Magnet Theatre (Book)
Three Decades of Making Space
For three decades, Cape Town's Magnet Theatre has served as a crucial space for theatre, education, performance and community throughout a turbulent period in South African history. Offering a dialogue between internal and external perspectives, this book analyses Magnet's many productions and presents a rich compendium of their work.
Cape Town’s Magnet Theatre has been a force in South African theatre for three decades, a crucial space for theatre, education, performance and community throughout a turbulent period in South African history. Offering a dialogue between internal and external perspectives, as well as perspectives from performers, artists and scholars, this book analyses Magnet’s many productions and presents a rich compendium of the work of one of the most vital physical theatre companies in Africa.
Megan Lewis is assistant professor of theatre history and dramaturgy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Anton Krueger is a senior lecturer in the Department of Drama at Rhodes University in South Africa.
Megan Lewis and Anton Krueger
A Conversation with Neo Muyanga
A Conversation with Jay Pather
A Conversation with Mandla Mbothwe
A Conversation with Faniswa Yisa
A Conversation with Craig Leo
A Conversation with Illka Louw
A Conversation with Frances Marek
A Conversation with Margie Pankhurst
A Conversation with Thando Doni
Lavona de Bruyn
A Conversation with Zwelakhe Khuse
A Conversation with Nolovuyo Sam