Is the glass half full or empty

The answer depends on whether you are drinking from the glass or filling it!

As South Africans it troubles us that there are some inequalities in our society that it will take decades to correct. Many wish that there was some way they could help to make the lives of children better. However, they are often not close enough to the community to make a real difference and are […]

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Lunchbox Theatre have a clever idea which will give joy forever, unlike most Christmas presents

Have you ever sat and quietly observed a young child at play? They are filled with energy and pure joy. Did you know that humans begin to make sense of sounds while still in the womb and they respond with instinctive movements? Surely it makes sense that movement is something we need to develop in […]

Lunchbox Theatre enlighten children in the Garden Route with After Schools Activities Programs which benefits our economy!

Lunchbox Theatre enlighten children in the Garden Route with After Schools Activities Programs which benefits our economy!

Did you know that South Africa is facing a crisis when it comes to children dropping out of school?  Do you know why?  There are many reasons … which our After School Activities Program (ASAP) can help to address.  When a child is enthusiastic about something they enjoy at school they are encouraged to try […]

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Why does South Africa not fall off the precipice even though we continue to face daunting challenges?

According to Prof Jonathan Jansen we have some incredible strengths which link directly to Lunchbox Theatre shows. Can you can help avert disaster by supporting us? Would you agree with Johnathan Janssen, former UFS Rector and Vice-Chancellor that these are the 7 Elements that save South Africa? Our remarkable capacity for self-correction. Our ability to laugh at […]

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Lunchbox Theatre are grateful to Orca Foundation for funding a Dog’s Life Show

When you watch this video you will see how powerful ‘gratitude’ is when it comes to developing a ‘good attitude’. What is gratitude and why is it important? Did you know that through gratitude you acknowledge the goodness in your life and that this somehow creates more to be grateful for?  When you feel gratitude […]

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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 […]

Lunchbox 10th birthday

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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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 […]

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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!

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 […]