We continue to make Shakespeare relevant in South Africa…
…by encouraging the schools to explore ways of creating unique productions analysing of the current events, cultural representation of various communities, as well as translating scripts into African languages.
Since 2009, SSFSA has showcased…
The festival has built the capacity of 693 teachers as drama and performance arts directors,
43 guest and student directors and 38 volunteer directors and facilitators.
Over ten years the festival has attracted a combined audience of 25 992 people around the country.
The SSFSA is fully interactive
We provide guidance and resources through scripts, training, framework and feedback, allowing Learners and
Educators to successfully direct and perform Shakespearean plays from the first line to the final bow.