Zabalaza Theatre Festival in its sixth year

03 February 2016

The highly popular Zabalaza Theatre Festival, which showcases outstanding grassroots talent, will celebrate six years of the best in development theatre at the Baxter in March this year.

Zabalaza Weekend takes place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March, when all venues and spaces at the Baxter will be taken up with shows derived from eight mini festivals held across the province. A selection of the best shows will then be showcased from

Monday 14 to Friday 19 March daily.

At an award ceremony on Saturday 20 March, the best of the festival production will be announced, along with several other awards in various categories. The winner will receive a full run at the Baxter later in the year.

For more information about the festival contact Andiswa Gumbi at the Baxter on 021 680 3963 or email

Caption: Winners of the 2015 Zabalaza Theatre Festival.

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