THE GAMBIA ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE (GAMAT)

Is the association that incubates all actors and dance groups. It consist of film actors/ actresses, dramatists and dancers both groups and individuals.

Its aims and objectives are:

  • To Revive and Encourage acting, especially among the youths.
  • Establish a national platform for Gambians to express their acting talents.
  • Develop the theatre skills and talents inherent in Gambian youths while arousing greater interest among others.
  • Create more awareness on the importance of films as one of the most powerful tools of communication:
  • Assist Gambian Youths wishing to take up acting as a career.
  • Renew a greater sense of pride and build more confidence in youths.
  • Promote the Gambia Culture through Acting.
  • Enhance the tourism sector.

World Theatre Day is supported by the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) for GAMAT to commemorate the date 21st March of every year.