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Dogma is a play by Christiaan Olwagen (1987-).

The original text

An autobiographical play about growing up as the son of a minister of religion and dealing with the clash between belief and non-belief.

Performance history in South Africa

2014: Performed at the Woordfees in Stelllenbosch and at the KKNK in Oudtshoorn in 2014, directed by the author, with Erik Holm, Tinarie van Wyk Loots, Rolanda Marais, Albert Pretorius, Barileng Thato Malibye, Roelof Storm and Bontle Wichterich-Mohane. Choreography by Ina Wichterich, music by Charl-Johan Lingenfelder.

The production was nominated for several Kanna awards.


Die Burger 10 April 2014.

Johann de Lange, "‘n Nota by Dogma van Christiaan Olwagen" In: Joan Hambidge's BlogSpot Woorde Wat Weeg[1] Monday, July 20, 2015.

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