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Latest Ovation Award winners at #NAF18

You’re invited! Please join us – and the artists and producers – to find out who has won SILVER and GOLD Standard Bank Ovation Awards […]

By |July 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Young director tells her story of student protests

Upcoming playwright and Fleur du Cap nominee Nwabisa Plaatjie brings her deeply personal story 23 YEARS, A MONTH AND 7 DAYS, which is set against the […]

By |June 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Mary Watson’s JungFrau: from page to stage

Mary Watson’s short story JungFrau will be brought to life on stage in Germany and South Africa this year, adapted by Ameera Patel and directed […]

By |May 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Ovation Award winners at #NAF17

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

By |July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Karoo Moose: opening NAF with magic

Acclaimed South African playwright, director and producer Lara Foot is this year’s Featured Artist for 2016. She will stage three productions at the National Arts Festival: […]

By |June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Full circle for Francois Knoetze

 Artist Francois Knoetze spent two years performing in wearable sculptures made from waste all over the City of Cape Town – and Cape Mongo […]

By |June 24th, 2015|0 Comments

South African classics at #NAF2015

[PRODUCTION NEWS] Celebrating Athol Fugard’s 83rd birthday and commemorating the 20th anniversary of the death of Barney Simon are two classics of South African theatre – ‘The Island’ and ‘Woza Albert!’  […]

By |June 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Fantastic family theatre at Grahamstown National Arts Festival

[IN THE NEWS] The ASSITEJ Family Fare Platform returns to the National Arts Festival for a fourth year to promote rich and diverse theatre for young audiences and their families.


By |June 5th, 2015|0 Comments

International recognition for Steve Newman and Ashish Joshi

[PRODUCTION NEWS] Congratulations to Steve Newman (guitar), Lee Thomson (trumpet) and Ashish Joshi (tabla, cajon, bongos and other percussion), who have been nominated in the ‘Live Performance Album Category’ for their album ‘Live at the Mahogany Room’ in the 14th Annual Independent Music Awards.


By |May 27th, 2015|0 Comments