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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

Katsushika Hokusai, The Great Wave off Kanagawa

Surfing big waves

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, the former CEO of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA). Imagine this. Mavericks, not the strip joint, but the surf location in Northern

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’

Moving into Dance MID

Making a difference through dance

2018 marks 40 years since Moving into Dance (MID) was founded in Sylvia ‘Magogo’ Glasser’s garage as a way to provide dance training to youth in underprivileged communities and equip

Vuyani week Rise

Rise, a story of hope

For the first time since 2014, Gregory Maqoma will present a work at Vuyani Week in 2018. As is to be expected from the acclaimed choreographer, the piece is one

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 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

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