Choreographer Gregory Maqoma believes technique follows the heart and a will to learn.
Here's our indepth round-up of the highlights from the Dance Umbrella programme this year.
Choreographer Constanza Macras who staged the celebrated "Hell on Earth" at the Dance Umbrella six years ago, is back again with a new production.
The Dance Umbrella has been reconstructed and this year’s offerings enhance the genre’s dimensions.
Dancer and choreographer Mamela Nyamza has pushed through the limitations of dance to find her own path in the discipline.
From the Jozi Film Festival to the Cape Town Art Fair, we round-up some of the country's hot-ticket events.
Local choreographer and solo performer Gregory Maqoma has teamed up with long-time friend Roberto Olivan from Spain to present 'Lonely Together'.
Renowned French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj brought his enchanting production of The Nights, a seductive and emotive work, to Johannesburg.
The lottery has waltzed in to give the festival the funding lifeline it needs to step out for another year.
World-renowned French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj explores the splendour of that world with his new ballet, Les Nuits (The Nights).
A local choreographer is confronting the loaded issue of gender-based violence and silence.
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.
In Uncles & Angels laughter is not merely a vehicle to lighten the load of the themes.
When we speak of violations against the body, what comes to mind if not rape, murder and brutality?
The buzz surrounding the return of Robyn Orlin's Daddy, I've seen this piece six times before... was unavoidable.
Exit/Exist is based on the life of the legendary Xhosa chief, Maqoma, who played a crucial role in the frontier wars in the Eastern Cape.
A piece at this year's Dance Umbrella interrogates the annual reed dance, in which young virgins are presented before King Goodwill Zwelithini.
Local choreographers tackle sensitive, heart-breaking issues that ordinary South Africans are dealing with every day.