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11th Drama for Life Conference and Festival

When: Thursday, 08 August 2019 - Saturday, 17 August 2019
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Wits Theatre
Start time:9:01
Enquiries:

011 717-4726 / Zanele.Bhengu@wits.ac.za

The 11th Drama for Life Conference and Festival will host the biggest binational investment in children's culture .

The 11th Drama for Life Conference and Festival in partnership with the NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development, Wits School of Public Health and the Embassy of Sweden. The Conference and Festival  will focus on children, South Africa's latest research findings focusing on children and child development, the role of theatre in child development and the art of theatre for children. Distinguished scholars include: Gcina Mhlope (award winning storyteller, cultural heritage expert, author), Dr Sue Jennings (drama therapy global pioneer, author, academic), Dr Carol Beck-Carter (childhood expert and educator, author, academic Newcastle University, Australia), Professor Ulrika Dahl (Director of Gender Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden), Dr Kennedy Chinyowa (researcher), Selloane Mokuku (performer, lecture, author). 

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