Department of Performing Arts at the University of Rwanda
Develop arts education in Rwanda
Create an academic department to enhance the development of an internationally recognised national cultural programme in Rwanda to include Theatre, Visual Arts and Music.
Support the Cultural Pillar of Vision 2020 and general Cultural Policy by advising and consulting in the development of a National Performing Arts Centre and supporting Cultural Training Centres.
Develop the performing arts provision and Place Rwanda on the International Stage in the Performing Arts in support of Foreign Cultural Policy.
Elevate Rwanda as a premier performance destination for all major Artists from around the world. Linking into Culture and Tourism directives and strengthening its Cultural Identity.
Strengthen the competitiveness of Rwanda generally as cultural operators and Performing Arts service providers regionally and internationally. Prepare the Country to fully partake of the benefits of a modern middle class ICT centric society by providing world class performing arts training provision and implementation.
Three areas of development:
Community Performing Arts
International Exchange Programs
Academic Courses in the Performing Arts, Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees
Allows the arts to become part of society at all levels.
This measure is funded by the Government of Rwanda