Ernie Nolan: A Sense of Place

Ernie Nolan, the facilitator of the A Sense of Place playwriting workshop, hands the participants a map of Cape Town and tells them to go out into the city and to take photographs of anything they...

Production Pitches and Questions of Quality

On Wednesday, 23rd May, 2017 I attended the Producer’s Bazaar as part of the Cradle of Creativity. A day of networking, performances and discussions, the Producer’s Bazaar was an exciting and thought-provoking experience. 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...

A Grand Day of Stories and Sharing

Facilitated by Drama For Life (DFL) from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, the Storytelling Focus Day burst into action at City Hall today as DFL master's students energetically invited audience participation right from the outset....

From Sensory Dramaturgy to Double Diamond Devising

The Cradle of Creativity has seen Theatre-makers from around the world sharing some exciting tools and techniques. The Write Local, Play Global workshop offered participants a taste of "Sensory Dramaturgy", while Samantha Provenzano and Ally Tufenkijan...

The Music Theatre for Young Audiences Network

“What is Music Theatre For Young Audiences?” This was the question posed to the participants of a workshop aiming to plan the start of a new international Music Theatre Network. Held at the Baxter Theatre,...
Participants in the Next Generation 2017 sharing skills workshop at Cradle of Creativity

Sharing International Drama Games

The following activities were facilitated by members of the Next Generation 2017 cohort during a sharing skills workshop. You can hear the rhythm and sounds of the activities on the following audio recording (6...

Be Wilder Man

Be Wilder Man is a delightful Immersive Theatre experience for young students. The children are invited to come up with their own questions and answers as they discover a new, imaginary world. “What a privilege. It was absolutely awesome.”...

Drama & Maths Education: Crossing the River

The Cradle of Creativity’s Focus Day on Theatre as Education saw an interactive, energetic and embodied Maths lesson take place in the afternoon. Professor Kennedy Chinyowa (Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa) and Selloane Mokuku...

Puppets on a Mission

This is Dialogue's first article in our series about Objects with Objectives at the ASSITEJ Cradle of Creativity 2017 - to see our second post, an audio interview with David Grant, please click here. Objects with...