The National Arts Festival pretty much reflects the theatre scene as a whole. There is still not enough black theatre, and there are not enough black audience members. It’s largely a matter of economics but it’s also related to artistic will.
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He wiped charcoal off his face, smiled at his chipped, charcoal-stained nails. “Being a writer is so much neater, all you have to do is sit behind a computer,” said writer and director Neil Coppen, who will now be adding set designer to his CV after collaborating with Malcolm Purkey and Craig Higginson in the production Little Foot. Being asked to design the vast set and costumes was, says Coppen, like being placed in a playpen – so many ideas and materials with which to work.
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