Lunchbox Theatre raises awareness and develops knowledge and interest in environmental and social issues in South Africa through interactive theatrical experiences.


Changing Lives, One Show at a Time

Feel The Energy

See the response of the children, experience the enjoyment that they feel when watching the shows and the way that the messages are delivered to them. The performances are delivered by incredibly passionate people, their energy provides a positive and lasting impact.

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The Lunchbox Theatre Team

Our team have staged over 600 shows and are as diverse and multi-talented as their audiences. They all have a passion for dance, comedy and acting and love working with kids particularly to assist with educating communities.

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Recent Shows

Dream Trailer

You know that awful feeling when you hear that a child has been harmed? Now you can do something proactive so that you can feel a bit better, knowing that you are making a positive difference.

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The Last Drop

Our story starts in the year 2060 and we have just found the last drop of freshwater. There are no more trees, no fruit or vegetables, we can no longer build houses and everyone is suffering. Something must be done!!

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The What A Waste Show

This show about waste management and recycling addresses difficult, everyday questions of sustainability. Might humans be the only creatures that create “waste” that somehow needs to be dealt with? Taken away from sight? We make things that become “unusable”.. are there ways to change this , or the attitudes of how we deal with waste?

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Featured Legends

Lunchbox Legends are exactly that!
They are all incredible humans who have decided to make a difference through their chosen challenge.
You can support Lunchbox through their efforts or become a legend yourself.

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Lunchbox News

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“Lunchbox’s show ‘Thand’ Impilo’ is a good starting point to open up discussions about HIV”

“Lunchbox Theatre’s performance showed the real life of our learners”

“We would love Lunchbox to visit us quarterly, with different themes e.g. substance abuse”

“The shows helped with the students oral skills and encouraged them with public speaking”