Jungle Theatre Company was established as an NPO in 2004 to inspire
and empower disadvantaged children & youth to make positive changes in
their lives and build a peaceful and vibrant South Africa.

JTC’s professional artistic team from diverse communities draw on South Africa’s cultural heritage and indigenous languages to find connections to the environment and human nature, creating and performing original accessible African children’s theatre shows that bring together music, dance, masks, puppets, clowning and storytelling.

These performances raise awareness, inspire learning and motivate children and youth to participate in workshops and performing arts training resulting in; developing life skills; building self-confidence and creating opportunities.

We partner with educational, social, environmental, health and arts organizations and get financial support from government, private trusts, foundations and individuals.

JTC offers the following products:

  1. Original African theatre productions for children and young people on social, cultural and environmental themes;
  2. Theatre workshops for children, young people and adults;
  3. Creative arts clubs with children for children;
  4. Holiday programmes – fun with theatre making;
  5. Theatre skills training for adults working with children and young people;
  6. Resources including – colouring-in books, story cards, activity books, audio recordings and videos, that are aligned to the CAPS School curriculum.

033-014-NPO / PBO: 930007615

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What People Say

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the amazing production of River of Life. The children had an amazing time watching, learning and engaging. The production was enjoyed by both young and “wise” 😊” – Advance Ekudos

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