Tuesday, 18 July 2017 22:39

Applications open for Dance Umbrella 2018

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Applications are now open for Dance Umbrella 2018 - choreographers are invited to apply. Dance Umbrella 2018, the premier platform of South African contemporary choreography and dance and funded by…
Monday, 27 February 2017 22:22

Dance Umbrella thus far

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Dance Umbrella 2017 has been something special so far. Every piece touched on social issues and what makes us human. From pieces that tackle South African racial history and current…
Thursday, 23 February 2017 11:25

The Dance Umbrella Festival is on the go - Artslink

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The annual Dance Umbrella Festival, the 29th edition, is presenting 17 productions, primarily at the Wits Theatre Centre in Johannesburg, until March 5. It features  contemporary dance works from local…
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 07:55

Dance Umbrella Festival 2017

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2017 marks the 29th instalment of Johannesburg’s annual Dance Umbrella festival. Since it was first established in 1989, this event has achieved international acclaim, becoming widely hailed as South Africa’s…
Sunday, 19 February 2017 21:20

Georgina Thomson on Morning Live

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Georgina Thomson on Morning Live, talking about how far the Dance Umbrella Festival has come.
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 22:12

Mamela Nyamza's De-Apart-Hate at Dance Umbrella 2017

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Currently, the Art in South Africa is besotted with patronage instead of possibilities for all; artists in South Africa cannot even agree among themselves how best to challenge our Government…
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 21:59

ANNOUNCEMENT::AN EXTRA PERFORMANCE OF TUTU

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Tutu, choreographed by Tamara Osso, runs at The Nunnery on Saturday, March 4 at 21:00 and Sunday March 5 at 15:30. The work explores the choreographer’s white identity in relation…
SABC Trendz were at the opening of Dance Umbrella 2016, there are some interviews and excerpts from Rebellion and Johannesburg.
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 17:25

Sonia Radebe on Rant and Rave - Podcast

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Chris spoke to the Dance Umbrella choreographer Sonia Radebe about her dance “Lingering”.
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 17:12

Jessica Nupen on Rant and Rave - Podcast

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Chris Avant-Smith spoke to Jessica Nupen the choreographer of the MIDM opening dance piece Rebellion at the Dance Umbrella opening at UJ Theatre on the 25th February.
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 14:10

Georgina Thomson on JoziStyle - Podcast

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Edward Chamberlain-Bell - Georgina Thomson shares Dance Umbrella 2016 with JoziStylers
Friday, 13 March 2015 12:55

Beautiful Sketches by Joburg Sketchers

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Whoever you are, by virtue of the fact that you exist, you have a father. He might not have raised you. He might not be alive any longer. He might…
Robyn Orlin could do it. So could Steven Cohen. And the Doobie Boobies under the direction of Mark Hawkins held articulate and convincing sway on this too. What is it…
Friday, 06 March 2015 16:57

Some reviews worth reading from various sources

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Some reviews worth reading from various sources The daze of our lives… “It’s Shaka Zulu not f***ing Mickey Mouse,” yells the dramaturge in Constanza Macras’s new work, On Fire: The…
Friday, 06 March 2015 16:52

Robyn Sassen:Wena Mamela: Look and listen

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She’s already dancing in a milky grey spotlight when you walk into the space. Amid the noise and rustle of an audience settling into itself and talking and laughing, she…
Mixed programmes in Dance Umbrella always hold that frisson of possibility and that lucky packet threat that is about how the works on the programme relate to one another, as…
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 14:04

Sonia Radebe Interview

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1.Do you prefer your mother’s home cooking or what you get to eat at the hotel while on tour? My mother's home cooked meals 2.Who would you like to have breakfast…
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 14:01

Tossie van Tonder Interview

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Do you prefer your mother’s home cooking or what you get to eat at the hotel while on tour?...WHAT I GET AT THE HOTEL......................................... Who would you like to have…
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 13:50

Gavin Krastin Interview

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Do you prefer your mother’s home cooking or what you get to eat at the hotel while on tour? What type of hotel are we at? Generally mother’s home cooking,…
Monday, 16 February 2015 17:10

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