Scenes from an Execution
UCT alumnus and double Fluer du Cap nominee Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to star in Howard Barker’s Scenes from an Execution, alongside a stellar cast of fellow UCT alumni and staff. Director Clare Stopford is a senior lecturer at UCT...
Show your true colours
Support the artists of tomorrow by making a gift to the UCT Performing and Creative Arts today. Image by Siwaphiwe Mgoboza, 2015, 'Who Let the Beings Out?'
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IT donation gives hope to local schools
This year, the Humanities Central Technology Unit (CTU) earmarked a total of ten computers for donation to disadvantaged schools in the Western Cape.


Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Collaboration with an Afro-Brazilian artist for Africa Month

Portuguese Languages, in a partnership with the South African College of Music and the School of Dance brought Brazilian artist and researcher Dr Alessandra Ribeiro from Campinas in Brazil, to Cape Town, to celebrate and commemorate Africa Month at UCT. 

Publication Date:
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 14:45
ERF 81: Two decades of Living on the fringe

ERF 81:  Two decades of living on the fringe, a project of 'Other Histories Initiative', an exhibition convened by Professor Pippa Skotnes and two Michaelis alumni Lyndall Cain and Barnabas Ticha Muvhuti, has just opened.  The exhibition runs from 25 May to 25 June at the AVA (Association for Visual Arts) Gallery, 35 Church Street, Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 14:45
Displacement exhibition showcases work of Michaelis staff and alumni

Michaelis School of Art technical officer Sitaara Stodel, part time lecturer Thandiwe Msebenzi and Nobukho Nqaba, all alumni from Michaelis, are presenting their work at an exhibition entitled Displacement, being showcased at 99 on Loop from 4th to 27th May 2017.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 14:00
Liziwe gets to grips with inter-generational changes in the use of isiXhosa

Liziwe Futuse, Administrator in the School of Languages recently graduated with an Honours in African Languages.  Her dissertation explored how isiXhosa has changed inter-generationally.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 13:00