Ekhaya Multi-Arts Centre
As the home of K-CAP, (KwaMashu Community Advancement Projects) The Ekhaya Multi-Arts Centre is a unique theatre and creative centre in KwaMashu. It hosts the annual Isigcawu community Theatre Festival, which provides a platform for community theatre and for the new performances that developed by the Twist groups. Workshops also form part of the festival programme.
The Wushwini Arts and Culture Heritage Centre
The Wushwini Arts and Culture Heritage Centre opened in 2011 near Inanda Dam, East of Durban. and is home to Eager Artists, a professional theatre group under the artistic direction of Jerry Pooe . Twist partners with
ASSITEJ Theatre for Youth
Twist Projects partners with ASSITEJ Theatre for Youth , to conduct workshops for groups on working in schools and working with the new curriculum statements. The outcome of these workshops has been new productions created for school learners. This process has now become an annual project for Twist.
Durban University of Technology Department of Drama
The DUT Drama Department is an active producer of new performance work and trains students in performing arts. Twist partners with DUT on an annual exchange programme where students and the twist group members spend a weekend together sharing ideas, styles and innovations for new work.
NAF: National Arts Festival
The National Arts Festival is South Africa’s premier arts festival. An annual event in winter of each year in Grahamstown, the NAF hosts a wide range of theatre, dance, poetry, music and visual arts. As a part of the Remix Lab project, the Twist community theatre groups participate with performances and workshops at the National Arts Festival. The Novel-Script Project focused on theatre writers also takes place at the festival.
Savanna Trust (Zimbabwe)
Savanna Trust is a non-profit making theatre organisation based in Harare, Zimbabwe. The organisation uses theatre for social change and development and focuses on the skills development of local theatre practitioners. The partnership with Twist focuses around a number of theatre festivals both in South Africa and Zimbabwe, as well as on arts development in both countries. Our 2021 project, Acting Against Wildlife Crime, is in partnership with Savanna Trust.
Fresha Outdoor Theatre Festival
The Fresha Festival is managed by Twist Projects as an outdoor, free theatre festival on Durban’s beachfront in January each year. The festival hosts theatre, dance and music and the Twist groups perform new, site-specific work at the festival.