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Nomhle Nkonyeni bids us farewell
Nomhle Nkonyeni bids us farewell
Veteran actress and recipient for the Order of Ikhamanga in Silver, Nomhle Nkonyeni, died early on Wednesday morning aged 77.
The Naledi Awards - South Africa's shining star
The Naledi Awards - South Africa's shining star
Founded by Dawn Lindberg, the Naledi Awards are the most prestigious theatre awards in South Africa — they empower and encourage those in the...
SA’s disconnect from Africa limits cultural landscape
SA’s disconnect from Africa limits cultural landscape
May is Africa Month and, as is the case with Women’s Month, it is only useful if it functions as more than an opportunity to “celebrate” and...
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
Simon: Simon Tseko Nkoli was an anti-apartheid student activist and one of the founders of the black gay movement....
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
My Children! My Africa! Set in the last days of apartheid, this Athol Fugard play tells the story of a black teacher, his black...
A call for township theatres
A call for township theatres
In the midst of economic uncertainty, in this year’s budget speech Finance Minister Tito Mboweni allocated the treasury funds towards a new...
A pink dystopia of delusions and frills speaks to SA's canon of protest theatre
A pink dystopia of delusions and frills speaks to SA's canon of protest theatre
Buhle Ngaba and Klara van Wyk kneel at our feet as a crowd of mostly learners in winter school uniform and a handful of adults are ushered into...
​Mandela centenary celebrated in song and dance
​Mandela centenary celebrated in song and dance
Africa’s Travel Indaba marked the Mandela centenary with a theatre piece that combines Africa’s musical and dance artistry while drawing on...
Live Art Network, an introduction
Live Art Network, an introduction
The Live Art Network Africa colloquium runs from February 17 to 20 at the University of Cape Town’s Hiddingh Campus, 31-37 Orange...
Where theatre dreams are made real
Where theatre dreams are made real
‘This is a dream of its own. An authentic dream,” Mandisi Sindo says of the Makukhanye Art Room.
National Arts Festival 2017: Disruption all around us and still we haven't learnt
National Arts Festival 2017: Disruption all around us and still we haven't learnt
Although the National Arts Festival is too gargantuan a terrain for a lone explorer to wrap his feet around, interpretations of this year's theme of...
Children’s theatre festival cradled creativity and encouraged empathy
Children’s theatre festival cradled creativity and encouraged empathy
In the history of South African theatre, you will be hard-pressed to find any plays for children that have become part of our story in the way that...

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