Zaman Dance Theatre Collective is accepting applications for its 2018 Freedom Project, to the Western Cape of South Africa.
*Phase I & II applicants have been notified.
Who Should Apply:
The Freedom Project is seeking a diverse group of participants in the areas of Dance, Theatre, Poetry/ Spoken Word and Education. Applicants should be educators, performing artists, teaching artists or college students.
Applicants must be open to creative process, interdisciplinary collaboration and lesson planning. The project will provide an opportunity for engagement with youth and adolescents from varied social, racial, and economic groups in and around Cape Town. This will include travel to city, suburban and township areas.
Program Theme: Social Justice
Guided tours, discussions and facilitated workshops will explore occurrences of injustice in South Africa and globally. Workshops will merge social justice themes with creative process and artistic practice. Participants will integrate previous understandings, in addition to content learned during the trip.
Lectures/ Classes by UCT faculty: Culture & Education in South Africa, African Dance, Theatre Workshop
Pedagogy Experience: 3 days of facilitating Arts Workshops for Youth & Community Organizations, 4-5 Day residency at an Independent School in Cape Town and collaborative lesson planning
Excursions & Tours included in the Program fee:
Iziko Slave Lodge, Cape Town Holocaust Centre, South African Museum, Robben Island, Bo-Kaap Museum, Aquila Safari, Cape Town City Tour, Cape Town Mini Peninsula Tour, LaGuGu Township Tour w' lunch at Mzolis, Drum Workshop & Dinner Theatre experience at Gold Restaurant, transport to Old Biscuit Mill, V&A Waterfront, Closing Dinner
Program Director: Zakiya Atkinson
Email us: [email protected]