SATURDAY PROGRAMME | 20 FEBRUARY
09:30 Why we (still) make theatre: Producers/writers/directors speak
Panellists: Nwabisa Plaatjie, Jefferson Tshabalala, Sbonakaliso Ndaba and Wessel Pretorius
11:00 What about us? The hopes and dreams of industry ‘elders’
Panellists: Jaqueline Singer, Mannie Manim, Michelle Maxwell and Terry Fortune
12:30 Decolonising theatre and dance. Does this even mean anything?
Panellists: Musa Hlatshwayo, Mike van Graan, Samuel Ravengai, Mmatumisang Motsisi and Siseko H. Kumalo
14:00 What do audiences want? And should we give it to them?
Panellists: Lesego van Niekerk, Alan Committie, Hugo Theart and Debbie Turner
15:30 What teaching drama has taught us: Drama teachers share their insights
Panellists: Yvette Hardie, Brent Palmer, Antoinette Dowds, JJ van Niekerk and Robyn van de Rheede
17:00 Don’t put your daughters or sons on the stage: Are we producing too many dancers and theatremakers for the South African market?
Panellists: Ashraf Johaardien, Alfred Hinkel, Tiisetso Mashifane wa Noni and Amelda Brand
18:30 Book Launch: Decolonisation as Democratisation, edited by Siseko H. Kumalo
Panellists: Zulaikha Patel, Louise du Toit, Fatmakhanu Pirbhai-Illich, Fran Martin and Siseko H. Kumalo
20:00 Showcase of participants in STAND Foundation's Women Stand-Up Comics project
With: Gadija Peck, Jana Botha, Nolwazi Nkwandla, Robyn Dunlop and Sophie Joans