Weekend Workshop: Storytelling

From October 14-15, The Hub hosted Lineo Segoete for a weekend workshop on storytelling. Day one started with a brainstorm with participants on ideas, who then created timelines of their own stories, and shared them for feedback. From there, participants started developing their own stories while working in groups, and received feedback from Lineo onContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Storytelling”

Weekend Workshop: Screen Printing

From September 16-17, 2017 The Hub held a weekend workshop on screen printing, led by Sfatela Local Printing. On day one, the participants had a lot of fun learning the basics of screen printing, using designs that were already exposed onto the screen. Day two had participants drawing their own designs and cutting them out toContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Screen Printing”

Weekend Workshop: Theatre

From September 9-10, 2017 The Hub had fun hosting Jessica Lejowa for a weekend workshop on theatre. Jessica is a theatre practitioner, educator, researcher and facilitator with experience at University of the Witwatersrand, Grahamstown Arts Festival and more. The workshops started with participants learning an approach to devising theatre step by step, and an introduction toContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Theatre”

Weekend Workshop: Film Making

By Ts’episo Mahooe From July 5-9, 2017 members of The Hub had an amazing week learning film making skills from Pheello Pj Makosholo. Pj has experience working on films and series such as Jerusalema, District 9, The Forgotten Kingdom, Intersexions, YaLla, Heist, Keeping Score and more. He brought along a guest facilitator, Nozipho Nkelemba, oneContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

May Weekend Workshop: Songwriting

The weekend of May 13-14, 2017 was an amazing experience for participants in a songwriting workshop led by singer-songwriter Leomile and songwriter-composer Zweli Mthembu at The Hub. Some of the exercises included discussions about the participants’ favorite artists and songs, and thinking about messages in the lyrics of the songs. Participants also group wrote one songContinue reading “May Weekend Workshop: Songwriting”