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Going back to go forward

Going back to go forward

2019 marks 20 years of Vuyani Dance Theatre (VDT), which will be celebrated through the campaign #Vuyani20. VDT is the only full-time, black-founded dance and theatre institution and company to

Cry the Beloved Eldos

Cry the Beloved Eldos

In the wake of service delivery protests in coloured dominated communities where residents are calling on the government for better services and for a speedy drug intervention programme, Roseline Wilkens’

Our lives, our stories

Our lives, our stories

‘My heart is aware, my soul is accepting, my spirit is willing, my being is ready and God is in control, yet I find myself in a constant tug of

The value of women shines through

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

Vuyani Dance Theatre

Vuyani Dance Theatre

About: Vuyani Dance Theatre (VDT) is a multi-awarded and globally esteemed contemporary African dance company, founded by decorated dancer and choreographer Gregory Vuyani Maqoma in 1999. VDT serves as the

Developing a new generation of dancers

Developing a new generation of dancers

In a continuous effort to develop a new generation of dancers, dance teachers and choreographers as part of Vuyani Dance Theatre’s (VDT) founding objectives, nine young people have begun their

Dance Umbrella: 30 Years On

Dance Umbrella: 30 Years On

Dance Umbrella 2018 will take place from 6 to 18 March 2018 at various venues across Johannesburg, celebrating 30 years of new contemporary choreography and dance.      One of

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

Photography as Art for Marijke Willems

Photography as Art for Marijke Willems

Willems’ photography has become synonymous with the Vuyani brand, including the one featured on this month’s cover of Creative Feel. Marijke Willems finds that photography has never been a career choice for her, but rather

Triple Shot of Star Power in Joys of Sharing

Triple Shot of Star Power in Joys of Sharing

Diverse South African artistic spirits joined forces to create Joys of Sharing, an exuberant music and dance spectacle  directed and conceptualised by Gregory Maqoma As you experience Joys of Sharing, the dancers swoop

Joys of Sharing at the Lyric Theatre

Joys of Sharing at the Lyric Theatre

Vuyani Dance Theatre’s new production, Joys of Sharing, salutes the exquisite interplay between music and dance at the Lyric Theatre. Gregory Maqoma directs this production, set to explode on to the beautiful

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