ASSITEJ SA’s “Cradle of Creativity” 17-27 May, an international theatre festival for children and young people in CT, has officially opened bookings. This incredible once-in-lifetime opportunity to experience a theatre festival with plays from around the world, with more than 80 countries represented is unlikely to be repeated in the foreseeable future.
By Heather Dugmore – The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), in association with the Nedbank Arts Affinity, is excited about the projects that will receive Development Programme grants in 2017.
The Bag Factory Artists’ Studios is looking for a vibrant, hard working individual to take up the role of Director as of 01 June 2017.
South Africa’s artists, theatre makers and musicians are responding to the challenges of living in a country in flux with genre-busting work that is provocative, innovative, engaging and entertaining. Some of the best of these productions will be showcased at this year’s National Arts Festival, to be held in Grahamstown from 29 June to 9 July this year.
The 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day, are now open for entries from business and arts partnerships that were activated between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016.
HELLO – Community Arts Development Programme and Festival 2017 announces its call for submissions.
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is calling on young people with the dream of pursuing performing arts studies to apply for an ACT Scholarship.
WAM is seeking a skilled and motivated young person for a Museum Education Intern position. The purpose of the internship is to provide an opportunity to substantively contribute to the work of, and learn from, the Education Curator. The intern will be given specific tasks and responsibilities that revolve around museum education, programming and researching for the school programme. The intern will be challenged to develop their capabilities, create or enhance connections between WAM and school educators, and gain experience. The intern is expected to be flexible and to take part in various activities at the office and sometimes to conduct field research. Knowledge of at least 2 South African languages is essential.
Calling all writers! It’s SCrIBE time! Entries for submissions for The Imbewu Trust’s 2017 SCrIBE Scriptwriting Competition open on 31 March.
ACT | UJ Creative Conference invite proposals for 20-minute presentations at the 2017 #CREATIVEUPRISING Conference.
By Heather Dugmore – Pompoms, pennywhistles and a flurry of white sneakers edge forward the rhythm, while the drums ground the sound. It is a timeless evocation of life, conveyed through the medium of the music, the dancers and the instruments. Every aspect of the performance is part of the message, including the cowhide used for the drum skins and the kudu horns, calling the people home.
Eastern Cape organisations are invited to apply to participate in upcoming arts administration master classes.
The 38th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is calling upon filmmakers from Durban and surrounding areas to submit their films.
In March 2017, RapidLion will host the annual South African International Film Festival at the Market Theatre complex. The RapidLion film festival screens films from the African continent, African diaspora and BRICS countries and aims to promote South African cinema into these territories, and introducing South Africans to films from these territories.
The Theatre Arts Admin Collective (TAAC) is calling for applications for the 2017 Emerging Theatre Directors Bursary – in partnership with Distell.