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To help artists make an application to the Cradle of Creativity (Cape Town, May 2017) here is a link to our  we have made the form available as a word document which can be emailed back to us, or hand-delivered by arrangement. We advise against sending the applications via the South African Post Office at this point.

If you are having difficulty getting your application to us, please contact me directly so that we can explore alternative options.

For your convenience: here is a link to the word documents, which is also attached and is on our website.

International Applications Word Doc Link 

African Applications Word Doc Link

Collaborative Applications Word Doc Link

Feel free to share and distribute as the deadline draws near. (30 April).


Some Frequently Asked Questions: 


How many performances will the artists at Festival perform?

How will artists be paid for their performances?

Depending on the application, artists will be offered one of 3 deals:

•    a fee for their performance,
•    a partial fee and door split
•    a 70/30 door split to the artists.


Is Travel and Accommodation covered?
All artists coming from outside of Cape Town will have their ground travel, accommodation, and per diems covered, but international travel will be for the responsibility of the artists/companies. However, ASSITEJ SA will work with artists, the SA Department of International Relations and other parties and potential fundraisers to assist with fundraising for travel wherever this is possible.

When will artists be notified?

End of July


Is there a workshop / conference component?

Yes, the call for this will be released shortly.

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