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Highlights from 5 years with ASSITEJ SA

Throughout the years, my experience with ASSITEJ SA has remained delightful and educational; without this, I feel that I would not have grown to be who I am today. ASSITEJ saw that I had potential and helped me believe in myself.   I have written and directed a few plays for Vrygrond Ingcungela Players, and performed one of my […]

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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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The Assitej Kickstarter Creative Arts project

The Assitej Kickstarter Creative Arts project kicked off this January on a high note bringing together 50 artist facilitators from KZN, Freestate, Northern Cape and Gauteng.  The artist facilitators went through an intense 4 days of exploring, sharing and unpacking of topics within the creative arts CAPS document for the intermediate phase (Grades 4 – […]

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APPLICATIONS OPEN: Creative Arts Training Programme for After School Practitioners

22 December 2017 Announcement Training Creative Arts Training for After School Practitioners Please download the application form here: After School Practitioner Arts Programme_Application Form 2018.doc (doc, 1.22 MB) Programme Background The After School Game Changer (AS GC) is one of seven priority projects of the Western Cape Provincial Government. It focuses on increasing the opportunities for youth […]

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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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Pillow Fort Mafikeng Tour

Another successful week of theatre for young audiences by Pillow Fort Theatre in the North West Province. As part of the ASSITEJ SA  National Tour, Pillow Fort Theatre’s ‘Just Here’ spent a week in Mafikeng (6th-11th November) performing to six creches, and working with artists in making work for very young children. After each memorable performance, […]

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Pillow Fort Theatre tour Limpopo Province

As part of the ASSITEJ SA  National Tour, Pillow Fort Theatre’s ‘Just Here’ spent a week in Limpopo (October 30th-04th November) performing to seven creches, and working with artists to inspire an approach to making work for very young children. The show ‘ Just Here’ aimed at 1-4 year old’s travelled to creches in the […]

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