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STEPPING OUT
St Anne’s Theatre Festival 2008 to host dance showstoppers. (article published 2008-07-30) - Read more

SATI INAUGURAL MEETING SUCCESSFUL
Moving South African dance and theatre into a new era (article published 2008-07-24) - Read more

GIYANA LUSHA
Vibrant dance performance in celebration of the province’s youth at Durban beachfront Amphimarket. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

TOE TAPPERS
Colin Penn and his Pennants take you on a ‘slow slow quick quick slow’ down memory lane. (article published 2008-07-23) - Read more

NEW SEASON OF AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
South Africa’s most successful touring stage musical of the past decade now back home. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

DURBAN HERITAGE MONTH
Stand by for a marvellous line-up of events in September during Heritage Month. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

SA WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL 2008
Playhouse Company’s 12th South African Women’s Arts Festival to run from July 29 to August 16. (article published 2008-07-20) - Read more

ANDHRA SABHA 50TH
Asherville Andhra Sabha celebrates milestone anniversary with an afternoon of music and dance. (article published 2008-07-10) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2009
Entries now open for 21st anniversary of contemporary dance festival. (article published 2008-07-8) - Read more

ISILILO SIKANANDI
Slow-moving but intense piece on King Shaka and queen Nandi builds up to warlike proportions. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-07-6) - Read more

BAR FLIES
Brilliant piece of physical theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-07-5) - Read more

ROMEO AND JULIET
2008 Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance, Dada Masilo, presents incredible dance piece! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-07-5) - Read more

MICHELLE CONSTANT NEW BASA CEO
Business & Arts South Africa appoints new CEO. (article published 2008-07-2) - Read more

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE WORKSHOP
A Day at the Theatre is offered on July 12. (article published 2008-07-2) - Read more

UCT SCHOOL OF DANCE CONFERENCE
Conference dealing with high culture, mass culture, urban culture – whose dance? (article published 2008-06-30) - Read more

UKUKHULA KOMDANSO
Triumphant celebration of young talent at the opening of Jomba! 2008. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-06-26) - Read more

DANS! DANS! DANS! IS TOPS
South African television production ranks top in local productions. (article published 2008-06-23) - Read more

MOVING INTO DANCE MOIPATONG FOR JOMBA!
Johannesburg company set to move and groove at the JOMBA! Festival in Durban. (article published 2008-06-23) - Read more

KEEPING WATCH IN MOVEMENT
Participants invited to take part in production which takes place over eight hours. (article published 2008-06-21) - Read more

BAXTER DANCE FESTIVAL
Cape Town’s premier dance event takes place in August. (article published 2008-06-21) - Read more

UKUKHULA KOMDANSO 2008
The Centre for Creative Arts (UKZN) and JOMBA! present annual dance festival. (article published 2008-06-21) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT BACK HOME
One of SA’s best-loved musicals to return to Gold Reef City. (article published 2008-06-17) - Read more

WINTER DANCE CLASSES
Eric Shabalala to present workshops in July at the Playhouse. (article published 2008-06-15) - Read more

PAIN IN A SECOND
Touring school production from Eric Shabalala’s Mabhongi Productions. (article published 2008-06-15) - Read more

NEA FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
National Eisteddfod Academy 2008: final call for entries. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

BAT CENTRE YOUTH DAY
Celebrations for annual event that seek to entertain and empower SA youth through the arts. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

DANCING UP A STORM IN GRAHAMSTOWN
Wide-ranging programme of dance on the Fringe. (article published 2008-06-14) - Read more

STAGE & SCREEN
KZN Dance Centre to present rock ‘n roll revival at Westville Civic Centre. (article published 2008-06-7) - Read more

SARGAM EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE
SARGAM hosts event that embraces all Indian languages. (article published 2008-06-7) - Read more

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
The search is on for stars for new reality series. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

BEGINNERS BELLY DANCING CLASSES
Maya Dance Company to start classes in June. (article published 2008-06-2) - Read more

SIDDHARTS AUDITION
Kajal Bagwandeen and Varsha Sharma seek talented dancers between the ages of 11 and 22. (article published 2008-05-30) - Read more

BOLLYWOOD STAR NITE
Lookalike artists from Mumbai to perform at Sibaya. (article published 2008-05-30) - Read more

SWAMI THYAGARAJA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2008
Flagship of the Indian Academy of South Africa’s annual Heritage Series. (article published 2008-05-22) - Read more

ANNUAL CHILDREN'S TAMIL EISTEDDFOD
Fun-filled day for the public of Tamil language, music and dance in Merebank. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

THE MERCHANTS OF BOLLYWOOD
Extra performances of Bollywood-style musical extravaganza at ICC. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

NAT DANCE
Dramatic dance themes at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2008-05-19) - Read more

FAMILY
Adaptation of the Greek tragedy “The Oresteia” for UKZN Drama Dept and environs. (article published 2008-05-12) - Read more

SWAMI THYAGARAJA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Indian Academy to present annual showcase on May 25. (article published 2008-05-12) - Read more

TWISTED BONES
Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre presents two innovative, exciting and challenging works. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2008-05-10) - Read more

FUNK 2008
Dance programme for schools at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2008-05-10) - Read more

PROPOSALS FOR PLAYHOUSE
Playhouse Company invites proposals for productions in 2009/10. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

IMBUMBA
Young dancers expose their untapped talent at National Creative Arts Youth Festival event. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

A FISH OUT OF WATER
Flatfoot Dance Company present new full-length season of dance theatre work. (article published 2008-05-4) - Read more

LIFE CHECK
Youth Development Initiative at BAT Centre on May 3. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

STARS OF THE BALLET MOSCOW
70th Anniversary of Rudolf Nureyev represented in Gala concert tour. (article published 2008-04-29) - Read more

TOE TAPPERS
Colin Penn to present two shows of dance music at the Kloof Civic Centre on May 3. (article published 2008-04-28) - Read more

11TH BUSINESS DAY-BASA AWARDS NOMINEES
Celebrating the art of business sponsorship, nominees vie for prestigious awards. (article published 2008-04-24) - Read more

NALEDI THEATRE AWARDS ON SABC3
Top viewing for Freedom Day will be a 90-minute special of the recent controversial awards ceremony. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

DR ANITHA SHANMUGANATHAN
Bharathanatyam dance performances from expert from India for two Durban venues. (article published 2008-04-20) - Read more

DANCE AFRICA SEASON 2 IS COMING!
Channel O offers another series of shows designed to unearth top freestyle dance talent. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

TWISTED BONES
Eric Shabalala creates innovative new piece for Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre. (article published 2008-04-19) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2008
Sixth annual Fools Award took place at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on April 1. (article published 2008-04-7) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL: DANCE
Treasure trove of talent expected for the NAF in Grahamstown, taking place from June 26 to July 5. (article published 2008-04-2) - Read more

EDGARS MUSIC SERIES
Edgars Music Series goes national this month with the first stop being Durban. (article published 2008-03-24) - Read more

WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Amy Kleinhans-Curd encourages nominations for prestigious award. (article published 2008-03-21) - Read more

DEATH OF MRS ANDRE
Familiar personality linked to NAPAC and the Playhouse dies at the age of 97. (article published 2008-03-17) - Read more

GOINGPLACES
Arts and tourism promotion company now has a presence at the Dept of Arts and Culture’s new offices. (article published 2008-03-15) - Read more

INSPIRED!
Uplifting weekend of creative connection this weekend (March 15 and 16) at Umdloti Beach. (article published 2008-03-12) - Read more

TUNKIE AWARD FOR NICOLA DANBY
CEO of BASA presented with annual award at Gauteng MEC Contemporary Choreography and Dance awards presentation. (article published 2008-03-10) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR ROCKY HORROR
Barnyard Theatres invite local performers to try out for a role in famous rock ‘n roll musical. (article published 2008-03-9) - Read more

SCHOOL OF ROCK SA AUDITIONS
High School learners who can sing, dance and act invited to audition for Unilever Young Performers Project. (article published 2008-03-8) - Read more

DANCE AFRICA
Channel O Launches Season 2 of Highly-rated Dance Reality Show (article published 2008-03-6) - Read more

NEW CLASSICS
Playhouse Company’s latest residency programme presents challenging stage work. (article published 2008-03-6) - Read more

MAGESH: RURAL TO URBAN
S'fiso Magesh Ngcobo steps out on his own to create a one-man dance theatre work. (article published 2008-03-6) - Read more

SASAD DANCE CONGRESS
South African Society for the Advancement of Dancing to host a Dance Congress in Durban (article published 2008-03-6) - Read more

EAST MEETS WEST
Call for designers for exciting cultural crossover fashion show: (article published 2008-02-22) - Read more

OUT THE BOX AUDITIONS
Organiser looking for fresh singers, dancers and actors for corporate events. (article published 2008-02-22) - Read more

PRO HELVETIA
Call for Grant Applications to support professional art projects involving exchange within the SADC countries. (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

DEADLINE EXTENDED!
Deadline for the 11th Annual Business Day-BASA Awards 2007 has been extended to March 14. (article published 2008-02-20) - Read more

NAF FRINGE DEADLINE
Registration deadline looms for National Arts Festival Fringe. (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

THE MERCHANTS OF BOLLYWOOD
Theatrical dance spectacular set for SA stages direct from Film City Mumbai. (article published 2008-02-2) - Read more

NAKED LOVE @ THE CORNER CAFÉ
David Gouldie and Lliane Loots choreograph Flatfoot Dance Company at Glenwood Café. (article published 2008-01-30) - Read more

AT THE PLAYHOUSE IN 2008
Wide variety of shows to be presented catering for a broad spectrum of communities. (article published 2008-01-27) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY-BASA AWARDS 2007
Business sponsors of the arts are invited to enter the 2007 Business Day-BASA Awards. (article published 2008-01-25) - Read more

ART MATTERS
January 2008 column by Illa Thompson. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2008-01-23) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS
Nominations invited for 6th awards online voting system. (article published 2008-01-23) - Read more

SA INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION
Inaugural competition to take place in Cape Town from January 15. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2008
Applications invited for residency programme. (article published 2008-01-3) - Read more

HAPPY NEW 2008!
All the best for the new year! (article published 2008-01-1) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
All the best for a Happy Christmas! (article published 2007-12-24) - Read more

SWAN LAKE
The South African Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake to be broadcast on December 30. (article published 2007-12-23) - Read more

INDUMEZULU YOMDANSO 2007
Cato Manor Vibe!! presents annual production of contemporary dance on December 15 and 16. (article published 2007-12-10) - Read more

11th ANNUAL BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS 2007
Closing date for entries is 28 February 2008 for 2007 awards. (article published 2007-12-9) - Read more

NICOLETTE MCCREEDY FOR SABT
Former Fantastic Flying Fish dancer now with SA Ballet Theatre. (article published 2007-12-3) - Read more

AFRIKA! AFRIKA! AUDITIONS
Auditions for Europe's most successful travelling musical show. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

EGYPTIAN NIGHTS
Maya Dance Company showcase under an Egyptian desert marquee. (article published 2007-11-25) - Read more

NAF FRINGE REGISTRATION
Registration for 2008 Fringe at the National Arts Festival Grahamstown opens December 1. (article published 2007-11-24) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY-BASA AWARDS
Enter The 11th Annual Business Day-BASA Awards 2007. (article published 2007-11-17) - Read more

HLENGIWE LUSHABA/MADLALA
Durban audiences can catch the former KZN dancer and singer on Friday performances of “Hairspray”. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-11-12) - Read more

ACT AWARDS 2007 WINNERS
Former KZN residents Georgina Thomson and Ronnie Govender honoured at recent ACT Awards 2007. (article published 2007-11-9) - Read more

IMBIZO AT PLAYHOUSE
Arts imbizo to take place on November 16. (article published 2007-11-8) - Read more

ROBIN HOOD
Right royal riotous romp in Sherwood Forest with 11th annual festive adult panto. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-11-7) - Read more

AFRICA UMOJA
Super-charged performance filled with joyous energy charts the story of indigenous South African music. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-11-1) - Read more

RHYTHM AND DANCE
Royal Academy of Dance’s annual Fundraiser for November 10. (article published 2007-10-31) - Read more

ALADDIN
Family festive season traditional pantomime promised from KickstArt. (article published 2007-10-25) - Read more

DADA MASILO
Winner of Standard Bank Award for Dance 2008. (article published 2007-10-25) - Read more

DADA MASILO
Winner of Standard Bank Award for Dance 2008. (article published 2007-10-25) - Read more

THE MESSIAH PROJECT
A youth dance performance to Handel’s “Messiah” features over 80 KZN dancers! (article published 2007-10-25) - Read more

DANCE4LIFE AMBASSADOR
World’s top DJ, Tiësto, dances for Life in Durban (article published 2007-10-24) - Read more

RHYTHM AND DANCE
Royal Academy of Dance’s annual Fundraiser on November 10. (article published 2007-10-21) - Read more

THE FAMILY AND I
Siwela Sonke energy and vision very evident in latest production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-10-20) - Read more

AFRICA UMOJA
International sensation for Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2007-10-16) - Read more

AFROSWENDIA
African Music Outreach: Community Development students present cultural extravaganza. (article published 2007-10-10) - Read more

ISIGQI SASEMZANSI
Flatfoot Dance Company offers return season of popular production. (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE
Ever-popular Ballroom and Latin American showcase to take place in the Playhouse Opera. (article published 2007-10-9) - Read more

THE FAMILY AND I
Energetic funky on the edge theatre. (article published 2007-10-7) - Read more

BODIES IN SPACE
A season of Contemporary Dance at DUT. (article published 2007-10-1) - Read more

CHOREOLAB RESIDENCE
Eleven up and coming choreographers showcased their work at annual contemporary dance festival. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-09-30) - Read more

DEATH OF PHILLIP LEE
Well-known adagio dancer dies of a stroke at the age of 44. (article published 2007-09-30) - Read more

DANS! DANS! DANS!
kykNet’s latest reality dance show is looking for the best dancer in the country. (article published 2007-09-30) - Read more

SA INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION
Inaugural ballet competition attracts international and local interest. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

DANCE! AFRICA DANCE!
Call for participants for dance and choreography competition. (article published 2007-09-28) - Read more

LIFE CHECK
Youth development through arts and culture at the BAT Centre. (article published 2007-09-24) - Read more

JOMBA! CHOREOLAB RESIDENCE
Eleven up and coming choreographers showcased their work at annual contemporary dance festival. (article published 2007-09-24) - Read more

SUPASTAGE
Supastage now to reach a bigger and broader market. (article published 2007-09-20) - Read more

SNOW WHITE & 7 LITTLE MEN
Springwood School of Dancing production of exquisitely costumed dancers from the ages of 3 to post-matric. (article published 2007-09-13) - Read more

DANCE4LIFE
Local learners gain skills for life. (article published 2007-09-8) - Read more

SASOL FEVER AUDITIONS
Call for auditions on September 9. (article published 2007-09-4) - Read more

KZN DANCELINK DURBAN DANCE AWARDS
eThekwini dance community honoured in Durban on Saturday night. (article published 2007-09-4) - Read more

ZINDALA ZOMBILI
Battle of the Bands in traditional dance for BAT Centre. (article published 2007-08-20) - Read more

STANDARD BANK EXTENDS NAF SPONSORSHIP
Standard National extends its National Arts Festival sponsorship by three years. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

BOUGIE AND RENE NAIDOO IN UK
Durban Line Dance couple do well in world championships. (article published 2007-08-10) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2008
Entries now open for 20th annual dance festival. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

CRUDA BELLEZZA
Swiss dance company Teatrodanza to present production at Jomba! (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

MUSIC & DANCE SHOWCASE
African Music Project at UKZN presents annual showcase. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

JOMBA!
10th Jomba! Contemporary Dance Experience hits town. (article published 2007-08-6) - Read more

SA WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL
Women to shine on Playhouse stages in SAWAF 2007 (article published 2007-07-30) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE INVITES PROPOSALS
Deadline extended for call for stage productions for presentation at the Playhouse Company. (article published 2007-07-30) - Read more

IN THE CONTINUUM
Memorable theatre experience promised at this year’s South African Women’s Arts Festival. (article published 2007-07-30) - Read more

GIYANI LUSHA
KZN DanceLink to present annual youth dance performance. (article published 2007-07-22) - Read more

ATTACHMENTS (nos. 1-7)
Acclaimed dance work that wowed Grahamstown for The Theatre - St Anne’s College in Hilton. (article published 2007-07-21) - Read more

NATIONAL THEATRE AND DANCE RESEARCH
SATI to provide platform for theatre practitioners to discuss and exchange ideas on the future of the sector. (article published 2007-07-21) - Read more

VØLVEN
Performance by Danish youth theatre group for Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg on August 3. (article published 2007-07-20) - Read more

THREE MEN IN A SQUARE SPACE
Acclaimed Flatfoot Dance company production appears on National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2007-07-3) - Read more

MACBETH
Dada Masilo and Shawn Mothupi shine in PG Sabbagha production on National Arts Festival (review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-07-3) - Read more

KZN ARTS IMBIZO
Arts practitioners invited to attend arts Imbizo to be held in Durban. (article published 2007-06-29) - Read more

KATHAMRITA
Kathak dance recital in Kharwastan presented by Shri Manesh Maharaj and his disciples. (article published 2007-06-27) - Read more

UBUHLE BUYEZA
Community upliftment project for Luna Lounge in Botha’s Hill. (article published 2007-06-24) - Read more

PHENDUKA ADULT CLASSES
Adult dance classes held on Monday evenings at the Playhouse Mayville complex. (article published 2007-06-24) - Read more

LUVUYO ART CENTRE
Vusi Shashu’s Dedicated Artists establish new art centre in Clermont. (article published 2007-06-23) - Read more

NAF DANCE
Dance tells stories at the National Arts Festival. (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

NAF PHYSICAL THEATRE
The National Arts Festival Fringe offers productions that are physically fantastic! (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

NEW DANCE MAGAZINE FOR SA
New publication reflects the rapidly growing local interest in all forms of dance. (article published 2007-06-19) - Read more

CALL FOR STAGE PRODUCTIONS
Arts practitioners invited to submit for consideration proposals for stage productions in the areas of dance, drama and music. (article published 2007-06-18) - Read more

NEWTOWN DIWALI FESTIVAL 2007
Call for expressions of interest for event to take place in Johannesburg in October. (article published 2007-06-17) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2008
Entries now open for FNB Dance Umbrella 2008. (article published 2007-06-17) - Read more

ALADDIN AUDITIONS FOR SINGERS & DANCERS
Performers needed for Festive season traditional pantomime. (article published 2007-06-16) - Read more

BALLET BURSARIES
Chloe Perling and Alison Hall win Lurgan Junior Bursary. (article published 2007-06-13) - Read more

PERFORMANCE ART WORKSHOPS
Spier Contemporary to present performance workshops facilitated by Jay Pather. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

VIVA L’ARTISTE
Le Domaine to highlight artistic heritage from June 11 to 17. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

MANKWALI DESTINATION
Arts emporium concept store due to launch at Gateway Theatre of Shopping. (article published 2007-06-11) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA 3 - THE ROAD TO FAME
Third season of popular series benefits from stronger dramatic content. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-06-10) - Read more

RAZE
New KZN-based dance company presents interesting short season of new work. (article published 2007-06-8) - Read more

PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN
Bodyrock Dance Studio presents third annual dance show at Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

SIFISO MAJOLA IN LADY ANNE
KZN dancer appears in highly acclaimed theatre production. (article published 2007-06-3) - Read more

CALL FOR NAC ARTISTIC ADVISORY PANELLISTS
Public nominations invited for panellists in various disciplines. (article published 2007-06-1) - Read more

BRYAN HILL AT TEATRO (CORRECTED STORY)
Apologies all round for naming the wrong hotel in my previous article on General Manager of the new Teatro theatre at Montecasino. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-05-19) - Read more

NCAYF DANCE
National Creative Arts Youth Festival dance programmes from May 16 to 26. (article published 2007-05-16) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2007
Exuberant expression of KZN's young dancers in National Creative Arts Youth Festival dance programme. (article published 2007-05-16) - Read more

BASA SEMINAR ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Art organisations invited to attend seminar on Corporate Governance and role of Board and Management in Arts Organizations. (article published 2007-05-15) - Read more

MOYO CONCEPT, AUDITIONS & TRAINING
Modern, sophisticated pan-African restaurant seeks performing talent. (article published 2007-05-14) - Read more

WESTVILLE THEATRE CLUB AUDITIONS
The Westville Theatre Club will hold auditions for their 2007 musical on May 27 and 28 (article published 2007-05-13) - Read more

PREMONITIONS
Short season of cutting edge contemporary dance theatre not to be missed. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-05-12) - Read more

KWAZULU PLACE OF HEAVEN, WOZANI!
High energy piece from committed cast celebrates the heritage of KZN. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-05-9) - Read more

FUNK 2007
Annual schools programme of dance theatre to be held at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2007-05-9) - Read more

PREMONITIONS
Choreography by David Gouldie and Lliane Loots in new Flatfoot Dance Company season. (article published 2007-05-6) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR CHALO CINEMA 3
Nateshwar Dance Company looking for male dancers between the ages of 18 and 30. (article published 2007-04-30) - Read more

GISELLE
St Petersburg Ballet Theatre presents magnificent time-honoured classic at the Playhouse. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-04-26) - Read more

