CrEd Pietermaritzburg
CrEd Pietermaritzburg

CrEd Pietermaritzburg

Welcome to CrEd Pietermaritzburg, where we offer a range of innovative programmes designed to enrich the educational experience.

  • CrEd Musical

About CrEd Pietermaritzburg

CrEd Head/s: Melissa Wessels

Melissa Wessels, the CrEd head for Pietermaritzburg KwaZulu Natal, is a dedicated individual with a profound passion for Dramatic Arts and its transformative power in the lives of children and young adults. With a strong belief in the importance of creative expression, Melissa has dedicated her career to utilizing the art of theatre and Drama to inspire, educate and empower the next generation.After majoring in Dramatic Arts at The University of KwaZulu Natal, Melissa began her career in academia, teaching Dramatic Arts to children and young adults from the age of three to eighteen. With fourteen years of teaching experience, Melissa continues to create engaging and meaningful experiences for her students through developmental Drama. With her passion for Dramatic Arts and her deep understanding of the impact that creative expression can have on individuals of all ages, Melissa now aims to continue to make a lasting impact on her students’ lives through the acclaimed program offered by Creative Education International (CrEd).

CrEd International is at the forefront of innovation in holistic education, where 21st Century life skills are taught through the application of drama and the creative arts. The organisation offers a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses a diverse range of developmental drama and musical theatre activities. CrEd’s primary objectives are to nurture communication, collaboration, creative and critical thinking skills. The program empowers both children and adults to embrace their artistic abilities and unlock their full potential by creating a supportive and nurturing environment for them to flourish. With Melissa’s commitment to using theatre as a medium for personal and social development, coupled with her passion and expertise in Dramatic and theatre arts, the Academy in Pietermaritzburg is well-equipped to inspire and empower the next generation of innovative, creative minds!

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