• Exchange at Courtyard Theatre


    The Durban University of Technology’s Drama and Production Studies Department presents the 2016 Season of Dance entitled Exchange, which comes to the Courtyard Theatre at DUT from 1 – 3 August.

  • Tartuffe: Large as Life and Twice as Natural


    Sylvaine Strike’s touring production of Moliere’s ‘Tartuffe’ touched down in Durban for a short run and played at the DUT’s Courtyard Theatre. It impressed with its energy, vibrancy and a semi-nouveau mix of theatrical styles and genres. A comedy of manners, exposing the hypocrisy of the church, the original play, written in rhyming couplets, was banned by the church at the time. Its exposure of false piety, corruption and the manipulation of the gullible remains relevant and applicable(PIC: Craig Morris & Neil McCarthy Photo by Dee-Ann Kaaijk)

  • Udwendwe Luka Koto: A Powerful Authentic Experience

    Udwendwe Luka Koto 

    A mother-tongue production is an annual project at Durban University of Technology (DUT ) Drama Studies, showcasing second- year students.  Directed by Siza Mthembu , this year’s  production ‘Udwendwe Luka Koto’ by MK Xulu,  sees the newly renovated Courtyard Theatre premises used to startling advantage and the play explores with fine detail, the social and cultural practices of the people of rural KwaZulu-Natal. It is a triumph for all involved!