GISELLE
St Petersburg Ballet Theatre presents magnificent time-honoured classic at the Playhouse. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-04-26) - Read more

AND … 5. 6,7 8!
Watch out for this show if it comes your way. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-04-22) - Read more

EAST MEETS WEST
Exciting Cultural Crossover Fashion Show at Imbizo Centre, Sibaya. (article published 2007-04-11) - Read more

BARNYARD AUDITIONS
Open auditions for vocalists and musicians at The Barnyard Theatre at Gateway on April 13, at 11h00. (article published 2007-04-11) - Read more

AFRICAN PIRATE DINNER ADVENTURE
Phantom Ship hosts band of renegade pirates and dancers every Friday. (article published 2007-04-3) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2007 WINNERS
Fifth annual Fools Awards honoured artists in KZN. (article published 2007-04-3) - Read more

…AND 5, 6, 7, 8!
World premiere of new play opens at Catalina Theatre. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

DANCE ON 2007 NAF
United voices of art! Pleasure with a healing purpose for NAF in Grahamstown. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

DANCE QUICKIES 2007
Flatfoot Dance Company to feature its Training Company of 2007. (article published 2007-03-27) - Read more

WEDDING OF RAMA AND SITA
Experience of rich cultural diversity promised with first of its kind production. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

KWA-THANKS
Kwasuka Cutting Edge Theatre gets off the ground courtesy of many helping hands. (article published 2007-03-25) - Read more

DANCE AFRICA...
Dance your way across Africa with Dance Africa. (article published 2007-03-24) - Read more

DANCE ENCOUNTERS
Uplifting theatre with a heroic edge at The Playhouse. (article published 2007-03-23) - Read more

AWARD FOR PHILIP STEIN
Man who created the Vita Awards acknowledged at FNB Dance Umbrella 2007. (article published 2007-03-23) - Read more

TUNKIE AWARD FOR JAY PATHER
Jay Pather receives prestigious award at FNB Dance Umbrella 2007. (article published 2007-03-23) - Read more

SA INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION
Artscape Opera House to host prestigious international ballet event in the Mother City. (article published 2007-03-18) - Read more

DEATH OF THABANI PATRICK TSHANINI
Death of talented KZN actor and dancer. (Tribute by Themi Venturas) (article published 2007-03-17) - Read more

BHAKTIRAS
Evening of devotional music and dance. (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AUDITIONS
Famed Cirque du Soleil seeks new talent for its thirteen current productions. (article published 2007-03-11) - Read more

JOMBA! & KZN DANCELINK CHOREO LAB
Deadline for entries to this interesting workshop is March 16. (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

ISIGQI SASEMZANSI
Flatfoot Dance Company and Woodpecker Percussionists create magic in the Open Air Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-03-7) - Read more

AWAKENING RAW TALENT
Entertainment workshops to be held at Glenwood Boys High School. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS ARE FIVE
Vote online now for your favourite KZN artists! (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

SIDE PORTION OF THE LIMELIGHT
Theatre experience of a new and stimulating nature for Playhouse New Stages. (article published 2007-03-4) - Read more

SASAD CHAMPIONSHIPS
SA Society for the Advancement of Dancing offers prize money to the value of R50,000. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2007
Durban choreographers Musa Hlatshwayo, Sifiso Majola, Mdu Mtshali and Mlu Zondi to appear at dance festival. (article published 2007-02-24) - Read more

TWELFTH NIGHT
Clowning about with Hilton College co-production with The Wykeham Collegiate. (article published 2007-02-22) - Read more

SWAN LAKE & GISELLE
Book now for two superb classical ballets from the St Petersburg Ballet company. (article published 2007-02-21) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2007
Durban choreographer Musa Hlatshwayo to present “Umthombi” at prestigious dance festival. (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

ISIGQI SASEMZANSI
Flatfoot Dance Company presents visual and dance spectacular celebrating all forms of rhythm. (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

MLU ZONDI NOMINATED
Mlu Zondi among nominees announced for Gauteng MEC Contemporary Choreography and Dance Awards 2006: (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

DANCE AFRICA AUDITIONS
Channel O’s Dance Africa to hold auditions in Durban on February 23. (article published 2007-02-18) - Read more

JUNGLE BOOK AUDITIONS
KickstArt to hold auditions for forthcoming July holiday spectacular. (article published 2007-02-16) - Read more

NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD AWARDS 2007
Academy calling for entries to annual awards competition. (article published 2007-02-11) - Read more

FLATFOOT DANCE COMPANY CLASSES
Dancers and non-dancers invited to join open class programme for 2007. (article published 2007-02-7) - Read more

NAKED HEART
Hot and steamy performance art at historic Durban Manor. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

STRICTLY COME DANCING
Celebrities pair up with professional dancers in popular UK TV show on BBC Prime. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

PHENDUKA YOUTH DANCE
Phenduka Dance Theatre offers children the opportunity to learn contemporary dance. (article published 2007-02-5) - Read more

CHRIS SEABROOKE THEATRE @ DHS
Construction underway for 120-seater theatre at Durban High School. (article published 2007-01-30) - Read more

RHUMBA AT RHUMBELOW
A fun afternoon of dancing with Colin Penn and his Pennants. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

IDEAS FOR KWASUKA
Scheduling for Kwasuka Theatre underway and projects and ideas are invited. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

JUST SO …….. THE CAT THAT WALKED THROUGH KIPLING
Ballet Theatre Afrikan’s collaborative and colourful production for Hilton. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

NAKED HEART
Artists invited to participate in new venue. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

BRYAN HILL FOR TEATRO
Key theatre appointment sets the stage for industry’s growth. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

STRAIGHT UP
Playhouse Company to presents Phenduka Dance Theatre in educational programme for primary school audiences. (article published 2007-01-28) - Read more

AUDITION FOR KWA-ZULU
Bonginkosi Shangase invites all talented artists to audition for new theatre production. (article published 2007-01-26) - Read more

COTA AUDITION NOTICE
Company of Theatre Arts invite participation for their 21st birthday show. (article published 2007-01-23) - Read more

SALSA DANCE WORKSHOP
South Africa’s only performance Salsa Dance company to teach workshop in Durban. (article published 2007-01-23) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2007
Nominations invited from production companies for 2007 Fools Awards (article published 2007-01-22) - Read more

SHRIMPS
Brilliant performances but talents could be used to better effect in something else. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2007-01-19) - Read more

SHRIMP
Incredible performances from Dorit Weintal and Simon Rowe in international production on Musho! Festival. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2007-01-18) - Read more

MY LITTLE PINK BAG STORIES
Former Durban performers Toni Morkel and Ebrahim Medell to appear at Afronova. (article published 2007-01-10) - Read more

FLATFOOT AUDITION
Flatfoot Dance Company looking for one female dancer. (article published 2007-01-10) - Read more

DURBAN SCOOPS TROPHIES IN NASHVILLE
Five Durban dancers walk away with accolades in World’s Country Western dance championships. (article published 2007-01-9) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
All the best to artSMart regular readers and visitors for 2007! (article published 2006-12-31) - Read more

ACTY TANG
Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner takes dance to places words can't risk. (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
The artSMart team wishes all readers and advertisers a happy Christmas. (article published 2006-12-25) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO MARJORIE CHASE
Ice skating legend made major contribution to Durban entertainment scene. (article published 2006-12-24) - Read more

DEATH OF MARJORIE CHASE
Legendary figure in Durban ice skating circles dies aged 98. (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

LISA MCKELLAR
Durban dancer to perform in China (article published 2006-12-18) - Read more

MALUJU ZULU MUSICAL
A tale of love and war written and directed by Bonginkosi Shangase. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARDS FOR 2007
Standard Bank recipients of annual award include Bronwen Forbay. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS 2006
Business sponsors of the arts invited to enter awards for innovative and effective sponsorship. (article published 2006-12-15) - Read more

INDUMEZULU YOMDANSO 2006
Cato Manor Vibe!!'s showcase of KwaZulu Natal's up-and-coming dance. (article published 2006-12-14) - Read more

BHANGRA BASH
Krakatoa at Sibaya to host bhanga performances. (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

MICHELLE METH FOR EMPERORS
KZN dancer appears in sizzling new musical and dance spectacular in Johannesburg. (article published 2006-12-13) - Read more

THREE MEN IN A SQUARE SPACE
Very fulfilling evening with fine performances in work by three male dancers. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-12-11) - Read more

AFRICAN QUEEN
Committed and talented cast but disappointing production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-12-11) - Read more

THREE MEN IN A SQUARE SPACE
Flatfoot Dance company’s latest evocative offering of contemporary dance theatre. (article published 2006-12-4) - Read more

ST PETERSBURG BALLET
Prestigious Russian ballet company to return in 2007 with two full-length ballets. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

DANCE4LIFE
Local artists rock the stage for Dance4Life youth. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

BELLY FUSION
2006 Showcase of belly dancing to support Faiths Paradise. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

BELLY DANCE SHOWCASE
Maya Dance Company to host annual showcase to support Reach for a Dream Foundation. (article published 2006-12-2) - Read more

DTA WINNERS
The Mercury Durban Theatre Awards recognises excellence in the Durban theatre industry. (article published 2006-11-28) - Read more

ST PETERSBURG BALLET
Renowned ballet company returns to SA and includes Durban on its tour. (article published 2006-11-19) - Read more

DOLPHIN CHALLENGE
SAADA KZN turns one year old this November!! (article published 2006-11-15) - Read more

MAKING MAGIC
Philippart and Anja appear at Sibaya direct from Monte Carlo and Las Vegas. (article published 2006-11-14) - Read more

AFRICAN QUEEN
Bheki Mbili directs production that abounds with big energy and a spirit of optimism. (article published 2006-11-5) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2007
Durban’s Musa Hlatshwayo for festival of new South African contemporary dance in 2007. (article published 2006-10-21) - Read more

GIYA MTOMUSHA
KZN DanceLink annual education projects. (article published 2006-10-21) - Read more

DANCE INDABA
Informal evening programme brings dance community together. (article published 2006-10-18) - Read more

EDITORIAL ON HOLD FOR A WHILE
artSMart editor out of action for a while. (article published 2006-10-8) - Read more

LUNGILE - THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN THE LAND
Dance drama collaboration between Gcina Mhlophe and Mark Hawkins is pure delight from start to finish. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-09-30) - Read more

ENRIQUE FOR TESSON
Durban dancer to perform with Linda Vargas Company in Johannesburg. (article published 2006-09-21) - Read more

NOTTINGHAM ROAD PINK FESTIVAL
Notties goes Nancy from November 24 to 26. (article published 2006-09-18) - Read more

LUNGILE
New dance drama marks unique collaboration between Gcina Mhlophe and Mark Hawkins. (article published 2006-09-18) - Read more

EXTRA SHALL WE DANCE
Public demand prompts extra performance on September 10 at 14h00. (article published 2006-09-7) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE
Annual dance extravaganza features 100 of KZN’s most exciting dancers as well as top award-winning industry professionals. (article published 2006-09-3) - Read more

INTERNATIONAL TRADITIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Playhouse Company presents Traditional Zulu Dance Competition and Gala Traditional Performing Arts Concert. (article published 2006-09-2) - Read more

PINK FESTIVAL
Invitation to submit proposals for new annual arts festival in Nottingham Road. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

SPRING DANCE
Celebrate spring with a social dance at Le Domaine in Hillcrest. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE LECTURES
Workshops for cast and interested dancers from Ballroom and Latin American experts. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

WALKING GUSTO PRODUCTIONS
Multimedia dance theatre company launched by Jeannette Ginslov. (article published 2006-08-25) - Read more

HIP HOP CLASSES
Des van der Spuy of Dance Direction International hosts adult hip hop classes. (article published 2006-08-22) - Read more

KZN DANCELINK SYMPOSIUM
KZN DanceLink to present a symposium on Indigenous Dance. (article published 2006-08-22) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE
Ever-popular annual dance extravaganza with underlying ballroom and Latin American theme. (article published 2006-08-22) - Read more

ACT AWARDS 2006
Call for Nominations for The Arts & Culture Trust ACT Awards 2006. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

NAF APPLICATIONS
National Arts Festival welcomes applications for presentations at the 2007 festival. (article published 2006-08-20) - Read more

SIDE BY SIDE
S’bonakaliso Ndaba and Lliane Loots integrate their respective companies in a sustained dance piece. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-08-11) - Read more

ACT AWARDS 2006
Call for Nominations for The Arts & Culture Trust ACT Awards 2006. (article published 2006-08-8) - Read more

JOMBA!
Ninth presentation of Contemporary Dance Experience. (article published 2006-08-8) - Read more

KZNSA SHOP’S BACK
“Renaissance” at the re-launch of the KZNSA Shop. (article published 2006-08-8) - Read more

DANCE CONNEXION
SASAD to hold their annual bursary fundraiser on August 26. (article published 2006-08-7) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE
Ever-popular Ballroom and Latin American showcase presents its annual dance extravaganza. (article published 2006-08-5) - Read more

SOCIAL DANCE LESSONS
Classes, lessons, socials and competitions at University of KZN Staff Club. (article published 2006-07-22) - Read more

SBONAKALISO AT NEW DANCE
Well-known Durban choreographer to present work at New Dance Festival in Johannesburg. (article published 2006-07-22) - Read more

WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL
Playhouse Company to present its 10th annual International Women’s Arts Festival. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

DANCE OF THE GODS
Classical dance recital of Bharat Natyam and Kathak works. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2007
Next year’s dance festival in Johannesburg open for entries. (article published 2006-07-21) - Read more

DANCING CRAB
New venue in Umhlanga offers different show on different nights. (article published 2006-07-15) - Read more

FRESH
Strong KZN element in exciting showcase for four young, talented choreographers. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-07-8) - Read more

L'EUROPE GALANTE
Baroque 2000 comes into its own in fascinating presentation of André Campra’s opera-ballet. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-07-3) - Read more

VEGAS REVEALED
Dancing and singing talent burst onto the iZulu Theatre stage at Sibaya for non-stop extravaganza. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-07-3) - Read more

THE DANCING CRAB
New Supper Dance Theatre for Umhlanga. (Review by Brian Roodt) (article published 2006-07-2) - Read more

UBUSIKA CHALLENGE
Latin American and Ballroom dance competition on June 24. (article published 2006-06-24) - Read more

FILM FUNDRAISER
Movie to raise funds for Minette de Klerk Dance Academy. (article published 2006-06-23) - Read more

DANCE AUDITIONS
Playhouse Company to hold auditions for children's theatre work in September (article published 2006-06-23) - Read more

DANCING CRAB RESTAURANT
New supper dance theatre in Umhlanga. (article published 2006-06-19) - Read more

VEGAS REVELATION FOR SIBAYA
Spectacular musical tribute to some of the finest singing sensations at iZulu Theatre. (article published 2006-06-19) - Read more

KRAKATOA LADIES NIGHT
Damon Beard features gorgeous, fit hunky guys in fun evening at Sibaya. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE WINTER SEASON
Hip Kulcha kicks off busy winter season at Durban's Playhouse. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

NAF FRINGE DANCE
Dancers and choreographers descend on Grahamstown for the National Arts Festival Fringe. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

ACT SUPPORT
ACT announces R1 million support for 31 Projects. (article published 2006-06-17) - Read more

THE JOURNEY
New programme on the fringe. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

STEPPING OUT
Brenda Radloff appears in Johannesburg in tap-dancing comedy/musical. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

VEGAS REVEALED
Spectacular musical tribute at Krakatoa to some of the finest singing sensations. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

BHANGRA BASH
Enjoy an evening of Bhangra at Sibaya. (article published 2006-06-11) - Read more

DEATH OF MICHAEL LOVEGROVE
CEO of the South African State Theatre dies in Pretoria. (article published 2006-06-8) - Read more

NAF DANCE
Provocative, passionate and playful programme of dance at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2006-05-28) - Read more

BASA SUPPORTS FRINGE
Business and Arts South Africa make special grant available for the 2006 National Arts Festival. (article published 2006-05-28) - Read more

PETER PAN
Ros Nicholson School of Ballet to present timeless fairytale at Hilton. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

PETER PAN
Ros Nicholson School of Ballet presents timeless fairy tale at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2006-05-21) - Read more

HEROES OF SOUTH AFRICA
Freedom Extravaganza offers latest production for schools audiences. (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

HEROES OF SOUTH AFRICA
Freedom Extravaganza offers latest production for schools audiences. (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

REACH FOR A DREAM
Hospital Entertainers needed to fulfil dreams of children facing life-threatening illness. (article published 2006-05-20) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA EXTRA SHOW
Sold-out Playhouse Company Bollywood extravaganza production puts in extra performance. (article published 2006-05-16) - Read more

CHOREOGRAPHY COMPETITION
National Creative Arts Youth Festival presents annual Dance Choreography Competition. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

LOVE OF DANCE
National Creative Arts Youth Festival presents annual dance programme for young dancers. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

DDF BURSARY COMPETITION
Durban Dance Foundation sees young dancers compete for four bursaries. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

DANCE FOR JOY!
National Creative Arts Youth Festival showcases skills of junior dancers from KZN studios and schools. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

BORN TO DANCE
Showcase of dance dramas form part of National Creative Arts Youth Festival. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2006
Showcase of work from the members of KZN Dance Link. (article published 2006-05-15) - Read more

FIRST PHYSICAL TO FOLD
Grahamstown-based First Physical Theatre Company to cease operating in its present form. (article published 2006-05-11) - Read more

STEPPING OUT
Programme of six contemporary dance works for Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-05-11) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA 2
Highly energetic and very visual show pays tribute to Bollywood. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-05-10) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE PROPOSALS
Productions sought for presentation in association with the Playhouse Company. (article published 2006-05-9) - Read more

ACT CALL FOR INFORMATION
ACT compiles list of formal and informal academic institutions offering training in arts, culture and heritage. (article published 2006-05-2) - Read more

ARABIAN NIGHTS
Raqs Sharqi Dance Company presents moving, passionate, electrifying dance theatre at Hilton. (article published 2006-04-29) - Read more

SWAN LAKE
Sublime performance of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet in the Playhouse Opera. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-04-29) - Read more

PERCUSSION EXPLOSION
Compelling 30-minute dance piece revives the spirit of togetherness between the living and the non-living. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-04-27) - Read more

HLENGIWE LUSHABA
Standard Bank announces its Young Artist Award Winner for Dance. (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA 2
Fresh new look at glamour and glitz of Bollywood dance extravaganzas set to have the town talking. (article published 2006-04-25) - Read more

MILLENNIUM FUNK 2006
Unique and ever-popular Pietermaritzburg and KZN Midlands schools’ programme of dance theatre. (article published 2006-04-24) - Read more

NAKED PART ONE
Put on your stylish party best for Naked Part One with Peroni at BBB. (article published 2006-04-23) - Read more

BREAK POINT
Hip Hop and Breakdance lock down for Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-04-21) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Youth initiative to get young people into the theatre has another popular gathering on April 24. (article published 2006-04-21) - Read more

SWAN LAKE
Additional shows for sold-out ballet season. (article published 2006-04-21) - Read more

TAPPING HEARTS
Vigorous tap routines punctuate interesting play about women’s issues. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-04-20) - Read more

ARTS MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM
Symposium for arts and culture structures, theatre managements, artist managers, booking agents, directors, agents and government officials. (article published 2006-04-17) - Read more

THE NEW LOOK PLAYHOUSE
Stunning plush renovated Playhouse foyer on a par with the best of Broadway and the West End. (Report by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-04-17) - Read more

PERCUSSION EXPLOSION
Collaboration of drums and dance where performers share diverse African indigenous common spiritual feeling. (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

PANSA AGM
PANSA Members urged to attend the postponed Annual General Meeting on April 24. (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

WITHOUT FEAR OF VERTIGO
Flatfoot Dance Company work poses the question: What if Icarus was a woman from the Southern tip of Africa who suffered from vertigo? (article published 2006-04-10) - Read more

NAKED PART ONE
Event at BBB explores interaction of art styles in relaxed and innovative form. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

REED DANCE
Zulu maidens take to Dockyard stage. (article published 2006-04-9) - Read more

ARABIAN RHYTHMS
Arabian Rhythms is described as a “kaleidoscope of belly dance styles” from KwaZulu-Natal. (article published 2006-04-8) - Read more

THE WIZ AUDITIONS
Calling all talented high school learners: auditions for 2006 Unilever Young Performers. (article published 2006-04-6) - Read more

SPIER SUMMER ARTS SEASON
Call for submissions for December 2006 – March 2007 season. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2006
Winners of SM/Copydog Fools Awards 2006. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

TAPPING HEARTS
Johannesburg’s Abangani Theatre Group presents cutting-edge piece about South African women. (article published 2006-04-3) - Read more

LORD GANESHA
Dance-drama extravaganza will appeal to those with appreciation of dance or an interest in spiritual mythology and deity. (Review by Maurice Kort) (article published 2006-03-30) - Read more

SAADA DANCE FEVER
SA Amateur Dancesport Ass to host Latin American and Ballroom Dance Competition on April 1. (article published 2006-03-30) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS
Leading contenders for the Fools Awards – but anything can happen between now and Sunday! (article published 2006-03-24) - Read more

CHASING RAINBOWS
Fantastic Flying Fish present fun, participative and hugely entertaining children’s show. (article published 2006-03-23) - Read more

NAF DANCE
Dance programme on National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

