National Children's Theatre



National Children's Theatre is the foremost 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 theater, music room, and classrooms for the weekend workshop academy.

NCT reaches an audience of almost 100,000 a year, one of the busiest children's theatres in South Africa.

NCT: Enchanting. Inspiring. Empowering. @NCTheatreSA


from 45 reviews
"Great production, my child really enjoyed it"
- Vinny
"A great show with such enthusiasm from the actors. Well rehearsed and most enjoyed by the audience. ????"
- Diane
"So much fun, the kids absolutely loved it. Would def highly recommend."
- Karen
"We enjoyed the performance and show and our kids enjoyed it so much. Definitely recommend it to anyone but specially for young families. Well done Craig great performance. "
- Derik and Lene
"I have bought my grandchildren to many of your shows and my twins of 4 years loved being interactive with the actor today. I hope you get more support from the public"
- Linda

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