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Kevin Lewis and Sarah Argent’s Host Successful Workshops

ASSITEJ South Africa was delighted to have welcomed Sarah Argent and Kevin Lewis to run a 2-day workshop for artists at the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg, supported by British Council Wales. Sarah and Kevin are internationally-renowned, award-winning artists from Wales, UK, specialising in theatre for young audiences. Through practical drama exercises and […]

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Welcome Our New Interns 2019

In April ASSITEJ SA has welcomed five lovely interns to our organization with the help of First Rand.  We have three interns assisting us in our Cape Town office, and two in our Johannesburg office at the National School of the Arts . The interns have already done their induction which introduced them to their […]

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Vrygrond Family Festival 2018

  The Vrygrond Family Festival took place 28 November – 1 December 2018. Over the weekend of 30 November – 1 December the community of Vrygrond was activated through multiple activations and performances. The aim of the festival is to collaborate with members of the community, to provide a family-friendly atmosphere, and provide access to […]

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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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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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Imbumba Fiesta Launch – KZN

The Imbumba Fiesta had its launch in Glenwood’s Bulwer Park on Saturday 3 February. Imbumba is an isiZulu phrase which means “United together in one harmony”. Features of the day were  a summer themed market, food stalls, info stand and an open mic and sun-downer concert.The Imbumba Fiesta is a project of Pietermaritzburg-based Mzala Nxumalo Centre for the Study of South […]

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PillowFort tour Northern Cape

  The ASSITEJ SA and  Pillow Fort Theatre tour took place in Kimberley from the 13th to 18th November.  Five crèches were given  the opportunity to see ‘JUST HERE’ performed by Pillow Fort Theatre, including Rainbow Kids Day Care, St Cyprian’s Grammar School, Ntsamaise Day Care, Rethabile Day care and AGM day Care. Over  360 kids in […]

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