Nondumiso Msimanga

World of Theatre



The umbra (Latin for ‘shadow’) is the innermost and darkest part shadows, where the light source is completely blocked by the occluding body.
An observer in the umbra experiences a total eclipse.
In the dark tide of twilight a crow hides its light and a girl loses her shadow.

The Bald Prima Donna NAF

Happiness as a performance is sometimes well-rehearsed and able to produce feelings of tangible freedom. But, at other times we become too aware that ‘all the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players’ in it. And when our happiness is threatened, we become capable of anything.