DANCE ACADEMY NEEDS HOME
Minette de Klerk is looking for a home for her dance studio. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

MDU MTSHALI WINS
Durban dancer wins young choreographer grant at Gauteng MEC Award. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

SWAN LAKE
St Petersburg Ballet Theatre heading for sold-out historic South African tour. (article published 2006-03-20) - Read more

THE RHYTHM OF LIFE
A dance education experience by Flatfoot Dance Company. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

CONSTELLATION CHANGE
Sixth edition of screen dance festival takes place in London between March 21 and 25. (article published 2006-03-19) - Read more

MALE DANCER FOR LAS VEGAS
Cirque du Soleil seeks male dancer for “Zumanity” in Las Vegas. (article published 2006-03-13) - Read more

PANSA REGIONAL AGM
The Performing Arts Network of SA (PANSA) KZN chapter to hold its regional AGM on March 25. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

BARLOWORLD ARTWORKS
Mentoring programme seeks business mentors for the arts. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

FOUR DING-A-LINGS AND A DING
Hilarious new company set to delight Tongaat audiences on March 17. (article published 2006-03-7) - Read more

DEATH OF AUBREY LOUW
Major figure in the Computicket organisation passed away on February 24. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2006
Sunday Tribune SM comes on board as media partner for the 2006 Fools Awards. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

CEFF/PANSA CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Carl and Emily Fuchs Foundation in partnership with PANSA invite proposals for funding. (article published 2006-03-4) - Read more

MY TALENT MY BREAD
New choreographer presents work in Durban before heading for FNB Dance Umbrella. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-02-27) - Read more

TANGO FIRE
Superb performances from dancers and musicians in sultry tribute to The Tango. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2006-02-25) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE BOLLYWOOD AUDITIONS
Playhouse Company to hold auditions for dancers to take part in forthcoming Bollywood-styled “Chalo Cinema II”. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

SWAN LAKE
World renowned St Petersburg Ballet production for Playhouse. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

EPISODES OF AFRICA
Playhouse Company’s New Stages presentation directed by Michael Lubisi. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

LORD GANESHA
Johannesburg company offers story based on God of Hindu mythology at the Playhouse. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2006 COMMISSIONS
Choreographic commissions awarded to Musa Hlatshwayo, Marise Kyd, Mlekeleli Khuzwayo, and Thokozani Makhoba. (article published 2006-02-20) - Read more

MARKETING CONFERENCES
The British Council and PANSA to host two Arts Marketing Conferences in March. (article published 2006-02-19) - Read more

SIMPLY COME DANCING BALL
Colin Penn presents an evening of Ballroom Dancing at the Durban Country Club. (article published 2006-02-19) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2006 WORKSHOPS
KZN choreographer Charmaine Mpofu among invited artists at Residency. (article published 2006-02-17) - Read more

FNB UMBRELLA INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES
FNB Dance Umbrella 2006 Umbrella celebrates its 18th year on the international map. (article published 2006-02-17) - Read more

FIRST VEENAI RECITAL
19 year-old Pinola Naidoo performed first known veenai recital in South Africa. (article published 2006-02-16) - Read more

WHAT’S UP AT THE SNEDDON?
Arts Editor of The Mercury, Billy Suter, reports on forthcoming events at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (Courtesy of The Mercury) (article published 2006-02-16) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE SCHOOLS SEASON
Fine productions for education and development programme. (article published 2006-02-16) - Read more

MY TALENT MY BREAD
Charmaine Mpofu’s work to have three performances in Durban before leaving for Dance Umbrella. (article published 2006-02-16) - Read more

SASAD DANCE CONGRESS 2006
South African Society for the Advancement of Dancing offers new and exciting dance methods and techniques. (article published 2006-02-16) - Read more

SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
New Introductory Social Dance Class to take place at UKZN Staff Club on February 9. (article published 2006-02-8) - Read more

ACT APPLICATIONS
Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) invites applications for funding. (article published 2006-02-7) - Read more

TOO LATE
DIT Drama Studies Department to present musical by the late Gibson Kente. (article published 2006-02-2) - Read more

TANGO FIRE
South African premiere of internationally-acclaimed Tango Fire for Sibaya. (article published 2006-02-1) - Read more

BALLET EXTENDED
Two additional shows added to the Durban season of the St Petersburg Ballet. (article published 2006-02-1) - Read more

EISTEDDFOD AWARDS
Entries called for National Eisteddfod Academy Awards 2006. (article published 2006-01-31) - Read more

DIT DRAMA STUDIES PROGRAMME
Department of Drama Studies at DIT to present five exciting productions in 2006. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

PHENDUKA CLASSES
Phenduka Dance Theatre secures venue in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

FALL INTO THE LIMELIGHT
The Theatre – St Anne’s College co-production with First Physical Theatre Company & Acty Tang. (article published 2006-01-23) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Business and arts partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2006-01-21) - Read more

THOMAS MORE CULTURAL PROGRAMME
Thomas More College about to embark on exciting new project. (article published 2006-01-15) - Read more

COORDINATION CREATIVE WORKERS MEETING
Meeting to discuss importance of responding to the challenges faced by the Arts Community. (article published 2006-01-10) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Wishing all readers the very best for 2006! (article published 2005-12-31) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
All the best for Christmas and the festive season. (article published 2005-12-24) - Read more

TRIPLE BILL
Pro Helvetia, Arts Council Of Switzerland presents work by Swiss choreographer and multi-media specialist. (article published 2005-12-19) - Read more

TRIPLE BILL
Pro Helvetia, Arts Council Of Switzerland presents work by Swiss choreographer and multi-media specialist. (article published 2005-12-19) - Read more

BOMBAY CRUSH
Review by Margaret von Klemperer (courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2006
The 18th FNB Dance Umbrella takes place in Johannesburg from February 24 to March 18, 2006. (article published 2005-12-16) - Read more

PHENDUKA YOUTH DANCE
Phenduka Dance Theatre’s Youth Dance Programme for 2006. (article published 2005-12-8) - Read more

NAF FRINGE REGISTRATION OPENS
National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, invites entries for the Fringe. (article published 2005-12-6) - Read more

AFRICAN RHYTHM MEROPA
Thabisong Youth Club provincial and national tour showcases Soweto talent. (article published 2005-12-5) - Read more

SPIER FESTIVAL
The Spier Arts Trust Summer Season 2005/6 celebrates a decade of artistic talent. (article published 2005-12-4) - Read more

DURBAN ARTS IN CULTURAL FESTIVAL
Durban Arts Association plays major role in COSATU Workers’ Cultural Festival & Exhibition. (article published 2005-12-2) - Read more

BOMBAY CRUSH
Major new musical at iZulu Theatre deserves strong support. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-12-2) - Read more

DARKHORSE PRODUCTIONS
Jane Cross and Megan Levy branch out on their own. (article published 2005-12-1) - Read more

DANCE AWARDS
KZN Dance Link honours the cream of the dance community for 2004/2005. (article published 2005-11-30) - Read more

RICHARD PARKER
Playhouse lighting designer is honoured for his contribution to dance. (article published 2005-11-30) - Read more

DEATH OF PROFESSOR SNEDDON
Professor Elizabeth Sneddon has died in Durban at the age of 98. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-11-24) - Read more

INDUMEZULU YOMDANSO 2005
Fantastic Flying Fish’s outreach programme at Cato Manor Community Hall on November 26. (article published 2005-11-20) - Read more

BRIAN BARAKAUSKAS
2005 World Line Dance Champion to visit Durban to appear at a dance event on November 25. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Business and arts partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

ACT AWARDS
KZN’s Pheduka Dance Theatre and arts administrator Nicky du Plessis among contenders for 7th Annual ACT Awards. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

CAPE TOWN YOUTH FESTIVAL
2006 event calls for workshop proposals. (article published 2005-11-14) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNERS
Standard Bank announces winners for 2006. (article published 2005-11-11) - Read more

BEACH FESTIVALS
Durban’s summer season to incorporate three Beach Festivals. (article published 2005-11-4) - Read more

DOLPHIN CHALLENGE
South African Amateur Dancesport Association’s inaugural dancesport competition. (article published 2005-10-24) - Read more

A GALA PERFORMANCE
Hilton College Theatre to showcase ballet performances by the cream of the Cecchetti Society. (article published 2005-10-20) - Read more

BARLOWORLD ARTWORKS
Barloworld Artworks Mentoring Programme seeks business mentors for the arts. (article published 2005-10-19) - Read more

PLEDGE FOR WORLD AIDS DAY
Khomanani invites the public to make a pledge on December 1 for “A nation caring together”. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

ART EXPLOSION FESTIVAL
Eager Artists Theatre Company presents mini festival of three productions and a fundraiser in BAT Hall. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

NLDTF CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund invites applications for Arts, Culture & National Heritage. (article published 2005-10-17) - Read more

DEATH OF LYNDSAY MARITZ
Former NAPAC poster designer dies unexpectedly at her home in Westville. (article published 2005-10-15) - Read more

APPOINTMENT OF NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL
PANSA responds to full list of nominees for the new NAC Board. (article published 2005-10-15) - Read more

ABAKHWETHA & UMTHOMBI
Musa Hlatshwayo’s dance theatre piece to run at Pieter Scholtz Open Air Theatre. (article published 2005-10-14) - Read more

DANCE FOR YOUTH
Large-scale youth dance performance on October 16 at God’s Golden Acre. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

SWAN LAKE
St. Petersburg Ballet Company performs complete, full length classic ballet in South Africa in 2006. (article published 2005-10-11) - Read more

RED CRUSHED VELVET
Corrected version of review: Hilton dates October 13 and 14. Fine evening of contemporary dance from Grahamstown’s First Physical Theatre Company. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-10-7) - Read more

BOLLYWOOD ROCK
An evening of Bollywood music and dance at Krakatoa. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

SLEEPING BEAUTY ON ICE
Pieter Toerien and James Cundall for Lunchtime Productions present top ice show. (article published 2005-09-26) - Read more

ZEROCARBONCITY
British Council embarks on innovative multi-pronged, global project. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

BOLLYWOOD AUDITIONS
Call for auditions for 90-minute Bollywood-inspired stage musical. (article published 2005-09-24) - Read more

TEACHERS SHOWCASE
90-minute programme for 2006 Playhouse schools productions. (article published 2005-09-21) - Read more

RED CRUSHED VELVET
Grahamstown’s First Physical Theatre for Durban and Hilton. (article published 2005-09-21) - Read more

WITNESS REVIEWS
Compilation of reviews on the Witness Hilton Arts Festival. (Courtesy of The Witness: September 19, 2005). (article published 2005-09-20) - Read more

ATTACHMENTS
Athena Mazarakis and Craig Morris create a superb dancing partnership in this piece that deals with relationships. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-09-20) - Read more

THE WITNESS HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
Annual festival at Hilton College Theatre from September 16 to 18 true to its own benchmark form. (article published 2005-09-15) - Read more

INTERNATIONAL TRADITIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Festival programme centres on concert with Ladysmith Black Mambazo among the headline acts. (article published 2005-09-15) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN PERFORMANCE APPLICATIONS
Performance proposals invited for 2006 National Arts Festival, Grahamstown. (article published 2005-09-15) - Read more

TAP DOGS BLAZE BACK!
Second time around this brilliant stunt tap extravaganza has lost none of its magic. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-09-14) - Read more

MAKEOVER FOR ACT AWARDS
Annual award system undergoes radical facelift. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

BHANGRA BASH
Mershen Ramaloo presents Bhangra Bash at Sibaya’s Krakatoa on September 11. (article published 2005-09-9) - Read more

TAKING BACK THE STABLE
Closing date for entries is September 16. (article published 2005-09-5) - Read more

DANCE UNLIMITED
Works by four choreographers represent a vibrant and interesting evening of dance at DIT. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-09-2) - Read more

JOMBA YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS
Four young choreographers show their talents in an interesting evening of contemporary dance. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

DANCE FEST 2005
Choreographers with new and original dance works invited to submit applications for festival. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

TAP DOGS
High speed industrial tap show of hardcore footwork returns to South Africa. (article published 2005-08-28) - Read more

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY ON ICE
Only Johannesburg and Cape Town performances for top class ice show. (article published 2005-08-23) - Read more

PANSA FORUM
Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA) KZN presents forum on arts funding. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE
Dance Ballroom and Latin American showcase presents annual dance extravaganza. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

RED CRUSHED VELVET
First Physical Theatre Company promises world class programme in KZN in October. (article published 2005-08-21) - Read more

AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY DANCE
Proceedings of 7th Jomba Contemporary Dance Conference now available in glossy publication. (article published 2005-08-20) - Read more

VIRTUALLY BLONDE
Superbly performed work from Gregory Maqoma opens Jomba! 2005. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-08-18) - Read more

BOUNCE
Wow! Head for Sibaya for breakdance spectacular! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-08-17) - Read more

BALLET THEATRE AFRIKAN AUDITIONS
Auditions on September 3 in Johannesburg for dancers for aspirant training course. (article published 2005-08-16) - Read more

ST ANNE’S THEATRE FESTIVAL 2005
Theatre festival at prestigious Hilton-based school now in full swing. (article published 2005-08-15) - Read more

JOMBA
2005 event promises to be biggest and best 12 day feast of international, national and local contemporary dance. (article published 2005-08-15) - Read more

AFRICAN MASCULINITIES
Publication explores what it means for an African to be masculine and how male identity is formed by cultural forces. (article published 2005-08-14) - Read more

FLATFOOT TO BUDAPEST
Musa Hlatshwayo and Flatfoot Dancers to perform at Sizget festival. (article published 2005-08-9) - Read more

LOVEBYTES @ ST ANNE’S
Siwela Sonke’s acclaimed production to have two performances at festival in Hilton. (article published 2005-08-8) - Read more

PANSA ON NAC COURT CASE
Media statement by the Performing Arts Network Of South Africa (PANSA) on the National Arts Council (NAC) court case: (article published 2005-08-7) - Read more

TRACES
Women’s Arts Festival piece set to generate much comment in local dance circles. (article published 2005-08-1) - Read more

THE FELIX SISTERS
Three young siblings garner awards at SASAD Festival. (article published 2005-07-23) - Read more

WHITNEY SCHOFIELD
13 year-old ballerina excels at SASAD festival. (article published 2005-07-23) - Read more

DANCE CONNEXION
SASAD to stage its annual fundraiser event. (article published 2005-07-18) - Read more

GROWING NUMBERS FOR NAF
Growing numbers indicate great support for the 31st National Arts Festival, Grahamstown. (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

WOMEN’S ARTS FESTIVAL
Ninth Playhouse South African Women's Arts Festival to take place from August 5 to 7. (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

IZINYAWO
"African Footprint" buys a Cow for Choc! (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE APPLICATIONS
Productions sought for presentation in association with the Playhouse Company. (article published 2005-07-17) - Read more

PETER AND THE WOLF
Highly successful run of enchanting children’s ballet generates plans for regular programmes at Kwasuka. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-16) - Read more

BURN UP THE DANCE FLOOR
Cabaret with a twist at Krakatoa. (article published 2005-07-12) - Read more

CANSA JAZZ, JEWELLERY, ART & FASHION
Exciting evening at Sibaya Casino Conference Centre on July 22 to benefit CANSA. (article published 2005-07-9) - Read more

IMPRESSIONS
Invaluable exercise for young performers in well-disciplined dance programme. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-9) - Read more

TIBET FESTIVAL OF COMPASSION
Largest Tibetan cultural event to ever take place in Africa on July 17 at Durban's Jewish Club. (article published 2005-07-8) - Read more

IMPRESSIONS
Invaluable exercise for young performers in well-disciplined dance programme. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-8) - Read more

WINDOWS
Superbly designed and executed dance work marks a unique collaboration between two leading choreographers. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-7) - Read more

BOUNCE
Dance Sensation blurs the boundaries between street dancing and theatre. (article published 2005-07-6) - Read more

BUSINESS & ARTS SOUTH AFRICA SEMINARS
Seminar series July/August 2005: Making the most of fundraising: how to build effective partnerships. (article published 2005-07-6) - Read more

PETRA
2005 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for dance presents powerful multi-layered work. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-07-5) - Read more

GOING TO GRAHAMSTOWN
artSMart Editor to relocate to Grahamstown temporarily for the Festival. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

STATE THEATRE PLANS
Pretoria landmark declared a cultural heritage. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2006 GRANT
Closing date July 1 for choreography grant. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

STARS OF THE BALLET MOSCOW
Playhouse to host Russian soloists in Tchaikovsky tribute. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
Research sponsored by BASA into arts coverage in the mass media. (article published 2005-06-28) - Read more

PETER AND THE WOLF
Durban City Dance Company to stage new version of timeless ballet classic over July holidays. (article published 2005-06-21) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT WOWS ROYALTY
Touring cast of Richard Loring's smash hit production performs in London. (article published 2005-06-21) - Read more

FUNDRAISER FOR IMPRESSIONS
Dance Direction Int. to raise funds for Grahamstown trip. (article published 2005-06-20) - Read more

YOUNG PERFORMERS TO PARIS
Mlu Zondi, Ntando Cele and Siyanda Duma to present new collaborative work. (article published 2005-06-17) - Read more

LOCAL ART FORUMS
Durban Arts demonstrates its firm positioning back on the arts scene. (article published 2005-06-15) - Read more

HIP KULCHA
Two-day festival, now in its second year, promises all the buzz of last year's highly successful launch. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

INVITATION FROM JAY PATHER
Young choreographers and artists invited to be part of collaborative workshops and guided process. (article published 2005-06-13) - Read more

CAPE TOWN FESTIVAL
Artists in all disciplines invited to take part in March 2006 Festival. (article published 2005-06-12) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT SPECIAL
Buy one ticket, get one free for spectacular dance show on June 15 and 16. (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2006
Closing date for Dance Forum Grant (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

D’ARTS MAGAZINE IS BACK!
Durban Arts Association’s highly popular magazine is back in business! (article published 2005-06-11) - Read more

AWARD FOR CCA
Durban's Centre for Creative Arts wins major culture award. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

TALKING SPIRITS
Revival of vibrant celebration of African heritage and tradition at The Playhouse. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

MADEIRA DAY
Amphimarket to celebrate with local Portuguese community. (article published 2005-06-7) - Read more

LOVE BYTES
New choreography and new faces make for exciting programme from Siwela Sonke. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-06-2) - Read more

TALENT COMPETITION
The BAT Centre will host a talent competition on June 16 as part of the Youth Day celebrations. (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

TAP DOGS RETURN!
Sensational male dance group returns to wow South African audiences. (article published 2005-05-30) - Read more

ALFRED HINKEL TRIBUTE TO MATHESON
Artistic Director of Jazzart Dance Theatre pays tribute to the late David Matheson. (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

DURBAN FOLK CLUB
Head First for next DFC get-together. (article published 2005-05-29) - Read more

POETRY IN MOTION
Live Poets present upbeat DIT programme. (article published 2005-05-24) - Read more

LOVE BYTES
Siwela Sonke presents contemporary dance programme embracing the theme of love. (article published 2005-05-22) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA SOLD OUT
Playhouse Company announces all performances in its season sold out. (article published 2005-05-22) - Read more

COLABORART
Considered to be the most entertaining, eclectic, art happening on the South Coast. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

LOVE OF DANCE
Authenticity of dance techniques to be evident in NCAYF programme. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

WE ARE THE WORLD
350 Grade Seven learners communicate their power in NCAYF programme. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2005
Showcase featuring the work of members of KZN Dance Link for NCAYF event. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY COMPETITION
Professional and amateur choreographers can demonstrate their creativity in NCAYF event. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

IPI NTOMBI
Department of Drama Studies at DIT presents well-known Bertha Egnos and Gail Lakier musical. (article published 2005-05-20) - Read more

ACT APPLICATIONS DUE
Arts and Culture Trust to disburse R1,5 million. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
All info to be found on the Festival pages. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

FLATFOOT IN PMB
Flatfoot Dance Company’s latest work to be presented at the Hexagon Theatre from May 19-21. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

DANCE FOR JOY
NCAYF fun-filled programme for dancers aged five to twelve. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

BORN TO DANCE
NCAYF programme provides a challenge to choreographic skills of dancers in the community. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

ACT APPLICATIONS
Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) to disburse R1.5 million in arts funding. (article published 2005-05-16) - Read more

KWASUKA BENEFIT GALA
Two performances at charming theatre venue on May 22 and 23 launch new Friends scheme. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Next in the series takes place at Catalina on May 30. (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

PARADISE
Jay Pather produces site specific work in University of Cape Town's Drama Department Residency (article published 2005-05-15) - Read more

ACTS OF LOVE UNDER A SOUTHERN MOON
Flatfoot Dance Company’s new full-length dance theatre work is well-presented and has much to say. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-05-12) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA
Magnificently visual dance programme marks worthy celebration of Nateshwar Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-05-11) - Read more

NATIONAL CREATIVE ARTS YOUTH FESTIVAL
Brainchild of Professor Elizabeth Sneddon now in its 16th year. (article published 2005-05-9) - Read more

DURBAN DANCE FOUNDATION BURSARY COMPETITION
Dancers from all ages compete for the following bursaries in NCAYF competition. (article published 2005-05-9) - Read more

DANCE UMBRELLA OPEN FOR ENTRIES
FNB Dance Umbrella 2006 open for entries for 2006 event. (article published 2005-05-9) - Read more

