APT is a regional cultural and peace organisation serving both general audiences and specialized cases. Educational in purpose and character, APT focuses on performing arts in all of its dimensions and it's capacity to strengthen and inspire aesthetics and humanistic values. APT makes a difference by weaving together the performance arts, it's presentation, peace education, reconciliation, enjoyment, study and conservation of African traditional forms of performing arts in order to increase the public knowledge and sensitivity, expand its awareness and creativity, sharpen it's understanding and caring- all with the conviction that cultural enlightenment and community involvement in fashioning stories of peace, can help lead to a more civil society.
Who we are
APT mainly works with grassroots and middle level communities in both rural and urban Kenya and people in difficult circumstances. APT has conducted workshops and performances in Kenya, the greater East Africa region, Sudan, Europe, and America.
The educational, therapeutic and meditative elements of African indigenous theatre as well as the theories of the Brazilian educators Paulo Freire and Augusto Boal inspire the work of the organization.
APT makes a difference by weaving together the performance Arts, Peace education, Reconciliation and African traditional forms of performance and rituals in order to increase the peoples knowledge and sensitivity, expand their awareness and creativity, sharpen their understanding and caring-all with the conviction that the cultural enlightenment and community involvement in fashioning stories of peace, can help lead a more civil society.