Feb 2, 2018

Ne’er So Much The Ape

The CHR invites you to a performance of Ne’er So Much The Ape, a work produced, directed and written by Professor Jane Taylor, and performed by Jane Taylor, Tony Miyambo and Terry Norton .
May 19, 2017

Conversations: Hilton Schilder

Nov 24, 2016

From Mozambique to the Cape: Performance Encounters in Music, Masks, Movement, Poetry and Painting

Nov 18, 2016

Olifantland – Barrydale Parade 2016

The 2016 Barrydale Puppet Parade and Performance brings you Olifantland, a multilingual visual theatre show featuring five majestic life size elephant puppets by Adrian Kohler from Handspring Puppet Company in collaboration with UKWANDA Puppet and Design Collective.
Feb 5, 2016

Artist in Residence Mongi Mthombeni premieres ‘I See You’ at Royal Court 

Jan 29, 2016

Art Week Cape Town 2016

The Factory of the Arts, a satellite of the CHR at UWC will be participating in Art Week Cape Town 2016, an initiative of the […]
Sep 16, 2015

The Insurrections Ensemble returns

May 27, 2015

The Sea Comes to the Karoo

When the Sea Comes to the Karoo 2014 Produced by Handspring Trust for Puppetry Arts & the CHR, UWC and Net Vir Pret. A film by Jonathan […]
May 25, 2015

Qhawe, a Xhosa Fairytale

Ukwanda Puppet and Design Company (formerly Masiphumelele Youth Development Theatre Group), established by previous members of Handspring Puppet Company, produced a play with the assistance and […]
May 25, 2015

Barrydale Annual Parade and Performance

May 25, 2015

Skillie die Skilpad

During his stint as artist-in-residence in 2013, Mthombeni, in collaboration with Handspring Puppet Trust and the Magpie Art Collective, redeveloped the Net Vir Pret production, […]
May 25, 2015

Neo Muyanga

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