Darlington Sibanda, Teacher-Director The festival restores
a sense of purpose
in the kids
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Leanne Reid, Parent They had FUN with
Shakespeare of all things...
in primary school!
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Herschel Mackelina, Volunteer Director Having done volunteer work at the
Shakespeare School Festival was
really an enriching experience
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The team behind the scenes

Meet our passionate team who make the work we do possible.

All the world’s a stage

Discover more about our festival and how you can participate.

Our stories

Read some amazing stories from people who have experienced our festival.

Become a proud supporter!

Join our family of amazing supporters, donors and volunteers.

Your learning portal

Our online resources will help support you every step of the way on your journey.

Our international footprint

We are taking giant steps in growing our impact, both locally and internationally.

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.

OUR STORIES

Since 2009, SSFSA has showcased…

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Audience

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.

OUR IMPACT

Theatre Partners

RESOURCES

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.