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AFTER SCHOOL GAME CHANGER COMMUNITY SHOWCASES

September is here and so are the After School Game Changer Community Showcases! Our first community showcases took place on Saturday 8 September, in Saldanha, Robertson, Paarl and Oude Molen Eco Village. These four showcases were well-attended by learners and their families, and it was a chance for the coaches and learners to be seen […]

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KZN WOMANS INDABA 2018

The Dennis Hurley Centre in collaboration with the US Consulate held a Women’s Indaba in Durban on 1 September 2018.  Musa Hlatshwayo and Mhayise Productions, who were helping the Centre curate the event, approached ASSITEJ SA for a collaboration.   We got on board with taking charge and planning entertainment for their safe room for […]

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Kickstarter Creative Arts Project – July Teachers’ Training

The Kickstarter Creative Arts project improves the skills of Intermediate phase Life Orientation educators in their delivery of the compulsory curriculum subject, “Creative Arts” and includes Dramatic Arts, Dance, Music and Visual Arts. ASSITEJ SA has extensively trained Artist facilitators to execute the CAPS Creative Arts curriculum in the classroom in partnership with these teachers […]

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Zee Zee Theatre reads The Red Suitcase

The Red Suitcase was read at PTC last month produced by Zee Zee Theatre, and I was there to stand by my work and its context. My trip was made possible by the Canadian Council and Assitej SA. I will not forget the quick response I got from Yvette Hardie; how enthusiastic she was, and […]

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Artists Meet Early Years – deur Schoeme Grobler

Lees in Engels, hier. Teater La Baracca in Bologna, Italië is al 41 jaar lank in die veld van teater vir jongmense. Hierdie jaar het hull vir die 14de keer die fees, Festival Visioni aangebied. Nie net fokus hierdie fees op teater vir jong kinders nie, maar ook op programme vir samewerking tussen internasionale teatermaatskappye […]

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Spinning Stories with Spinning Dot theatre!

From ASSITEJ SA member, Lereko Mfono: My residency in Michigan, USA, with Spinning Dot theatre was amazing! Several things happened there that marked my residency and are worth highlighting: My play, ‘The Kids from Amandla Street!’ had its US premiere. It performed thrice in Michigan and did two more shows in Chicago to a great […]

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Teachers Workshops- West Rand

  Assitej South Africa ran 2 workshops with 80 teachers from West Rand in Johannesburg. On Tuesday the 6th of March they engaged in drama workshops that saw them in a number of topics that included sound pictures, tableaux and rituals in creating story-lines. The teachers’ responses after the workshop were very positive. The exercises […]

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