Young Artists embrace the realm of the ancestors

“Space has continuous conversations with those who pass through it – that same space has memory – that space carries our heritage. The theatre is […]

By |June 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Theatre for one actor, one audience member at a time

Theatre between a single actor and a single audience member at a time
DEURnis / Uzwelo one-on-one is an award-winning, exciting new immersive theatre experience and […]

By |June 21st, 2019|0 Comments

A chance to see the world on our stages

International acts give audiences the chance to experience world-class talent on our local stages
“One of the things that sets the National Arts Festival apart from […]

By |May 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Meet Berni Searle, the 2019 Featured Artist

Each year the National Arts Festival celebrates the work of a featured artist – a South African artist of exceptional talent who has consistently exhibited ground-breaking work, […]

By |May 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Main programme highlights at NAF2019

The dizzying rotation of newsfeeds, non-stop change and the struggle for something newer, more connected and as yet unborn, is played out in the works […]

By |April 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Nobesuthu Rayi shares her Top 5 picks

“What a mammoth task I have been given to choose my Top 5 from such a well put-together programme for 2019 that gives one space […]

By |April 24th, 2019|0 Comments

3 flagship shows on sale in December

For the first time ever, audiences will have the chance in December to snap up early tickets to three flagship productions at the 2019 National […]

By |December 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Deadline for 2019 Main programme extended

The closing date for new and established artists to submit proposals for possible inclusion in next year’s Main programme of the National Arts Festival, which […]

By |August 10th, 2018|0 Comments

June 16: the other boy in the photograph

Photographer Robert Frank is quoted as saying that, “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.” Using Sam Nzima’s iconic […]

By |June 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Thandi Ntuli: the disciple of cool


‘A world without music would be like walking in a grey world, difficult to get through. I think art helps us get through some of […]

By |June 20th, 2018|0 Comments