Rafiek Mammon

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(19**-) Theatre and literary critic, journalist, lecturer, playwright and director. He holds an M.Phil Degree from Stellenbosch University and a B.A. (Soc Sc) Degree from UCT.


His background is in teaching and modern workshop facilitation methods. He taught at a secondary school for 7 years, then lectured in journalism at The Cape Peninsula University of Technology for 11 years (1994-2005), also running the Arts and Culture programme and the “Writing Centre” and lecturing in the Journalism Department of Cape Peninsula University of Technology since 1994. He also presented a feature on Heart 104.9fm with Saskia Falken called ‘Arts Alive’. He was the Cape Times Arts Editor, and for a time a Fleur du Cap judge and Kunstekabinet member for the KKNK. In 200* became a lecturer in Film and Media Studies at UCT and a freelance review writer for The Cape Times and columnist for The Next 48hOURS.

His theatre involement includes being involved with community theatre projects since 1990, and running theatre-in-education projects for youths and adults. He has written and directed several productions in the Theatre-in-education and professional entertainment sectors. In 2007 he and Gary Naidoo founded GANARAMA Productions, a company aimed at increasing communication skills through industrial theatre and edu-tainment techniques. When he is not writing and directing for the stage, he and Naidoo are involved in Corporate Industrial Theatre projects.

His formal plays include Seashells (2012)

2011 Seashells

Woman in the Moon

That Crazy Little Thing 1 & 2

Let’s Mix It 1, 2 & 2.8GLX

Let’s Mix It: The Samoosa Trinity


Footsteps to Freedom


Under the Influence of Love

007: A Musical Tribute to James Bond


Let’s Mix It The musical Comedy



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