Young dance artists explore the language of movement in ‘Split Signs’


Split Signs stars Julia de Rosenworth and Adriana Jamisse. Photo – Alessandra Giffin

Split Signs is a double bill performance at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective, based at the Methodist Church Hall on the corner of Milton Road and Wesley Street, Observatory, Cape Town, at 8pm on October 26, 27 and 28, features exciting new work by Julia de Rosenwerth and Adriana Jamisse.

These young dance artists are working towards a language of movement and improvisation that is exploratory and different. Continue reading

Nominations open for the 2016 ImpACT Awards for young artists


The 2015 ImpACT Awards winners: Lindiwe Maxolo, Jessica Denyschen, POPArt, Laurie van Heerden, Letlhogonolo Nche and Benon Lutaaya at the Maslow Hotel, Sandton. Photograph: John Hogg.

THE Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is inviting nominations for the eagerly awaited 2016 ImpACT Awards, which are held annually in recognition and celebration of excellence within the arts, culture and creative sectors in South Africa.

Nominations for the 2016 ImpACT Awards for Young Professionals, sponsored by The National Lotteries Commission (NLC) and the Distell Foundation in partnership with Sun International, are now open. This year there will be a total of five ImpACT Awards to honour young professional artists. Continue reading

A coming together of bodies

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ATTACHMENTS 1-7 is an acclaimed series of duets that explores the coming together of bodies, desires, fantasies and territories, while uncovering the various negotiations in the stages of our relationships.

It features seasoned dancers and theatre professionals, Athena Mazarakis and Craig Morris, and is directed by Gerard Bester.

A must-see for dance fans, Attachments 1-7 is at the Theatre at St Anne’s College in Hilton Avenue, Hilton, at 7.30pm on Thursday, February 4.

“Our first show of the year is a part of our annual Form 4 Dramatic Arts Residency Programme,” said spokeswoman Lynn Chemaly.

Tickets are R70 and R50 concessions (scholars/students/pensioners). Booking is on 033 343 6100 or via email at

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12 astounding international dance companies, one unforgettable experience

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iKapa Dance Theatre presents the first-ever annual Cape Town International Dance Festival, Town & Township. Supported by the Artscape Theatre Centre, Maboneng Township Arts Experience Festival, and Battery Dance, this electrifying display from around the globe features 12 of the world’s elite dance companies. Continue reading