Describe the main features of the policy/measure:
The main objectives are: • To offer women in the arts, young and old, a platform to tell their stories and to showcase their work to an international audience. • To give accessibility, technical staff, equipment, space and resources to women who are often excluded from the mainstream industry. • To celebrate women who do not appear in history books. • To create space for dialogue that includes men.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?:
• Opportunity to showcase artwork to an international audience. • Access by external theatre-makers, artists and producers to the State Theatre’s existing audiences and networks. • An opportunity for women to take on leadership positions in various departments including directing, programming, etc. • Introduction, promotion and celebration of new narratives. • It is expected that the festival will contribute to the revitalization of the inner city and to attract visitors from across Gauteng.
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure:
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: