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The Market Theatre has evolved into a cultural complex for theatre, music, dance and the allied arts. Today, The Market Theatre remains at the forefront of South African theatre, actively encouraging new works that continue to reach international stages.

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Girl Child Mentorship Programme in the Entertainment Industry

Girl Child Mentorship Programme in the Entertainment Industry

On 28 – 30 September 2009, Rhythm Arts Dimension an arts company promoting performers, youth development and team building facilitation for corporate companies embarked on their first successful girl child mentorship programme in the entertainment industry of South Africa. The objective of this programme is to partner high school girls with experienced mentors within the industry.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

‘Back to eKasi’ Concert Tour free to the people September 2010: Bochabela, Bloemfontein, Thokoza, Rustenburg North, Ermelo, Bela Bela, Kwa-Mashu

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Carmen - the Ballet

Carmen - the Ballet

Mandela Stage at the Joburg Theatre, Braamfontein Johannesburg South Africa 13 – 29 August 2010 With live orchestral accompaniment by the SABT Sinfonia

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Crossings

Crossings

*An International Artistic Workshop for Choreographers, Dancers, Composers and Lighting Designers 26 July – 7 August 2010 | Newtown Dance Corner, Johannesburg angelique@ifas.org.za

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Script Reading and Mentorship Programme kicks off to a good start

Script Reading and Mentorship Programme kicks off to a good start

At 12.00pm this afternoon, the CEO of The National Arts Council, Ms Annabell Lebethe, officially opened the ‘So you think you can write?’ script reading and mentorship programme, an NAC initiative to develop young playwrights and which affords writers the opportunity to work with industry professionals and actors to have their scripts developed to the highest standard before moving into production.

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NAC contributes to the legacy of O.R Tambo

NAC contributes to the legacy of O.R Tambo

On 03 March 2010, the NAC officially handed over the 2x3 m beaded portrait of O.R Tambo to the Department of International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO) in Rietondale, Pretoria.

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FNB Dance Umbrella 2010 - the 22nd year of new Contemporary Dance and Choreography

FNB Dance Umbrella 2010 - the 22nd year of new Contemporary Dance and Choreography

FNB Dance Umbrella 2010, presented by First National Bank in association with the National Arts Council and The Market Theatre, will run from February 27 to March 14 2010 with performances at various Johannesburg theatres, the Wits Theatre complex in Braamfontein, the UJ Centre for the Arts in Auckland Park, and The Dance Factory, The Market Theatre and the Barney Simon theatre in Newtown.

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Tremendous budget cut leads to one funding session

Friday, 19 February 2010. For Immediate Release

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African Voices Integrated Into Global Discourse on Arts & Culture

Proceedings at the 4th World Summit on Arts and Culture concluded today, 25 September 2009 on a philosophical note.

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The 4th World Summit on Arts & Culture 2009

The 4th World Summit on Arts & Culture 2009

On the evening of Tuesday 22 September 2009 the National Arts Council of South Africa and IFACCA hosted the opening ceremony of the 4th World Summit on Arts and Culture.

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The NAC mourns the Loss of Zakes Mokae

The NAC mourns the Loss of Zakes Mokae

It is with regret and sorrow that the NAC learnt of the passing of Zakes Mokae on Friday, 11 September 2009. A true African cultural icon, Zakes was an influential artist and is best known for thought-provoking plays such Master and the Boys, opposite John Kani, which won him a Tony award for his performance in 1982.

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NAC delegation attended conference in Ghana (ICACD)

The NAC attended the International Conference on African Culture and Development (ICACD) which was held in Kumasi, Ghana. During this conference the NAC hosted a seminar on “Funding Model within the African Context”.

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Bubbly Bosoms

Bubbly Bosoms

Bubbly Bosoms combines the performance elements of classic South African music, powerful singing voices and gripping storytelling to construct the tale of ten women from different backgrounds brought together by their stokvel membership.

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National Arts Council appoints CEO to drive new strategic vision

The National Arts Council of South Africa (NAC) announces the appointment of Ms Annabell Lebethe as the new Chief Executive Officer.

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National Arts Council launches script development initiative for theatre at National Arts Festival in Grahamstown

So you think you can write? – A theatre script development initiative for first time writers created by the National Arts Council of South Africa (NAC) will be launched at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown on Wednesday 8 July, 2009.

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NAC Board and Management Gears Ahead

On Thursday, 5 – 7 February 2009 NAC held its strategy review and implementation planning session at the Riviera on Vaal Hotel in Vereeniging. This was following council’s decision at their annual board meeting held in November 2008.

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NAC launches two special projects at the National Arts Festival 2009

The National Arts Festival in Grahamstown is abuzz with South African and international artists and festival goers. The National Arts Council (NAC) is a premier sponsor of Africa’s biggest annual artistic showcase, the National Arts Festival. This year, the NAC has funded over 45 productions showcasing at what is proving to be one of the most popular festival editions with sell-out shows daily.

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NAC Funds Students from the Vaal University of Technology (VUT)

NAC Funds Students from the Vaal University of Technology (VUT)

The NAC presented two cheques to the value of R180 000 during the annual student showcase of VUT held at their campus on 21 November 2008.

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Special Company Funding Award Ceremony

The NAC hosted an award ceremony for beneficiaries of the Special Company Funding in the North West Province.

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