KWAZULU-NATAL choreographer and dancer, Sifiso ‘Magesh’ Ngcobo, received the 2017 JOMBA! Eric Shabalala Dance Champion Award at the JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban on Thursday, August 31. Continue reading
JOMBA! dance project, ‘Cardiac Output’, provides a creative platform for all
DURBAN-based, Flatfoot Dance Company and Adriaan Luteijn, from the Netherlands-based INTRODANS Dance Company, together with four dancers with Downs Syndrome, are blazing a new trail for dance in South Africa.
Their collaboration, Cardiac Output, will be performed at the 19th JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on the Howard College campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban on Sunday, September 3 at 6 pm. Continue reading
French honour for Durban dancer and choreographer, Lliane Loots
Durban dancer, choreographer, and arts activist, Lliane Loots, has received the coveted Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French Government.
In acknowledgement and celebration of Loots life’s work in growing, making and supporting dance in South Africa, and in conjunction with the support she has offered to French artists visiting and working in South Africa, this Knighthood was gently and beautifully bestowed by Ambassador Christophe Farnaud on his very first visit to Durban. Continue reading
Durban’s Flatfoot Dance Company to perform ‘Sadhana’ at the Playhouse
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
Musa Hlatshwayo receives Eric Shabalala Contemporary Dance Champion Award at JOMBA!
The Centre for Creative Arts and the Jomba! Contemporary Dance Experience Dance Festival honoured acclaimed Durban dancer, choreographer and dance educator Musa Hlatshwayo, with the Eric Shabalala Dance Champion Award. Continue reading
The 18th JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience set to delight, provoke and entertain Durban dance fans
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
Greg Homann discusses new SA contemporary theatre
TWIST Theatre Development Projects is hosting a series of free interactive “In Conversation With” sessions in KwaZulu-Natal to launch The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre – a definitive book which looks at the history, status and context of South African contemporary theatre – written by Greg Homann. Continue reading
Flatfoot dancers explore the meaning of home
DURBAN’S Flatfoot Dance Company is offering a new season of dancework, titled Homeland, at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from April 6 to 10. Showtimes are 7.30 pm on April 6, 7, 8 and 9 and at 3 pm on April 10. Continue reading
Durban’s Flatfoot Dance company presents ‘love’s own cruelty’ at the KZNSA
Durban’s Flatfoot Dance Company gets its 2016 performance schedule off to a spectacular start with loves own cruelty, which will be performed at the KZNSA Gallery in Bulwer Road, Glenwood, Durban, on Friday, February 19 at 6 pm. Continue reading
Enjoy contemporary dance from Africa, the United States and Europe at Jomba!
THE 17th Jomba! Contemporary Dance Experience gets underway at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus tomorrow (Wednesday, August 26) at 7.30 pm. Continue reading