PRESS

Some links to some lovely things that have been featured in the press. A bit more of our story, really:

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November 2015: Artslink POPArt wins impACT for theatre award. Read full article HERE

October 2015 : Financial Mail “Theatre: Signs of Revival”. Read the full article HERE

August 2015: Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans. Read the full article HERE

July 2015: The Times “Theatre Thrill”. Read the full article HERE

January 2015: Sunday Independent “Jozi’s Cultural Gems”, read the full article HERE

November 2014: News 24 “Seven really authentic things to do in Jozi”. Read the full article HERE

April 2013: Entrepreneur Magazine “Ask anyone who’s in the business and they’ll all agree: Theatre is tough, particularly during periods of down-time. “We experienced it ourselves,” says Hayleigh Evans. “We had an idea for a show, but no theatre to practice or produce it through” Read the full article HERE

July 2013: Tonight section, THE STAR “Let us entertain you… Say trio” by Diane De Beer
Three Afda drama graduates came together a few years back and started an edgy, indie, theatre venue in the ever-growing Maboneng precinct in the Joburg city centre smartly named POPArt. More than two years on, Orly Shapiro, Hayleigh Evans and Shoki Mkgapa are determinedly shouldering on with a much sharper idea of what works and how things should be shaped to offer the best to audiences and to best serve theatre, which is their ultimate goal. “We want to raise the profile of the people in the industry,” says Evans. “It’s about the performers.” Read the full article HERE

January 2013 : Cosmopolitan Magazine We were uber proud to have been listed as 3 of Cosmo’s 20 Fun Fearless Females this year. Check out the Video here or read the article on their websitehere

March 2012: SUNDAY TIMES “It’s all going down at POPArt, a tiny but thriving alternative theatre space in the heart of the Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg – which includes the Arts on Main cultural hub – and which has become a magnet for the city’s young “artistas” bored with the stale sameness on offer at many suburban hangouts”… Read the full article HERE