ASSITEJ celebrates 15 years at NAF

ASSITEJ South Africa is celebrating our 15th anniversary in 2022. The organisation began on 2 July 2007, and this day in 2022, will see us hosting our Birthday Celebrations at Amazwi National Museum of Literature. Join us on Saturday 2 July 2022 for: 10h00 – Storytelling from our vibrant “iStimela Sendaba” storytellers 10h30 – Indigenous […]

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Motsheha Fuma Wa Ipiletsa: Feeding Children Through Theatre

According to the Sesotho calendar, Motsheanong (May) is the tenth month of the year. Accordingly, the plants are laughing at the birds that in Hlakubele (March) were giving them a hard time eating the sorghum uninvited, just as thlaku tsa mabele (grains of the sorghum) were beginning to show. Now in Motsheanong, the grains have […]

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THEATRE4YOUTH PROJECT COORDINATORS: Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West & Free State.

Contact: Ryan on Provide bio/CV, 2 references and a letter of interest. Theatre4Youth Coordinators Period: 9 month contract (renewable, funding permitting) Full time: blend of virtual and in-person work Remuneration: R12 000 monthly (or portion thereof if part-time) Date of job commencement: May/June 2022 (funding-dependent) ASSITEJ SA is looking for provincial Theatre4Youth Coordinators, with […]

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Kickstarter kickstarts arts education in 2022

What a ride! We launched into this new year’s programme by completing 9 full days of residential training with 48 Artist-facilitators from four provinces (Gauteng, Northern Cape, KZN and Free State) in Johannesburg from Monday 10 to 18 January. The training comprised a range of skills including facilitating all four Creative Arts forms (dance, music, […]

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MANTLWANENG: The hub of vulnerability and growth

by Selloane ‘Lalu’ Mokuku Barbie’s smile remained frozen on the school bag carried by a man driving an imaginary car. The young girl strutted along with an infectious giggle. The man made all the necessary car sounds and occasionally overtook pedestrians. At times pulling on brakes to avoid some obstacles on their way. Such I […]

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Ngwana Kgotso: Passing generosity on, sustaining generosity

Ngwana Kgotso ha a lebale tsa kgotsong is a Sesotho expression that contextualises a child’s lived experience and how it impacts their immediate environment. The expression can loosely be translated to mean a peaceful environment that one grows in, shapes and makes who they become later on in life. In return, such people create a […]

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