Applications are now open for Dance Umbrella 2018 – choreographers are invited to apply. Dance Umbrella 2018, the premier platform of South African contemporary choreography and dance and funded by the National Lotteries Commission, will run at various theatres and venues in Johannesburg, Gauteng from March 7 – 18, 2018.
￼Organised by the same team that puts together the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown every year, the ￼Cape Town Fringe will be back in the Mother City from 21 September to 8 October 2017 in a brand new ￼format.
For the 11th year running, a group of thespians join forces to make their performance venue feel like ‘home’ for themselves and their audiences, for the 11 days of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown from June 29 to July 9.
#CreativeUprising, the 5th ACT | UJ Creative Conference will engage with South African Art Education in its current state and possible future. This iteration of the conference is about unlearning and rethinking how we do things and present things. From curating a conference to how we talk about art education in South Africa, the aim of ACT | UJ Conference has been to share knowledge with the view of enabling, advancing and inspiring creative South Africa.
The Music In Africa Foundation’s website www.musicinafrica.net is easily the fastest growing information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector, reaching thousands of people every day. With hundreds of contributors across the globe and thousands of musicians registered on the website, the publication has a reputation of providing reliable and useful information for fans and music professionals on the continent.
By Heather Dugmore – The question of biological fathers and stepfathers is explored in ‘The Truth Beneath’, a production by Professor Matlaopane that will be staged at the National Arts Festival Fringe this July.