PE Children's Theatre

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See Port Elizabeth Children's Theatre.

Founding and early history

Founded by Marjorie Gilbey, circa 1958, in Port Elizabeth. Miss Gilbey, as she was known, was previously a drama teacher at the Collegiate Junior School.

Aims and function

To train children to become entertainers.

Current status

Unknown but possibly it no longer exists.

Impact on SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Previous Productions

1959 - The Poppenkast

1961 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

1961 - One Act Plays

A Midsummer Nights' Dream

1962 - One Act Plays

Toad of Toad Hill

1963 - One Act Plays

1964 - Listen to the Wind

Simon Big Ears

1965 - The Pied Piper

1967 - Where do we go from here?

1969 - The Snow Queen

1971- Good Grief, a Griffin

1972 - The Silver Curlew.


Programme for The Silver Curlwe, 1971.

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