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Ghana Dance Festival

1-30 Sept. The third edition of the annual Ghana Dance Festival takes place throughout September, with performers staging a grand opening at the Osu Oxford Street Mall in Accra on 1 September.  There...
Cape Town What's on

Cape Town international dance festival

International dance festival features socially relevant contemporary works. 23 Nov-6 Dec. Dancers from seven countries and 12 dance companies perform at Cape Town's first international dance festiv...
Accra What's on

Ghana's Hip Hop week

Hip hop swings into action at the Alliance Française Accra. 18-21 Nov. The week includes exhibitions, dance and a conference on graffiti led by Da Cruz of the Paris urban art scene. During the...
Dar Es Salaam What's on

Time2Dance festival in Dar es Salaam

Bugobogobo duet. 5 Nov. “Where is home and what do I consider home?” is the question tackled by dancers André Jolles from Germany and Robert Ngoroma from Tanzania. They dance a narrative duet telli...
Maputo What's on

Horacio Macuacua

Mozambique's top contemporary dancer and choreograper, Horacio Macuacua, talks about the creation of his work Migrations to Paradise and the importance of residencies.
Cape Town What's on

Glenda Jones with Cinnamon

After Glenda Jones' I am a Dance and Raw Silk she now presents Cinnamon at the Baxter Theatre. It is the story of a young girl's mythical journey into an imaginary world where wolves teach her to l...
Maputo What's on

Ntsoana Dance Company

The South African Ntsoana dance company performs Afrika, after its 10-day residency with a Pamoja arts residency programme in Maputo. Sello Pesa, the artistic director and choreographer of the Joh...
Cape Town What's on

Baxter Theatre Dance Festival

Emerging and established South African choreographers and dance companies present their work. Over 30 companies, including some school groups, perform over the 10-day period. There are three sectio...
Accra What's on

Ghana Theatre Festival

Ghana's first theatre festival includes some 21 classical and contemporary drama and dance productions, as well as music and a series of workshops for students. The festival, which is supported by...
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In this interdisciplinary contemporary dance performance choreographer Pak Ndjamena and visual artist Rafael Bordal Mouzinho base their inspiration on the centaur from Greek mythology - half horse, ha...
Cape Town What's on

John Neumeier's Spring and Fall debuts in South Africa

The Cape Town City Ballet will dance John Neumeier's Spring and Fall, which consists of three works, Spring and Fall, Vaslav and Le Sacre. It is the first time that it will be danced in South Africa....
Cape Town What's on

Blueprint Dance

The Darkroom Contemporary theatre company presents its new work Blueprint at City Hall. The work focuses on the link between theatre, dance, design and architecture and is one of the events in Cape To...
Cape Town What's on

Cape Town City Ballet celebrates 80 years

Three's Company celebrates Cape Town City Ballet's 80th anniversary. Cape Town City Ballet, Jazzart Dance Theatre and Cape Dance Company perform three choreographies by South Africans. Cape Town Ci...
Maputo What's on

Contemporary dance festival Maputo

Performances of this contemporary dance festival showcase the results of the two months of work with schools in and around Maputo. The programme, which began in May, has focused on contemporary dan...
Cape Town What's on

Crown of Russian Ballet

Masterpieces from the Crown of Russian Ballet's repertorie of Carmen, La Corsaire and Bolero. The premiere of the Crown of Russian Ballet, part of the Moscow Ballet, was in 2002. In ten years it ha...
Cairo What's on

Abdel-Moneim Kamel choreography festival

Choreographies by the dancers of the Cairo Opera ballet company. The festival is based on an interdisciplinary approach to the roles of choreographer, dancer and teacher/trainer and is designed to giv...
Addis Ababa What's on

Destino Dance Company

The launch of the new contemporary dance company Destino. Dancers Addisu Demissie and Junaid Jemul Sendi present Dance for Change, which includes three recent choreographies. Demissie and Sendi use da...
Cape Town What's on

The Tin Soldier

A new ballet choreographed by Robin van Wyk, Cape Town City Ballet’s artistic director, based on the tale The Steadfast Tin soldier by Hans Christian Anderson and the music of Alexander Glazunov...
Maputo What's on

Kinani Contemporary Dance Festival

The theme of this fifth edition is globalisation and culture. Although the festival focuses on national dance there are also participants from Belgium, Germany, Portugal, South Africa, Senegal and...
Accra What's on

UDO Ghana Street Dance dances out

UDO Ghana Street Dance is organising Dance Out street dancing every Sunday from 10 November. All dance groups are welcome at Afrikiko off Kanda Crescent. Groups or just single dancers can register for...


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