Daniel Dercksen

Trainer and Educator at The Writing Studio
Location:Cape Town, South Africa

Profile

As a freelance film and theatre journalist for more than 30 years, published playwright and creator of the independent training initiative The Writing Studio, Daniel Dercksen has been a contributor for Lifestyle since 2012. Visit www.writingstudio.co.za
#OnTheBigScreen: 'The High Note' and 'Scoob!'

The High Note and Scoob! open in SA cinemas this week...

By Daniel Dercksen 3 days ago

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Bill & Ted Face The Music', 'After We Collided' and 'Trolls World Tour'

Bill & Ted Face The Music, the Trolls go on a world tour and Hardin Scott and Tessa Young return in After We Collided open at SA cinemas this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 18 Sep 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Unhinged', 'Mulan' and 'The King of Staten Island'

Three films enter the South African box office this week: Unhinged, Mulan and The King of Staten Island...

By Daniel Dercksen 10 Sep 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: 'Song Of Names' and 'The New Mutants'

Two films enter the South African box office this week: Song Of Names, a soulful meditation on loss and hope starring Tim Roth and Clive Owen; and The New Mutants, in which a group of young mutants battle strange occurrences in an isolated hospital...

By Daniel Dercksen 4 Sep 2020

#OnetheBigScreen: Tenent, Ava, Fatima, My Spy

With the reopening of cinemas, movie buffs can look forward to exciting new releases on the big screen from 28 August 2020. The following films, Tenent, Ava, Fatima and My Spy open in South African cinemas today...

By Daniel Dercksen 28 Aug 2020

This week's free opera streams from the Met Opera

This weekend of free opera streams from the Met Opera celebrates Verdi with performances of his most beloved works...

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Aug 2020

Warm up you winter blues with sizzling opera streamings from the Met in New York

The free opera streamings in local time can be watched from midnight to midnight the following day...

By Daniel Dercksen 21 Aug 2020

Cyberspace is alive with the sound of music with more free opera streamings from the Met Opera

Catch these free music and opera streamings from the Met Opera this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 14 Aug 2020

Free musical and opera streamings this weekend

Add some music to your entertainment menu with free streamings from New York's celebrated Lincoln Centre and Met Opera...

By Daniel Dercksen 7 Aug 2020

New online ballet and opera productions to stream this weekend

Snuggle up in the comfort of your home with a feast of new free ballet and opera streamings...

By Daniel Dercksen 31 Jul 2020

Succumb to glorious opera streamings from The Met this weekend

Despite dropping the curtain on one of the greatest opera houses in the world, its gift to opera lovers worldwide has been more than 100 free streaming since then...

By Daniel Dercksen 24 Jul 2020

2020 upcoming film release highlights

Now that everyone has binged on streamings in cyberspace, let's take a look at the real world of cinemas and take a peek at highlights of upcoming film releases of 2020...

By Daniel Dercksen 23 Jul 2020

Opera and theatre streaming this weekend

Here are some of the opera and theatre productions you can stream this weekend...

By Daniel Dercksen 17 Jul 2020

Warm up your winter blues with free opera, ballet and theatre streamings

Here are some free opera, ballet and theatre streamings you can catch during these wintery lockdown times...

By Daniel Dercksen 9 Jul 2020

Theatre, opera and ballet streamings to watch this weekend

Stream opera, theatre and ballet content online from your home while theatres are closed...

By Daniel Dercksen 3 Jul 2020

Theatre, opera and musical streamings to watch this weekend

There's an abundance of live theatre, opera and musical streamings that you can watch in the comfort of your home...

By Daniel Dercksen 26 Jun 2020

Free ballet, opera and theatre screenings you can catch online

Here's a list of free online ballet, opera and theatre screenings you can stream while you continue social distancing during the Level 3 lockdown...

By Daniel Dercksen 10 Jun 2020

Enjoy a feast of free National Theatre and Met Opera streamings during lockdown

If you are looking for world-class entertainment in the comfort and safety of your house during the lockdown, you can indulge in daily free streamings from the National Theatre in London and the Met Opera in New York...

By Daniel Dercksen 8 May 2020

Celebrated screenwriter Tertius Kapp talks about 'Griekwastad'

Daniel Dercksen chats with Tertius Kapp, who wrote the screenplay for Griekwastad, the true story of the cruel acts which shook the world to its core in 2012...

By Daniel Dercksen 29 Apr 2020

Johnny Breedt talks 'Sergio' on Netflix, Covid-19's effects on film industry

Production designer and filmmaker Johnny Breedt talks about Sergio and how the coronavirus pandemic has severely impacted the entertainment industry...

By Daniel Dercksen 21 Apr 2020

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