Old Match Factory, cnr Lower Main & St Michaels Rds, Observatory
Magnet is recognised as a highly skilled company on the cutting edge. Foregrounding the language of the body, they create exciting, innovative and sophisticated educational interventions and African theatre which engages with the present condition in South Africa. Their work is highly regarded by higher educational institutions, the press, audiences and award structures in South Africa.
In March 2010 Magnet Theatre won a Fleur Du Cap Award for Innovation in Theatre and the citation read “Since its establishment in 1987, Magnet Theatre under the directorship of Mark Fleishman, Jennie Reznek and Mandla Mbothwe, has not only consistently created excellent and innovative professional stage work, but also shared knowledge, creativity and expertise through collaborations with fellow actors, educational institutions and other theatre and dance companies. Their work in physical theatre has been pioneering and has influenced and inspired theatre makers, performers and audiences locally, on the African continent and abroad.”