Founded in 1972 in Durban. Theatre complex for the University of Durban-Westville, Drama Department. Home of Asoka Theatre Productions. Used for drama department productions, T.V. recordings, recitals, festival events, and community theatre presentations. Theatre manager: Philippa Savage. (DS) (See CONTACTS Vol. 18 for technical specifications)
Asoka Theatre Productions
Founded in 1972 in Durban. A company attached to the University of Durban-Westville, Drama Department, using the Asoka Theatre as home base for productions, festival events, and community theatre presentations. (D. Schauffer) (See CONTACTS Vol. 18 for technical specifications)
Asoka Theatre Publications, Durban
Founded by Dennis Schauffer in 19** in the University of Durban-Westville, Drama Department, to publish research by staff and students.
The Asoka Indic Theatre Series
This offers a number of monographs on on theatre in South Africa, notably on Indic theatre practice.
The Asoka Profile Series
This offer biographical, critical and bibliographical material on black playwriting in the country and was started in 1999* with a monograph on the life and work of Zakes Mda (edited by Dennis Schauffer and ***). (D. Schauffer)
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