Spektrum Children’s Theatre has been producing entertaining high-quality productions with educational elements since 1991. Co-workers through the years included, amongst others, Juanita Swanepoel, Francois Toerien, Chris Vorster, Waldemar Schultz and Nicole Holm. Productions in the past include Jakkals & Wolf, Antjie Somers, Krismiskinders, Brolloks en Bittergal, Jan en Boontjierank, Rip se Winkel, Sonde met die spoke and many others.
Since 2007 Spektrum has been run by partners Gaerin Hauptfleisch, Stephanie Hough, Jan-Hendrik Opperman and Esther von Waltsleben and has been performing work countrywide and even overseas.
Spektrum has become especially well-known for staging amongst others, the classic fairytales like Little Red Ridinghood, puppetshows like the magazine Bazoo’s Bazoo and the missing Ghost frogs and the theatre production of DSTV’s Koowee channel’s Tjiff en Tjaff.
Productions have already been staged with great success at Aardklop, KKNK, Gariepfestival in Kimberley, Breedekloof festival, Innibos Festival in Nelspruit almost all theatres in the Western Cape, as far afield as Dubai and also at numerous schools in the Western Cape and the Free State.