dfl Sex Actually Festival
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|Country and Region||South Africa — Gauteng|
|Type of Festival||Dance, Drama, Music|
|Location of Festival||Cape Town, Western Cape; Pietermaritzburg and Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
|Festival Contact Information|
dfl Sex Actually Festival (formerly called Drama For Life Festival) is the only arts festival of its kind on the African continent. The arts education, activist and therapeutic intervention aims to address the above issues, utilizing the performing arts in various ways. The festival brings communities from all parts of Johannesburg together to watch, discuss and take part in performances that shift perception, stigma and complacency
You may apply in any of the following disciplines: Theatre Performances, Installations, Music, Dance, Physical Theatre, Site Specific work, Workshops, Exhibitions and Film.
|Festival Dates||August 23 - September 1, 2012|
- Drama for Life invites outstanding, innovative, cutting-edge artists from all over Africa to submit their entries for the 2012 Sex Actually Festival, which will take place at various venues across Johannesburg from August 23 – September 1, 2012. Young newcomers, as well as experienced artists who produce, choreograph or facilitate dance performances, drama pieces, installations, interventions, poetry, exhibitions, workshops or street performances are welcome to apply. The work must speak to the complexities of love, sex, relationships or HIV and AIDS and the human story around these issues in a contemporary society.The University of the Witwatersrand’s Drama for Life Programme consists of academic, research and community engagement projects that focus on social transformation through Applied Drama, Theatre in Education, Communities and Social Contexts, Drama Therapy and Drama in Education. The annual Sex Actually Festival is one of the major highlights on the Drama for Life annual calendar.
- To apply for participation in the 2012 Drama for Life Sex Actually Festival, artists should fill in the online application form at www.dramaforlife.co.za/festival. The call for entries closes on May 15th, 2012. Artists must be open to working in innovative ways and closely with the festival team in order to curate an exceptional intervention.
For more information please contact the DFL Festival Office on: 011 7174726/34 or email: Levinia.Jones@wits.ac.za.