#SACOConf2017, tomorrow and Thursday, South Africa’s creative economy to unlock higher levels of inclusive growth.
By Heather Dugmore – Exciting, fresh new theatre-makers rely on the annual National Arts Festival (NAF) Fringe in Grahamstown to showcase their work. It raises their profile and it often leads to opportunities in South Africa and internationally. But it is expensive to be there, says independent theatre maker Philip Rademeyer who has taken his productions to the NAF Fringe since 2012. This year’s NAF is from the 29th June to the 9th July.
The deadline for the 2017 SAMRO Overseas Scholarships Competition for Keyboard Players is Friday, 26 May 2017.
For the last seven years, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Scholarships Programme has been stoking local talent and affording tertiary education opportunities to young South African performers. And this year is no different; with performing arts scholarships to the value of R200,000, up for grabs.
The Visual Arts Network of South Africa is hiring a Network Programmes Manager and an Assistant. Both positions are based in Johannesburg.
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is inviting nominations for the eagerly awaited 2017 ACT Awards, which are held annually in recognition and celebration of excellence in the arts, culture and creative sectors in South Africa.
The Sibikwa Arts Centre Call is calling for young female choreographers and performance artists to take part in Thunya Lerole Sibikwa Dance Season 2017.
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is now open for applications for grants disbursed through its restructured funding programme.
Assemblage is a non-profit organisation which intends for the visual arts community of Johannesburg to connect, to share ideas, information and advice and to collaborate. It provides an inclusive forum where visual art students, graduates and professionals can network. Assemblage encourages production, participation, professionalism and the sharing of resources, knowledge and skills.
UJ Arts & Culture, supported by Wordfest and the National Arts Festival, is excited to announce their call for new scripts. Playwrights and theatre-makers; can you deliver a captivating narrative in 2 minutes, or less?
The National Arts Council (NAC) started the new financial year on a good note by announcing a new board of Council members appointed by the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC). The new Council which was appointed following a rigorous selection process will serve the organisation between January 2017 and December 2020.
After the success of our first cycle this year, Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) opens the final call for 2017 to recruit 30 organisations for the BASA Established Programme, proudly supported by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB).
Top international researchers will be in Johannesburg next week to conduct a series of workshops and talks with local cultural practitioners.
The Arts & Culture Trust’s next five-year strategy will see the organisation making bold changes.
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.