SFC Write in Brooklyn : Arts and Activism in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    When:
    January 9, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    2021-01-09T11:00:00-05:00
    2021-01-09T12:00:00-05:00
    Where:
    Online
    Zoom
    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    St. Francis College

    SFC Write in Brooklyn : Arts and Activism in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    January 9, 2021

    Hear from Playwright Ian Bruce, trained as an actor in Johannesburg, appeared briefly in the early 1970s on the South African stage and TV

    About Ian Bruce:

    After a 17 year political exile, Ian Bruce returned to South Africa in 1992 where he served as Executive Director of the New Africa Theatre Association (NATA). His plays been produced all over the world, garnering awards and accolades in South Africa, Netherlands, United States, and Sweden. Ian’s script Groundswell is required reading for students in South Africa.

    “Mr. Bruce’s drama could be described as a cross between David Mamet and Athol Fugard…[Mr. Bruce] draws his characters in admirable depth and telling detail. While each is used to illuminate social or economic problems troubling the country in the years after the dismantling of apartheid, none is merely a place holder for an attitude or a social class.”

    The New York Times
    Review of Groundswell
    May 18, 2009

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