Are you a theatre company?
Do you want to tour your work extensively to young people in your area?
Are you a school?
Do you want excellent theatre shows to come to your schools to ignite your learners passion for the Arts?
Do you know about ASSITEJ SA?
Theatre companies and artists should sign up with ASSITEJ SA.
The Theatre4Youth site serves as a facilitating bridge between theatre and education, making it easy for schools to book excellent productions for their learners, and for theatre companies to tour productions to schools. It moderates the quality of the theatre presented in schools through a participatory feedback system, serves as a space for local artists to develop collaborations with communities as resident artists, and assists theatre companies in making their work more relevant and accessible to schools.
Latest Theatre Productions
Proffesor Know-it-all discovers its the end of the world…and decides to see what he can do to save it. In an interactive journey with marionettes…he meets bigmouth, the parrot, a beautiful flamingo, a trapped frog and many more colourful creatures…and discovers that we can safe the world…every dayMore »
Londoloza childrens’ play that tackles nature and water
conservation. The show is an awareness of how we can save water, use
it in a responsible manner. The show also looks at the various
things that effect our environment such as littering and pollution.
All of which are linked to wasting and polluting water.
The Incredible Stories of Professor Page, is a short children’s play
that takes you into the world of stories and make belief. Professor
Page lures us into his world of knowledge and beautiful culture of
reading. He encourages children to read various books, depending on
which stories or books the school want the children to read. This
show wants to introduce to schools (foundation, intermediate and
senior phase) an intense reading culture by using theatre to entice
children to read. Through the housing of a simply structured
product that is accessible to children of all races, creed and
background. The show is universal as to ensure the fundamental
conventions and the practical usage of the product are relevant in
content and context. The show infuses song, dance, mime and physical
Theatre4Youth has been funded by the National Arts Council of South Africa, the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund and the International Fund for Cultural Diversity of UNESCO.
Theatre4Youth is a venture of ASSITEJ South Africa. ASSITEJ South Africa is a network organisation for people working with or interested in theatre for young audiences, associated to ASSITEJ International (an organisation for theatre for children and young people based in nearly 100 countries world-wide). We believe that every child has the right to experience high-quality theatre designed especially for them, and to explore imaginative and creative interpretations of the world around them, through the arts.