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Mike van Graan was born in Cape Town where he currently resides. He matriculated at Harold Cressy High School (1977), after which he completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in English and Drama at the University of Cape Town (UCT) (1980) and a Higher Diploma in Education (UCT) (1981). A few years later he returned to UCT where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Drama (UCT) (1986). He is currently registered for an MA Degree in Drama at UCT, exploring the theme (or the absence thereof) of HIV/AIDS in mainstream South African theatre since 1994.
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Mike van Graan graduated from UCT with a BA Honours degree in Drama and a Higher Diploma in Education. He has served in leadership capacities in various cultural non-government organisations including Director of the Community Arts Project in Cape Town, National Projects Officer for the Congress of South African Writers in Johannesburg, Director of the Bartel Arts Trust (BAT) Centre in Durban, General Secretary of the National Arts Coalition and most recently as the General Secretary of the Performing Arts Network of South African (PANSA).
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One of South Africa's most prolific leading playwrights, Mike van Graan has had a long-standing association with the performing arts.
Page Playwriting and Theatre History
A summary of Mike van Graan's theatre career.
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