June 2019

Kitty Phetla: dancing to her own tune

By |June 23rd, 2019|

Kitty Phetla is a senior soloist and choreographer at Joburg Ballet. She has toured and performed extensively on stages across the globe. One of her most noteworthy recent […]

Unlocking the fabulousness of the Fringe

By |June 21st, 2019|

There are a few things you may not know about navigating the hundreds of performances on offer at the National Arts Festival Fringe, which runs […]

Theatre for one actor, one audience member at a time

By |June 21st, 2019|

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 […]

Infuse your art with digital delectation

By |June 20th, 2019|

As the countdown to Makhanda hits single figures, you’re probably wondering how you’ll be spending the time you’re not on stage….well wonder no more! Last year we […]

Women of the past inspire young violinist

By |June 20th, 2019|

Neo Motsatse’s 2019 National Arts Festival show, Seasons: Dorothy Masuka Songbook in the style of Vivaldi is a compilation of South African jazz singer Dorothy Masuka’s […]

Makhanda gets ready for the National Arts Festival

By |June 18th, 2019|

The banners, posters and flags are going up as Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) prepares to host the 45th National Arts Festival, 11 days of an amazing feast […]

Mandla Mlangeni: fluent in the language of jazz

By |June 14th, 2019|

Mandla Mlangeni is a jazz trumpeter and composer who has become a popular fixture on local and international stages. A gifted bandleader, Mlangeni has carved out […]

Packing for Makhanda – the essential list

By |June 13th, 2019|

We all know that Makhanda can get colder than a polar bear’s toenails during Festival, especially at night, but the days can get quite warm […]

Young artists to break new ground at NAF

By |June 12th, 2019|

As South Africans pause to reflect on the legacy and future of our youth in South Africa in the build-up to Youth Day on 16 […]

NAF seeks to appoint Artistic Director

By |June 11th, 2019|

The National Arts Festival (NAF) seeks to appoint a dynamic, highly networked Artistic Director on a 3-year fixed-term contract.

The ideal candidate should have a strong […]