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Thursday, May 21, 2015


Seabrooke’s Theatre at Durban High School will host the Shakespeare Schools Festival South Africa this weekend.

The Shakespeare Schools Festival South Africa was initiated and coordinated by Educape, with the aim of providing an equal opportunity where there are no boundaries for participation and is a fantastic opportunity for youth seeking opportunities to explore their potential in a fun and developmental way. The festival will be in its fifth consecutive season and has reached over 1,000 high school learners and educators in the Western Cape, Gauteng, Eastern Cape and KZN.

“The dramatic increase in feedback compared to previous year’s shows that more participants than before are beginning to realise that access to the arts is a fundamental human right and that theatre can contribute significantly to human development and motivation,” says Kseniya Filinova-Bruton, Festival Director for the Shakespeare Schools Festival South Africa. “We believe that unless children are given the opportunity to fall in love with the theatre experience at an early age, we will have no theatre industry in the future.”

The Shakespeare Schools Festival South Africa takes place tomorrow and Saturday (May 22 & 23) at from 19h00 at Seabrooke’s Theatre, Durban High School. Tickets R50 at the door.

For more information on the festival or to book tickets, please contact the Festival Director, Kseniya Filinova-Bruton on