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 the Standard Bank Ovation Award. These are the latest daily winners, selected by a jury of critics, journalists and theatre makers from hundreds of plays on the Fringe.

Saturday 8 July

Friday 7 July

Thursday 6 July

Wednesday 5 July

  • Molora – Tshwane University of Technology’s Drama and Film Department
  • The Kaffirs – Gauteng Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture

Monday 3 July

Saturday 1 July

Friday 30 June

On the last day of the National Arts Festival, the winners of the Standard Bank Silver and Golden Ovation Awards will be announced.

  • Find out how the Ovation Awards work
  • Follow the #OvationAwards17 hashtag on social media for the latest news. And you’ll find all the daily winners on our app and website