Lunchbox Theatre is teaching families how to be wise about ‘stranger danger’.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if children could press an ‘undo’ button like we do on the computer?  Wouldn’t it be great if we could undo a series of unfavorable circumstances and change the outcome?  We don’t, so how can tragedy be avoided? What if most children were protected with the knowledge that they need to […]

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Amanda Valela created Dream so that SA kids can be empowered to protect themselves from abduction.

Did you have a happy childhood? Have you ever been into a community where you are surrounded by little, ‘old’, fearful people? If our youth grow up in fear what hope is there for our country? Abductions and kidnappings are now a ‘trend’, would you like to help us make this more difficult for evil […]

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Help lower the number of children that go missing in South Africa by supporting Lunchbox Theatre in taking Amanda Valela’s play Dream to communities.

“Dream is a play dedicated to all the missing children in South Africa. It promises to make you cry, to make you laugh, and to make you do both at the same time. It’s about a girl who goes missing, and how this affects her family and her community, and how it shifts attitudes and […]

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Lunchbox says thank you!

If Lunchbox Theatre was a marriage – and in a sense it represents a marriage of the minds and talents of all those connected to it – it would be our 10th Anniversary! The traditional gift for a 10th anniversary is tin or aluminum.  This symbolizes the fact that, in any lasting relationship, one needs […]

Lunchbox Theatre have a wonderful ‘Community Of Givers’ who we would like to honour on our 10th birthday!

Over the past 10 years Lunchbox Theatre have been well supported.  Whilst we are eternally grateful to and cannot do without governmental and large organizational support, it has been the individuals who have embraced our Mission that have given us the most touching stories. Generally, they are motivated by their Mission which dovetails with ours. […]

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If you are reading this story then we would like to thank you for being part of Lunchbox Theatre’s success!

Let’s see … How do you progress from 37 shows in a half a year in 2008 to 76 in the same amount number of months in 2018? How many shows has Lunchbox actually staged in the past 10 years?  What has the impact been on the children of South Africa and those involved? Whether […]

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Take a look at what Steve Kretzmann, from Critter had to say about Dream.

Why did Steve Kretzmann and Mike Loewe, establish The Critter as an independent platform for arts reviews and news after more than a decade of writing about theatre? “Due to its ability to communicate emotion and so develop empathy, stimulate imagination and critical engagement with the world and the systems we impose upon it, we […]

You can be one of the first to see ‘Dream’ … read on

Thanks to National Lotteries Commission and Assitej SA, Lunchbox Theatre were given the opportunity to create a brand-new show.  What angle did they take as a story line and what opportunities would this show afford? Read about the magic behind the Dream Show … The collaboration to create Dream is a story in itself.  It is driven […]

ORCA’s vital volunteers have helped Lunchbox Theatre to educate 26 000 underprivileged children!

Have you ever had a dream about making a positive difference that would impress Mother Nature and King Neptune??  Have you inspired great support which led to your dream becoming a miraculous reality? This is the kind of magic that materialised for Tony Lubner when he established the Orca Foundation!  Read how his dream has […]

Learners share their thoughts on the Thand’ Impilo live theatre show for the first time!

We have received great ongoing feedback from the teachers! Would you like to see what the ultimate beneficiaries thought of this show? Lutochen Williams from Alexandria High – “Thand’ Impilo gave us some good advice on how to live life better. We need to look after ourselves by not being tempted to have sex too early. And when […]