Durban’s Flatfoot Dance Company to perform ‘Sadhana’ at the Playhouse

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The Flatfoot Dance Company in full flight. Photo: Val Adamson

The Flatfoot Dance Company presents Sadhana at the Playhouse Drama Theatre in Durban from March 23 to 26.

This is the newest offering from the acclaimed team that created the award-winning Bhakti. Choreographed by Lliane Loots, the work steps boldly into Eastern mystical philosophy and its confluence with African rhythms and dance, creating a dance theatre feast for the senses. Continue reading

Enjoy sensational dance show, Dance ka Josh, at the Lyric Theatre

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Dance ka Josh, an explosion of dazzling costumes, beautiful music and sensational dance is at The Lyric, Gold Reef City at 7pm on Saturday, September 17 and 3 pm on Sunday, September 18.

Created by choreographer Versha Magan, with support from Douglas Skete, Dance ka Josh is an eclectic mix of Indian classical Kathak, Bollywood, Indian folk, hip-hop, contemporary, jazz, and for the first time ever, ballet. Continue reading

Fun-filled programme at the Glenwood Community Festival

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(Back from left) Deen Fredericks, Cate D’ffay, Matthew Phipps, Matthew Grosseh, Zakir Belim, Megan Heckler, Luke Veldtman, (front, from left) Nicolas Ackerman, Jaskaran Rajaruthnam and Sibu Ndlovu. Photo: Gareth Sedgbeer-Williams

A bustling weekend of fun family activities is planned for the annual Glenwood Community Festival which runs from Thursday, September 8 to Sunday, September 11. Continue reading

The 18th JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience set to delight, provoke and entertain Durban dance fans

MAMAZA – from Switzerland in duet “EIFO EFI” with dancers Ioannis Mandafounis and Fabrice Mazliah

Mamaza, from Switzerland, in the duet “Eifo Efi” with dancers Ioannis Mandafounis and Fabrice Mazliah.

The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, presents its 18th annual JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience, at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, Pieter Scholtz Open Air Theatre and KZNSA Gallery from August 24 to September 4. Continue reading

Enjoy Freedom of the Mind at the Bay of Plenty in Durban

Pictured are members of the band, Salt and Light (based at UKZN); accomplished skateboarders / biker riders and visual artists who will be participating in the event Back, left to right: Darren Oatley (Skateboard), Celumusa Dladla (Tall / blue / Keys), Middle left to right Mondli Mbhele (Yellow hat / artist) Sibonelo Mdletshe (Specs / sweatshirt) Head of Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit, Thembinkosi Ngcobo Sibonsiso Mavundla (Hat / drums) Siya Mkhize (White T shirt / guitar) Schogn Lee (Bike) Front: Lindani Nyandeni (White T shirt artist) Photo: Publicity Matters

Pictured are members of the band, Salt and Light (based at UKZN), accomplished skateboarders and biker riders and visual artists who will be participating in Freedom of the Mind (back, from left) Darren Oatley, Celumusa Dladla, (middle from left) Mondli Mbhele, Sibonelo Mdletshe, Head of Parks, Recreation and Culture Unit, Thembinkosi Ngcobo, Sibonsiso Mavundla, Siya Mkhize, Schogn Lee, (front) Lindani Nyandeni. Photo: Publicity Matters

Durban’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Unit is hosting a celebration to honour Heritage month.  Freedom of the Mind is a day-long free family event to be held at Bay of Plenty, next to the skateboard area, on Saturday, September 5, to showcase the breadth of creative talent the city is nurturing. Continue reading

Dance Xplosion at DUT

Nqubeko Ngema; Ntanda Madlala; Soyiso Ndaba; Lungile Majola; and Mjabulo Zungu will be performing in Xplosion at DUT. Photo: Val Adamson

Nqubeko Ngema; Ntanda Madlala; Soyiso Ndaba; Lungile Majola; and Mjabulo Zungu will be performing in Xplosion at DUT. Photo: Val Adamson

Durban University of Technology’s Drama and Production Studies Department presents its annual season of contemporary dance, Xplosion, at the Courtyard Theatre on the Steve Biko campus from August 25 to 27. Continue reading