Pacofs’ arts training initiative
THE Performing Arts Centre of the Free State (Pacofs) is embarking on a journey to empower emerging arts in the province through intensive training.
Acting marketing and communications manager Maseeta Makgabane said they have developed a capacity -building programme which focuses on skills in scriptwriting, directing, acting, producing, technical services, marketing and and administration.
“The ultimate aim with this programme is to develop and create a pool of professionals.
“The primary target groups are women and unemployed youth in rural areas and people with disabilities,” Makgabane said.
She said they aim to create jobs for artists by developing productions that will be performed in the various venues of Pacofs in the next financial year and also tour and perform in the province.
The closing date for applications to the programme is June 25 and it will commence on July 1.
“For more information, contact Tselane Monareng at firstname.lastname@example.org or 015 447 7771,” Makgabane said.
EMPOWERING ARTISTS: The Performing Arts Centre of the Free State.