Mike Van Graan
Mike van Graan is one of South Africa's most prolific and critically acclaimed playwrights. Mike Van Graan has over 1869 followers on Twitter.
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/ 15 September 2006

Letter from Croatia

Croatia is this year’s setting for the annual meetings of the International Net-work for Cultural Policy (INCP), a grouping of about 58 cultural ministers from around the world, and its complementary NGO network, the International Network for Cultural Diversity (INCD). Mike van Graan reports.

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/ 30 August 2006

Looking in, watching out

What would be an appropriate metaphor to reflect the state of South African theatre in the first 10 years of democracy? Perhaps it would be <i>At Her Feet</i>, a play that was rejected by the National Arts Council (NAC), which suggested that playwright Nadia Davids rewrite her script to include other racial groups, only for the play in its original format to win two prestigious Fleur du Cap awards a few weeks later, writes Mike van Graan.

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/ 8 August 2006

Director of golf

I have an idea for a new reality TV show. Train the cameras on the Department of Arts and Culture, particularly on its most senior management.Perhaps it could turn out to be our new daily soap, <i>The Rich and the Useless</i> writes Mike van Graan.