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CTO-Maputo Centro de Teatro do Oprimido

CTO-MAPUTO (OPPRESSED THEATER CENTER) CTO-Maputo – Centro de Teatro do Oprimido, is a non-profit Cultural Association, constituted by Public Deed of July 16, 2003 and published in the Republic Bulletin nº 4 III Series of January 24, 2007, which aims to main, the dissemination of alternative communication techniques, social mobilization and community engagement in Mozambique…

Bonface Beti

Bonface Beti is African artist and multidisciplinary practitioner working with embodied theatre-based processes on trauma and social change. Since 2004 he’s worked with Amani Peoples’ Theatre and now with the Green String Network. He holds an MA degree in peacebuilding from the University of Manitoba, Canada, Graduate Certificate in Use of Arts in Peacebuilding at…

Nantea Dance Company

Nantea Dance Company is a Tanzanian based non-profit contemporary dance company composed of Tanzanian freelance dance artists, founded in 2015 by Alawi Saidi Alawi and Samwel Japhet. The company provides multifaceted performances and community-based projects through dance; promoting and developing contemporary dance scene in Tanzania and inspiring youths in the society to became the ambassadors…

Getrude Vimbayi Munhamo Pfumayaramba

Getrude Vimbayi Munhamo Pfumayarambais a performance artist with wide experience in theatre, television and radio, translation and voiceover in 4 languages, the voice of Econet and Telecel over 12 years, and a certified life coach who is passionate about “the transformation of the industries and individuals through mindset shift and skills development through the invincible…

Nada Sabet

Nada Sabet is co-founder and Director of Noon Creative Enterprise as well as being a theatre director, cultural manager and facilitator. Sabet holds a BA in Psychology and Theatre from The American University in Cairo (AUC), and an MA from Goldsmith University of London in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship.  For the past decade, Nada and…

Crown Troupe of Africa

Nigeria has a long history surrounding arts-in-education, which, in many African countries, often blends with community-based art. As such, participatory arts often provide inspiration for young people in under-resourced areas where options for employment or further education are extremely limited and the temptations of less desirable career paths are ever present.   In the second half…

Antonio Bukhar & Faizal Ddamba

Antonio Bukhar & Faizal Ddamba are two Ugandese performing artists who are both interested in exploring the relation between European contemporary choreography and African traditional dance, and introducing dance in community settings in and around their native Kampala.  Historically, in the music, dance and arts-scene of many African countries there has been a discussion about…

Amani’s People Theatre (APT)

Founded in 1994 by a group of young artists, Amani People’s Theatre (APT) has trained practitioners and community groups in their arts-based approach across Kenya as well as internationally. Their work has been wide-ranging, including working with communities affected by post-election violence, cattle rustling, as well as tackling ethnic conflict and most recently, countering violent…

Flatfoot Dance Company

Sifiso Majola is an accomplished dancer and choreographer who works in contemporary dance and in community settings, two worlds which he both thoroughly enjoys and also tries to form bridges between. He was born and raised in Kwa-Mashu, one of the larger townships in the South African city of Durban. Through outreach programmes and community…

Junaid Jemal Sendi

Junaid Jemal Sendi was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and initially trained as part of the Adugna Dance and Theatre Company. It was set up by the indigenous NGO, The Ethiopian Gemini Trust, and the founders of Dance United as part of a project to develop the potential of the city’s disadvantaged young people. His…