SPEKTRUM Children’s Theatre


pektrum Children’s Theatre has been producing entertaining high-quality productions with educational elements since 1991. Co-workers through the years included, amongst others, Juanita Swanepoel, Francois Toerien, Chris Vorster, Waldemar Schultz and Nicole Holm. Productions in the past include Jakkals & Wolf, Antjie Somers, Krismiskinders, Brolloks en Bittergal, Jan en Boontjierank, Rip se Winkel, Sonde met die spoke and many others.

Since  2007 Spektrum has been run by partners Gaerin Hauptfleisch, Stephanie Hough, Jan-Hendrik Opperman and Esther von Waltsleben and has been performing work countrywide and even overseas.

Spektrum has become especially well-known for staging amongst others, the classic fairytales like Little Red Ridinghood, puppetshows like the magazine Bazoo’s Bazoo and the missing Ghost frogs, the innovative puppetheatre production Poppie & Bongo with Bongopop Media and the theatre production of DSTV’s Koowee channel’s Tjiff en Tjaff.

Productions have already been staged with great success at Aardklop, KKNK, The Gariep festival in Kimberley, The Breedekloof festival, Innibos festival in Nelspruit, almost all theatres in the Western Cape, numerous schools in the Western Cape and the Free State and as far afield as Dubai.

Spektrum Children’s Theatre is also the resident company at Delvera where they perform every second Sunday at 12h00.