 484 1584
Ages: Children 4 to 6
Cost: R1 300 per term

Holiday Camp

Book your child in for a fun packed week at our popular holiday camp.

Our creative, fun and sociable holiday workshops are led by all experienced tutors and industry professionals, encouraging confidence, creativity and performance skills.

When: Monday 25 April to Friday 29 April from 09:00 to 12:00 each day (excluding Wednesday 27 April)

Venue: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Ages: Children 7 to 18
Cost: R1 300 per week, with reductions for siblings
Questions: Email cindy@nctheatresa.org.za or call 011 484 1584

Shakespeare Club

Every Saturday during term, under the guidance of Dr. Rohan Quince, a master Shakespearian, we run The Shakespeare Club, for all students from Grades 6 –12 if they can read – and are interested in Shakespeare’s plays. Together we’ll read 4 plays a year, hold the Shakespeare Quiz, the Shakespeare Monologue competition, and the end of year Shakespeare Showcase.

When: Saturdays during school term from 14:30-16:30
Venue: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Ages: Children Grades 6-12
Cost: R1 500 per term, with reductions for sibling

New Youth Choir

NCT choir aims to be a prestigious, polished youth choir for our times—the Ndlovu Youth Choir meets Stellenbosch University
Choir! Together we’ll explore a mix of genres ranging from musical theatre to pop and classical-with-a-twist. Let’s sing our hearts out!

When: Saturdays 14:30 to 16:30 (dates coming soon)
Venue: National Children’s Theatre, Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Ages: Children 12 and up
Cost: R1 900 with reductions for siblings. Entry is only by audition
Questions: cindy@nctheatresa.org.za or call 011 484 1584

Drama Program for Home Schoolers

In our special 8-week Drama Program, we explore different acting techniques, dance styles and music from countries around the world, guided by a band of expert teachers/players. Students travel around the globe to explore imaginative play, developing social and communication skills, and work on actual theatrical aspects to enhance their everyday lives.

When: Saturdays starting 05 February 2022 from 14:30 to 16:30
Venue: Inspiration Theatre, National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Ages: Children 8-17
Cost: TBD with reductions for siblings
Questions: cindy@nctt.org.za or call 011 484 1584 or 082 747 516

Story Telling

Children and their mums/caregivers are invited to explore a world of imagination and self-expression through storytelling, music and movement with teacher Tracey. Bring a blanket and cushions, and embark on a magical journey. These fun, child-centered workshops offer children a safe and friendly environment in which to build confidence and skills in the performing arts and life. 

When: Tuesdays 11:00 to 12:00
Venue: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Questions: info@nctheatresa.org.za or call 011 484 1584
Ages: Children 1 to 4
Cost: R600 for 6 sessions

Puppet Show

Make a date with our monthly puppet shows! The first is THE SINGING CHAMELEON PUPPET SHOW presented by Petrus Productions and brought to life by Puppet Master Swannie Swanevelder. It’s an inspirational Malawian story of how the Chameleon became a lucky charm of the African people. Join Chameleon as he leaves the comfort of his tree and embarks on a lifetime of adventure.
When: Last Saturday of each month – time tba
Venue: National Children’s Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown, 2193
Questions: cindy@nctheatresa.org.za or call 011 484 1584
Ages: Children 3 and up
Cost: R80 per ticket

Community Theatre

NCT takes our productions on tour to peri-urban and rural areas, where schools often don’t have halls or large classrooms to present plays, so we present in community centres, and give extra performances to local communities. Schools and communities value this especially when the productions are a for a set-work and are of current social value.

When: Call NCT to ask us to perform in your community
Venue: Schools
Ages: Children 10 and up
Cost: TBD for school packages
Questions: cindy@nctt.org.za or call 011 484 1584