Pupils perform in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Rustenburg Girls High Grade 11pupil Gabriella Sancho plays Puck in A Midsummer Nights Dream.

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be staged at Rondebosch Boys’ High School this month.

The production, which runs from Wednesday August 15 to Saturday August 18, is a collaboration between that school and Rustenburg Girls’ High.

Adrian Skelly, head of Rustenburg’s arts faculty, said they had wanted to do a play with a large cast and “equally meaty roles” for both female and male performers.

“Thefactthat there are no copyright restrictions or costs also played a part,” he said.

Rustenburg’s head girl, Zahra Mohammed, will be playing Hippolytaand, and Grade 11 pupil Gabriella Sancho will play Puck.

Tickets can be bookedthrough Quicket.

The Tatler is giving away two pairs of tickets to the production. To enter, SMS STMidsummer with your name and surname to 33258. SMSes cost R1.50 each and lines close at 10pm on Sunday August 12. Winners will be notified telephonically.