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Jungle Theatre presents Mantis and the Bee
September 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - September 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pmR60
Muizenberg.Muizenberg.Thanks to funding from the National Lotteries Commission, Jungle Theatre Company will be performing Mantis and the Bee in the September school holidays on 25, 26, 27 and 28 September 2019 at 3 Marchmont Road, Muizenberg.
Mantis and the Bee, is a Khoisan folktale. The story is set long ago before the earth was formed and long before the first human walked the earth. It explores /Xam mythology and the origin of life. The performance uses dance, music, masks, puppetry, Khoikhoi and English language.
“The children loved the show. It was entertaining and provided them with an alternative view of how the earth was created.”
The September holiday programme will take place from 2 to 4pm each day. The performance, which is 45 minutes in duration, will be followed by a 45-minute interactive workshop. During the workshop those who have seen the show will be given an opportunity to share their interpretation of the characters and the story. The event is most suitable for ages 8 and up.
Tickets cost R60 for the performance and R100 for both the performance and workshop and are available on Quicket: https://qkt.io/MantisAndTheBee
Refreshments will be on sale. Ticket sales will be used to bring up to 60 children per day from our partner organisations to participate in the programme.
Jungle Theatre Company (JTC) was established as an NPO in 2004 aiming to inspire and empower disadvantaged children & youth to make positive changes in their lives and build a peaceful and vibrant South Africa. JTC’s professional artistic team draws on South Africa’s diverse cultural heritage and indigenous languages to find connections to the environment and human nature, creating and performing original African children’s theatre shows that bring together music, dance, masks, puppets, clowning and storytelling. These performances raise awareness, inspire learning and motivate children and youth to participate in workshops and performing arts training resulting in; developing life skills; building self-confidence and creating opportunities. We partner with educational, social, environmental, health and arts organizations to offer our work to diverse communities in South Africa and beyond. We bring this work to underprivileged communities with financial support from government, private trusts, foundations and individuals.
For more information contact Miranda Tait on 021 788 5641 email@example.com