Wits University has one of the finest performing arts facilities in the country where its students can hone their skills and where professionals can be seen regularly. The Wits Theatres are where our society can be mirrored and young minds challenged.
The Wits Theatre is a service organisation within the University, providing support for the mounting of these productions, and aspects of technical teaching and practical training for both the disciplines of Dramatic Art and Music.
It handles the day to day running of the Wits Theatre complex and Great Hall and while the University community have first call on the facilities, it also caters for a large, diverse collection of professional companies, dance studios and schools.
Safe parking in Senate House and at the Station Street entrance after 5pm on the weekdays and on weekends. To access the Atrium park at at the Yale Rd entrance
The Wits Theatre Complex is a world-class South African performing arts facility. It comprises the Wits Theatre, the Wits Downstairs Theatre, the Wits Amphitheatre and the Wits Great Hall.
How fantastic to celebrate a decade of the incredible Drama for Life , the The Wits Choir is a treasure! Wits - University of the Witwatersrand
Posted by Wits Theatre on Saturday, 1 December 2018
BLACKAdapted from Blacks of Cape Town by CA Davids | Adapted by Penny Youngleson | Directed and Designed by Jade Bowers | Performed by Ameera Patel | Composed by Daniel Keith Geddes Thank you to ANA Videos and Independent Media for this awesome video clip. Book your tickets now for WITS 969 Festival 26 & 29 July and P.O.P. Art 3-6 August http://www.webtickets.co.za/events/festival/wits-theatre-969-festival/1472152016https://popartcentre.co.za/theatre/book-tickets/
Posted by Wits Theatre on Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Hallelujah! a musical play peppered with poetry, written by Xoli Norman was first performed at the Market Theatre as part of the Barney Simon Young Writer’s Festival and directed by Fiona Ramsay in 2000, and proved so successful and popular with audiences that it enjoyed a return season in July of 2001. This version is once again directed by renowned award winning actress, director and voice coach Fiona Ramsay, recently appointed as a lecturer in the Theatre and Performance Division of Wits School of the Arts. The cast, designers, stage managers and crew are all students from the Theatre and Performance at WSOA and include actor Bheki Ndlovu as the poet Bra Menzi and Tony Bentel on piano.Ojn at Wits TheatrePerformances: 23 May 7.00pm Wits Tix 24 May 7.00pm Opening Night 25 May 7.00pm26 May 7.00pm 27 May 3.00pm 7.00pm 28 May 3.00pm
Posted by Wits Theatre on Wednesday, 17 May 2017
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