Family friendly

Noko goes to school

Sun Jun 25, 10:30 - Sun Aug 6, 15:30

National Children's Theatre


NCT Presents Noko Goes to School in our OUTDOOR Imagination theatre


It’s the first day at Nature’s School for Noko the porcupine.


At last its lunch time and Noko and his new classmates are hungry and hurriedly scurry out of class so that they can devour the yummy lunches that their parents have packed for them. Upon opening their lunch bags, and seeing Mmabudu’s lunch squirming about, it becomes clear to these bushveld buddies that, their lunch packs contain very different items. They look with horror at each other’s food items - I mean who ever heard of eating wriggling mopani worms! There is loud argument and dissent, sparking one-upmanship and bullying, Is Noko going to be able to solve the problem?


Eleni Theodorou's new tale, set in the heart of the South African bushveld, compassionately sparks curiosity around the deep value of cultural diversity and inclusivity, encouraging children to explore what makes us different, yet so special and so able to interact and be friends.

Presented by National Children’s Theatre, in our safe OUTDOOR IMAGINATION THEATRE.


This is family entertainment at its very best - an occasion not to be missed!

Suitable for children age 3 and up.




photographers or film crews occasionally operate within National Children's Outdoor Theatre. All photography and videography will be used for PR and social media purposes and for the promotion of National Children's Theatre.

Tickets are non-refundable - Should the performance be cancelled, ticket holders can reschedule at a convenient date and time of their choice, subject to availability.

Parking - Free and secure covered parking is available in our new parking area.

Arrival Time - Doors open 1 hour before the show.


National Children's Theatre is the foremost children’s theatre in Gauteng, shining the bright light of educational, engaging and award winning theatre for children

and youth throughout South African cities and rural areas. NCT's unwavering purpose is to transform young lives and grow societies' next generation of

leaders through the kaleidoscope of vivid and engaging performance arts, original and instructive musicals, and immersive after-school programs. We

present live theatre year-round at our renowned 4.5-acre campus in Johannesburg, which includes two indoor theatres, one outdoor theatre, a puppet

theatre, music room, and classrooms for the weekend workshop academy.

NCT: Arts at Play. @nctheatresa






Noko goes to school
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