DDC MEETS RED EYE
Premier arts event joins forces with established Fashion Extravaganza on May 13 and 14. (article published 2005-05-7) - Read more

ABAPHANSI AUDITIONS
Community organisation Dedicated Artists invites actors, singers and dancers to audition for new work. (article published 2005-05-7) - Read more

MILLENNIUM FUNK 2005
Ever-popular annual production gives young people the opportunity to work in a professional environment. (article published 2005-05-6) - Read more

DANCE AROUND THE SPECTRUM AT NAF
National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, offers a widely varied programme for 2005. (article published 2005-05-6) - Read more

ACTS OF LOVE UNDER A SOUTHERN MOON
Innovative Flatfoot Dance Company explores notions of love and being in love against the backdrop of SA history. (article published 2005-05-5) - Read more

BAXTER DANCE FESTIVAL
The Baxter Theatre Centre launches its first Dance Festival. (article published 2005-05-2) - Read more

CHALO CINEMA
Nateshwa Dance Company with Afzal Khan and Jayloshini Naidoo for Playhouse Drama. (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

BOUNCE
Vodacom and Metro FM present LA streetdancing sensation in support of Unite Against Hunger. (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

DANCE FORUM
Discussion re media and how they affect the performing arts scheduled for April 30 moved to May 21. (article published 2005-04-30) - Read more

DEATH OF KHULEKANI QWABE
Dance world loses well-known founder member of Phenduka Training Programme and Dance Company. (article published 2005-04-29) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT EXTENDED
Smash hit dance programme at Sibaya Casino’s iZulu theatre extended to July 31. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS 2005
The Art of Business Sponsorship celebrated at Eighth Annual Business Day/BASA Awards. (article published 2005-04-27) - Read more

PERCY TUCKER HONOURED
Rotarian Paul Harris Fellowship Award for founder of Computicket. (article published 2005-04-25) - Read more

SPIER DEADLINE EXTENDED
Call for submissions for the 10th Spier Arts Summer Season (2005/6) extended to May 10, 2005. (article published 2005-04-24) - Read more

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AUDITIONS
Acclaimed company auditions for physical actors and dancers for the first time in South Africa. (article published 2005-04-21) - Read more

AFRICAN EAGLES & UGLY DUCKLINGS
The Playhouse Company revives its disability arts programme. (article published 2005-04-19) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Next in the highly successful series takes place at Catalina Theatre on April 18. (article published 2005-04-18) - Read more

COMING TO HERITAGE
Productions planned for the new Heritage Theatre at Hillcrest Village Heritage Market. (article published 2005-04-16) - Read more

HERITAGE THEATRE
Custom-built 240-seater supper theatre at Heritage Market on track to open on April 21. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-04-16) - Read more

NLDTF INFO CENTRE
National Lotteries Board Information Centre now based at DTI campus in Tshwane. (article published 2005-04-14) - Read more

FIRST PHYSICAL PROGRAMME
Auditions for dance development in dance from Grahamstown’s First Physical Theatre Company on April 13, 14 and 15. (article published 2005-04-11) - Read more

PHENDUKA AUDITIONS
Phenduka Dance Theatre looking for 12 motivated and committed young people. (article published 2005-04-7) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS NOMINEES
Nominees for Eighth Annual Business Day/BASA Awards celebrate The Art Of Business Sponsorship. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

FUNDING FOR YOUNG PROJECTS
Unilever Growing Arts and Culture in South Africa helps to nurture arts and culture within South African youth. (article published 2005-04-4) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2005
Winners of the Fools Awards 2005 were announced last night at the Catalina Theatre. (article published 2005-04-2) - Read more

SUNSET SOIREE
Tap dance maestro Clive Gilson performs in Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2005-03-31) - Read more

DANCE AT NAF
National Arts Festival hosts an exciting and memorable combination of talents and styles. (article published 2005-03-23) - Read more

NEW STAGES - DANKIE PITOLI & JUST 4 U
A ferociously challenging dance work and a flippant musical comedy offer highly contrasting insights into the same theme - has anything changed since apartheid? (Review by Lynne Goodman) (article published 2005-03-21) - Read more

PHILLIP STEIN GRANTS
Durban-based Musa Hlatshwayo one of two new recipients for dance grant. (article published 2005-03-21) - Read more

AWARDS FOR WOMEN
South Africa invited to put forward nominations for the Shoprite Checkers/SABC 2 Woman of the Year Award. (article published 2005-03-20) - Read more

YOUNG DANCERS TO RAD
Tracy Wicks and Carrie Jiang get distinctions in Royal Academy of Dancing in classical ballet exams. (article published 2005-03-19) - Read more

VAREKAI IS POSITIVE ABOUT KZN
Varekai Productions applaud Department of Arts, Culture and Tourism and comment on positive outlook for the future. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

MEMORY MAKERS
Kumari Ambigay to host evening of song and dance. (article published 2005-03-16) - Read more

HERITAGE SERIES
Indian Academy of South Africa to present respected and much acclaimed Dr Bala Murali Krishna. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Next get-together of successful Catalina Theatre initiative on March 21. (article published 2005-03-15) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2005
Voting online now open to the public for awards acknowledging top achievers. (article published 2005-03-12) - Read more

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF AUDITIONS
Young people between 13 and 18 needed for 2005 Unilever Young Performers’ Project. (article published 2005-03-12) - Read more

MID YEAR RED EYE
Call for artists, musicians & performers for popular Durban Art Gallery initiative. (article published 2005-03-9) - Read more

DEATH OF LOUISE SINCLAIR
Tribute to former Playhouse box office staff member who died in January. (article published 2005-03-3) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE SELL-OUT SUCCESS
Newly renovated Playhouse has its first sell out success for 2005. (article published 2005-03-3) - Read more

GENESIS - AFTER THE STORM
Engaging piece including dance and drama about cultural values, tolerance and mutual respect. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-03-2) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE DOUBLE BILL
“Amagama Amathatu” and “Genesis – After the Storm” form part of exciting Senior Primary Schools programme. (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

DANCE UMBRELLA AT CONSTITUTION HILL
Among FNB Dance Umbrella highlights is new work from Durban-based choreographer Jay Pather. (article published 2005-03-1) - Read more

ma
Superb programme of dance from Akram Khan handles sociological issues with brilliance, pathos and humour. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-02-27) - Read more

ARTS NETWORK FORUM
Invitation to all arts practitioners to attend important meeting. (article published 2005-02-26) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
Playhouse Company announces programme details for first leg of its 2005 project. (article published 2005-02-25) - Read more

MA
Famed Akram Khan Company presents ambitious integration of dance, text and live music on February 26. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

NAF FRINGE DEADLINE
Deadline for submission of registration for National Arts Festival Fringe February 25. (article published 2005-02-21) - Read more

DANCE JOURNEY AUDITIONS!
Durban’s Eager Artists Theatre Company calling talented dancers to audition on February 18 from 09h00. (article published 2005-02-17) - Read more

DEATH OF LOUISE SINCLAIR
Former box office assistant at the Playhouse Company dies in Durban. (article published 2005-02-15) - Read more

CCA FESTIVALS
The Centre for Creative Arts Festival Calendar for 2005. (article published 2005-02-15) - Read more

AKRAM KHAN WORKSHOP
FNB Dance Umbrella 2005 offers an opportunity to attend workshops facilitated by top British choreographer. (article published 2005-02-13) - Read more

COLABORART EIGHT 8
Invitation to artists of all disciplines to exhibit at or attend the quarterly ColaborArt exhibition. (article published 2005-02-11) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2005
Changes to programme due to cancellation of Belgian company’s performances. (article published 2005-02-11) - Read more

2004 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Deadline extended to February 15. (article published 2005-02-11) - Read more

SIWELA SONKE’S ANNUAL SHOWCASE
“First look, then step, then dance madly” proved that contemporary dance is alive and well in KZN. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-02-9) - Read more

SIWELA SONKE’S ANNUAL SHOWCASE
“First look, then step, then dance madly” proved that contemporary dance is alive and well in KZN. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2005-02-9) - Read more

WHAT’S UP IN 2010?
Anyone planning events for the 2010 World Cup soccer fans should submit information to artSMart. (article published 2005-02-9) - Read more

VARIETY CONCERT
Fundraising concert of song and dance in support of the Bill Buchanan Association for the Aged. (article published 2005-02-7) - Read more

DURBAN AUDITIONS: CATS
Representatives from Pieter Toerien Productions and The Really Useful Group to audition for musical in Durban. (article published 2005-02-7) - Read more

JABULANI MUSICAL IN US
K-CAP Alive Kids celebrate South Africa’s story of survival on its US tour. (article published 2005-02-6) - Read more

VEERAMANI KANNAN FUNDRAISERS
Various temples in KwaZulu-Natal to host fundraisers in aid of building funds. (article published 2005-02-3) - Read more

PETER JOHN SABBAGHA
Standard Bank Young Artist Award Winner for Dance addresses the presence of HIV/Aids within South African society. (article published 2005-01-26) - Read more

CREATE SA
Creative industries skills development programme. (article published 2005-01-19) - Read more

EMAC WEBSITE
K-CAP EMAC Centre has new website at www.ekhayaartcentre.co.za (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

TSUNAMI RELIEF TABLE
Essenwood Market has a collection point for donations for tsunami victims. (article published 2005-01-18) - Read more

UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND AUDITIONS
University of Zululand’s Centre for Arts and Culture searches for young talent from all over KZN. (article published 2005-01-10) - Read more

DANCE FOR PERFORMERS
Janet Hare starts dance classes for singers and performers. (article published 2005-01-3) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
Richard Loring smash-hip show steps in to raise funds for victims of Tsunami disaster. (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

ART WRAP
Report by Margaret von Klemperer, Arts Editor: The Witness (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

TSUNAMI DISASTER FUND
East Coast Radio establishes disaster fund account. (article published 2005-01-1) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR
Everything of the best for 2005. (article published 2004-12-31) - Read more

SIBAYA ENTERTAINMENT
New Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom offers a host of festive fare. (article published 2004-12-26) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
All the best of good cheer for the festive season. (article published 2004-12-23) - Read more

LYNDA NICHOL
Former Theatre Manager of Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre now Operations Manager for Sadler's Wells. (article published 2004-12-22) - Read more

NACSA MEDIA RELEASE
Network for Arts and Culture South Africa (NACSA) welcomes sacking of National Arts Council Board. (article published 2004-12-22) - Read more

MESSIAH MUSICAL
Jerry Pooe creates rough diamond of a new work at the Stable Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

10 UP!
Siwela Sonke’s Young Lions celebrate The Rhythms of Freedom. (article published 2004-12-19) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE FESTIVE EXTRAVAGANZA
Playhouse pulls out all the stops and blasts back into the Durban theatre stratosphere. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-18) - Read more

ACT NEW GM
Arts And Culture Trust appoints new General Manager. (article published 2004-12-17) - Read more

FESTIVE SEASON EXTRAVAGANZA
Playhouse Opera explodes in a retrospective celebration of highlights of ten favourite shows. (article published 2004-12-13) - Read more

THE SELFISH GIANT
Lovely costumes, graceful ballet dancers, a bit of scary stuff and a happy ending! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-12-10) - Read more

THE SELFISH GIANT
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s new festive season production of family dance story. (article published 2004-12-6) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNERS
Standard Bank announces its Young Artist Award Winners for 2005. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN FRINGE
The 2005 National Arts Festival, Grahamstown requests Fringe Applications by February 27. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
2004 awards to be presented by Anglo American. (article published 2004-12-4) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE MD & CFO DISMISSED
Playhouse Council announces dismissals of Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. (article published 2004-12-3) - Read more

DA STATEMENT
DA welcomes indications that the whole NAC Board has been fired by the Minister. Statement issued by Dianne Kohler Barnard MP (DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture) (article published 2004-11-30) - Read more

PANSA ON NAC #2
PANSA commends Minister for moving towards the dissolution of the NAC Board. (article published 2004-11-25) - Read more

PANSA ON NAC
Media statement by The Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA) on The National Arts Council. (article published 2004-11-25) - Read more

RECOGNITION AWARDS
Bartel Arts Trust’s sponsorship of Durban Theatre Awards includes five recognition awards. (article published 2004-11-24) - Read more

DURBAN THEATRE AWARD WINNERS
Glitzy evening attended by Durban’s theatre ‘who’s who’ honoured top performers and productions for 2003/2004. (article published 2004-11-24) - Read more

DTA NOMINEES
Amended version of Durban Theatre Award nominees (previous article omitted a children's theatre production). (article published 2004-11-12) - Read more

DTA NOMINEES
Nominees have been announced for the Durban Theatre Awards 2004. (article published 2004-11-8) - Read more

ALDO BRINCAT AUDITIONS
Close on 100 performers, actors, dancers, models and comics needed for exciting promotion. (article published 2004-11-8) - Read more

ACT AWARD WINNERS 2004
Winners of Annual Arts And Culture Trust (Act) Awards Announced. (article published 2004-11-7) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA
Annual event offers work from top contemporary choreographers. (article published 2004-11-7) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
Mysterious giant footprint leads to iZulu Theatre Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2004-11-6) - Read more

MARKETING MANAGER
The Market Theatre Foundation seeks dynamic individual. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

FINANCIAL PLANNING SEMINAR
PANSA to host free financial planning seminar on November 10. (article published 2004-11-3) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-11-2) - Read more

TALKING SPIRITS & AFRICAN QUEEN
Good to see the work of Zeph Nzama and Bheki Mbili included in Playhouse New Stages season. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-10-31) - Read more

MALUJU ZULU!
(CORRECTED VERSION): Bonginkosi Shangase finally pulls off fine musical theatre production of love and war. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-10-31) - Read more

DEPT OF ARTS & CULTURE HAS LET SA DOWN
Statement issued by Dianne Kohler Barnard MP (DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture) (article published 2004-10-28) - Read more

DANCE IN ACTION 2004
Close on 300 students celebrate work of Drama and Performance Studies Programme of the UKZN. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

A DANCE GALA
Two performances of dance presented by the Cecchetti Society of KZN on November 6. (article published 2004-10-27) - Read more

MALUJU ZULU!
Bonginkosi Shangase finally pulls off fine musical theatre production of love and war. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-10-26) - Read more

TALKING SPIRITS AND AFRICAN QUEEN
Second slot in Playhouse Company’s New Stages season. (article published 2004-10-26) - Read more

KZN DANCELINK AWARDS
Dance community honours its own. (article published 2004-10-26) - Read more

JAY PATHER IN CAPE TOWN
Free lunch time treat for Capetonians of work by Durban-based choreographer. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

IS'TIMELA DANCE FESTIVAL
Fourth Is'timela Dance Festival to take place Pietermaritzburg on October 23. (article published 2004-10-22) - Read more

2004 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-10-19) - Read more

BLUE MONDAY PLATFORM
Young performers invited to book their spot at the Catalina Theatre on November 29. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

DANCE FOR YOUTH
Large-scale youth dance performance on October 17 at God’s Golden Acre in Cato Ridge. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

HONOURS DANCE FESTIVAL
UKZN Drama and Performance Studies Programme host honours students’ final choreographic works. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

KZN DANCELINK AWARDS
The KZN dance community recognises excellence among its peers on October 25. (article published 2004-10-15) - Read more

PETER & WENDY IN NEVERLAND
Springwood School of Dancing to stage dance production of “Peter Pan”. (article published 2004-10-10) - Read more

DANCE UMBRELLA DEADLINE
Final call for entries for FNB Dance Umbrella 2005. (article published 2004-10-9) - Read more

FOUR COLOURS OF TRANSPARENCY
DIT dance specialist students gain immeasurable experience by working with established choreographers. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-10-7) - Read more

SELFISH GIANT AUDITIONS
Auditions called for Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s new festive season production. (article published 2004-10-6) - Read more

SELFISH GIANT AUDITIONS
Auditions called for Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s new festive season production. (article published 2004-10-6) - Read more

PANSA NEEDS RESEARCHER
Researcher/writer needed to work on publication documenting ten years of contemporary dance. (article published 2004-10-5) - Read more

FOUR COLOURS OF TRANSPARENCY
Durban Institute of Technology annual dance production at the Courtyard Theatre. (article published 2004-10-4) - Read more

NEW PLAYHOUSE COUNCIL
National Minster of Arts and Culture appoints new Council for Playhouse Company. (article published 2004-10-4) - Read more

ALADDIN AUDITION
Beautiful Princess Jasmin needed for adult pantomime taking place at the Royal over Christmas. (article published 2004-10-1) - Read more

KZN ON THE AIR FOR SAFM
KwaZulu-Natal to feature prominently in new week-night broadcast schedule on SAfm Radio. (article published 2004-10-1) - Read more

KZN DANCELINK AWARDS
The first of annual KZN Dance Link Durban Dance Awards (article published 2004-09-27) - Read more

DANCE FOR YOUTH
Annual Youth Dance Performance Project involving over 100 youngsters. (article published 2004-09-27) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2005
Durban’s Jay Pather and Mdu Mtshali among those commissioned to created new work for next year’s event. (article published 2004-09-26) - Read more

TRADITIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Playhouse Company to presents its first international traditional arts festival in eclectic programme. (article published 2004-09-25) - Read more

NAC MUST REINSTATE SUSPENDED STAFF
Statement by Diane Kohler-Barnard MP, DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture. (article published 2004-09-16) - Read more

PANSA MEDIA STATEMENT
Performing Arts Network of South Africa (Pansa) on the National Arts Council. (article published 2004-09-14) - Read more

GRASS GARDENS
Durban’s FFFDC and Nibs van der Spuy present successful collaboration at Civic Theatre. (article published 2004-09-14) - Read more

AWARDS FOR SBO AND ONDINE
Sbonakaliso Ndaba and Ondine Bello among award winners at 8th Women’s Arts Festival. (article published 2004-09-14) - Read more

AFRICONNEXIONS AND SOUTH AFRICA
Conference connecting contemporary dance practitioners in Africa and Europe. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

PRODUCTIONS SOUGHT
Playhouse Company invites arts practitioners to submit proprosals for productions. (article published 2004-09-12) - Read more

HEART BEAT
Sparkling musical by Westville Theatre Club – response from audience member Jess Gjestland. (article published 2004-09-11) - Read more

FIRST PHYSICAL AUDITIONS
Grahamstown’s First Physical Theatre Company auditions for full-time performers for 2005. (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

AXING OF SAFM PERSONNEL
Statement by Dianne Kohler-Barnard MP, DA Spokesperson on Arts and Culture (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

BASA MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME
BASA/Marketing Federation South Africa Mentorship Programme ready to be implemented. (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

NAF APPLICATIONS
Performance applications open for 2005 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2004-09-5) - Read more

DANCE UBUNTU
Second presentation of rainbow of dances. (article published 2004-09-3) - Read more

JOMBA! YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS
Young choreographers present exciting and challenging work, with Musa Hlatshwayo blazing the trail. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-08-30) - Read more

CISNE NEGRO #2
Contemporary dance lovers should catch the final show tomorrow or head for Pretoria to see it on August 29! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-08-28) - Read more

THE WITNESS HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
12th annual arts festival takes place at Hilton College from September 17 to 19. (article published 2004-08-28) - Read more

MOVING INTO DANCE WEBSITE
Well-known Gauteng-based dance company launches new website. (article published 2004-08-28) - Read more

JOMBA!
Programme of exciting choreography breaks new ground in dance. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-08-27) - Read more

CISNE NEGRO
Magnificent dancing, inspired choreography and stunning lighting make this Brazilian contemporary dance programme an absolute must-see! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-08-22) - Read more

JOMBA! CONTEMPORAY DANCE EXPERIENCE
All-Africa event dances, stamps and leaps to the rhythms of African contemporary dance work. (article published 2004-08-20) - Read more

HEART BEAT
Westville Theatre Club presents evening of song and dance. (article published 2004-08-20) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR SHOWBOAT
Singers, actors and dancers invited to audition for Cape Town Opera production. (article published 2004-08-14) - Read more

CISNE NEGRO
Brazil’s ‘Black Swan’ contemporary ballet company returns to Durban. (article published 2004-08-14) - Read more

EXPEDITIONS II
St Anne's to host four diverse works from the First Physical Theatre Company. (article published 2004-08-14) - Read more

ARTS & CULTURE STAKEHOLDERS FORUM
Minister of Arts, Culture and Tourism talks about proposed KZN Arts Festival. (by Margaret von Klemperer, Arts Editor, The Witness) (article published 2004-08-12) - Read more

AFRICAN CUISINE
African Music Project presents 7th annual music and dance showcase. (article published 2004-08-12) - Read more

BALLET THEATRE AFRIKAN AUDITIONS
Dancers invited to audition for Ballet Theatre Afrikan's new season. (article published 2004-08-6) - Read more

DANCE FEST APPLICATIONS
Applications open for choreographers interested in presenting new and original dance work in Grahamstown. (article published 2004-08-6) - Read more

REPUBLIC
Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre to presents another ground-breaking project. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2005
Applications invited for annual dance festival. (article published 2004-08-1) - Read more

SA WOMEN'S ARTS FESTIVAL 2004
Playhouse Company’s eighth annual celebration of women through the arts. (article published 2004-07-29) - Read more

SA SWEDISH PARTNERSHIP
SA and Swedish cultural ministers enter partnership programme. (article published 2004-07-26) - Read more

