Member of the ITI/UNESCO Network for Higher Education in the Performing Arts

Superior School of Theatre Jean-Pierre Guingané, Burkina Faso

The CFRAV School is a reference structure for training in the performing arts field. It has produced excellent results through well-designed and properly managed learning paths. The School, and its correlated teaching modules, has trained more than 70% of active artists in Burkina Faso and a number of African performing arts professionals.

The main course of the school has an undergraduate upper school profile. Its students are trained to become competent actors, with a poetic and artistic view on their environments, able to express themselves theatrically everywhere in the world, but deeply involved in their culture and aware of their social responsibility as artists. More, the school aim to train young artists capable of imagine and implement cultural development strategies throughout the African region.

Ecole Supérieure de Théâtre Jean-Pierre Guingané
01 BP
5743 Ouagadougou 01
Burkina Faso

Email: espacegambidi(at); mandehama(at)
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Phone:+226 70 22 42 12, +226 73 84 09 54

Dr. Hamadou MANDE

Dr. Hamadou MANDE
Pedagogic Director and Professor
Representative for the ITI/UNESCO Network


Mr. Kira Claude GUINGANE
Administrative Director
Representative for the ITI/UNESCO Network


Mr. Luca G. M. Fusi
Studies Director and Professor
Representative for the ITI/UNESCO Network

+226 78 85 74 44

Constantine KAMA

+226 78 62 16 81

  • Research Institution
  • Training Superior School

    Teaching Languages
  • French and English

    Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor BA
  • Other degrees or certificates

    Faculties / Departments
  • Acting

  • for local and for foreign students
    Teachers/Educator Related Information
  • Local educators allowed
  • Foreign educators allowed on permanent basis, on invitation or call
  • Foreign educators allowed on temporary invitation, on invitation or call

    Regular Activities of the Institution
  • Regular collaboration with the International Theatre and Puppet Festival in Ouagadougou (FITMO)– organisation of the school’s section of the festival “Vitrine des Ecoles”
  • Participating into the international summer school “Ecole Ephémère” at the “Sens Interdits” festival Lyon- France. Participation to the international school festival - Metz- France.
  • Kids artistic summer school – every july/august.
  • Lompolo nation price – Burkina Faso. Best theatrical school 2016.
  • Network of Arts Schools