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Thursday, June 7, 2018


The Naledi Theatre Awards have opened minds and changed many lives. They reward excellence, promote the discovery of new talent, build new audiences, and new ways of telling the stories of our country and the world.

Live performance in theatre is a universal cultural phenomenon that exists in every society and culture. Understanding theatre helps us understand what it means to be human. For 14 years, the Naledi Theatre Awards have recognised and celebrated the excellence, innovation and ingenuity of the Performing Arts in South Africa.  They are internationally recognised as the benchmark of South African theatre.

Crowd Funding Works One Bite At A Time!

“We need your help to keep the NALEDIS and THEATRE in SA alive! As an NPO Section 18A company, we rely solely on funding and sponsorship to sustain the Awards.  Naledi is dedicated to raising the profile of live theatre and creating awareness of the abundant talent alive and well on our South African stages,” say the organisers.

“We are appealing to you to help us keep the Naledi Theatre Awards Alive and well throughout the year. Our panel of 25 judges sees over 80 productions per year and our office facilitates all the work in 26 categories.

“As friends of the Naledis, fellow playwrights, producers, musicians, artists, industry leaders and theatre lovers, we look to you to help us sustain this vitally important entity.”

Theatre lovers are urged to donate any amount, no matter how modest.

This is the link to the ThundaFund page to raise the urgent funds needed: