Free workshops for dancers at Jomba!

2017-09-05 06:00
PhotoS: suppliedAction at the dance workshop.

PhotoS: suppliedAction at the dance workshop.

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JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience will host four open workshops at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Dance Studio (Howard College Campus) until September 3 as part of the festival’s efforts to share knowledge and skills to local dancers, choreographers and dance teachers.

The 19th annual Jomba! festival, which is hosted by the UKZN Centre for Creative Arts (within the College of Humanities), includes a packed line up of local and international guests, who will in assist in facilitating workshops, that are open to the public.

Today August 29 from 5pm to 7pm, Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance 2017, Thandazile “Sonia” Radebe from Johannesburg, will facilitate an open level workshop combined technique class that will explore some of Radebe’s working methods in her creation of Sabela, all abilities and levels welcome.

On Saturday September 2 from 10am-12pm, Adriaan Lutijn teacher, artistic manager of Introdans – from Arnhem in Holland will take participants through the daily routine of this modern ballet company, in a practical way. He will use the repertoire of the performance of Introdans on the festival as an inspiration. Dancers of all backgrounds in dance are welcome at this workshop.

These workshops are offered free of charge to participants but booking is essential as places are limited. The workshops are open to dancers 16 years and older (unless otherwise specified) .

Bookings can be done on 082 875 6065 (office hours only) or e-mail at least two days in advance of the workshop

For more information, contact Lliane­ Loots on

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