Centre Stage; A Little Scientist

Caregivers and babies enter the theatre space. As nappy bags and strollers are put on the side and shoes are being removed, an atmosphere of questionable anticipation can be felt: What did we buy tickets for? Look at all these babies together, theatre for babies? What will happen? A baby boy, on his mother’s hip, […]

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Njunju Nxumalo – Theatre4Youth Assistant

One of the key experiences recommended during your time as an undergraduate is doing an internship. Gaining work experience is key for boosting your employability. That’s why, during my third year at City Varsity, I thought it was a smart move to start applying for all internships that were in line with my career, rather […]

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Mmapula Raphotle – Kickstarter Assistant

The internship as presented to me first-hand seemed to be an excellent match for my skills and interests, but it turned out there was so much more, newfound knowledge for me as a creative; I improved and acquired new skills and found different ways to apply them both in work and personal development level. Thanks […]

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Kickstarter Creative Arts Empowerment Project 2020

The Kickstarter project has leapt into action this year with teacher training workshops in all three provinces (the Northern Cape, The Free State and Kwa Zulu Natal) over the last two weekends! The Kickstarter Creative Arts Empowerment project is an Artists in residency programme which trains intermediate phase Life skills teachers in a solid Arts […]

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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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