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Center for Creative Arts (CCA-UKZN)
Adresse : Howard College Campus University of KwaZulu-Natal 4041 DURBAN
Pays concerné : Afrique du Sud
Téléphone(s) : +27 (0) 31 260 2506 | +27 (0) 31 260 3118


Organisation d’arts multidisciplinaire fondée en 1996 au sein de la Faculté des Sciences Humaines, du Développement et Sociales, de l’Université de KwaZulu-Natal.

Le Centre remplit un rôle de facilitateur, promoteur, réseau, de renforcement de capacité, et joue un rôle vital role pour mener à bien le travail de rayonnement du potentiel artistique de la région.


The Centre fulfils a function as facilitator, promoter, networker, and capacity builder, and plays a vital role in bringing to fruition the artistic potential of the region.

Established in 1996 the Centre for Creative Arts is a multi-disciplinary arts organisation within the Faculty of Humanities, Development and Social Sciences of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Salaries (for four permanent staff only), and offices are provided by the University. All festivals, projects and programmes, however, require external funding.


The principal work of the CCA is the co-ordination of four annual festivals:

Time of the Writer; Durban International Film Festival; Jomba! Contemporary Dance Festival and Poetry Africa;.

Objectives include:

provision of creative platforms, performance spaces and economic opportunities for artists and related industries
facilitation of intercultural artistic relationships and network development between South African, African and international writers, poets, filmmakers, dancers, choreographers, musicians, artists, and cultural organisations
provision of meaningful seminars, capacity building workshops and activity programmes – aspirant artists, schools, tertiary institutions and community arts organisations are a particular focus
strategic development of audiences and media attention
The Centre for Creative Arts is part of a number of cultural networks in Africa involved in dialoguing strategies to promote cultural activities, networking dynamics, information exchange and new forms of Pan-African and international cooperation. The CCA is also involved in other projects such as ad hoc festivals, conferences, concerts, exchange projects and training programmes.

See website for programme details :

Tel: +27 31 2602506 / 2603118 Fax: +27 31 2603074
email: [email protected]

CCA Director: Peter Rorvik, [email protected] Tel direct: +27 31 2602949