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Vuyani Dance Theatre Company Week Dokta Moyo VDT South Africa

The year of looking back to move forward

Following the success of Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro at Joburg Theatre, Vuyani Dance Theatre returns to Johannesburg for the annual Vuyani Week to close off their twentieth-anniversary celebrations. Newtown-based

Ashraf Johaardien Gregory Maqoma Vuyani Dance Theatre

The inimitable Mr Maqoma

Ashraf Johaardien has worked with Gregory Maqoma and Vuyani Dance Theatre (VDT) on numerous occasions throughout his career in his roles as performer, executive producer of the National Arts Festival

Gregory Maqoma Vuyani Dance Theatre Roberto Olivan

‘It was never about me’

To celebrate 20 years of Vuyani Dance Theatre (VDT), Gregory Maqoma goes back down memory lane to look at the wonderful journey that has led to the current state of

Gregory Maqoma Vuyani Dance Theatre

Encore: Gregory Maqoma

Gregory Maqoma is the founder and creative director of Vuyani Dance Theatre, which also comprises Vuyani Dance Company and Vuyani Dance Trust. ‘I am responsible for all creative input and

Looking Back To Move Forward: Celebrating 20 Years of An Innovative Contemporary African Dance Company book

Vuyani Dance Theatre Book

Looking Back To Move Forward: Celebrating 20 Years of An Innovative Contemporary African Dance Company  To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Vuyani Dance Theatre are releasing a beautiful publication published by

Vuyani Dance Theatre Cion Requiem Ravel's Bolero Gregory Maqoma

Behind the scenes with the Cion team

Siyandiswa Dokoda, production and marketing manager for Vuyani Dance Theatre, spoke to Gregory Maqoma, Oliver Hauser and Nhlanhla Mahlangu about the upcoming amplified season of Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro

Vuyani dance company Gregory Maqoma

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

Vuyani Dance 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

‘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

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

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

Vuyani Dancer

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

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

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