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Mental Health Creative Expression Gathering

An open mic event!

 

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An open mic event to share thoughts about mental health on our campus through spoken word poetry, music, dance, art and more!

Organised by Mirella Bradshaw and Anke Cullinan

Adam Small Theatre Complex Foyer

20 August 18:00-19:30

Age Restriction: 14 + Language

FREE ENTRY

A Midsummer Night's Dream

If we offend, it is with our good will. That you should think we come not to offend But with good will. To show our simple skill, That is the true beginning of our end. … The actors are at hand; and by their show You shall know all that you are like to know. Peter Quince (as Prologue), Act 5, Scene 1

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Directed by Mareli Hattingh Pretorius

Adam Small Theatre Complex Auditorium

23 August 20:00

24 August 20:00

27 August 20:00

28 August 20:00

29 August 20:00

30 August 20:00

31 August 20:00

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R85 – Quicket for pre-sales.  Cash and Snapscan available at Door

Past Events

Mission Heartstone

Three astronauts travel into deep space, in search of a fabled precious stone which possesses properties to return their home-planet, Earth, to its former glory.

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Three astronauts travel into deep space, in search of a fabled precious stone which possesses properties to return their home-planet, Earth, to its former glory. Together they must brave treacherous landscapes and will encounter sights they could never have imagined in their wildest dreams. The show combines elements of Physical Theatre and fragments of South African Sign Language (SASL) to create a visually striking performance.

Devised and directed by Jamie Marais

Adam Small Theatre Complex Auditorium

20 June 19:00

21 June 19:00

22 June 19:00

4.48 Psychosis

Famous as the last text Sarah Kane wrote before she committed suicide, 4.48 Psychosis confronts the idea of loving and being loved.

 

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Famous as last text Sarah Kane wrote before she committed suicide, 4.48 Psychosis confront the idea of loving and being loved. Endless doctor’s appointments, limitless questions, and persistent longing plague the text. Absurdity brings momentary relief from the fragmented experience of a young woman’s mental illness. Depression is a funny thing and there is a macabre beauty in death. Ultimately, she knows this will kill her.

Directed by Caitlin Wiggel

Adam Small Theatre Complex Auditorium

13 June 19:00

14 June 19:00

15 June 19:00

Age Restriction: 16 Nudity & Language

Frozen

Senior students of the Stellenbosch University Drama Department present Bryony Lavery’s Frozen, a stimulating and thought-provoking contemporary British drama.

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Senior students of the Stellenbosch University Drama Department present Bryony Lavery’s Frozen, a stimulating and thought-provoking contemporary British drama.

Frozen explores the disappearance over 15 years of Rhona, a 9-year old girl, and the devastating effects of this trauma on her mother Nancy and her family. We follow the journey of Ralph, a paedophile serial killer, who is eventually caught and convicted of Rhona’s murder. The play offers a nuanced and sensitive view of both the mother’s and the perpetrator’s perspective. A third character, Agnetha, is an American psychiatrist and academic who specializes in researching the backgrounds of violent, serial murderers. She is asked to conduct psychological examinations on Ralph. Her evaluation of him reveals that he suffered severe physical and emotional abuse as a very young child, with far-reaching damage as a result.

The production is directed by Sukki Hofmeyr

Adam Small Complex Laboratorium

3 May 20:00

4 May 20:00

6 May 20:00

7 May 20:00

9 May 20:00

10 May 20:00

11 May 20:00

120 min

Jakkals & Wolf Onbeperk

The Drama Department in collaboration with Kunste Onbeperk supported by Nati will present a colourful production of Jakkals and Wolf stories.                                                                 .

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The Drama Department in collaboration with Kunste Onbeperk supported by Nati will present a colourful production of Jakkals and Wolf stories. This production also played at KKNK 2019 and was nominated for three Kanna Awards. Devonecia Swartz, in the role of Jakkals, won the award for upcoming actress. Jakkals and Wolf Onbeperk is directed by Amelda Brand, script by Malan Steyn, music and lyrics by Frazer Barry and choreography by Estelle Olivier.

Adam Small Theatre Complex Auditorium

4 May 10:00

6 May 10:00

7 May 10:00

9 May 10:00 & 15:00

10 May 10:00 & 15:00

11 May 10:00 & 18:00

 90 min

The Adam Small Theatre also acts as host to numerous amateur theatre groups, youth drama festivals, product launches, conferences and important University functions

– Stellenbosch University