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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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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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