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.
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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.