Zikhona Monaheng, Queen of the Fringe

The Fringe Manager of the National Arts Festival, Zikhona Monaheng – known by everyone as Zee – is our one in a zillion and a […]

By |February 27th, 2018|1 Comment

GALLERY: Best of the Festival (Part 2)

All photographs by Jan Potgieter. His passion for performing arts photography relates to his love for photographing people. He says he has always loved capturing fleeting […]

By |July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Ovation Awards 2017 – Special, Silver and Gold

More than two hundred productions premiered on the Fringe at The National Arts Festival this year, it was no easy feat for the Ovations Awards […]

By |July 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Fringe17: Reflecting the state of our nation

By holding up a mirror to South Africa, artists on the Fringe programme offer audiences a chance to reflect as well as to escape, writes […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Enjoy a one-stop theatrical experience

With so many productions to chose from on the Fringe, you will be forgiven feeling overwhelmed.
Fortunately, there’s a creative solution, writes TRACEY SAUNDERS
This year, you […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Festival gives visitors plenty of reasons to laugh

Given the current climate in the country, South Africans are in dire need of a good laugh – and, thankfully, there’s no shortage of hilarity on […]

By |June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Fabulous Festival fun for families

Families are in for a treat at this year’s National Arts Festival with two new Family Fare venues bursting with fun – the new National English […]

By |June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Ovation Award winners at #NAF16

Artistic innovation, excellence, the exploration of new performance styles and the courage to open new conversation through the arts underpin the motivation for the […]

By |July 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Hear the call of women’s voices

Compelling women’s stories and trailblazing female creatives command the spotlight at the 2016 National Arts Festival, with plays that celebrate and interrogate the role women […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Lucky packet of surprises awaits on the Fringe

Never mind politics – if you want to see true democracy in action, where professional theatre-makers rub shoulders with school and community groups, the bustling […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|1 Comment