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Cradle of Creativity
Theatre for Children and Youth. A Cradle of creativity. An exciting line-up for Cape Town’s audiences from 0 to 99 years old. There is something for everyone! Put aside all your preconceived ideas of what children’s theatre is – this will change...
Prelude in 5·4
Nine theatre-makers’ adaptation of nine African short stories in their attempt to explore the manifold experiences of becoming in contemporary Africa
Agamemnon
The 4th year Acting Studio presents their first production for the 2017 season: Steven Berkoff’s Agamemnon. Adapted from Aeschylus’ great tragedy, Berkoff’s version of Agamemnon is about revenge, heat and battle, fatigue, the marathon, the obscenity...
UCT Open Day 2017
What is Open Day? The Faculty of Humanities hosts an annual Open Day aimed at high school students in Grades 10, 11 and 12, their families, teachers and guidance counsellors. This event is ideal for school-going learners and their parents to...
All of it, Everything, Now, Together
Elaborating on his method of collage, Francesco Nassimbeni weaves drama, design, music and poetry to produce pieces that have been variously described as ‘tone poems’, ‘visual music’ and ‘theatrical mood-boards’.

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Monday, 29 May 2017
Cradle of Creativity 19th ASSITEJ World Congress & Festival

The UCT Drama Department are proud to be co-convenors of the academic programmes for the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN) Conference, and the ‘Cradle of Creativity’, 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and Festival – the first of its kind on African soil.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 15:45
Prelude in 5·4

The UCT Drama Department is proud to present our nine Fourth Year Theatre-Makers’ adaptations of nine African short stories as they attempt to explore the manifold experiences of becoming in contemporary Africa,

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 17:00
UCT Drama presents "Agamemnon"

Adapted from Aeschylus’ great tragedy, Berkoff’s version of Agamemnon is about revenge, heat and battle, fatigue, the marathon, the obscenity of modern and future wars, dislocation and the abandonment of love in a thankless and unyielding world. It is also about the body, its pleasures and pains, and the power of desire.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:00
All of it, Everything, Now, Together

Elaborating on his method of collage, Francesco Nassimbeni weaves drama, design, music and poetry to produce pieces that have been variously described as ‘tone poems’, ‘visual music’ and ‘theatrical mood-boards’. “All of it, Everything, Now, Together” concludes his study on visuality in performance at UCT and is an experiment in how graphic design can express itself through the medium of performance. This project is the culmination of his MA research.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:45

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