Summary: Performers Protection Amendment Bill 2016

Through various channels, SAGA has been lobbying government and the DTI to effect changes to the existing Performers Protection Act which dates back to 1967 and which fails to protect the rights of actors in today’s environment. On 5th July 2016, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies published... more

So, what’s your real job?

When the long-running soap-opera ‘Generations’ went off air, the 16 actors at the centre of the storm filed papers with the CCMA, challenging their dismissal. The first question the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration had to answer is whether or not it has jurisdiction at all in... more
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Saturday, 12 March, 2016 - 16:00

Provisional Speaker: Carly Graeme

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Saturday, 27 February, 2016 - 16:00

Provisional Speaker: Wendy Venter

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Saturday, 13 February, 2016 - 10:00 to 14:00

Lizz Meiring was mentored by the iconic Pieter-Dirk Uys on the art of creating your own work.

His motto has become hers: Creating your own work, means you can fully operate as an artist, an individual and a successful  Arts industry professional. It is not only a means of survival, it provides you with a choice as to how you want your career to develop.

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Saturday, 30 January, 2016 - 08:00

Provisional Speakers: Shelley Duncum & Kim Ikel

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