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Friday, December 7, 2018


The Durban Actors Studio launched its new performance space, DAS Factory, on December 1, 2018. It featured the South African premiere of the youth theatre production, Remote, a play about protest, power and the future.

Remote was initially commissioned by the National Theatre, as part of their “Connections Programme”. During the spring of 2015, more than 60 youth theatre groups performed the play across the UK.

A girl called Antler steps out of her front door and throws her phone on the ground. She stamps on it. She climbs the tallest tree in the park. She doesn’t want to be found, not by anyone. Seven teenagers’ lives all intertwine over the course of one evening as they make their way through the park on a seemingly normal autumn night.

Remote was directed by Gillian Brunings and the cast included Tiffany Miller; Courtney Tait; Nathan Hill; Kamohelo Nare; Marinel Taljaard; Tom Richardson; Geaneviv Pillay and Maxine Butler.

The DAS Factory is situated at 114 Intersite Avenue, Umgeni Business Park in Durban. For more information contact 031 332 0173 or visit