CLASSIFIEDS
Visit artSMart’s classified section – see link above the Archive list. (article published 2004-07-26) - Read more

NEW DANCE FESTIVAL 2004
Africonnexions and South Africa discussed in Johannesburg from August 15 to 22. (article published 2004-07-23) - Read more

WOMEN OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
Joyce Levinsohn, Masingita Masunga and Susan Harrop-Allin finalists in the Arts & Culture category. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

HOLES IN THE HEART
Vibrant new show from award-winning Durban choreographer. (article published 2004-07-10) - Read more

APOLOGIES
Difficulties in gaining access to online facilities have restricted publication of stories. (article published 2004-07-9) - Read more

FOLKDANCE FESTIVAL
Major cultural event taking place in Palma de Mallorca invites participants. (article published 2004-06-29) - Read more

DESERT FLOWERS
Linda Vargas’s latest dance programme marks an admirable change of direction. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-06-25) - Read more

10 YEARS OF COLOUR
Final Official Lesbian and Gay Pride Programme. (article published 2004-06-18) - Read more

INTSHA FESTIVAL
Stable Theatre to host annual Youth Festival. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

DESERT FLOWERS
Linda Vargas stages flamenco-inspired dance mosaic in Playhouse Drama. (article published 2004-06-14) - Read more

DESERT FLOWERS
Linda Vargas stages dance mosaic programme in Playhouse Drama from June 24 to 26. (article published 2004-06-12) - Read more

MIDM DANCES ROUND THE WORLD
Moving into Dance Mophatong (MIDM) completes successful performance in USA. (article published 2004-06-12) - Read more

WALKING LIKE AN AFRICAN
Flatfoot presents season of three new challenging dance works. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-06-8) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE PLANS
The Playhouse Company’s new arts plans begin to unroll. (article published 2004-06-3) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT AUDITIONS
Singers and dancers needed for first production at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

NAF DANCE
The best of both worlds for National Arts Festival dance programme (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

TEST DRIVING THE ARTS
First concert of 2004 in Playhouse popular free lunch-hour series. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom to launch new Izulu Theatre at complex opening. (article published 2004-06-2) - Read more

LINE DANCERS EXPO
Shake, rattle and roll to a new world record at Gateway on June 5. (article published 2004-06-1) - Read more

CLASSIFIEDS
Visit artSMart’s classified section – see link above the Archive list. (article published 2004-05-31) - Read more

LARA FOOT NEWTON ROLEX WINNER
South African winner in Rolex Arts Global Mentor and Protégé Awards. (article published 2004-05-30) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE COUNCIL TAKES ACTION
Four members of Playhouse management staff suspended, pending disciplinary action. (article published 2004-05-29) - Read more

WALKING LIKE AN AFRICAN
Flatfoot premiers three contemporary dance works in its all new season. (article published 2004-05-29) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Companies making innovative and effective use of arts sponsorship recognized. (article published 2004-05-29) - Read more

SASAD FUNDRAISER
South African Society for the Advancement of Dancing hosts annual show to raise funds. (article published 2004-05-22) - Read more

ARTSLINK CALENDAR
Artslink.co.za's annual calendar offers a national directory of annual arts festivals and entertainment events. (article published 2004-05-14) - Read more

MILLENNIUM FUNK 2004
Annual combined schools dance presentation for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2004-05-12) - Read more

DIANNE IS SHADOW MINISTER
Dianne Kohler Barnard appointed DA spokesperson on Arts and Culture. (article published 2004-05-11) - Read more

THE ART OF BUSINESS SPONSORSHIP
KZN organisations among the nominees for the Annual Business Day/Basa Awards. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

DANCEXPLOSION
Siwela Sonke high schools dance programme for high school learners. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

KATHAK DANCE PERFORMANCE
Nateshwar Dance Academy presents Shri Abhimanyu Lal and his troupe from India. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

PORTIA MASHIGO
Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for Dance has appeared with Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company. (article published 2004-04-27) - Read more

HILTON ARTS FESTIVAL
This year’s festival to run from September 17 to 19. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

OFF AXIS
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s popular programme heads off on tour. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

RED…STOP!! GREEN…GO!
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company offers exciting new educational dance programme for Junior and Senior Primary learners. (article published 2004-04-26) - Read more

HERITAGE SERIES
Indian Academy’s popular Swami Thyagaraja Music Festival to be performed on May 2. (article published 2004-04-25) - Read more

HERITAGE SERIES 2004
Indian Academy presents kaleidoscope programme in annual festival. (article published 2004-04-23) - Read more

DANCE QUICKIES 2004
Students acquit themselves well in new works by Flatfoot members. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2004-04-22) - Read more

DANCE QUICKIES 2004
Short season of five new works created by Flatfoot Dance members for its student company. (article published 2004-04-21) - Read more

INTRODANS
Catch successful international dance company from the Netherlands in Grahamstown. (article published 2004-04-13) - Read more

NAF DANCE PROGRAMME
Celebration as the 30th National Arts Festival Programme is announced. (article published 2004-04-6) - Read more

PATRICIA CLANCY–KUHLMANN
Technikon Natal graduate and classical Greek dance teacher becomes member of UNESCO Conseil International De La Danse (CID) (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

LOTTO NOT FOR POLITICAL DONATIONS
National Lotteries Board clarify Uthingo’s recent donation by to political parties not from funds earmarked for good causes. (article published 2004-04-5) - Read more

GEOFFREY SUTHERLAND TRILOGY
36th Episode of “Just the Ticket” to feature legendary theatre director’s trilogy of Broadway musicals in 1989. (article published 2004-04-3) - Read more

FUNDRAISING WORKSHOPS
PANSA secures services of Dr Riaan Els to conduct workshop in Durban on May 21. (article published 2004-04-3) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS WINNERS
Second annual Fools Awards presented on April 1. (article published 2004-04-3) - Read more

FORUM ON POLITICAL PARTIES’ ARTS POLICIES
Arts community in all its disciplines invite political parties to present overview of arts and culture policies on April 3. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

BRIDGING FINANCE
Praise for the generosity of the Bartel Arts Trust. (article published 2004-03-28) - Read more

KALEIDOSCOPE
Ice Review from Moscow for Durban in May. (article published 2004-03-27) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS
Durban-based publicity company opens voting for top achievers in KZN arts community for 2003. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

SASAD CONGRESS 2004
Annual congress from South African Society for the Advancement of Dance. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

PANSA ELECTIONS FORUM
All parties have been invited to speak to arts and culture practitioners on the theme: “Why should artists vote for you?" (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

ST GEORGE’S DAY CELEBRATION
Avril O’Leary’s Dance Company to perform at time-honoured ceremony of the Roast Beef. (article published 2004-03-23) - Read more

DANCE UMBRELLA WINNERS
Durban choreographer Hlengiwe Lushaba wins grant at FNB Dance Umbrella Awards 2004, Gauteng. (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

LORD OF THE DANCE
Critically acclaimed international dance troupe back by popular demand for eight week tour. (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

DANCE UMBRELLA – WEEK TWO
Hlengiwe Lushaba restores faith in the next generation of South African choreographers. (Article by Andrew Gilder which appeared in This Day, March 8, 2004) (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2004
First article of two by Andrew Gilder. (Courtesy of This Day) (article published 2004-03-22) - Read more

FLYING FISH AUDITIONS
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company to hold auditions for male and female dancers. (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE INVITES PROPOSALS
Artistic Director Linda Bukhosini invites arts practitioners to submit proposals for productions. (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

CULTURAL ENTREPENEURSHIP SKILLS PROGRAMME
CREATE SA, in partnership with Arts Training Consortium Consortium calls for applications. (article published 2004-03-19) - Read more

HOLY DANCE, HOLY DURBAN
How far has dance in Durban and KZN come since the advent of democracy ten years ago. (Article by Mbongiseni Buthelezi) (article published 2004-03-17) - Read more

FLATFOOT TO DANCE UMBRELLA
Flatfoot Dance Company to perform at the FNB Vita Dance Umbrella on March 17 and 18. (article published 2004-03-16) - Read more

R2 BILLION TO LOTTO BENEFICIARIES
Allocation for current financial year to be made public after March 31 2004. (article published 2004-03-4) - Read more

DAC CELEBRATION EVENTS
Department of Arts and Culture launch of 10 Years of Freedom Programme. (article published 2004-03-1) - Read more

(RE)UNION
Dancers Co-op presents once-off event celebrating all the emotions Durban stands for. (article published 2004-02-22) - Read more

KRISHNALEELA
Indian classical dancer Manesh Maharaj to present dance drama based on the life of Lord Krishna. (article published 2004-02-21) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE INVESTIGATION
Council initiates forensic investigation of Playhouse Company. (article published 2004-02-18) - Read more

WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Shoprite Checkers/SABC 2 honours woman achievers. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

FESTIVAL OF FAME 2004
National School of the Art’s festival to celebrate its third anniversary in May. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2004
Boyzie Cekwana, Lliane Loots, Hlengiwe Lushaba and Sbonakaliso Ndaba to appear in 16th contemporary choreography and dance festival in Gauteng. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

INYONI KAYIPHUMULI
“The bird that does not rest” indigenous music concert features Brother Clement Sithole. (article published 2004-02-16) - Read more

ACT INVITES APPLICATIONS
The Arts & Culture Trust calls for funding applications. (article published 2004-02-13) - Read more

EKHAYA MULTI ART CENTRE
New home for the creatives in Kwa Mashu Township. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

NACSA STATEMENT ON MINISTER’S DEPARTURE
Network for Arts and Culture South Africa (NACSA) notes the sudden departure of the Minister of Arts for Japan. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

NAF FRINGE DEADLINE
Deadline is February 27 for submission of registration forms for National Arts Festival fringe programme. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

SARAFINA AUDITIONS
Actors, dancers and singers aged 16-24 invited to audition for Mbongeni Ngema’s musical. (article published 2004-02-9) - Read more

LEFTFEETFIRST IN BUDAPEST
Durban-based Gerard Samuel to present dance theatre work performed by disabled youth in Hungary. (article published 2004-01-26) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2004
KZN Dance Link supported by Playhouse Company to present annual showcase production. (article published 2004-01-26) - Read more

DEATH OF BRUCE HOSKING
Former NAPAC Board member and major role player on the Playhouse Trust dies in Durban. (article published 2004-01-25) - Read more

2003 BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Creative partnerships under the spotlight. (article published 2004-01-22) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE SET TO RECLAIM FORMER ROLE
New Playhouse Company energy set to make marked difference to Durban theatre industry. (Report by Caroline Smart. This article appeared in an edited form in The Mercury on January 19, 2004)) (article published 2004-01-20) - Read more

LINE DANCING
Wednesday line dancing sessions to move to Berea Bowling Club. (article published 2004-01-17) - Read more

POWER HOUSE PRESENCE
Return of Linda Bukhosini to the Playhouse might well be seen as the light at the end of a tunnel. (Report by William Charlton-Perkins) (article published 2004-01-16) - Read more

BALLETTO JULIO ACEVEDO
Newly formed professional dance company performs at Playhouse for first time on January 31. (article published 2004-01-13) - Read more

LIFT OFF!
Siwela Sonke hosts celebration of emerging dance on January 10 in Playhouse Drama. (article published 2003-12-31) - Read more

SACCAWU’S INTENDED STRIKE
Playhouse Company Chairperson Cllr Mina Lesoma responds to notice by Playhouse union members. (article published 2003-12-30) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
All the best to artSMart readers. (article published 2003-12-25) - Read more

2004 CCA FESTIVAL DATES
Dates for 2004 set for Centre for Creative Arts major events. (article published 2003-12-23) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OFFICIAL GPR
Official press release from The Playhouse Company regarding the appointment of Linda Bukhosini as Artistic Director. (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Billy Suter’s response to this appointment (courtesy of The Mercury). (article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

LOVING OTHELLO AUDITIONS
(article published 2003-12-20) - Read more

INDUMEZULU YOMDANSO
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s outreach programme presents annual showing on December 16. (article published 2003-12-14) - Read more

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR APPOINTED
Linda Bukhosini appointed Artistic Director of the Playhouse Company. (article published 2003-12-10) - Read more

NAREND SINGH DISCUSSES KZN ARTS
KZN Provincial Minister of Education and Culture gives his views on the KZNACC and other matters. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-11-24) - Read more

GRASS GARDENS
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company to undergo national tour with their smash-hit success. (article published 2003-11-23) - Read more

DR NEVILLE
Respected Durban ballroom and Latin American dance teacher reeives surprise honour. (article published 2003-11-21) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2004
Next year’s festival offers new works from top contemporary choreographers in Southern Africa. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

PORTIA MASHIGO WINS AWARD
Portia Lebohang Mashigo dances away with the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Dance. (article published 2003-11-20) - Read more

DIT AWARDS
Department of drama studies hosts Awards Ceremony 2003. (article published 2003-11-18) - Read more

NICKY FOR BASA KZN
Nicky du Plessis appointed BASA regional representative for KZN. (article published 2003-11-17) - Read more

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR REQUIRED
The Arts Education Department of the Grahamstown Foundation invites applications. (article published 2003-11-16) - Read more

CECCHETTI GALA EVENING
Candidates from recent ballet examinations showcase their skills. (article published 2003-11-11) - Read more

HOME
Jay Pather’s latest dancework is of considerable importance and should be seen by all contemporary dance lovers. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-11-7) - Read more

RHYTHM AND DANCE
KZN Regional Panel of Royal Academy of Dance holds Annual Fund Raiser. (article published 2003-10-25) - Read more

DANCE IN ACTION 2003
Annual dance and physical theatre performance evening on October 24 and 25. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

NEW DANCE AUDITION SHOW 2004
Call for Auditions documents. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

BALLET THEATRE AFRIKAN FOR KZN
Exciting, eclectic collection of classical and contemporary work for Durban and Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

FPT COMPANY AUDITIONS
The First Physical Theatre Company to hold auditions in Grahamstown on November 22. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

LEFTFEETFIRST IN COPENHAGEN
Durban dance company working in creative dance in Europe. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

SOUTHERN AFRICA ZULU DANCE
Launch of Zulu dance organisation on October 25. (article published 2003-10-18) - Read more

HOME
Siwela Sonke Theatre work conceived and directed by Jay Pather for Durban Art Gallery. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

KIDS 4 KIDS
On October 11, the Kids 4 Kids Variety Show will once again be produced at the Playhouse. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

GOULDIE NEW WORK
David Gouldie’s “I closed my eyes to stop the sky from falling” to be presented for Durban Institute of Technology. (article published 2003-10-16) - Read more

AUDITIONS
Auditions called on October 10 and 11 for regular TV show. (article published 2003-10-8) - Read more

COPPÉLIA
Highly enjoyable production of much-loved ballet offers young dancers valued opportunities. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-10-3) - Read more

KZN DANCE LINK DANCE AWARDS
New awards for dance to be presented on an annual basis. (article published 2003-09-26) - Read more

DANCE UBUNTU
Spectacular dance programme presented by the Indian Academy of South Africa. (article published 2003-09-26) - Read more

LORD OF THE DANCE
World's most successful Irish dance show returns to South Africa! (article published 2003-09-24) - Read more

DOCKYARD AUDITIONS
Performers aged between 18 and 25 required for end of year show. (article published 2003-09-17) - Read more

SOMOS FLAMENCOS
Catalina Theatre hosts vibrant season of the most fiery, passionate and sensual of dances, the flamenco. (article published 2003-09-17) - Read more

PMB BALLROOM DANCE
Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg hosts ballroom dancing lessons. (article published 2003-09-15) - Read more

DANCE UBUNTU
Gigantic dance event to form part of Celebrate Durban. (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

KZN DANCE AWARDS
KZN DanceLink Durban Dance Awards to be launched on September 22. (article published 2003-09-10) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR FLOATING OUTFIT PROJECT
Boyzie Cekwana’s dance company to hold auditions in Durban on September 13. (article published 2003-09-9) - Read more

JOMBA!
Annual Contemporary Dance Experience provided a feast of fascinating works for dance lovers. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-09-6) - Read more

COPPÉLIA
Booking now open for this delightful three-act comic ballet from Fantastic Flying Fish. (article published 2003-09-6) - Read more

DANCE AWARDS
KZN DanceLink to drive new Durban Dance Awards which succeed FNB Vita Dance Awards system. (article published 2003-08-24) - Read more

WANT TO PERFORM AT NAF?
Performance Applications Open For 2004 National Arts Festival, Grahamstown. (article published 2003-08-23) - Read more

KEIJU (FAIRY)
Stunning first production from Finnish dance company for week long festival of contemporary dance. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-08-22) - Read more

JOMBA! DANCE QUICKIES
Fourth annual collaboration with the NSA Galleries. (article published 2003-08-19) - Read more

ETHEKWINI CULTURAL POLICY WORKSHOP
Article by Marianne Meijer appearing in the NSA magazine. (article published 2003-08-19) - Read more

JOMBA! CONTEMPORARY DANCE EXPERIENCE
Highlight in Durban’s dance calendar. (article published 2003-08-18) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR COPPÉLIA
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company invtes dance students to audition for classic, comic ballet. (article published 2003-08-15) - Read more

HEAD FIRST
Sbonakaliso Ndaba’s work shines in first full-length season from Phenduka Dance Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-08-1) - Read more

FEEDBACK ON VIDEO
Andrew Buckland’s play becomes South Africa’s first computer-animated feature film. (article published 2003-07-31) - Read more

KZN DANCE LINK AWARDS
Launch of dance awards to be held in September. (article published 2003-07-31) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR TAP DOGS
Smash hit production is looking for male and female tap dancers. (article published 2003-07-27) - Read more

HEAD FIRST
Season of contemporary dance works by Phenduka Dance Theatre with choreography by Sbonakaliso Ndaba and Sifiso Kweyama. (article published 2003-07-22) - Read more

DANCE 2003
Johannesburg Youth Ballet gives performances at Hilton College Theatre on August 1 and 2. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

WEEKLY RADIO INSERTS - RSG
Thomie Holtzhausen to present regular contributions to Afrikaans arts radio programme. (article published 2003-07-19) - Read more

CUBED
FFFDC offers its dancers a platform to create new works, a challenge that is taken up with force and energy. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-07-17) - Read more

JOMBA! COMING UP
Popular contemporary dance festival takes place from August 21 to 31 at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

TAP DOGS IS BACK
Return tour of South Africa of exuberant and energetic six-man dance troupe. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

CUBED
Season of new works choreographed by Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company members. (article published 2003-07-16) - Read more

CUBED
Season of new works choreographed by Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company members. (article published 2003-07-4) - Read more

FESTIVAL DIARIES
artSMart editor in Grahamstown presents regular report of the National Arts Festival. (article published 2003-06-28) - Read more

MY BIG FAT GREEK FESTIVAL
Fun event to encompass entire Wilson’s Wharf area. (article published 2003-06-25) - Read more

OFF AXIS
Triumphant production from FFFDC impresses in excitement and execution. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

NEW DANCE
Arts Unlimited presents festival of South African and international contemporary dance in Gauteng. (article published 2003-06-20) - Read more

SPIRIT OF BROADWAY
Visually superb tribute to Broadway hits from “Spirit of the Dance” company (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-06-19) - Read more

KRISHNA’S CONQUESTS
Nateshwar Dance Academy presents dance drama based on the exploits of little Krishna. (article published 2003-06-13) - Read more

SPIRIT OF THE DANCE
Spectacular overseas production promises a winner for sister production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-06-12) - Read more

NEW NAC BOARD
Nhlanhla Mtaka, Linda Bukhosini, Nicky du Plessis and Dr and TPL Dumisa are KZN representatives on national arts body. (article published 2003-06-11) - Read more

ARTS AND CULTURE MARKETING ASSOCIATION
First formal association formed for marketing practitioners in the arts industry. (article published 2003-06-11) - Read more

YOUTH DAY FESTIVAL
Young People for Change present celebration at Princess Magogo Stadium Kwa Mashu on June 15. (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

OFF AXIS
The Fantastic Flying Fish Dance presents season of cutting-edge dance. (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

SASAD FESTIVAL 2003
Colourful varied programmes of different dance forms in bi-ennial event. (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

DANCE FOR YOUTH
Large-scale youth dance performance for Youth Day in Cato Ridge. (article published 2003-06-9) - Read more

NETWORK FOR ARTS AND CULTURE SOUTH AFRICA (NACSA)
NACSA accepts apology of Director General of Department of Arts and Culture (article published 2003-06-5) - Read more

PATHWAYS OF HOPE
Showcase and promotion of artistic talents of disabled youth in KZN. (article published 2003-05-30) - Read more

PATHWAYS OF HOPE
Showcase and promotion of artistic talents of disabled youth in KZN. (article published 2003-05-30) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Business wins for sponsorship of the arts (article published 2003-05-23) - Read more

THE ORION PROJECT
Award-winning choreographer Lliane Loots’ most personal work to date needs further development to reach its deserved status. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-05-21) - Read more

THE ORION PROJECT
Flatfoot Dance Company presents brand new dance theatre work. (article published 2003-05-20) - Read more

DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER COMPETITION
National Creative Arts Youth Festival showcases the work of young choreographers. (article published 2003-05-18) - Read more

NAC NEWS
National Arts Council funding and appointment of new staff. (article published 2003-05-18) - Read more

PATHWAYS OF HOPE
Dance theatre piece by Disabled Youth South Africa. (article published 2003-05-15) - Read more

