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Applications opened for Durban Playhouse gigs for 2023/2024

Imbokodo Maskandi Concert. Picture: Playhouse Company.

The Durban Playhouse Company has opened recommendations and tryouts for experts, including autonomous makers, chiefs, dramatists and creation houses, to submit state of the art stage creations in the space of dance, dramatization and music to be organized at The Playhouse during its 2023/24 monetary year.

Candidates are welcome to apply in at least one of the accompanying yearly occasional classes:

News Stages: The exhibiting of new South African performance center works. The essential spotlight is on the improvement of works that reflect South Africa's creative and different legacy.

South African Women's Arts Festival: A yearly celebration that highlights imaginative works which feature commitments made by ladies in the public arena.

Including noticeable and impending female specialists in music, dance and show, specialty and globule work, workmanship displays and local area discussions by conspicuous money managers, activists, and local area pioneers.


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Okwethu Community Arts Festival: This outreach drive to places in different pieces of KwaZulu Natal and elements a program that incorporates dance, verse, music, narrating and theater exhibitions.

Remaining consistent with their obligation to release new ability and open youthful specialists to preparing and mentorship through advancement programs, the Okwethu Festival incorporates studios intended to engage youthful craftsmen.

Local area Arts Mentorship Program: A two-month complete preparation and upskilling program for more youthful craftsmen entering the calling.

Preparing and mentorship are given in coordinating, vocal training, script advancement, acting, development and expressions organization, by cultivated and prepared theater experts.

The program finishes with the introduction of creations made and introduced by the mentees or a current piece of work

Music Productions/Concert and Poetry: Professionally introduced feature of music creations and Sundowner Concerts

Test Driving the Arts Free lunch-break shows: The program will highlight among different styles, pantsula, hip jump, kwaito, kathak, indlamu and gospel.

Schools Program: A stage to uncover schools in nearby and rustic networks to the performing expressions, conveying significant social attachment messages.

Creations introduced in Partnerships: Fully-fledged proficient creations that are fit to be arranged during the year will be thought of.

The Playhouse Company gives admittance to existing outfits, sets and accessible specialized necessities.

Thought and assessment of recommendations might be given to arrange creations that are past idea or content stages; creations that are fit to be organized or have recently been organized, and that satisfy the tough imaginative guidelines of the Playhouse Company.

Tryouts will be directed for the classifications of Test Driving the Arts and Music Concerts. KZN creations and craftsmen will be given inclination.

Instructions to apply:

Application structures can be downloaded at

Completely finished application structures with the necessary supporting documentation can be dropped in "Human expressions Proposal Applications" box at The Playhouse Company head office, 29 Acutt Street, Durban or messaged to [email protected]

Applications close on February 7 at 4pm. Deficient or late applications won't be thought of.

Content created and supplied by: LeilaniKatherine (via Opera News )

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