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ACT Announces 2016 Award Winners

ACT Announces 2016 Award Winners

The 19th annual Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Awards saw six industry stalwarts named Lifetime Achievement Award winners and five young creatives recognised for their talent in a Sophiatown themed

Meet the Vuyani Dancers at Joys of Sharing

Meet the Vuyani Dancers at Joys of Sharing

Meet the dancers from Vuyani Dance Theatre from Joys of Sharing, a sensational collaboration of music and dance on Gold Reef City’s Lyric Theatre stage.  The ten phenomenal dancers from the Vuyani Dance Theatre

Michael Williams Brings Carmen to Artscape

Michael Williams Brings Carmen to Artscape

Lovers of dance revel in rare flamenco performances in Michael Williams’ production of Carmen at the Artscape Theatre Carolyn Holden, one of South Africa’s most passionate and committed dance professionals, had

Johannesburg Youth Ballet Honours Founder Audrey King

Johannesburg Youth Ballet Honours Founder Audrey King

To celebrate the 40th anniversary, the Johannesburg Youth Ballet presented A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Other Ballets at the Mandela at Joburg Theatre The Johannesburg Youth Ballet reflect on the vision of its founder, Audrey King. Having marked a

The Best in Dance at the Baxter Festival

The Best in Dance at the Baxter Festival

The 2016 Baxter Dance Festival opened with the 40th anniversary revival of Alfred Hinkel’s Bolero and John Linden’s Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking. 65 choreographic works and a wide variety

Dance Umbrella 2017 Applications Now Open

Dance Umbrella 2017 Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for the renowned South African contemporary dance festival Dance Umbrella 2017. Dance Umbrella 2017 will take place in various theatres and venues in Johannesburg, from March 1

Marina Magalhaes Unpacks (UN)BRIDALED

Marina Magalhaes Unpacks (UN)BRIDALED

Brazilian-born dancer and award-winning choreographer, Marina Magalhaes, speaks about the thinking behind (UN)BRIDALED. ‘As far back as I can remember, I’ve have always loved dance. Dance became almost like a second home, a second

Iris Warriors Brought to Life

Iris Warriors Brought to Life

Iris Warriors is an original story told through dance and shared through film, enhanced and brought to life with cutting edge CGI and an original score. Written by Don Macnab-Stark

Oakfields College Three-Year Bursary

Oakfields College Three-Year Bursary

One deserving auditionee will receive a full three-year bursary (to the value of over R160 000) to study Dance/Musical Theatre at Oakfields College for the year 2017. The Oakfields College

ACT and Nedbank Funding makes an Impact

ACT and Nedbank Funding makes an Impact

Arts and culture organisations, associations, cooperatives, networks, individual artists and practitioners have until 31 March to apply for funding. The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Professional Development Programme, funded by

MIDM in Grahamstown

MIDM in Grahamstown

Under new artistic direction by Mark Hawkins, the 37-year-old Moving into Dance Mophatong (MIDM) is currently in the process of evolving, whilst still discussing social issues through enthralling movement vocabulary and cutting edge choreography.

A Spartacus of Africa

A Spartacus of Africa

After years of planning and preparation, A Spartacus of Africa takes to the stage in Johannesburg and Cape Town this June. Spartacus (113BC- 71BC) was a Thracian who was made

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