Windhoek — Artbeat, a dynamic and creative Annual Youth Performing Arts Skills Development Programme, is calling for youngsters between the ages of 13-18 years to attend auditions in dramd, dance, poetry and music at the National Theatre of Namibia (NTN)'s Backstage tomorrow between nine O'clock and one O'clock (09h00-13h00).
The auditioning then shift to the Katutura Community Centre's Boiler's Room on February 9 between 09h00 and 13h00. The objectives of the project are:
To introduce children between the ages of 13-18 to Theatre and its benefits as an extended communication and education resource;
To create a platform where children can meet and share in their cultural diversity;
To create a space where young people can confront the past, engage with the present and map the future;
To keep children away from anti-social and harmful influences during the school holidays.
Successful candidates will attend a Holiday Workshop during the May Holidays - This is a four week long training and skills development program in drama, dance, poetry and music, that culminates into a production by the participants that will be staged to the public.