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vuyani women

The value of women shines through

As Vuyani Dance Theatre (VDT) continues to implement its 2020 Strategic Vision, the company is seeing a significant emergence of female leadership from what has been a predominantly male-run organisation over the years. Lulu Mlangeni, a celebrated dancer and choreographer, and Lindiwe Letwaba, a specialist

Sophie Mgcina Awards

Sophie Mgcina Award winners make their mark

The Market Theatre Foundation’s Sophie Mgcina Emerging Voice Award is barely five years old and already all its winners are taking the South African industry by storm as they continue to celebrate the indomitable spirit of the late artist, teacher and cultural activist, Sophie Mgcina.

Confined

A choreographer Confined to no boundaries

Lulu Mlangeni’s career took off after she won the TV show, So you think you can dance, in 2010 – her new dance piece Confined is at the Market Theatre.      In 2014, she was the inaugural recipient of the Sophie Mgcina Best Emerging

King Kong

The Evolution of King Kong

Fifty-eight years after it was first staged in 1959, an ‘evolution’ of South Africa’s most significant, influential and iconic ‘all African jazz opera’, King Kong, will open at the Fugard Theatre in July before travelling to the Joburg Theatre in September. The original production of

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