Dance Umbrella 2018 Face to Face Conversations

In addition to the two-week programme, the Dance Umbrella will host a series of Master Classes in partnership with Drama for Life eMakhaya Theatre, 19th Floor University Corner, corner of Bertha and Jorissen Streets in Braamfotein. 7 March: Dance and Culture (12h00 – 13h30) | Conversation with Vincent Mantsoe and Gregory Maqoma facilitated by Warren Nebe. In... Continue Reading →


Call for Trondheim, Norway Exchange Applications

Drama for Life, based in the Wits School of Art (DFL) in partnership with Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) are running a 3 months long exchange programme on ‘Theatre and Democracy: building democracy in post-war and post-democratic contexts’. The project is open for two MA students and one PHD candidate from Drama for... Continue Reading →

Ten Years Of Drama For Life

Reflections by Warren Nebe Today, 10 years ago, Drama for Life was officially launched. It was a simple, graceful affair of 27 Scholars representing more than 9 African countries coming together to study. The moment was extraordinary when each person stood up, dressed in their country’s traditional dress, introduced themselves to the official gathering at... Continue Reading →

Journey with us…

2018 marks a decade of Drama for Life’s existence, based at University of the Witwatersrand School of Arts, Johannesburg, and it is a huge fete for us. I am excited to welcome new and returning students as we start off our academic programme with a week long orientation from 29 January. On the 14th February,... Continue Reading →

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