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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Humanities exhibition 2017
Visit the Humanities exhibition at UCT Open Day on Saturday 22 April 2017. Grades 10 - 12 students, parents, teachers and guidance counsellors are invited to explore the range of study options available through the Faculty of Humanities.
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Sunday, 23 April 2017

African music singer, songwriter and storyteller Latozi ‘Madosini’ Mpahleni wowed audiences at the University of Cape Town’s Hiddingh Campus on Saturday, 23 July with her performance of traditional African music. Madosini, as she is more commonly known, uses ancient African musical instruments to promote a musical genre that is virtually extinct.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 14:45

UCT Department of Dance lecturer Lisa Wilson was one of four guest speakers at the 9th International Christian Dance Fellowship Conference, held at the University of Ghana in July. The conference takes place every three years, each time in a different country.  This was the first time it was held on African soil.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 14:30

UCT graduate Jessica Dewhurst is one of 60 young people from across the commonwealth to receive the 2016 Queens Young Leader Award. This is a royal initiative aimed at discovering and supporting exceptional individuals who are transforming lives in their communities. She recently participated in a weeklong residential programme in the United Kingdom before receiving the award from HRH Queen Elizabeth II at a star-studded event held at Buckingham Palace in June.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 14:30

The poignant and funny story ‘This Could Get Messy’ has secured top prize in the annual ‘Short.Sharp.Stories’ competition. This is the latest work of fiction from husband-and-wife writing duo Greg Fried and Lisa Lazarus who go by the nom de plume ‘Greg Lazarus’. They have won R20,000 from the National Arts Festival and the opportunity to participate in selected literary events for the duration of 2016.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 13:45