Rainbow Puppet Theatre
- Cape Town Afrique du Sud
Situated at the Constantia Waldorf School, tucked away in the
Kindergarten building is the only permanent Puppet Theatre in South
Africa. The Rainbow Puppet Theatre has been performing to the public on
Saturday mornings at 10am and 11.15 am for 21 years (on 14th May 2013),
although it was intended for the pupils of the Waldorf School. Our
artistically painted theatre has a permanent team of five puppeteers
complimented with full stage lighting, beautiful glove, rod and shadow
puppets and even live music. We can seat up to 60 guests!
from a few other stories, our Rainbow Puppet Theatre usually performs
well-known Grimm's Fairy Tales such as 'Snow White and Rose Red',
'Little red Riding hood', 'The Frog Prince' and 'Hansel and Gretel'. We
have about 16 different stories altogether which rotates on a monthly
basis. Although our shows are widely regarded as entertainment for
children, adults who come into contact with it soon fall under its
Not only do we perform Puppet Shows public
shows on Saturdays, we also offer shows for Birthday Parties. The
Rainbow Puppet Theatre is the perfect place to enjoy a puppet show with
your friends and play in our beautiful gardens. We also have a mobile
Puppet Theatre for home birthdays and functions. We have also started a
tradition of Carols by Candlelight accompanied by a Christmas puppet
show over the advent period.
We have newly started a tradition of
Carols by Candlelight accompanied by ‘The Christmas Rose’ over advent
and an Easter Planting Activity accompanied by ‘The Brave Little Easter
Rabbit’ over Easter...
When: We perform two public shows on Saturday mornings at 10am and 11.15 am.
Where: The Rainbow Puppet Theatre is situated at the Kindergarten at
The Constantia Waldorf School - once through the gates, turn left and
follow the road to the end.
Admission: R20 at the door for adults and children (recommended age is 4 years and up).