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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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ASSITEJ SA’s response to COVID-19

After both the WHO’s announcement of COVID 19 as a global pandemic, and the President of the Republic of South Africa’s declaration of a state of disaster on 15th March, ASSITEJ SA will be following all relevant protocols and measures as set out by the relevant health authorities. As a network organisation, our duty is […]

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President of ASSITEJ: Updated World Day Message 2020

The need for Compassion & Empathy Since we launched our World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People campaign, which leads up to the 20th March, with the slogan #Takeachildtothetheatre, much has changed. For many children in many parts of the world it is not practical, possible or advised to take children to the […]

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ASSITEJ SA Chairperson: 2020 World Day Message

World Theatre Day – Take a child to the theatre in 2020 There is a term in theatre; “suspension of disbelief”. During this time we allow our minds to believe the otherwise unbelievable. We get lost in the imagination and escape to a different world. A world that mirrors and/or illuminates our real world and […]

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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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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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