SAWAF 2016: Workshops for Artists & Suppliers

Date: 11 August 2016
Venue: Alhambra Room
Ticket Price: Free
Time: 10h00 – 15h00


Touring and Funding in the Arts with panellists John Mogashoa from the Department of Arts & Culture and Sanele Dlamini from the National Lotteries Commission. The session will be facilitated by Durban theatre practitioner, Jerry Pooe.


Venue and Technical Management in the Arts, with panellists Durban theatre practitioner, Edmund Mhlongo, and Playhouse Company technical specialists Annah Mototo and Philane Shange, facilitated by Playhouse Company Technical Manager, Le Rien Stoffberg. All four workshops are free, and recommended for all performing arts practitioners.

Financial Contracts and Human Resource Management in the Arts featuring panellists Playhouse Company Chief Financial Officer, Amar Mohanparasadh, and the Company’s Human Resources Manager, Ian Warnes, facilitated by Ashwin Singh. Some of the subjects to be included in the workshop are how to register your company, production budgeting, financial contracts, managing company cash flow and ensuring compliance.

A short workshop for prospective suppliers to The Playhouse Company. During this workshop, Playhouse Company CFO, Amar Mohanparasadh will present a tutorial about the government’s Central Supplier Database (CSD), the benefits of registering and how to go about it. During this workshop, panellists will provide direct assistance about the CSD to anyone who potentially wishes to become a supplier to The Playhouse Company.

For all the workshops, anyone interested in attending is asked to reserve their seats by calling Dawn on (031) 369 9407. Limited space is available.