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⏰ Deadline: 17 June 2019
🌍 Cape Town, ZAF
🗓 20 – 25 August 2019

Call for Proposals: Cradle of Creativity

ASSITEJ South Africa invites you to submit proposals for the conference and professional development programme at Cradle of Creativity, in Cape Town, South Africa, from 20-25 August 2019.

They will be presenting a range of workshops, seminars, informal conversations and formal research symposia with national and international artists and researchers. These events will be open to all delegates, providing opportunities for local, national and international artists and experts to connect and share.

The following areas will be explored:

  • Child Participation in Theatre for Young Audiences – the child as dramaturg, the child as creative collaborator, and theatre mediation for children and young people
  • Dance Theatre for Young Audiences – approaches to engaging children and young people with the multiple languages of dance and physicality, and their potential to cross the narrow linguistic borders that can separate us
  • Theatre for Young Audiences in Africa – sharing the diversity of approaches from across the continent
  • Inclusive theatre – focusing on new approaches to ensuring access for all children and young people to theatre
  • Eco-theatre – exploring how theatre can empower children and young people to effective action to support the future of our planet
  • Early years theatre – considering the aesthetics of theatre for the very young
  • Contemporary themes in Theatre for Young Audiences – addressing the taboos, barriers and boundaries that exist and how these may be confronted through innovative theatre

ASSITEJ South Africa looks forward to welcoming you to Cradle of Creativity 2019 for performances, presentations, conversations, workshops, and a great big South African ‘Jol’.

How to Apply

Fill out the application form before June 17th 2019:

Application form

If you wish ONLY to register as a delegate, you can fill out the form found here!

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