To end off a year of working online our 101 Full-Time Students were given the opportunity to appear at the Teatro at Montecasino. Here is the opening speech given by principal Gemma Marinus.

Take a look at some of the other spectacular performances below. 

Congratulations to Micah who won performance of the year as voted for by Galore SA !


December 2020

We also wanted to give our Part-Time students something special to look forward to and end off the year, so we arranged for our year end awards to be at the Teatro at Montecasino! The students got to watch their own created 10min movies on the big screen as we celebrated our successes for 2020. 

Take a look at the special performance by Gemma Marinus and her students Mia Nupen and Rachel Games as well as all the 10min originally developed movies below. 


Lock Down News

Even though the whole world was in lockdown, Stageworx remained dedicated to creating fun, inspiring opportunities for our students to grow and stay creative. Take a look at some of the exciting projects created during online class for Term 2!

Junior Musical Theatre Class - Term 2 Online Project

Senior Musical Theatre group - Term 2 Online Project. 

Stageworx Ensemble Singing - Term 2 Online Project 

Trinity London College Examination - Highlighted Work - Musical Theatre Grades.

Trinity London College Examination - Highlighted Work - Performance Arts 

The Ultimate Sa Medley - Sponsors Of Brave Campaign


Term 1 - News (Jan - April 2020) 

Here is the most recent news on what the students and alumni of Stageworx have been up to for Term 1.

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Jessica Driver 


Steadtler Promotion

Many of our Stageworx Students took part in creating something interesting for Steadtler - some of our students wrote songs, painted, created poetry and much more! They appeared in the Steadtler MARS magazine.


Danone Corporate at Joburg Theatre 

Some of our Junior Students took part in a corporate event for Danone at the Johannesburg Theatre and had a spectacular time!! A huge thank you to Adrian Poulsen for making this possible!

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Other News for Term 1!

  • Olivia Cloud was cast in the Revealers at NCT.

  • Yahto Kraft was cast in a touring play.

  • Lara Johnson, Jessica Nanguia, Lucia Molitano, Stephanie Darley and Talya Storger were cast in Jungle Book for Peoples Theatre

  • Various students took part in a workshop with International Performing Arts Centre AMDA - many are anxiously awaiting if they have been accepted for study to the LA or New York campus.

  • Many Stageworx Junior students were selected for an activation at Montecasino to promote the Sound Of Music Singalong.

The new year started with our brand new group of 101 students. We are excited to follow the progress of this talented lot and already we have seen some major achievements!

  • Lefo and Bo have been interning at the Prestigious Figure Of 8 Recording Studios.

  • Erin and Jamie have been interning backstage on Suddenly The Storm at Montecasino

  • Marianthe has been accepted to Arts Ed in London and will be starting her training in September and also booked the narrater in Joseph at the playhouse theatre for the young performers project .

  • Sinethemba is being filmed as part of a Reality Show following his career and time at Stageworx.

  • All students got the chance to see various productions this term to

    expand their knowledge as well as being assessed by Kate

    Normington and Craig Urbani for their Musical Theatre and

    Acting Assessments.

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Stageworx Music Artists News

Many of our Stageworx Alumni and Stageworx Students are working with "Upstream Worldwide" in releasing their own original music. Take a look at some of the most recent releases.


John Tsenoli 

The release of his song and music for I’m Just A Boy has already landed and he is now so excited to share his new release "Long Road!" (featured in BTP SHINE). Mpho, Chris, Refentse and Pauline all appear in this music video and many of the students recorded Backing Vocals for the single. Keep up to date with all of Johns music on his website -

Phil Higgins 

Alumni of Stageworx and also one of our outstanding Junior teachers, Phil has released her single Running Away (featured in BTP SHINE) and her new single KO is available now. After recently returning from a tour of New Zealand and Canada with the ABBA show, Phil is excited about following her musical journey.

Marianthe Panas

A veteran of the BTP Platform, from Durban, Marianthe performed in her first show with us at just 14years. Now matriculated Marianthe has joined the 101 course and her new single release “OVER YOU” is out now!

Jeanique Fourie 

The youngest of our official releases so far, Jeanique Fourie has been a power house in the music scene! Her new music video and single release “Pyramid” is out now - many of our stageworx students feature in this music video. You can follow Jeanique and her other music release -

Yahto Kraft 

After being a finalist on the Voice SA, we are please to announce Yahto Kraft much anticipated release of the song UGLY.

2019 Expresso Campaign for MAQ

In 2019 we were thrilled to take part in a 13 week episode campaign on Expresso shining a light on some of our Stageworx Students. This culminated in a competition for one lucky person to win a full time bursary for our Full-Time 101 course. The lucky winner was Sinethemba Viga who began his course this year.

What is the MAQ Shine On Project?

How To Upskill In The Arts 

Maq shines a light on Chris Kasongo.

Maq shine a light on Buddy Sacks.

Maq shines a light on Yahto Kraft 

Maq shines a light on John Tsenoli 

Maq shine a light on Zinah Rose 

Maq shines a light on aspiring young talent

This Little Light Of Mine - The Song 

The recording process of This Little Light Of Mine 

The Making Of The Music Video 

The winner - Sinethemba Viga 


Successes Yearly Round Up 

Stageworx 2019 Round-Up 

Stageworx 2018 Round-Up 

Stageworx 2017 Round-Up