Purpoz Casting Agency - Youth In Trust
Making Dreams a Reality
DETAILED BRIEF OF YOUTH IN TRUST:
Youth In Trust is an Arts NGO, which was established in 2002 and has since been in existence. Youth In Trust recruits, develops, and gives exposure to young talent in the performing arts, We have established an art school that caters for individuals who lack the financial strength to further their careers in the industry, this includes Dance, Drama, Music, Poetry, Scriptwriting and Directing, Percussion and Industrial Theatre Projects. We offer edutainment… We have two branches one in Johannesburg and the other in Tshwane.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
To offer fresh, unique and collaborative theatrical techniques and knowledge to young-upcoming artists learning the skills of the performing arts.
OUR VISION STATEMENT
To establish a school of the performing arts where we can develop young talent, practice the arts in all disciplines and take the standard of the performing arts to the highest level. To became the pride of the African continent and be recognized as a talent developing organization globally. To produce projects that will educate the community at large about issues that affects the community especially the Youth.
- Best Community Theatre Group at “The South African National Community Theatre Association”. 2006
- Best Community Theatre Group at “The Naledi Awards”. 2006
- Established drama, dance and poetry workshops since 2005
- Best Poetic Drama Piece at “The Sobikwa Festival” 2009
- Successfully handled the department of home affairs industrial theatre “operation ubumbano” in 2009, which was a campaign against Xenophobia.
- Trained young actors who are now making inroads in the Television industry.
- Went through to the “Zwakala Festival” at the Market Theatre Laboratory.
RESCENT PROJECTS BY YOUTH IN TRUST:
The Department of Home Affair’s Counter Xenophobia Unit in partnership with Youth In Trust rolled out a Industrial Theatre programme called Operation Ubumbano in schools at Gauteng Province, purposed to eliminate xenophobia.