ACT BACK ON THE ARTS SCENE
Applications for the funding of arts, culture and heritage projects close on May 23. (article published 2003-05-14) - Read more

DANCE FOR YOUTH
KZN Dance Link receives Lottery Fund Grant for a repeat of last year's Youth Day. (article published 2003-05-3) - Read more

YPC OPEN DAY
Young People for Change stage HIV/AIDS Awareness Open Day in KwaMashu. (article published 2003-04-25) - Read more

BUMS AND ROSES
Catalina Theatre offers late night shows on Fridays and Saturdays. (article published 2003-04-25) - Read more

EQ IN DANCE
Educational dance focuses on building self-discovery and self-awareness. (article published 2003-04-25) - Read more

TAP DOGS
Sensational tap group return to KZN. (article published 2003-04-24) - Read more

MILLENNIUM FUNK
Annual dance programme of original choreography for schools to be held at Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2003-04-21) - Read more

COMMUNITY ARTS MEETING
Pivotal meeting to be held at BAT Centre to elect National Community Arts Steering Committee. (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

SPIRIT OF DANCE & BROADWAY
Most popular international touring company to visit South Africa offers two blockbuster shows. (article published 2003-04-20) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS
ArtSMart editor among winners for 2003 award year. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

INTERVIEW WITH JAY PATHER
Margaret von Klemperer talks to award-winning choreographer. (Courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

JUANITA FINESTONE FOR FIRST PHYSICAL
Assistant artistic director appointed for Grahamstown-based dance company. (article published 2003-04-17) - Read more

SASAD BURSARY
Opportunity to watch semi-finals of dance competition. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

SASAD FUNDRAISER
Annual fund-raising show offers special price tickets for dress rehearsal. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

DANCE FESTIVAL 2003
Dance Umdudo renamed and revitalised in Grahamstown. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

DANÇAR O QUE É NOSSO
Boyzie Cekwana to conduct workshop in international dance programme in Lisbon in August. (article published 2003-04-15) - Read more

EDGE
Exciting, thought-provoking and interesting work in Siwela Sonke’s latest season. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-04-13) - Read more

SHOWCASE AT NAF
Exciting addition to the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown (article published 2003-04-11) - Read more

PANSA & BASA CONFERENCE
First arts and culture marketing conference for South Africa. (article published 2003-04-11) - Read more

GRASS GARDENS
Stunning dance piece back by popular demand. (Repeat of review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-04-10) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR JOSEPH
Very Very Big Productions to host Webber/Rice classic over festive season. (article published 2003-04-10) - Read more

ACT BACK ON THE ARTS SCENE
Applications for the funding of arts, culture and heritage projects close on May 23. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

ENTERTAINERS LEGAL SUPPORT
Role players in entertainment industry need protection. (article published 2003-04-9) - Read more

FOOLS AWARDS 2003
Vote online for top achievers in the KZN arts community. (article published 2003-04-8) - Read more

RHYTHMS & RAGAS
Indian Academy of South Africa to present annual entertaining programme of classical Indian song, music and dance. (article published 2003-04-6) - Read more

YPC STUDENTS FOR SWITZERLAND
Two Young People for Change students head for Europe to learn French. (article published 2003-03-30) - Read more

THEATRE SURVEY
Long-awaited survey puts posters and word of mouth as major influential factors to attend theatre. (article published 2003-03-29) - Read more

FESTIVAL SHOWCASE
Exciting addition to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2003-03-29) - Read more

THE SQUARE SPACE THEATRE
Two highly experienced graduates to assist with administration of popular theatre venue. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

EDGE
Fashion, dance, video art on the edge in the Playhouse Drama from Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre. (article published 2003-03-24) - Read more

MINE GHOSTS
What Jerry Pooe’s latest production lacks in dramatic content, it makes up for in a wealth of dance and song. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-03-23) - Read more

NEWS FROM MDU MAGALELA
Durban dancer sends word from the London Contemporary Dance School. (article published 2003-03-23) - Read more

2003 NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME
“Home at last and proud to be South African” is the motto of South Africa’s largest cultural festival. (article published 2003-03-22) - Read more

SPIRIT OF BROADWAY
National tour of South Africa for show stopper. (article published 2003-03-22) - Read more

BELOW THE SURFACE
Try to catch the last performances of this dance programme from Flatfoot Dance Company. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-03-21) - Read more

INFO SERVICE
Tourist brochure distribution service expands its network. (article published 2003-03-17) - Read more

FNB VITA DANCE AWARDS
Winners of the FNB Vita Contemporary Choreography and Dance Awards, Gauteng for 2002. (article published 2003-03-17) - Read more

NEW SPONSORSHIP FOR GRAHAMSTOWN
National Arts Festival in Grahamstown scoops two new sponsorship partners. (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

BAT REGENERATES
Regeneration Programme at BAT Centre offers free course to visionary artists. (also drama, visual arts) (article published 2003-03-11) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR GREASE
Talented teenagers needed for UBR Young Performers Show. (article published 2003-03-9) - Read more

THE MAGIC POT
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company has exciting offer for Junior and Senior Primary Schools. (article published 2003-03-9) - Read more

LEISURESMART
Renamed of pages to (article published 2003-03-1) - Read more

WITS SCHOOL OF ARTS
Multi-disciplinary, multi-media unit at University of Witwatersrand. (article published 2003-02-22) - Read more

GRASS GARDENS RETURNS
Return season of the Fantastic Flying Fish’s acclaimed production with Landscape Prayers. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

RETURN OF TAP DOGS
The sensational, sexy six return to South Africa and will perform in Durban. (article published 2003-02-21) - Read more

PORTFOLIO PIX
Malcolm Leeman offers good rates for publcity photographs to encourage newspaper coverage. (article published 2003-02-20) - Read more

SISANDZA – WOMEN IN THE ARTS
Sisandza - Women in the Arts is a newsletter which covers women arts personalities from Durban and surrounding areas. (article published 2003-02-19) - Read more

THEATRE DIARY
Publication aims to attract a larger audience from both inside and outside of Durban. (article published 2003-02-18) - Read more

IMBUMBA
KZN Dance Link’s annual showcase production. (article published 2003-02-16) - Read more

SEX, TANGO & EVERYTHING ELSE
Through narrative, music, song and dance, Dawn Lindberg looks at the powerful impact of a sexual encounter. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-02-14) - Read more

HIV/AIDS COMMUNITY OPEN DAYS
Young People for Change present music, dance, drama and poetry on February 22. (article published 2003-02-12) - Read more

GRASS GARDENS
You can’t afford to miss this electrically charged fusion of contemporary dance, fascinating music, stunning lighting and innovative costuming! (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-02-6) - Read more

NEW VUMA ART CENTRE
New arts centre grows out of old Stable Theatre in the major city environs . (article published 2003-02-6) - Read more

GRASS GARDENS
Fascinating collaboration between Landscape Prayers and Fantastic Flying Fish. (article published 2003-02-6) - Read more

FLYING FISH DANCE CLASSES
No previous training necessary for classes with top contemporary dance company. (article published 2003-02-3) - Read more

SENZE-NJE
Playhouse Company’s outreach project Senze-nje has begun with a bang. (article published 2003-01-24) - Read more

FFFDC OFF TO A FLYING START FOR 2003
Grant from the National Arts Council of South enables dance company to forge ahead with a strong programme. (article published 2003-01-23) - Read more

PERFORMING ARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
World Junior Championships of Performing Arts to be held at ICC Durban from August 30 to September 7. (article published 2003-01-22) - Read more

NEW BOARD FOR THE PLAYHOUSE
Interim Board appointed by the Minister of Arts, Culture, Science & Technology for the Playhouse Company. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2003-01-17) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR
All the very best for 2003! (article published 2003-01-1) - Read more

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Best wishes for a safe and joyous festive season. (article published 2002-12-25) - Read more

CATO MANOR VIBE!!
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s upliftment programme on December 16. (article published 2002-12-15) - Read more

COLOURS OF DANCE
Anisha’s Dance Academy presents programme of Indian dance. (article published 2002-12-8) - Read more

CATALINA
New theatre opens on Wilson’s Wharf. (article published 2002-11-24) - Read more

RAINBOW RSA REVUE
Rappers and dancers from various communities perform in fundraiser. (article published 2002-11-22) - Read more

CHILDREN’S CREATIVE WORKSHOPS
Holiday workshops for those aged five to ten at Sunflower Montessori. (article published 2002-11-20) - Read more

INDIAN DANCE SPECTACULAR
Three-hour extravaganza from the Nateshwar Dance Academy on December 1. (article published 2002-11-20) - Read more

YOUNG ARTIST AWARDS
Standard Bank announces Young Artist Awards for 2003. (article published 2002-11-19) - Read more

MAY USHER AND NORMAN HESOM
Playhouse box office stalwarts retire at end of November. (article published 2002-11-10) - Read more

SMASH HIT SHOWS FOR DURBAN
Returning to Durban will be the Irish dance spectacular “Spirit of the Dance” and its new sister show “Spirit of Broadway”. (article published 2002-11-9) - Read more

MONEYWEBKZN
New business and investment website. (article published 2002-11-9) - Read more

DANCE EVENINGS
Eddie Yeadon hosts regular social evenings of ballroom and Latin American dancing (article published 2002-11-8) - Read more

SHUTTLE 02 FINAL REPORT
Final report of cultural exchange project between Denmark and South Africa now available. (article published 2002-10-25) - Read more

RHYTHM AND DANCE 2002
Royal Academy of Dance – KZN fundraiser for November 2. (article published 2002-10-24) - Read more

MEDEA
Jay Pather produces powerful and emotive dance drama of 2,433 year old Greek play. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-10-10) - Read more

MEDEA
Jay Pather directs Durban Institute of Technology student production at Courtyard Theatre. (article published 2002-10-8) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR BRETT BAILY
Black singers and dancers needed for musical drama to be performed in South Africa and Europe. (article published 2002-09-24) - Read more

FANTASTIC FLYING FISH AUDITIONS
Male and female dancers required for classically based contemporary dance company. (article published 2002-09-23) - Read more

THE ARTSTAND
Stand promoting the performing arts now hosted by the Essenwood Craft Market. (article published 2002-09-16) - Read more

WHAT’S RIGHT & WRONG IN DURBAN
Theatre practitioners research the Durban theatre market. (article published 2002-09-16) - Read more

FLUX FESTIVAL
Biggest New Year party around for Mooi River. (article published 2002-09-15) - Read more

FNB DANCE UMBRELLA 2003
Entries close on October 18 for national contemporary choreography festival. (article published 2002-09-15) - Read more

BOYZIE’S CLASSES
Award-winning dancer Boyzie Cekwana presents community dance classes. (article published 2002-09-14) - Read more

COSSACKS FOR KZN
The Russian State Kuban Cossack Dance Company to perform in Durban and Pietermaritzburg. (article published 2002-09-14) - Read more

THE LIVING ROOM PROGRAMME
Eager Artists offer innovative theatre programme for informal performance areas. (article published 2002-09-13) - Read more

THE DANCE JOURNEY
Eager Artists again prove their strong performance ability in programme that portrays the origin of traditional dances. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-09-12) - Read more

FNB VITA DANCE INDABA 2002
Programme of new South African contemporary choreography and dance for Cape Town. (article published 2002-09-8) - Read more

GOING PLACES
Online source of entertainment and lifestyle information offers theatre/accommodation packages for those living outside Durban. (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

TRIBUTE TO EVE STUART
Professor Elizabeth Sneddon pays tribute to a life-long friend. (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

FNB VITA DANCE AWARDS
Winners of the FNB Vita Contemporary Choreography and Dance Awards: 2001/2: Durban announced at Jomba! (article published 2002-09-3) - Read more

SNAKE WITH SEVEN HEADS
Dance production written by Gcina Mhlope tells exciting and compelling story. (article published 2002-08-24) - Read more

THE DANCE JOURNEY
Dance showcase presented by Jerry Pooe and the Eager Artists members. (article published 2002-08-24) - Read more

SICHEL TALKS DANCE
Adrienne Sichel hosts a dance forum during JOMBA! 2002 on August 31. (article published 2002-08-22) - Read more

JOMBA! FRINGE
Performance platform offered for local dancers and choreographers on August 25. (article published 2002-08-22) - Read more

COTA AUDITIONS
Company of Theatre Arts holds auditions for next production. (article published 2002-08-18) - Read more

STATE OF GRACE
NSA presents dance piece in collaboration with JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience. (article published 2002-08-15) - Read more

UPDATE ON SNEDDON FIRE
Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre manager Jackie Cunniffe gives an update on yesterday’s fire: (article published 2002-08-8) - Read more

FIRE AT THE SNEDDON
Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre catches on fire but damage not too devastating. (article published 2002-08-7) - Read more

MDU MTSHALI
Durban dancer wins prestigious dance scholarship to London Contemporary Dance School. (article published 2002-08-5) - Read more

LYANDJA
Annual African Music and Dance Showcase to present its sixth event at the end of August. (article published 2002-08-2) - Read more

DON QUIXOTE
Crisp and visually beautiful presentation delights ballet-starved audiences. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-08-2) - Read more

DAIMLERCHRYSLER AWARD
Durban’s David Gouldie and Boyzie Cekwana among nominations for top award. (article published 2002-07-28) - Read more

DANCE AFRICA
Indian Academy’s ambitious folk dancing event invites participants. (article published 2002-07-28) - Read more

MAINLAND
Fantastic Flying Fish present a season of dance, motion and movement at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town. (article published 2002-07-20) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN 2002
A wrap-up of this year’s National Arts Festival proves that it was one of the best ever! (Review by Caroline Smart and Thomie Holtzhausen) (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

EXTRA JHB TAP DOGS SHOW
Tap Dogs to play for extra performance in Johannesburg. (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

DON QUIXOTE
Russian National Ballet to appear in Durban on July 25 and 26. (article published 2002-07-19) - Read more

TAP DOGS
Six extremely fit and gorgeous young men prove that tap can be extended to an extravaganza of percussive dance and movement. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-07-17) - Read more

JOMBA! FRINGE
July 19 deadline for entries for fringe programme of annual contemporary dance experience. (article published 2002-07-16) - Read more

TAP DOGS
High energy, raw edged experience from winner of 11 international awards. (article published 2002-07-15) - Read more

COLOUR COMFORT
Winner of 2002 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Dance presents visual and textured piece. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-07-4) - Read more

UNDERGROUND JUNGLE
Second collaboration for Grahamstown of movement production from USA and Durban universities. (article published 2002-07-2) - Read more

LCDS WORKSHOPS IN DURBAN
London Contemporary Dance School workshop series 2002 to be held from July 22 to 26. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

KUCHIPUDI AND BHARATNATYAM
Ananda Shankar Jayant and troupe of musicians in a Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam performance. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

TAP DOGS
Playhouse Opera stage to resound to the thunder of tap shoes. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

DANCE INDABA
Choreographers invited to enter new work for Cape Town dance festival. (article published 2002-06-28) - Read more

ARTSLINK.CO.ZA
Artslink.co.za to charge reasonable subscription fee to access valuable information resource. (article published 2002-06-27) - Read more

JOMBA!
Contemporary dance experience 2002 offers participation on the Fringe. (article published 2002-06-27) - Read more

NAC INVITES APPLICATIONS
The National Arts Council invites applications for funding from companies with a proven track record. (article published 2002-06-17) - Read more

VUYANI DANCE THEATRE
Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance 2002 shows his company’s true colours at National Arts Festival. (article published 2002-06-15) - Read more

FLOWER LANTERN ART TROUPE
Yunnan Hua Deng Art Troupe Ensemble of China to tour South Africa. (article published 2002-06-11) - Read more

DANCE SEMINAR PROJECT
Shuttle 02 African Dance Seminar Project to take place in Newtown as a follow-up to Jomba! (article published 2002-06-11) - Read more

DANCE INDABA
Choreographers invited to enter new work for the ninth annual FNB Vita Dance Indaba. (article published 2002-06-11) - Read more

DANCE À LA CARTE
Spectrum of dance tastes catered to on the main National Arts Festival programme. (article published 2002-06-10) - Read more

DON QUIXOTE TOUR
Russian National Ballet performs in Durban in July on a five-city return visit to South Africa. (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

DANCE FOR YOUTH
Large-scale youth dance performance on June 16 at God's Golden Acre in Cato Ridge. (article published 2002-06-9) - Read more

KZN DANCE LINK AND JUNE 16
Large scale youth dance performance project to take place on Youth Day (June 16). (article published 2002-06-3) - Read more

DANCE WEEKEND
Ernie Yeadon presents dance weekend in Winterton. (article published 2002-06-2) - Read more

SUNDAY DANCE
Afternoon of social ballroom dance on June 2 at Salt Rock. (article published 2002-06-2) - Read more

DANCE À LA CARTE IN GRAHAMSTOWN
Exciting dance fusion for National Arts Festival. (article published 2002-05-19) - Read more

DON QUIXOTE TOUR
Russian National Ballet performs in Durban in July on a five-city return visit to South Africa. (article published 2002-05-19) - Read more

SA BALLET THEATRE AT HILTON
Gala evening of ballet highlights for Hilton College Theatre. (article published 2002-05-17) - Read more

ROLLERCOASTER
There’s a new nightclub experience at Night Fever. (article published 2002-05-17) - Read more

TAP DOGS
High energy tap show from USA for Playhouse Opera in July. (article published 2002-05-11) - Read more

IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH
Theatre work that questions ways of living and dying in South Africa. (article published 2002-05-6) - Read more

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Ros Nicholson School of Ballet to perform at Hilton College Theatre in June. (article published 2002-05-6) - Read more

HILTON COLLEGE THEATRE
What’s coming up at popular theatre in the Midlands. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

SA HANDBOOK ON ARTS AND CULTURE
Long-awaited second edition of invaluable directory. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

HILTON SPECIAL WEEK
Hilton College Theatre hosts drama and dance with Shades, Mainland and Othello. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE?
Ballroom and Latin American showcase has special performances for families and pensioners. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

BALLET HIGHLIGHTS
SA Ballet Company presents programme at Hilton College Theatre on May 21. (article published 2002-04-22) - Read more

GOING PLACES
Full colour entertainment and lifestyle magazine to be launched in May. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

SPIRIT OF THE DANCE
Hit Irish dance show returns to Johannesburg Civic Theatre. (article published 2002-04-20) - Read more

NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Box office hits and bold innovations for the 2002 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2002-04-19) - Read more

SWAMI THYAGARAJA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Flagship of Indian Academy’s Heritage Series to be performed on April 21 in Durban. (article published 2002-04-15) - Read more

CITYSCAPES
Review of Cityscapes video component at Durban Art Gallery. (Review by Lynne Goodman, courtesy of The Witness) (article published 2002-04-13) - Read more

MAINLAND
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company produces ground-breaking work of strong dramatic content. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-04-12) - Read more

KZN TALENT DISCOVERY
Talent contest on the Point Waterfront. (article published 2002-03-31) - Read more

SHOWBUZZ
New thirteen-part TV series on M-Net offers theatre a new and exciting platform. (article published 2002-03-31) - Read more

HUMAN RIGHTS WORKSHOP
ArtSMart editor Caroline Smart to conduct presentation on how to deal with funding application forms. (article published 2002-03-23) - Read more

MAINLAND
A new season of dance stories from Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company. (article published 2002-03-19) - Read more

SASAD CONGRESS
Annual congress of South African Society for the Advancement of Dancing taking place early in April. (article published 2002-03-16) - Read more

CITYSCAPES
Video artists hard at work recording innovative dance concept. (article published 2002-03-16) - Read more

INTRODUCTORY DANCE COURSE
Top dance teacher Neville Letard starts a new introductory course in Ballroom and Latin American dancing. (article published 2002-03-9) - Read more

CITYSCAPES
Five site specific dance theatre performances from Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre occur throughout March. (article published 2002-03-3) - Read more

FROM PLACE TO PLACE
Exhibition of contemporary art and dance collaboration by Anne de Beaufort and Ntombi Gasa. (article published 2002-02-23) - Read more

DANCE OF THE GODS
Manesh Maharaj directs programme of classical bharath-natyam and kathak dance. (article published 2002-02-22) - Read more

ARTS DATABASE
PANSA launches national performing arts database (article published 2002-02-21) - Read more

JONZI-D & ROBERT HYLTON
British Council and Eargasm present nation-wide double-bill dance tour of South Africa. (article published 2002-02-20) - Read more

RESPONSE TO ARTSLINK
Gerard Samuel’s argues that disabled artists have much to contribute. (article published 2002-02-14) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2002
KZN Dance Link has come of age with polished presentation showcasing a range of influences. (Review by Lynne Goodman) (article published 2002-02-13) - Read more

COTA AUDITIONS
Singers, dancers and actors invited to audition for non-professional production. Backstage assistants also required. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

BUSINESS DAY/BASA AWARDS
Sponsors of the arts to receive recognition in fifth award year. (article published 2002-02-11) - Read more

CLOSING DATES FOR NAC PROJECTS
National Arts Council entries to be in by February 15 for project applications, bursary applications and nominations to advisory panels. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

SPIRIT OF THE DANCE
Foot-stomping dazzling dance spectacular launches South African tour in Durban. (article published 2002-02-7) - Read more

THE ALICE PROJECT
Performance marks culmination of physical theatre residency. (article published 2002-01-29) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2002
Third annual festival of KZN dance. (article published 2002-01-23) - Read more

