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 29 reviews
"FANTASIC. Insanely talented actors/musicians. Just a great show! Enjoyed the National Children’s theatre location as well. "
- Darrin
"Great production with wonderful songs and fantastic performers "
- Anonymous
"Lovely production. Excellent morning out with the kids!"
- Bronwyn
"Fantastic show! Incredible talent. Love the open theatre. "
- Eliza
"We really enjoyed it!!!!"
- Evette

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