Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
Cradle of Creativity supports programmes of activities, building inter-continental and intercultural collaborations to ensure that the field of theatre for young audiences as a whole grows in diversity, creativity and audience appeal across the continent. Given that approximately 43% of the population on the African continent are under the age of 15, the future of theatre in Africa IS theatre for young audiences.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
Promotion of theatre for young audiences on the African continent. • Increase in touring opportunities for SA and international artists & productions. • Stimulation of an ongoing, dynamic relationship between teachers and theatre makers, with educational materials linked to curricula. • Development of an enabling environment for youth organisations & youth development, particularly in the most disadvantaged communities. • Strengthening of local & international partnerships for continued collaboration.