UMDUDO
Original choreography in new works provided for Grahamstown dance event. (article published 2002-01-23) - Read more

LOTTERY FUNDING
National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund calls for further applications. (article published 2002-01-20) - Read more

STAYING ALIVE
KADS plan major musical for June. (article published 2002-01-18) - Read more

SHANISA NAIDOO
Graduation of Indian classical dancer. (article published 2002-01-18) - Read more

PANEL NOMINATIONS
Invitation to submit nominations for members of the National Arts Council advisory panels. (article published 2002-01-13) - Read more

NDT3 CANCELS
No performance of Nederlands Dans Theater at FNB Vita Dance Umbrella. (article published 2002-01-13) - Read more

LESEDI CULTURAL VILLAGE
Well-designed cultural experience and good food at this interesting venue. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2002-01-10) - Read more

RNE SUPPORTS PERFORMING ARTS
Royal Netherlands Embassy provides funds for PANSA projects. (article published 2002-01-3) - Read more

BOOKING OPEN FOR UMBRELLA
Get tickets now for 14th annual festival of original contemporary choreography and dance. (article published 2002-01-3) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR
Best wishes for the year ahead from the artSMart team. (article published 2002-01-1) - Read more

HAT TRICK FOR SA
South African ballroom dancers make it to the finals of UK championship. (article published 2001-12-29) - Read more

MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOPS
KZN Department of Education and Culture and Field of Rhythm present free workshops. (article published 2001-12-29) - Read more

HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Late message but nevertheless, a very sincere one! (article published 2001-12-25) - Read more

CELEBRATE
Wild Orchid Showbar back in business with song and dance show. (article published 2001-12-21) - Read more

WIN! WIN! WIN!
Three books on free giveaway offer by answering simple questions. (article published 2001-12-18) - Read more

ARTSMART CLASSIFIEDS
Coming soon ....! (article published 2001-12-16) - Read more

ALICE IN ZULULAND
Milestone in courageous dance company’s history is funky, fun and visually stunning. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-12-8) - Read more

WIN! WIN! WIN!
Three books on free giveaway offer by answering simple questions. (article published 2001-12-3) - Read more

ALICE IN ZULULAND
Adventure of song, dance and magical effects from Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company. (article published 2001-12-2) - Read more

SPIRIT GALA
South African artists and organisations to benefit from fundraising gala performance. (article published 2001-11-18) - Read more

TARYN FOR HARLEM
Taryn Makaab heads for USA and Harlem Dance Theatre. (article published 2001-11-17) - Read more

STAGE LIGHTING WORKSHOP
Noted Danish lighting designer Lars Egegaard Sørensen offers free workshop. (article published 2001-11-14) - Read more

WORLD AIDS DAY EXPO
Full day event to be held on December 1 at Durban Jewish Centre. (article published 2001-11-12) - Read more

COMPUTICKET MERGES WITH TICKETWEB
Computicket announces showstopping deal. (article published 2001-11-10) - Read more

DANCE IN ACTION 2001
Interesting dance programme features exciting talent coming up through the student ranks. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-11-9) - Read more

STEPPING STONE ENTRIES
FNB Vita Dance Umbrella 2002 closing date for Stepping Stones is November 16. (article published 2001-11-1) - Read more

AMBUYA'S GIFT
Free lunch-hour concert from NU African Music Ensemble on October 22. (article published 2001-10-22) - Read more

FNB VITA DANCE UMBRELLA 2002
Closing date for entries is October 26. (article published 2001-10-21) - Read more

DEATH OF FAITH DE VILLIERS
Well-known choreographer and former moving light of PACT Ballet dies after a prolonged period of ill-health. (article published 2001-10-20) - Read more

BEWITCHED, BOTHERED & BEWILDERED
Five of Durban’s top choreographers pool their considerable talents in fascinating new work. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-10-17) - Read more

BENEFIT CONCERT
Glitzy benefit extravaganza featuring top Durban performers. (article published 2001-10-15) - Read more

KIDS FOR KIDS
Fundraising concert promises feast of light-hearted entertainment. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

NOMINATIONS FOR PANEL
Nominations invited for candidates for NAC advisory panels. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

NATYA MALA
Kaleidoscope of Indian folk dance presented by Indian Academy of South Africa over weekend. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

BEWITCHED, BOTHERED & BEWILDERED!
Five funky choreographers from different contemporary dance companies thrown into one space. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

FNB VITA OFFICER
Information officer appointed for FNB Vita eThekwini dance and theatre awards. (article published 2001-10-5) - Read more

GISELLE
Fine rendition of classic ballet work from South African Ballet Theatre. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-10-3) - Read more

LECOQ WORKSHOPS
Creating Everything From Nothing (article published 2001-09-25) - Read more

XPLOSION
Dance programme from staff and students of Technikon Natal’s department of drama studies. (article published 2001-09-25) - Read more

DANCE UMBRELLA ENTRIES
Entries invited for FNB Vita annual contemporary choreography showcase. (article published 2001-09-25) - Read more

DURBAN DANCE AWARDS
Winners of the FNB Vita Contemporary Choreography and Dance Awards. (article published 2001-09-22) - Read more

NUTCRACKER BARBIE
The World Premiere of Barbie in the Nutcracker on KTV! (article published 2001-09-20) - Read more

SPIRIT OF THE DANCE
International smash hit seen by more than 20 million for Durban. (article published 2001-09-17) - Read more

GISELLE
Exciting new version of ballet for Durban from South African Ballet Theatre. (article published 2001-09-17) - Read more

PRAYER SERVICE
Emergency interfaith service of prayers for peace and solidarity. (article published 2001-09-17) - Read more

FNB VITA DANCE WINNERS
Winners announced of the FNB vita contemporary choreography and dance awards Durban. (article published 2001-09-16) - Read more

NATYA MALA
Spectacular dance event at the magnificent new Kendra Auditorium. (article published 2001-09-16) - Read more

ATTACK ON THE USA
Condolences to all who may have lost friends or family. (article published 2001-09-12) - Read more

RUMPELSTILTSKIN
Dance theatre performance from Western Australia company. (article published 2001-09-10) - Read more

SUNGHURSH
Nateshwa Dance Company’s most ambitious project to date. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-09-8) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR HIT SHOW
Dancers invited to audition for Durban leg of “Marilyn” tour. (article published 2001-09-8) - Read more

PANSA MEETING ON SATURDAY
Performing Arts Network KZN to hold meeting on September 8. (article published 2001-09-6) - Read more

SUNGHURSH
The historic struggle of the South African Indian. (article published 2001-09-4) - Read more

LINE DANCING
Caryl Cusens’s classes on Bluff, Stella Park and Musgrave. (article published 2001-09-4) - Read more

MEGAN WINS BURSARY
Young Durban ballet student to go to Summer School in Boston. (article published 2001-09-4) - Read more

GAUTENG AUDITIONS FOR UMOJA (also Music)
Auditions to be held at Windybrow for second company of spectacular musical. (article published 2001-08-31) - Read more

JOMBA 2001 OPENING NIGHT
Opening night featured three fine works from Pather, Gouldie and Mantsoe. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

CELEBRATION OF WOMEN
Music and Dance showcase from UND African Music Project. (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

BEWITCHED, BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED
Collaborative dance project presented by Dancers Co-op at the end of October. (article published 2001-08-25) - Read more

JOMBA!
Contemporary Dance Experience at Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2001-08-24) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE?
Fundraiser for Queensburgh Girls' High of Ballroom and Latin American showcase. (article published 2001-08-23) - Read more

EVERYDAY
The NSA Gallery presents an extract from everyday life, to be performed outside. (article published 2001-08-21) - Read more

PRAGUE DANCE FESTIVAL 2002
Major festival and competition to take place next year in Prague. (article published 2001-08-18) - Read more

COLIN MEIRING FOR BROADWAY
Former Durban dancer to take lead role in Broadway musical. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

DANCE EXPRESSION
Information requested for onward transmission to UK dance magazine. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

COPPELIA
BBC Prime on DStv to broadcast much-loved 19th century ballet at Royal Opera House. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

NEW MOVES PROGRAMME
Five new young choreographers feature on Jomba 2001!. (article published 2001-08-12) - Read more

JOMBA 2001
Fourth annual contemporary dance festival to take place at Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2001-08-9) - Read more

JOMBA WORKSHOPS
Jomba! makes space for up and coming new dance talent. (article published 2001-08-6) - Read more

MZWANDILE MENZIWA SHINES IN AFRICAN FOOTPRINT
Durban born dancer in Richard Loring smash-hit. (article published 2001-07-31) - Read more

JOMBA WORKSHOPS
Jomba! makes space for up and coming new dance talent. (article published 2001-07-30) - Read more

FFFDC CLASSES
New time schedule for Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company evening classes. (article published 2001-07-24) - Read more

CHENGLEROYANS WIN FIRST PLACE
For the first time in over 10 years, a KZN professional ballroom couple wins major Gauteng competition. (article published 2001-07-24) - Read more

BOLSHOI BALLET
Undeniable treat for ballet lovers from world class ballet company. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-07-23) - Read more

PERFORMING ARTS NETWORK
Regional launches undertaken in three major centres. (article published 2001-07-23) - Read more

ALTERNATIVE COMPANIES FOR JOMBA!
Wilda Dance Company, Valérie Berger and Sello Pesa for Jomba 2001. (article published 2001-07-22) - Read more

THE STATE OF THE ARTS
Open letter from Chief Executive Officer of the National Arts Council. (article published 2001-07-20) - Read more

SBONGILE NEEDS HELP
Young projects co-ordinator needs funding in a hurry to attend cultural workshop in London. (article published 2001-07-20) - Read more

DURBAN JEWISH CLUB
Historic venue makes strong comeback into Durban’s theatre scene. (article published 2001-07-19) - Read more

YOGA CLASSES
Monica Fairall conducts yoga classes for Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company. (article published 2001-07-19) - Read more

RIO TINTO/PALABORA MINING SCHOLARSHIP
Exciting opportunity for South African dancers (article published 2001-07-8) - Read more

a portion of time between two points
Two works from Tracey Human, winner of the 2001 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Dance. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-07-7) - Read more

OLIVER
Brilliant idea for dance in Grahamstown production but not fully carried through. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-07-4) - Read more

HIT REFRESH
The Festivals page seems to be suffering from overload, if the current day's report isn't featured then hit Refresh button to renew data. (article published 2001-07-4) - Read more

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GRAHAMSTOWN’S FINE AND SUNNY
Start of the 2001 Standard Bank National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (Report by Caroline Smart) (article published 2001-06-28) - Read more

BOLSHOI BALLET
World’s most famous classical ballet company returns to Durban. (article published 2001-06-28) - Read more

PANSA LAUNCH
KZN launch of The Performing Arts Network of South Africa. (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

NORTHLANDS WI VARIETY SHOW
Dancers aged between 60 and 85 strut their stuff in entertaining production. (article published 2001-06-21) - Read more

BALLET SHOES
BBC Prime on DStv to screen heart-warming classic written by Noel Streatfield (article published 2001-06-20) - Read more

BALLROOM BLITZ
Playhouse Company presents stylish antidote to July chills. (article published 2001-06-20) - Read more

EIGHT DANCE INDABA
Choreographers reminded of closing date for 8th annual FNB Vita Dance Indaba. (article published 2001-06-11) - Read more

BOLSHOI BOOKINGS
Secure tickets early for world class ballet company. (article published 2001-06-10) - Read more

MEGAN DE BEYER HONOURED
Pietermaritzburg dance teacher honoured by Cecchetti Society of KZN. (article published 2001-06-10) - Read more

CURTAIN UP
New theatrical youth project for talented high school learners. (article published 2001-06-9) - Read more

LINE DANCING AT BLUFF
Caryl Cusens now operates classes at Bluff Bowling Club. (article published 2001-06-1) - Read more

SASAD FESTIVAL
Colourful varied programme of dance. (article published 2001-06-1) - Read more

APOLOGIES
artSMart has been "off the air" due to technical problems. (article published 2001-05-30) - Read more

FISH DISH
Fun educational programme in dance for junior and senior primary schools (article published 2001-05-23) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE?
Ever-popular Ballroom and Latin American showcase. (article published 2001-05-23) - Read more

THEATRE ON PODOL
Theatre group in Ukraine seeks working co-operation with South African companies. (article published 2001-05-19) - Read more

DEATH OF NAN GIRDLESTONE
Stalwart of Durban dance scene dies in Durban. (article published 2001-05-17) - Read more

YOUTH FESTIVAL
National Creative Arts Youth Festival in full swing. (article published 2001-05-15) - Read more

BOLSHOI BOOKINGS
Bolshoi Ballet returns to Playhouse. (article published 2001-05-15) - Read more

NO BOUNDARIES NO SPACE
Playhouse Company presents exciting edu-dance school’s programme. (article published 2001-05-15) - Read more

NO BOUNDARIES NO SPACE
Playhouse Company presents exciting edu-dance school’s programme. (article published 2001-05-15) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE?
Ballroom and Latin American showcase at Playhouse. (article published 2001-05-14) - Read more

DANCE AT BAT
New weekly dance classes introduced at the BAT Centre. (article published 2001-05-9) - Read more

CHARITY GOLF DAY 2001
FFFDC dancers look to golf lovers to support their company. (article published 2001-05-9) - Read more

HILTON COLLEGE THEATRE
Hilton College Theatre hosts a programme of music and one of dance in May. (article published 2001-04-29) - Read more

INSPIRED BY BACH
Latest season from Flatfoot Dance Company. (article published 2001-04-29) - Read more

ARTSCAPE INVITATION
Cape Town based arts body invites all role players to contribute to 2002 programme. (article published 2001-04-27) - Read more

STEPS INTO DANCE
New choreographers for Playhouse Company’s popular classes. (article published 2001-04-21) - Read more

DEATH OF NINETTE DE VALOIS
One of the world’s finest dance experts bids a gracious farewell. (article published 2001-04-3) - Read more

SIWELA GOES SQUARE
Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre dances Neworks at the Square Space. (article published 2001-04-1) - Read more

SHIFTING RITES
Best of local contemporary dance with exciting international element. (article published 2001-03-19) - Read more

DEAF WAY II
Invitations to hearing or non-hearing arts practitioners to attend conference in USA in 2002. (article published 2001-03-15) - Read more

SHIFTING RITES
Explosion of local and international contemporary dance at Playhouse. (article published 2001-03-5) - Read more

DURBAN COMPANIES FOR UMBRELLA
Flying Fish and Siwela Sonke appear at FNB Vita Dance Umbrella. (article published 2001-03-4) - Read more

AFRICAN EAGLES
Articulating the concerns of young KZN artists with disabilities. (article published 2001-03-2) - Read more

EVENING DANCE CLASSES
Playhouse Company’s ongoing contemporary classes for all ages. (article published 2001-03-1) - Read more

ONE NIGHT OF PASSION
Dash of samba, splash of rumba and sprinkling of flamenco at Playhouse. (article published 2001-03-1) - Read more

MARCH BALL
Hellenic Greek Hall hosts full dress ballroom evening. (article published 2001-03-1) - Read more

SOUVENIR
Russian company presents feast of dance from around the globe. (article published 2001-02-23) - Read more

MINISTER RESPONDS
See Miscellaneous for Minister Ben Ngubane’s response to the allegations of racism of the Playhouse Company’s executive bodies. (article published 2001-02-21) - Read more

SHIFTING RITES
Explosion of local and international contemporary dance! (article published 2001-02-19) - Read more

URGENT CALL FOR SUPPORT
Serious issues concerning the Playhouse Company. (article published 2001-02-19) - Read more

PLAYHOUSE GATE
Artslink.co.za carries transcript of tape that led to resignation of acting MD (article published 2001-02-18) - Read more

GOULDIE TO STUDY
FFFDC’s resident choreographer to study for Honours degree. (article published 2001-02-17) - Read more

UYABA FOR RED EYE @RT
Thokozani Makhoba’s dance company to perform at Durban Art Gallery. (article published 2001-02-16) - Read more

VIDEO TO THE RESCUE
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s video of Romeo and Juliet. (article published 2001-02-14) - Read more

DANCE EVENINGS
Eddie Yeadon hosts regular social evenings of ballroom and Latin American dancing (article published 2001-02-4) - Read more

KZN DANCE LINK WORKSHOPS
Workshops linked to curriculum of secondary schools. (article published 2001-02-4) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2001
Showcase of dance organisations presented by KZN Dance Link. (article published 2001-02-4) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2001
Fascinating and varied line up for KZN Dance Link’s annual production. (article published 2001-01-31) - Read more

IMBUMBA 2001
Dance for everyone from KZN Dance Link. (article published 2001-01-21) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
All the best for 2001! See how artSMart has grown in two years. (article published 2001-01-3) - Read more

CHASING TALES
Return season of Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s smash-hit children’s show. (article published 2000-12-28) - Read more

MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Season’s greetings from all at artSMart. (article published 2000-12-23) - Read more

ROMEO AND JULIET CARTOON
Napier Dunn’s interpretation of Romeo and Juliet running in the Playhouse Drama. (article published 2000-12-22) - Read more

AUDITION FOR ANIMATORS
If you can dance and feel adventurous, how about a stint on the European front? (article published 2000-12-22) - Read more

MBONGISENI BUTHELEZI
Joint winner of Rio Tinto scholarship writes from London. (article published 2000-12-15) - Read more

ROMEO AND JULIET
FFFDC’s moving and highly dramatic ballet of Shakespeare’s play. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-12-14) - Read more

CECCHETTI WINNER
Gauteng public to see Yolandi Olckers in ballet. (article published 2000-12-8) - Read more

ROMEO AND JULIET
Fantastic Flying Fish go classical for a change. (article published 2000-12-4) - Read more

AUDITION
Female dancers needed for EMI Music’s new artist. (article published 2000-12-1) - Read more

STARTIME
Evening of fun and dance for dancers aged four to teenage time. (article published 2000-12-1) - Read more

TAAL
Otherwise enjoyable exploration of Indian music and dance marred by overlong song sequences. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-11-25) - Read more

DANCE … AND TELL YOUR TERRITORIES
Contemporary French/South African art and dance theatre collaboration at NSA. (article published 2000-11-21) - Read more

DANCE IN ACTION
Showcase of up and coming talent in University of Natal’s annual programme. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-11-16) - Read more

NEW PLAYHOUSE MD
Professor Caesar Maxwell J Ndlovu is the new Managing Director of The Playhouse Company. (article published 2000-11-12) - Read more

DEATH OF EILEEN KEEGAN
Passing of seminal figure in the history of ballet in South Africa. (article published 2000-11-9) - Read more

DURBAN CHAMPIONS
Students of Megan Lamb and Ann-Marie Jacobs return from US triumphant. (article published 2000-11-8) - Read more

TAAL
Sumptuous exploration of Indian music and dance. (article published 2000-11-6) - Read more

RAMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Head for Carnival City’s Big Top in Brakpan for national championships. (article published 2000-10-17) - Read more

ROMEO AND JULIET
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragic tale deserves to be a big hit. (Review by Margaret von Klemperer, courtesy of The Natal Witness) (article published 2000-10-17) - Read more

RHYTHM AND DANCE
Royal Academy of Dancing KZN present performances of ballet, national, tap and Spanish. (article published 2000-10-12) - Read more

ROMEO & JULIET
National tour of popular ballet by Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company. (article published 2000-10-12) - Read more

RITES
Jay Pather’s challenging dance drama from Technikon Natal drama department students. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-10-12) - Read more

DANCE AT TECHNIKON
Jay Pather to present student production of Rites. (article published 2000-10-10) - Read more

BOLSHOI BALLET
Prestigious world-renowned Russian company's first Sub-Saharan tour includes Durban. (article published 2000-09-21) - Read more

DANCE UMBRELLA ENTRIES
Entries for FNB Vita Dance Umbrella 2001 now open. (article published 2000-09-20) - Read more

CISNE NEGRO
Impeccable performances, astounding lighting design in contemporary dance show. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-09-14) - Read more

MRS ANDRE TURNS 90
Well-known theatre personality clocks up nine decades! (article published 2000-09-10) - Read more

KZN DANCE LINK WORKSHOP
Down-to-earth one-day workshop on teaching dance to school learners. (article published 2000-09-4) - Read more

ROMEO AND JULIET
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company to offer dance classic. (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

CISNE NEGRO
Contemporary Ballet Company direct from Brazil! (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

NONHLANHLA’S GRANT
Ballet Theatre Afrikan student's tour of Spain with Julia Bonegio. (article published 2000-09-2) - Read more

FNB VITA DANCE WINNERS
Durban Contemporary Choreography and Dance Awards for 1999/2000. (article published 2000-08-27) - Read more

BREAKDANCE BATTLE
South African Breakdance championships. (article published 2000-08-23) - Read more

FULL JOMBA! PROGRAMME
Jam-packed week of contemporary dance at Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2000-08-20) - Read more

FINTASTIC
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company presents another magical open-air production. (article published 2000-08-19) - Read more

SHOBANA JEYASINGH AUDITIONS
Auditions in Durban for Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company, London. (article published 2000-08-19) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR ROCK THE WORLD TONIGHT
The Company of Theatre Arts to hold auditions for year-end festive season show. (article published 2000-08-19) - Read more

DANCE WITH ROSINA
Rosina Bonsu workshops with Very Special Arts (article published 2000-08-17) - Read more

