The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered that the National Arts Council (NAC) pay the National Arts Festival R3.4m of its original R8m grant within 72 hours. The balance will form part of further legal action that the court ordered should be expedited.
The Artscape Theatre in Cape Town will mark 50 years since it was established with events that will be held throughout the year. We got in touch with Artscape CEO Marlene le Roux to chat about this major milestone, the theatre's evolution and how the arts are combatting the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ruth Cooper 31 Mar 2021
The National Arts Council says R68.4 million has been paid to 512 beneficiaries as part of Covid-19 relief. The steps outside the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town were a hive of activity on Saturday, with about 50 artists, musicians, dancers and puppeteers performing as part of ongoing protests.
Marecia Damons 30 Mar 2021
Fame Week Africa 2021 is set to showcase the continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment from 13 to 15 September 2021...
Napo Masheane's choreopoem-play My Vagina Was Not Buried With Him will open at the Joburg Theatre on 19 March 2021 before moving on to the Soweto Theatre on 24 March.
After a year of Covid-19 closure The Fugard Theatre will close permanently and with immediate effect.
Some 1 215 practitioners in the arts, culture and heritage sector are receiving much needed relief as the National Arts Council (NAC) starts the distribution of the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) grants to successful beneficiaries.
The Artscape Theatre in Cape Town will mark 50 years since it was established with events that will be held throughout the year. The celebrations will include traditional African music, acrobatic, jazz, drama, dance, theatre entertainment and exhibitions depicting unforgettable moments (from Nico to Artscape).
The 2021 Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival will be held at the Baxter Theatre Centre in Cape Town from 20 to 27 March 2021, with all Covid-19 protocols in place, as regulated under Level 1 during the national lockdown.
The Cape Town City Ballet - Back On Stage will return to the Artscape Opera House for four performances on 18, 19 and 20 March 2021.
POPArt Theatre will celebrate its 10th birthday with a POP in the Park! The independent theatre, production company and performing arts centre will gather 30 creatives at 3pm on Saturday, 27 March 2021 who will collectively create something (in six different teams) to be staged and experienced at a yet undisclosed public space by 3pm on Sunday, 28 March.
Bizcommunity is proud to announce a media partnership with Success by Design in their forthcoming free webinar, titled 'B2B in Africa for Africa', taking place on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 at 12-12.40pm...
Bizcommunity.com 5 Mar 2021
The Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town and the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre have rescheduled their season of Swan Lake to July 2022.
The 2021 Programme of Kucheza Afrika Festival will take place online and at the South African State Theatre (SAST) from 1 to 11 April. This year's programme boasts the dance fraternity's renowned dancers such as Vincent Mantsoe, Lulu Mlangeni, Bailey Snyman, Nicola Haskins, Ignatius van Heerden, Fana Tshabalala, Thulani Chauke, Mdu Nhlapo and more.