The Student Experience powered by Drama For Life will run concurrently to the main ACT | UJ Creative Conference Timetable.

Thursday 27th July 2017

DAY ONE

PART ONE

09:00 – 09:40

Students attend main conference programme for session one.

// DONNA KUKAMA | WALKABOUT OF THE MIND @ MAIN AUDITORIUM

PART TWO: INSTA-GRAMMAR

09:45 – 10:45

Students break away. The Student Experience powered by Drama For Life starts.

// INSTA-GRAMMAR PERFORMANCE @ CHOIR/DANCE STUDIO UPSTAIRS

 

PART THREE: ART BASED BREAKAWAY

10:50 – 12:50

// ART BASED BREAKAWAY SESSIONS @ CHOIR / DANCE  STUDIO UPSTAIRS

  • GROUP 1 – DANCE : an exploration of how our dance styles exhibit our culture + identity.
  • GROUP 2 – MUSIC: an exploration of how rhythm and song carry expression + memory.
  • GROUP 3 – THEATRE: an exploration of how performance + drama show culture in action.
  • GROUP 4 – VISUAL ARTS: an exploration of how the shapes, patterns + textures in our art and architecture distinguish our visual landscape.

LUNCH

12:50 – 13:30

PART FOUR - GROUP SESSION

13:30 – 15:00

How can we use story as an effective tool for learning through play?

//STORYTELLING / NTSOMI GROUP SESSION @ CHOIR / DANCE STUDIO UPSTAIRS

 

 

Friday 28th July 2017

DAY TWO

PART ONE

09:00 – 09:40 

Students attend main conference programme for session one.

// THULI + ASHER GAMEDZE | [ ;-)]

// ASHRAF JAMAL | TERMS + CONDITIONS

both presentations take place @MAIN AUDITORIUM.

PART TWO: GROUP SESSION

09:45 – 11:45

Students break away. The Student Experience powered by Drama For Life starts.

An arts-based interactive experiential forum where learners will gather to explore the values and possibilities of the arts in South Africa’s education system and beyond. From this participatory + democratic process, learners will emerge with a manifesto to be delivered to the public.

// GROUP SESSION FACILITATED WITH WARREN NEBE @ CHOIR/ DANCE STUDIO UPSTAIRS.

PART THREE: ART BASED BREAKAWAY

11:50 – 13:30 

// ART BASED BREAKAWAY SESSIONS @ CHOIR / DANCE  STUDIO UPSTAIRS

  • GROUP 1 – DANCE : using the choreographic tools to craft the group declaration drawing from DAY ONE’s shared knowledge.
  • GROUP 2 – MUSIC: applying the elements of music to craft the group declaration drawing from DAY ONE’s shared knowledge.
  • GROUP 3 – THEATRE: using group ensemble techniques to craft the group declaration drawing from DAY ONE’s shared knowledge.
  • GROUP 4 – VISUAL ARTS: combining expressions of visual art  from DAY ONE’s shared knowledge to sculpt the group declaration.

LUNCH

13:30 – 14:00

PART FOUR: PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRATIC FORUM

14:00 – 14:45

Students join main conference timetable.

Students meet #CreativeUprising delegates. This participatory democratic forum brings together the conference delegates to witness the delivery of the creative student manifestos + to engage in new ways forward for arts in education.

// A STUDENT MANIFESTO | WARREN NEBE (DFL) @ MAIN AUDITORIUM