Contemporary dancers from Africa and Europe set to wow at Jomba!

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Nqubeko Ngema (left) and Njabulo Zungu will perform Mdu Mthsali’s new work, ‘Alive kids’ at Jomba!.

DANCERS from South Africa, the African continent and Europe will be showcasing their work at the 19th annual Jomba! Contemporary Dance Experience, which runs at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College campus in Durban from August 23 to September 3. Continue reading

Fabulous new works on offer at Dance Umbrella 2017 in Johannesburg

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‘Lady Lady’. Photo: Val Adamson

Durban resident, Desiré Davids, will join Gaby Saranouffi and Edna Jaime to present Lady, Lady at Dance Umbrella 2017 at the Wits Theatre in Johannesburg on  Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3 at 8pm. Continue reading

Vuyani’s Lulu flies SA flag high at US dance fest

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Vuyani Dance Theatre’s Lulu Mlangeni has jetted off to the United States to take part in a choreographers’ residency at the American Dance Festival.

Regarded as a rapidly rising star in local dance circles, she will be participating in the festival’s international choreographers’ residency programme at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, until July 30. Continue reading

Contemporary dance to quicken the pulses in Pretoria

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Ras Tindo and Roseline Keppler perform in Standard Bank Young Artist winner for dance, Luyanda Sidiya’s (director and choreographer) production, Siva (Seven),at the 2015 National Arts Festival. Siva is performed by the Vuyani Dance Theatre. (Photo: CUEPIX/Niamh Walsh-Vorster)

A STIRRING music and dance spectacle awaits audiences when Vuyani Dance Theatre stages Luyanda Sidiya’s acclaimed theatrical work SIVA (Seven) at the South African State Theatre from May 2 to 14. Continue reading

Dance with the divas this Women’s Day

Vuyani Dance Theatre is celebrating Women’s Month by hosting a public dance workshop with emerging female choreographers on Sunday, August 9. Lulu Mlangeni (senior dancer at Vuyani) and Thoko Sidiya (formerly with Moving into Dance Mophatong) will be imparting their skills and knowledge during this lively, interactive workshop. It is open to all, and will be held at the Vuyani Dance Theatre studios, located at the Dance Space in Newtown, from 8.45 am to 10.30 am. Continue reading