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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

Butterfly Dreams

Butterfly Dreams aka Metamorphosis brings together elements of street theatre including stilt walking, dance, music and audience participation. The story follows the journey a butterfly from egg, through larva and pupa to caterpillar and broaches big transformation in our own lives.

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uNontombi the Musical

uNontombi is a traditional musical play which portrays two men fighting over a beautiful woman in a Zulu village. The young man Mkhonto make use of traditional powers to win the love of uNontombi as our story continues the audience witnesses a crucial turn where love is taking its direction. we see mbuzini a close […]

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Freckleface Strawberry The Musical

By arrangement with DALRO (PTY) Limited, Presents

Music and Lyrics by Gary Kupper
Book by Gary Kupper and Rose Caiola
Based on the books written by Julianne Moore

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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.