Wednesday, 25 January 2012 12:06

Commissioned work and collaborations

Dance Umbrella 2012, presented by Dance Forum in association with the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (Principal funder), The National Arts Council, Goethe-Institut South Africa, Embassy of Belgium Delegation of the Flemish Government and the Spanish Embassy Mzansi Cultura, runs from February 17 to March 4, 2012. Venues this year include the Market Theatre, Wits Theatre, Goodman on Main at Arts on Main, Old Stock Exchange inner city Joburg and the Dance Factory in Newtown.
Published in Festival Info 2012

Other Highlights

Stepping Stones:A wonderful celebration of the wide diversity of South African dance. Saturday and Sunday, February 18 & 19 @ 10:00:The Wits Theatre.

The Young Choreographers Workshop Programme: Facilitated by Alfred Hinkel, this ten day workshop will assist young choreographers in finding new tools to creating dance works.

Dance Writers Workshop: Funded by the Goethe Institute: Johannesburg a workshop for dance writers will be facilitated by Mary Corrigall. The participants will go through a process of learning more about reviewing and writing about dance and dance articles by the participants and other selected journalists will be written for a special edition of Dance Umbrella 2012.

Face to Face Discussions: Selected choreographers will discuss their work with Adrienne Sichel and audience members are welcome to attend and take part in the conversation. These face to face meetings will take place at selected times after performances or during the day. Watch press for details.