Now in its tenth year, the Baxter Dance Festival will take place from 09 to 18 October 2014, showcasing dynamic and diverse local and international dance. To celebrate a decade of outstanding performances, this hugely popular festival will showcase the best and most diverse local and international talent in dance and dance choreography.

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Following the success of I Hit the Ground Running last year, comes the second dynamic collaboration between the Baxter Theatre Centre and Scenkonst Sörmland (Sweden), Struck Silent at the Baxter Flipside for one week only, from 9 to 13 September at 6.30pm, with a matinee on 13 September at 2pm.

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Lara Foot’s latest play, Fishers of Hope (Taweret), explores the meaning of hope in Africa at the National Arts Festival and Baxter this July

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A decade of dance will be celebrated when the highly popular Baxter Dance Festival turns 10 years old in October this year, showcasing some of the best and diverse talent that Cape Town and the Western Cape have to offer in dance and choreography.

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One of South Africa’s renowned musical entertainers, award-winning stage performer and producer Alistair Izobell, is back for another season of his one-man show Kaapse Stoep Stories at the Baxter’s Golden Arrow Studio from 17 June to 5 July at 20h15 from Tuesday to Saturdays.

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Kate Liquorish (30) and Tony Bonani Miyambo (26) clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg on Friday, 11 April, just five days ahead of the eighth anniversary of the young actor’s brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.

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A Goldin opportunity for two young South African actors between 20 and 30 years old – the Baxter is now calling for applications for auditions for the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary.

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The Baxter Theatre Centre is delighted to launch the fourth annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival, which runs from 7 to 14 March 2014, and plays across four different theatre spaces in a celebration of the power of theatre to connect, entertain and educate.

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A new play, Passage, which tackles what it means to be a good man in SA today, is on at the Baxter for a short season this March. Emerging young director Thando Doni and his cast of five actors tackle the question of what it means to be a good man in South Africa today with a brand new play, Passage, at the Baxter Flipside for a short season from 4 to 22 March at 11am (for schools) and 6pm (public performances).

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A new South African love story and political thriller. Intrigue, deception and betrayal at the Baxter in the world premiere of John Kani’s latest play, Missing … As South Africa marks 20 years of democracy Missing …, the latest play by esteemed South African actor, director and playwright John Kani, will have its world premiere at the Baxter Theatre from 4 March until 29 March at 8pm nightly.

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  • A lovely thing about the Artscape Season of New Writing is the energy, time, money and commitment given to brand new work. Thank you Artscape for these many years of actively growing local theatre. Last night was my turn to see Wessel Pretorius’ Undone (previously ONT in Afrikaans). And it was very, very, very good. […]

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