The National Arts Festival has announced the launch of a new partnership with the European Union (EU), which will see over R6m invested in the City of Grahamstown’s ‘Creative City’ project over the next two years.

Monday, 27 January 2014 15:29

THEATRE4YOUTH Forum Comes to Cape Town

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ASSITEJ SA will be hosting a day-long Theatre4Youth forum at the Masambe theatre, Baxter theatre complex, on Friday 31st January from 8h30 – 18h00. The forum aims to sustain an active dialogue between artists, educators, government and supporting bodies in order to engage with how theatre and the arts can best contribute to learning.

Inspiring a Generation is an ASSITEJ SA and Theatre Arts Admin Collective initiative that aims to inspire theatre practitioners to make innovative, cutting edge theatre for children in South Africa.

Cape Town audiences are in for a treat this festive season when two of South Africa’s sexiest and most popular actors, Maurice Paige and Theodore Jantjies, take to the stage to entertain audiences in Platform 9, from 2 December 2013 to 25 January 2014 in the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio.

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