While the Dancehall Queen contest is perceived as a wanton â€¨libido fest, Kwanele Sosibo finds out that it â€¨is actually much tamer than it looks.
The third instalment of the wildly popular annual Dancehall Queen contest took place last week.
African Storm Soundsystem hosted the third annual Dancehall Queen contest where the women on stage gave BeyoncĂ© a run for her money.
It may still have a small following, but one dance company is determined to bring ballet, with its roots in the Italian Renaissance, to urban SA.
Showing at the Dance Umbrella, Senegalese dancer Germaine Acogny's latest show re-imagines Africans lost to Europe on feeble, wooden boat trips.
The winner of the coveted Standard Bank Young Artist award for dance will be performing at this yearâ€™s National Arts Festival.
The M&G's arts editor Matthew Krouse breaks down 15 of the absolute must-sees at this year's National Arts Festival.
VIDEO: Nadine Mckenzie is a dance teacher who is proving that ability lies in the mind, not just the body. She is an M&G 200 Young South African.
We bring you AfrikaBurn 2013 - an oasis of art, theme camps, costumes and performance in the Karoo.
From minibus taxis to the Gautrain, the Goethe Institute's SPINES festival explores public and private spaces in Jo'burg.
Marianne Fassler and Robyn Orlin put the trash into tutus and tiaras.
It is not the first dance craze to ripple through West Africa, but the azonto style even has the Ghana soccer stars showing off their moves.
Sello Pesa's Inhabitant plays on the reflex systems that determine an individual's place in Johannesburg's society.
Jay Pather's 'Body of Evidence' reflects his interest in the body as a container of memories and forms part of Danse l'Afrique Danse in Jo'burg.
SLIDESHOW Congolese choreographer and dancer Faustin Linyekula presents 'Le Cargo' - a tale of his home and its history - at Danse l'Afrique Danse in Jo'burg.
The continent's dancers have developed their own ways to speak about global issues.
As dancers warm up for the next Dance Umbrella, arts editor Matthew Krouse asks choreographers what the body in space says about South Africa today.
Tladi has worked on his dancing career since he was 14 years old. Now he's been chosen by top dancers/choreographers in the world to train and audition in LA.
South Africa and France are set to share cutting-edge artwork in a bilateral exchange spanning two years.