Open Day & Dance Festival 2018

Welcome to the Open Day and Dance Festival 2018 at Makerere University! APRIL 21ST 10 AM - 6 PM AT FREEDOM SQUARE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY You cannot afford to miss this opportunity to learn more about what is going on at the Department of Performing Arts and Film. FREE ENTRY Our goal is to bring the … Continue reading Open Day & Dance Festival 2018

Danced her way to scholarship

Written by PRISCA BAIKE Dressed in a flowing gown fabricated in the French national colours and a pair of fancy silver heels, Prisca Atite and her dance partner gracefully dance to the 1930s French music with such passion and precision. The fascinated audience watches in awe, daring to or not to join her despite the floor … Continue reading Danced her way to scholarship

Drawings for the new Center

  These are the drawings for the new Center for Performing Arts. The Norwegian Architect and Building Company MARK Architects Group is working intensively to create a functional and sustainable Center. At this site we will update you on the process continuously. Follow this link to explore the drawings     You can read more about the … Continue reading Drawings for the new Center

The Winners of the Dance Competition

The Dance Festival 2017 was held at Makerere University Freedom Square on Saturday April 1st 2017. It was a big day for the Makerere University Department of Performing Arts and Film! The Festival attracted a lot of people!

Excited about the new Center for Performing Arts

Gerald and Edward are enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge and in 2016 after their Bachelor’s degree training in Norway, they returned to Uganda and taught dance at the Department of Performing Arts and Film (PAF) at Makerere University in Kampala.

The Architectural team

The Norwegian Architect and Building Company MARK Architects Group will develop the architectural design for the new Center. Their work is distinguished by quality and creativity, and their projects have been proposed and awarded prizes during architectural competitions! The building will function as a signature building, with organic and natural elements  - unique for Uganda, with natural ventilation and renewable energy. … Continue reading The Architectural team

New Center For Performing Arts at Makerere University

For the last few years, the Department of Performing Arts and Film (PAF) has been focused on improving the Education Programs at the Department. One of the most important needs, is the space. Musicians needs space, dancers need space, actors needs space. Functional places to store all the equipment is quite important for students in film and … Continue reading New Center For Performing Arts at Makerere University