Dance Umbrella

Dance Umbrella finds new home

The South African State Theatre will house Dance Umbrella Africa, which will be funded by the state

A leap into the unknown with Dance Umbrella

This year’s Dance Umbrella is the most challenging yet, led by the exuberance of youth.

‘Ketima’ dancers run on passion

Choreographer Gregory Maqoma believes ­technique follows the heart and a will to learn.

Dance Umbrella 2015: What not to miss

Here's our indepth round-up of the highlights from the Dance Umbrella programme this year.

Clash of cultures sets stage on fire

Choreographer Constanza Macras who staged the celebrated "Hell on Earth" at the Dance Umbrella six years ago, is back again with a new production.

Dance Umbrella: Festival streets ahead with new dances

The Dance Umbrella has been reconstructed and this year’s offerings enhance the genre’s dimensions.

Choreographer turns ballet on its head

Dancer and choreographer Mamela Nyamza has pushed through the limitations of dance to find her own path in the discipline.

Don’t Miss This: February 20 – 26

From the Jozi Film Festival to the Cape Town Art Fair, we round-up some of the country's hot-ticket events.

Dance Umbrella lives to tango another day

The lottery has waltzed in to give the festival the funding lifeline it needs to step out for another year.

Les Nuits: Sensual ballet conjures Arabia

World-renowned French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj explores the splendour of that world with his new ballet, Les Nuits (The Nights).

Dancing on dangerous ground

A local choreographer is confronting the loaded issue of gender-based violence and silence.

Moffies, movement and mutilation

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.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences