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ASSITEJ Cradle of Creativity 2017

Focus Day on Theatre by Children for Children – Part 2

As part of ASSITEJ’s Cradle of Creativity, a Theatre by Children for Children Focus Day was held at the Vrygrond Cultural Hub on Sunday, 21st May, 2017. What follows is Part 2 of quotes...

Focus Day on Theatre by Children for Children – Part 1

As part of ASSITEJ’s Cradle of Creativity, a 'Theatre by Children for Children' Focus Day was held at the Vrygrond Cultural Hub on Sunday, 21st May, 2017. What follows is Part 1 of quotes...

Making Theatre for Early Years

Saturday, 27nd May, was the Cradle of Creativity’s Focus Day on Theatre for the Early Years, held at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town. Below you can see some quotes from the Plenary session...

Publications Launch at the Cradle of Creativity

To celebrate the written work of Practitioners, Academics and Organisations, the Cradle of Creativity dedicated an evening reception on Sunday, 21st May, 2017, to recent publications from within the field of Theatre for Young Audiences. There were numerous...

A Patchwork for Every Age

Patchwork (Dir. Joanna Evans) is an award-winning Early Years Production, created in 2014 with a seed-funding grant from the European Small Size Network. Centred around a bed, the show sees pillows learning to fly,...

Fingers, Toes and Happy Toddlers

Nicola Elliot’s Fingers And Toes, My Body Knows was an exciting addition to the programme for Early Years at the Cradle of Creativity. With the audience each being given a cushion upon entry into the...

Where Are ASSITEJ’s Next Generation Headed Next?

ASSITEJ's Next Generation Programme offers new opportunities for learning and collaboration to emerging Practitioners interested in Theatre for Young Audiences. Their final session at the Cradle of Creativity was held on Friday, May 26th, 2017...

The Closing Ceremony at the Cradle of Creativity

A Closing Ceremony was held on Saturday, 27th May, 2017 to mark the end of the 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and International Theatre Festival for Children and Young People. Performances by a local Youth Orchestra and Dance...

Awards Ceremony at the Cradle of Creativity

The ASSITEJ Awards Ceremony was held on Friday, May 26th, and was an opportunity to acknowledge the pioneers and leaders working in the field who have made significant contributions to Theatre for Young Audiences.  To...

The Opening Ceremony at the Cradle of Creativity

Wednesday, 17th May, 2017 marked the official start of the 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and International Theatre Festival for Children and Young People, held in Cape Town, South Africa. Delegates from all over the world...