Hillbrow Theatre – Commitment
Hillbrow Theatre Project team commits to
- Providing a safe space for the children and youth of Hillbrow and beyond to attend after-school arts and culture activities;
- Providing drama, dance and playmaking skills to inner-city school learners;
- Developing a culture of appreciation for arts and culture;
- Providing learners from the inner city with a platform to showcase their performing skills and talents;
- Giving children and youth the opportunity to develop their drama, dance and playmaking skills, communication skills, self-confidence and their ability to work as part of a team:
- To unleash the imagination;
- To bring about creative thinking; and
- To enrich their lives.
- Encouraging the participants to investigate, discuss and debate about who we are, how we interact with each other and the world we live in;
- Acting in the best interests of all its participants irrespective of race, age, culture, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, class, sexual orientation, geographical location or language;
- Affirming human rights and their attendant responsibilities as outlined in the South African Constitution’s Bill of Rights;
- Strengthening democracy; and
- Acting as a conduit between different inner city schools and community-based organisations within the inner city and beyond and building bridges to further enrich the lives of children and youth who attend our project.