Life and Times of Michael K Read More J.M Coetzee’s epic tale presented in an exciting collaboration between The Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Theater der Welt, The Baxter Theatre and Handspring Puppet Company The Walk Donate Read More A travelling festival of art, hope and cultural diversity, in support of refugees. Presented by Good Chance, Little Amal represents the millions of displaced refugee children who are forced to leave their homes in desperate situations. War Horse War Horse on stage! Book Now Read More The production that spent eight record-breaking years in London’s West End and played to audiences in 10 countries around the world. Faustus in Africa Watch Now The legend of Faust is based on the story of the sixteenth-century learned scholar who squandered his fortune and then sold his soul to the devil in exchange for additional time to search for the meaning of existence through travel and indulgences. Read More UBU and the Truth Commission Ubu and the Truth Commission combines puppetry, performance by live actors, music, animation and documentary footage. Watch now Read More woyzeck slider image Woyzeck on the Highveld Watch Now An adaptation of German writer Georg Buchner’s famous play of jealousy, murder and the struggle of an ordinary man against an uncaring society which eventually destroys him.
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Handspring Puppet Company was founded in 1981 and has grown under the leadership of Artistic Director Adrian Kohler and Executive Producer Basil Jones for 30 years.

Based in Cape Town, South Africa, the company provides an artistic home and professional base for a core group of performers, designers, theatre artists and technicians.

Handspring’s work has been presented in more than 30 countries around the world. Read more about Handspring  HERE 

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