About

Centre for the Creative Arts

The Centre for the Creative Arts (CCA) is an inter-disciplinary hub in the School of the Arts in the College of Humanities at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. The Centre plays host to seven festivals which over many years have built a strong international profile for artistic excellence and for how the arts are engaged to advance social change and to strengthen South Africa’s constitutional democracy

The Eye - February 2023

We’re extremely pleased to announce that our new monthly newsletter ‘The Eye’ is officially live! All the latest updates and info about the Centre’s festivals and activities, all in one place ✨ Download the first issue using the button below and subscribe here to receive the next issue straight to your inbox on the 1st of every month.

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The Centre for Creative Arts upholds Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Creativity as guaranteed in Section 16 of the South African Constitution. The Centre for Creative Arts recognises that artists may sometimes live and work in States whose values may not always be in accordance with the values of the South African Constitution but the Centre for Creative Arts commits to protect and advance the rights of any artist who freely chooses to participate in the Centre’s festivals where their voices and artistic expressions can contribute to building a better world for all people.

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The Core

Values of the Centre

Teamwork

The Centre for Creative Arts works through a spirit of team-work and collaborative engagement. Staff at the Centre in the nature of co-creation, co-production ...

Integrity

Integrity is paramount to the Centre for Creative Arts. It informs everything we do and how we do it. We are committed to a high level of honesty, transparency ...

Trust

The Centre for Creative Arts recognises that transparency and accountability are critical principles for building trust with the Centre’s stakeholder com ...

Deadline Driven

The Centre for Creative Arts is a deadline-driven environment where the meeting of scheduled targets is essential for sm ...

Diversity

We embrace, value and leverage diversity and we ensure that all stakeholders are treated with respect and dignity.

Leadership

The Centre for Creative Arts recognises that transparency and accountability are critical principles for building trust with the Cent ...

Our Creative

Team

Siphindile Hlongwa

Senior Administrator

Sakhile Gumede

Special Projects & Community Engagement Officer

Lliane Loots

Curator - Jomba!

Roland Perold

Project Manager - Cabaret and Beyond

Sibahle Khwela

Curator | Time of the Writer

Bash Siddiqi

Digital Communication

Thobile Maphanga

JOMBA! Curator Mentee

Scout Fynn

Intern - Content Developer

Our Annual

Festivals

Time of the Writer

16 - 21 Mar 2023

Durban International Film Festival

21 July - 30 Aug 2023

Jomba! Contemporary Dance Experience

29 Aug - 10 Sep 2023

Poetry Africa

9 - 15 Oct 2023

Artfluence Human Rights Festival

3 - 8 May 2023

Cabaret and Beyond

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Sponsors & Partners