Katty Vandenberghe & Janine Lewis participate in
Lecturer at the Tshwane University of Technology Department of Drama since 1995 to the present. Movement, Physical Theatre, Theatre for Empowerment; directs/devises Productions. Rural education and national and international projects. M Tech (Drama) Technikon Pretoria.
Current theatre productions directed:
‘Atalanta’ (2007) − contemporary twist to the ancient Greek myth, highlighting the psychosexual elements already inherent in Greek mythological characters, bringing them into the twenty-first century; conceptualised and devised by Janine, words by John Goddard
‘Surviving me’ (2006) − A young African girl confronts her archetypes through her dreams in an effort to make sense of her reality. Devised in collaboration by Janine and Marianthie van der Walt; AV montage – Katty vandenberghe.
‘Slaughter City’ (2005) – by Naomi Wallace, exploring the complex interaction of race, social class, and politics; AV montage – Diek Grobler.
‘Inside [looking in]’ (2004; 2005) – a Liminal Act conceptualised and devised by Janine, words John Goddard; AV montage Chris Taute.
‘I Stand Before you Naked’ (2003) – by Joyce Carol Oates, support from Embassy of the United States, proceeds to POWA (People Opposing Women Abuse);
‘Conference of the Birds’ (2002) –physical theatre exploration of the story by Farid ud din Attar;
‘How I Learned to Drive’ (2001) – Pulitzer prize winning play by Paula Vogel, support from Embassy of the United States – proceeds to W&MACA (Women & Men Against Child Abuse);
‘The Missing Piece’ (2000) – travelling physical theatre exploration, conceptualised and devised by Janine;
Performance artist appearences:
‘Of Men and Myoma’ (solo – 2005); Pretoria
‘Patterns outside my head’ (Ansisters 2005);
‘Anima/Animus’ (collaboration with Diek Grobler, Dinokasie 2005) and online performance (collaboration with katty vandenberghe – http://www.janinelewis.com);
‘Memory of Water’ – opening performance (Walking with water) for Annie Snyman’s exhibition at the University of Johannesburg, November 2006.
‘Kaffer paradys: 10 ways to kill a president’ (2007); devised in collaboration by Vusi Beauchamp; Janine and Clive Mathibe.