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Silent Voices Uganda is pleased to announce that our 2018 Theatre Production Apprenticeship Program is going continental. After two successful annual programs that train creatives and theatre enthusiasts in Uganda, the program has grown to cover Africa.

As part of our goal to reach broader creative market across Africa, through training and development of high quality theatre production, Silent Voices Uganda is therefore inviting individuals to apply for this innovative, hands-on theatre experience.

Open to aspiring and beginner creative directors, the program shall task both experienced and aspiring creative directors with training, to develop an internationally competitive theatre production, under the patronages of Silent Voices Uganda, by the end of the program.

The DEADLINE for submission is 1st May 2018, 11:59 pm, EAT. Participants will be selected as the applications come in to help give selected Applicants enough time to prepare. This means the earlier you apply, the higher your chances.

Criteria and Eligibility

The program is open to everyone:

  • With a Degree or Diploma in the Arts and related fields such as Performing Arts, Industrial Art, Literature, Media and Mass communication, etcetera

  • With Experience in the performing arts, theatre, film, Television and storytelling FOR APPLICANTS WITH NO DEGREE/DIPLOMA OR DEGREES/DIPLOMAS IN OTHER FIELDS.

  • Between the Age of 25-45.

  • Who can comprehend and express themselves in English, despite cross border cultural and linguistic differences.

  • Who will be available Full Time as commitment throughout the process is crucial, for the duration of the program that will happen for a month (between July and August 2018), in Kampala, Uganda.



How to Apply

Submit a copy of each of the following:

  • Cover letter/ Application, (1 page)

  • Statement of Interest/Motivation Letter (1 page)

  • Biography, in no more than 200-250 words (NOT a CV or Resume)

  • Professionally taken (JPEG format) Portfolio/Creative Head shot of yourself (at least 3MB to 10MB)


Please email your application to:


​Silent Voices Uganda


For further inquiries, contact:

Douglas Dubois Sebamala

Media, Marketing and PR Manager, Silent Voices Uganda

+256702199675/ +256776199672


Open 1st Febuary 2018 - 1st May 2018 

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