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Eliot Moleba

Eliot Moleba
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Eliot Moleba is a Johannesburg-based scholar, playwright, and director. He is one of the founding members of PlayRiot, a collective of playwrights committed to telling bold, contemporary South African stories. Moleba’s work explores social issues and how they (re)shape young people’s lives. He is now producing a ten-part series of artistic productions under the theme “The War You Don’t See”, looking at how global conflicts and migration impact and/or affect children’s lives. He was the resident dramaturg at The South African State Theatre, and is currently enrolled for a PhD in Theatre Directing at The Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

Norwegian Wood: How to Navigate the Norwegian TYA Forest

If the first part of that title made you bop your head to the tune of The Beatles song, you would be forgiven - for I fell for the same reference! And...

Packing Up My Memories

As part of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019, we enjoyed a treat of a show titled, Memory In The Bag which was directed by Kenjiro Otani and presented by Company Ma, a...
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Persona: The Post-Show Talk

We sat down for a chat with the actors from the play, Persona: Rauno Kaibiainen, Merilin Kirbits, Kristian Põldma, and Tanel Ting. Performance Synopsis:I live in an apartment. There...
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Lise Hovik’s Animalium Workshop

Check out the video above for some workshop highlights from the session delivered at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in Kristiansand. Workshop Description:Through playing and improvisation exercises the workshop participants created...
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Persona: A ‘Slice of Life’ in Mesmerising Tableaus

Check out the video above for some photographs from the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in Kristiansand, as well as some reactions from Youth Delegates in the audience. Below, you can check out some more...
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Performative Reviews – The Affect of a Performance

Check out the video above for some workshop highlights from the session delivered to Youth Delegates at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in Kristiansand. About the Workshop Leader: Anette Therese Pettersen...
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Workshop in Movement

Check out the video above for some workshop highlights from the session delivered to Youth Delegates at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in Kristiansand. This was not an ordinary dance class...
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A Performance of Stork’s Gift

Check out the video above for some performance highlights and audience reactions from the performance at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in Kristiansand. Performance Synopsis: Anyone who awaits a stormy story...
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The Girl With The Ugly Face: Audience Reactions

Check out the video above for some of the audience reactions from the performance at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019 in Kristiansand. Performace Synopsis: The Girl With The Ugly Face is...
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Reactions to Research on Trauma & Theatre for Young Audiences

Keep scrolling down for more about the papers at this session, which was presented at the conference of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN) that took place in Kristiansand...