150th Celebrations Culural Week : DHS Celebration and 150 Laughs

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A lot has happened in 150 years!
DHS marked this incredible achievement with DHS Celebration brought to School by the award-winning local theatre company, The AUC, to Seabrooke’s Theatre.
The Celebration was a culmination of skits, songs, silliness integrated with aspects of DHS history. The show had the audience giggling like a schoolboys.
The star studded cast – Marc Kay and Clinton Small, headlined by DHS Old Boy Adam Dore – encapsulated aspects of theatre and history in a entertaining celebration of DHS and the relationship between teachers and students with special focus on the impact which teachers have had on students lives.
A highly entertaining show that was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
150 Laughs
Durban High School hosted 150 laughs with some of the best comedians in South Africa to celebrate the 150th anniversary.
The long time collaborating stand-up comedians used the opportunity to share some of their most treasured, hilarious high school experiences while also dipping into material around politics, dating, sport and everything else in between.
Masood Boomgaard, who schooled at DHS in the nineties, hosted the show. Boomgaard has shared the stage with some of the best in the business and has appeared in his own sold out solo stand-up comedy shows. He is also known for his witty, tell it like it is columns in the Sunday Tribune.
Mo Vawda the hottest new act to hit the comedy stage famous for his “Indianisms” and quips on living in Durban was firm a favourite among locals. Neil Green, known as the “thinking man’s comedian” has performed regularly around the country and is a regular at the DHS Seabrooke Theatre.
Jem Atkins brought to life his hilarious experiences living as a single dad and has toured South Africa with his solo shows “Single Dad” and “Single Dad 2.” the show also featured DHS Old Boy Preven Reddy, who recently entered the stand featured in the show and shared his schooling experiences as an Indian at DHS.
The show was a a success and depicted the integration of the of the holistic values that DHS strives towards.
Mr G Sooriah
Subject Head : Drama

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