Wednesday, 18 January 2012 13:48

Homodryer

Homodryer Choreographed, Performed and Video Designed by: Kieron Jina. As a child I was told stories by my elders and I consequently developed a passion for telling my own stories through my performance art.
Published in Dance Umbrella 2012
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 18:54

Rampage

“Disasters are taking place across the world, mutilations, torture, rape and abductions. People slashed with machetes, body parts sold. Girls forced into sexual slavery. Babies crying their legs chopped off. Women’s breasts sliced from them before or after they are gang raped and left to die.
Published in Dance Umbrella 2011

Other Highlights

  • Fringe Programme: Saturday, February 26 from 14:00 @ The Wits Theatre: A programme of new works from young up and coming professional choreographers that will give you a view into the future!!
  • Stepping Stones a wonderful celebration of the wide diversity of South African dance!! Sunday, February 27 from 10:00 at the Wits Theatre.
  • Site Specific work by Alan Parker called Retrospective: Altered Daily: you will feel his presence all over the Dance Umbrella!!
  • Dance Writers Workshop: In partnership with the Goethe-Institut South Africa, a workshop for dance writers will be facilitated by Zingi Mkefa. Dance articles by the participants and other selected journalists will be written for The Citizen CitiVibe for the special Dance Umbrella 2011 editions!
  • Master Classes: a series of master classes facilitated by internationally renowned teacher/dancers, will take place during the Dance Umbrella: watch the press for more information!
  • DO WE NEED COCA COLA TO DANCE: A documentary about contemporary dance in Africa!! The Dance Factory: Sunday, February 27 @ 15:00. Created and produced by Qudus Onikeku from Nigeria.
  • Celebrating the life of Pina Bausch: A series of films about the legendary German choreographer Pina Bausch will be shown in partnership with the Goethe- Institut South Africa. Watch press for details!

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