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The 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and International Theatre Festival for Children and Young People

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

 

The Cradle of Creativity (16 - 27 May 2017) comprised a Festival, a Conference and a World Congress, all dedicated to theatre for young audiences. The multi-layered event was hosted by ASSITEJ South Africa, and took place in Cape Town at multiple venues. In partnership with the National Arts Council of South Africa, this was the 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and International Theatre Festival in the 52 year history of ASSITEJ International and the very first on the African continent.

LAUNCHING CRADLE OF CREATIVITY 2019

Due to the success of the original event, ASSITEJ SA has launched Cradle of Creativity as a new international TYA festival and conference to take place for the first time in August 2019 in Cape Town. Thereafter it will rotate every two years to a different part of South Africa.

Save the date: 20-25 August 2019

WHERE: Cape Town - Baxter Theatre, Magnet Theatre, Theatre Arts Admin Collective and Guga S'thebe

To apply with a production, go to: https://goo.gl/forms/9szSv2aunZufIXBf1

As an African playwright, to apply with a new play, go to: at https://goo.gl/forms/RRHgjojoyXpFhsg72

This site will be updated with the new information about the 2019 festival, as that becomes available. For now, enjoy reading about the 2017 event!