PAUL DOUGLAS WITH FFFDC
UK choreographer Paul Douglas works with Fantastic Flying Fish dancers. (article published 2000-08-15) - Read more

FESTIVAL DANCE
South African Women’s Arts Festival offers collage of different dance genres. (article published 2000-08-9) - Read more

DESIRE WINS AWARD
Former Playhouse Dance Company member wins Cape award. (article published 2000-08-9) - Read more

DURBAN DANCERS WIN
Rio Tinto and Richard's Bay Minerals announce scholarships to the London Contemporary Dance School. (article published 2000-07-30) - Read more

CAMINO FLAMENCO
Linda Vargas’s Flamenco Dance Company goes on tour after Kwasuka season. (article published 2000-07-28) - Read more

VERY SPECIAL DANCE
Very Special Arts Performances presented by the Britain Dancing with Durban Festival. (article published 2000-07-28) - Read more

DUMISANI WINS
Local professional ballroom dancer wins Premier’s sports award. (article published 2000-07-23) - Read more

DUMISANI WINS
Local professional ballroom dancer wins Premier’s sports award. (article published 2000-07-23) - Read more

LONDON SCHOLARSHIP
Rio Tinto and Richard's Bay Minerals Scholarship to London Contemporary Dance School. (article published 2000-07-23) - Read more

SPECIAL DANCE
Rosina Bonsu workshops with Very Special Arts (article published 2000-07-23) - Read more

BRITAIN AND DURBAN DANCE
Season of performances, workshops and events celebrating South Africa/Britain dance collaboration. (article published 2000-07-23) - Read more

JOMBA! 2000
Contemporary Dance Experience at Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. (article published 2000-07-23) - Read more

DANCERS NEED HELP
Durban Dance Unlimited dancers need sponsorship to attend world championships. (article published 2000-07-20) - Read more

DON QUIXOTE
Don Quixote comes to the rescue in Grahamstown. (article published 2000-07-6) - Read more

THE DANCE OF THE TIME
Dance piece presented by Le Ballet Atlantique. (article published 2000-07-5) - Read more

KZN DANCE LINK
Membership rates for active dance organisation. (article published 2000-06-28) - Read more

FFFDC AUDITIONS
Auditions for national tour of Romeo and Juliet by Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company. (article published 2000-06-23) - Read more

DANCE SCHOLARSHIP & AUDITION
Dance workshop in Durban with the London Contemporary Dance school. (article published 2000-06-11) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN DANCE
Dance and performance art on the main frame of the 2000 Standard Bank National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (article published 2000-06-9) - Read more

DANCE AT GRAHAMSTOWN
Dance productions on the main frame of the Standard Bank National Arts Festival. (article published 2000-06-9) - Read more

APOLOGIES
We have been “off the air” for most of this week and we apologise. (article published 2000-06-9) - Read more

PATRICK’S HEADED FOR LABAN
UND drama student headed for prestigious dance school in London. (article published 2000-06-3) - Read more

CRASHING THE NIGHT
Paul Slabolepszy's new hit comedy for Durban. (article published 2000-05-29) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE?
Programme line-up confirmed for Shall We Dance? (article published 2000-05-29) - Read more

SASAD FESTIVAL
Popular annual dance festival at the Westville Civic Centre. (article published 2000-05-28) - Read more

JOMBA!
Stand by for Jomba! 2000. (article published 2000-05-28) - Read more

NCAYF DANCE
The National Creative Arts Youth Festival offers a wide range of activities. (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

ME AND MY GIRL AUDITIONS
The Spoornet State Theatre’s search for a cast for Me And My Girl is on! (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

SHALL WE DANCE?
Ballroom and Latin American showcase presented by NBS. (article published 2000-05-20) - Read more

DANCE INDABA
Choreographers invited to enter new work for Cape Town dance festival. (article published 2000-05-16) - Read more

TRADITIONAL SONG AND DANCE
Free UND lunch-hour concert offers preview of African Music Project Arts On Tour 2000. (article published 2000-05-8) - Read more

THE ADAMS BROTHERS
Ballet Theatre Afrikan unites two young dancing brothers. (article published 2000-05-7) - Read more

GOLDEN ENTERTAINMENT
Celtic Dance Company and the Gaynor Harris Academy of Dancing perform at benefit concert. (article published 2000-05-6) - Read more

BHAMBAYI DREAMING
Flatfoot Dance Company presents dance theatre production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-05-6) - Read more

KZN DANCE LINK NEWS
Active dance organisation busy with current and future plans. (article published 2000-05-5) - Read more

CABRIOLARE FANTASTIQUE
Unique dance experience in the stunning Ravello Garden, Slayley Woods, Park Rynie. (article published 2000-05-1) - Read more

DEADLINE REMINDER
Applications close soon for this year’s South African Women’s Arts Festival. (article published 2000-04-14) - Read more

LORD OF THE DANCE
Move over Star Wars - Lord of the Dance offers magnificent effects with stunning Irish dance. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-04-12) - Read more

MILLENNIUM FUNK
Drama pupils from high schools present contemporary dance. (article published 2000-04-11) - Read more

CONCOURS DANCE
Paris International Dance Competition (article published 2000-04-11) - Read more

DANCE INDABA
Invitation to choreographers for the seventh annual FNB Vita Dance Indaba In Cape Town (article published 2000-04-11) - Read more

DANCEFORCE
The wide ranging versatility of Fantastic Flying Fish showcased in this thought-provoking programme. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-04-9) - Read more

LINE DANCE JAMBOREE
Easter Monday Morning Line Dance Jamboree. (article published 2000-04-8) - Read more

DANCEFORCE
Season of classical and contemporary dance from Fantastic Flying Fish. (article published 2000-04-3) - Read more

JOMBA! GRANTS FROM FNB VITA
New works commissioned for popular contemporary dance festival. (article published 2000-04-1) - Read more

JOMBA!
Contemporary Dance Experience for Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in August. (article published 2000-04-1) - Read more

CHATTANOOGAS DANCE CLUB
Have a seaside cha-cha-cha with Mario Monteregge (article published 2000-03-27) - Read more

NATANIËL RETURNS TO DURBAN
Outspoken and controversial entertainer gives four performances in Durban. (article published 2000-03-23) - Read more

UTSAV
Local academy of music and dance features Kathak, Bharata Natyam, tabla and sitar. (article published 2000-03-23) - Read more

LORD OF THE DANCE TICKETS
Tickets still available for this phenomenal dance success story. (article published 2000-03-22) - Read more

EVENING DANCE CLASSES
Playhouse successful Steps into Dance back in operation. (article published 2000-03-19) - Read more

STRICTLY SALSA
For all those bandidos and senoritas out there – come and party! (article published 2000-03-19) - Read more

HERITAGE SERIES 2000
Indian Academy of South Africa promises fabulous overseas show. (article published 2000-03-18) - Read more

FFFDC WEBSITE
Fantastic Flying Fish Company now have their own website. (article published 2000-03-17) - Read more

STEPPING STONES WINNERS
FNB Vita Dance Umbrella 2000 winners of Stepping Stones announced. (article published 2000-03-17) - Read more

FINTASTIC
Magical evening of dance, music, fashion and foliage. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-03-15) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN AUDITIONS
Playhouse Company to hold Grahamstown Festival auditions. (article published 2000-03-15) - Read more

DANCE UMBRELLA
The 12th FNB Vita Dance Umbrella 2000 runs until March 18. (article published 2000-03-15) - Read more

CREATIVE MOVEMENT SESSIONS
Free movement, line dances and folk dances for all age groups. (article published 2000-03-15) - Read more

SIDDHARTHA
Jay Pather’s work set to become a classic South African dance piece. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-03-13) - Read more

A FIRST FOR COSSACKS
The Russian State Kuban Cossack Dance Company appear for the first time in South Africa. (article published 2000-03-10) - Read more

DANCEFORCE
Latest production from Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company. (article published 2000-03-10) - Read more

BOYZIE TAKES CLASS
Evening Dance Classes for Adults (article published 2000-03-10) - Read more

THE MERRY WIDOW
Glorious costumes, sets and music combine to make a winning production. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-03-8) - Read more

DEATH OF JOCK LEYDEN
Internationally acclaimed cartoonist dies at his home in Durban. (article published 2000-03-2) - Read more

A SOUTH AFRICAN SIDDHARTHA
The spice of India, the richness of Africa and the traditions of classical dance. (article published 2000-03-1) - Read more

CHASING TALES
Re-run of popular children’s show. (article published 2000-02-29) - Read more

CREATIVE YOUTH DANCE
Plenty of dance on offer in the National Creative Arts Youth Festival. (article published 2000-02-29) - Read more

BALLROOM SOCIALS
Popular social ballroom dance host Eddie Yeadon hosts two events. (article published 2000-02-29) - Read more

LATIN AMERICAN DANCE
Latin Dance champions appear in Playhouse season of Latino moves and music. (article published 2000-02-28) - Read more

FLAMENCO CLASSES
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company go Spanish. (article published 2000-02-28) - Read more

8-TEASE
Stunning young singer in Wild Coast Sun’s revue show. (Review by Caroline Smart) (article published 2000-02-27) - Read more

CHATTANOOGA’S DANCE CLUB
New dance evenings offer the chance to dance in the old-fashioned style – close together! (article published 2000-02-24) - Read more

FNB DANCE NOMINEES
Mark Hawkins and Mary-Ann de Wet of FFFDC nominated for dance award. (article published 2000-02-24) - Read more

A WET FINTASTIC
Opening night washed out – but this show promises to be a stunning experience. (article published 2000-02-23) - Read more

ALICE IN DANCE
Wonderland of dance to celebrate Minette de Klerk’s 25th anniversary. (article published 2000-02-23) - Read more

UTSAV
Showcase of Indian classical music and dance by students of Kala Darshan. (article published 2000-02-23) - Read more

SASAD CONGRESS
South African Society for the Advancement of Dancing’s annual four day dance congress. (article published 2000-02-23) - Read more

FINTASTIC
Exciting new season of music, dance and fashion under the stars. (article published 2000-02-12) - Read more

UMDUDO ENTRIES
FNB Vita Dance Umdudo for Grahamstown. (article published 2000-02-6) - Read more

SREKALA BHARATH
Top classical dancer from India to perform in South Africa. (article published 2000-02-5) - Read more

DANCERS GO SWISS
For the first time, black South African dancers will compete in this year's Prix de Lausanne in Switzerland. (article published 2000-01-20) - Read more

LORD OF THE DANCE
Famous Celtic dance troupe returns to South Africa for groundbreaking tour. (article published 2000-01-18) - Read more

AMFEST VARIETY
New category for Amfest 2000 festival and invitations for pantomime or musical. (article published 2000-01-2) - Read more

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Best wishes for the new year, decade, century, millennium, whatever! (article published 2000-01-1) - Read more

LORD OF THE DANCE
Celtic dance extravaganza for South Africa. (article published 1999-12-29) - Read more

FISH GO ON TOUR
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company offers touring programme for secondary schools. (article published 1999-12-17) - Read more

THE NUTCRACKER
Sparkle, froth, crispy snowflakes and the appeal of a perennial Christmas classic ballet. (article published 1999-12-12) - Read more

STREET BALLROOM
Dance the new year in with Durban Arts in front of the City Hall Steps. (article published 1999-11-24) - Read more

THE NUTCRACKER
Timeless holiday classic for Playhouse festive season. (article published 1999-11-24) - Read more

LAUNCH OF DANCE STUDIO
The dance studio at the BAT Centre now has a brand new professional dance floor. (article published 1999-11-21) - Read more

BRITAIN AND SOUTH AFRICA DANCING
Successful dance collaborations between Britain and South Africa. (article published 1999-11-17) - Read more

CHAMPIONSHIP FOR NICOLE
Remember Nicole Westdyk – of local balllroom dancing competition fame? (article published 1999-11-15) - Read more

TARYN MAKAAB IS CHAMPION
New senior dance champion of South Africa. (article published 1999-11-4) - Read more

BAT’S NEW DANCE FLOOR
British Council funds sprung floor and full-length mirrors. (article published 1999-11-4) - Read more

RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET - REVIEW
Reservations about second tour of well-known ballet company (Caroline Smart). (article published 1999-11-4) - Read more

COMMON WEALTH OF DANCE
Bullies Ballerinas, kathak and Siwela Sonke at the Playhouse. (article published 1999-11-1) - Read more

RUSSIAN BALLET
Performances by the Russian National Ballet in Durban and Pietermaritzburg. (article published 1999-10-27) - Read more

CONTEMPORARY DANCE AWARDS
FNB Vita awards for contemporary dance presented at Dance Shongololo. (article published 1999-10-24) - Read more

50th GOLD CUP
Popular dance championships include professional show dance section for first time in KZN. (article published 1999-10-21) - Read more

ESPAÑA 99
Remember Peter Wilson aka Katya from the sadly-defunct Liberace’s? (article published 1999-10-19) - Read more

FEET OF FLAMES
Michael Flatley in action for exclusive M-Net documentary. (article published 1999-10-18) - Read more

GUEST COMPANIES
Top guest companies to perform at FNB Vita Dance Shongololo! (article published 1999-10-18) - Read more

MOTHER MAMA - REVIEW
Most challenging piece to date for Technikon Natal drama studies students. (Caroline Smart) (article published 1999-10-17) - Read more

MILLENNIUM 2000
Candlelight dinner to usher in new era. (article published 1999-10-15) - Read more

MOTHER MAMA
Hugo le Roux’s dance drama created around the true story of a South African mother. (article published 1999-10-14) - Read more

NUTCRACKER BOOKING OPEN
Booking now open for the festive season classical ballet. (article published 1999-10-12) - Read more

8TEASE – REVIEW
Not a nipple in sight in new Wild Orchid Showbar show! (Caroline Smart) (article published 1999-10-12) - Read more

FNB VITA DANCE UMBRELLA 2000
Choreographers invited to submit entries for annual festival of contemporary dance. (article published 1999-10-12) - Read more

AUDITIONS FOR NUTCRACKER
Young dancers needed for festive season production of classic ballet. (article published 1999-10-1) - Read more

325,4KG & RONA - REVIEW
Nordic/South African dance collaboration makes for a thought-provoking programme. (article published 1999-09-30) - Read more

DANCE SHONGOLOLO
Annual choreographic feast for dance fans from FNB Vita. (article published 1999-09-29) - Read more

RUSSIAN BALLET
Second South African tour of the Russian National Ballet. (article published 1999-09-23) - Read more

CONTEMPORARY DANCE
Playhouse evening open contemporary dance classes for all ages. (article published 1999-09-23) - Read more

FFFDC REALLY FLYING!
Fantastic Flying Fish Dance Company artistic heads jet to London. (article published 1999-09-23) - Read more

JIZAI
Mark Hawkins poem-based piece to appear on FNB Vita Dance Shongololo (article published 1999-09-21) - Read more

HAPPY TIME SOCIAL DANCE
Enjoy social dancing at the PYC. (article published 1999-09-17) - Read more

MICHAEL GREEN
Michael Green to contribute wine notes to artSMart. (article published 1999-09-11) - Read more

KENNETH KVARNSTRÖM TO DURBAN
Top Finnish choreographer will accompany his group to Durban. (article published 1999-09-4) - Read more

JAYESPERI MOOPEN FOR EXTRAVAGANZA
A first for a choreographer of Indian origin. (article published 1999-09-4) - Read more

DANCE DIRECTIONS
Dance Directions at the Courtyard. (article published 1999-08-23) - Read more

NAVAL BHANGRA BASH
Naval Base rugby field to resound to sounds of Bhangra Bash. (article published 1999-08-20) - Read more

WOMEN’S FESTIVAL DANCE – REVIEW
Fine dance programme for Playhouse Company’s women’s festival. (article published 1999-08-20) - Read more

NATYA MALA
Outstanding variety of Indian folk and classical dance. (article published 1999-08-20) - Read more

RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET
Touring programme of highlights from the best loved classical ballets. (article published 1999-08-18) - Read more

325,4KG
Leading Scandinavian choreographer comes to Durban! (article published 1999-08-18) - Read more

RHYTHM AND DANCE
RAD dance variety show.A dance variety show will be performed by the Royal Academy Dance Studio in the Playhouse Drama Theatre on September 11 at 15h00 and 19h00. Book at Computicket. Tickets R25 but R20 for 20 or more people. Contact Stav Bozas on (031) 209-0083 (article published 1999-08-13) - Read more

BHARATHA NATYAM AUDITIONS
Auditions invited for presentation titled Bharatha’s Art. (article published 1999-08-11) - Read more

BAT DANCE CLASSES
The Bat Centre and Africa Stage offer dance classes. (article published 1999-08-9) - Read more

GRANHOJ DANS
Internationally acclaimed Granhoj Dans from Denmark for Jomba!. (article published 1999-08-5) - Read more

DANCE SHONGOLOLO CALL FOR ENTRIES
Entries are called for the 1999 FNB Vita Dance Shongololo (article published 1999-08-4) - Read more

FREESTYLE FESTIVAL & CHAMPIONSHIPS
Hi-Energy, Freestyle, Rock ‘n Roll, Slowdance and the Hustle – all at KZN South Coast festival. (article published 1999-08-4) - Read more

FNB VITA DANCE WINNERS
Winners of the 1998/99 FNB Vita Cape Town contemporary choreography and dance awards. (article published 1999-08-2) - Read more

FFFDC CLASSES
Have fun, dance and keep fit with Flying Fish. (article published 1999-08-1) - Read more

JOMBA!
Second Jomba! set to offer top quality contemporary dance. (article published 1999-08-1) - Read more

DANCE LINK AGM
Inaugural Annual General Meeting of KZN dance organisation. (article published 1999-08-1) - Read more

SHAKTI
Revolutionary dance-drama to run at Springfield College of Education. (article published 1999-07-31) - Read more

NEW DANCE WORK
New work by Juanita Finestone of Grahamstown's First Physical Theatre Company for women's arts festival. (article published 1999-07-21) - Read more

BOYZIE FOR DANCE INDABA
Award-winning choreographer and dancer Boyzie Cekwana for Dance Indaba. (article published 1999-07-21) - Read more

DANCELINK AGM
KZN Dance Link to hold its inaugural AGM. (article published 1999-07-21) - Read more

JOMBA! HOSTS NORDIC GUESTS
Thanks to Shuttle ’99, there will be a strong Nordic involvement in Jomba! (article published 1999-07-17) - Read more

DANCE IN EDUCATION SEMINAR
Shuttle ‘99 assists workshops on dance education. (article published 1999-07-17) - Read more

STEPS INTO DANCE
The Playhouse Company offers regular dance classes. (article published 1999-07-15) - Read more

DANCE BY CANDLELIGHT
Picnic and dance by candlelight to Mario Monteregge and Music Unlimited (article published 1999-07-14) - Read more

GRAHAMSTOWN DANCE
New Expressions In South African Dance (article published 1999-06-29) - Read more

COPPELIA
Fantastic Flying Fish do Coppélia! (article published 1999-06-27) - Read more

SIDDHARTHA
Jay Pather’s A South African Siddhartha for Grahamstown. (article published 1999-06-14) - Read more

DARE 2 DANCE SHOW
Dare 2 Dance is off to China! (article published 1999-06-3) - Read more

PRIX D’ELEGANCE
Ballroom dancers compete for the Prix D’Elegance. (article published 1999-06-3) - Read more

SCOTTISH AND IRISH DANCE
For Scottish and Irish dance, head for Pinetown Girls! (article published 1999-06-3) - Read more

INDLOVU LINK
Indlovu’s off to China! (article published 1999-05-31) - Read more

DANCE DREAMS
The Playhouse Company has proved it – people with disabilities can still dance! (article published 1999-05-29) - Read more

FLATFOOT GOES SQUARE
The Square Space offers anything but square dance. (article published 1999-05-27) - Read more

BOOK FOR COPPELIA
Bookings are now open for Coppélia. (article published 1999-05-17) - Read more

FFFDC IN TAIWAN
The Fantastic Flying Fish are dancing in Taiwan (article published 1999-05-17) - Read more

DANCE LINK NEWS
KZN Dance Link has it all sewn up. (article published 1999-05-16) - Read more

FLATFOOT GOES SQUARE
Flatfoot offers intimate and challenging dance in a square space. (article published 1999-05-16) - Read more

DANCE DREAMS
The Playhouse Company’s Dance Dreams<\i> project integrates over 40 young spirited `mixed ability’ scholars. (article published 1999-05-10) - Read more

ANAVARATA ON TOUR
The Anavarata Dance Institute has been invited to Mauritius, Reunion and Malaysia. (article published 1999-05-6) - Read more

DANCE AWARDS
Mignon Furman’s back in town. (article published 1999-05-6) - Read more

DANCE AWARDS
Mignon Furman’s back in town. (article published 1999-04-29) - Read more

BOYZIE CEKWANA TEACHES
Internationally-acclaimed and award-winning choreographer Boyzie Cekwana will conduct a free trial open contemporary dance class. (article published 1999-04-16) - Read more

FNB UMDUDO
This year, 80 choreographers and over 500 performers from as far afield as Mount Ayliff will gravitate to the Festival City of Grahamstown for Dance Umdudo. (article published 1999-04-16) - Read more

Isigqi
The Isigqi Project of Gauteng and the Southern Africa Zulu Dance Organisation, which is linked to the Durban Arts Association, will present a traditional dance festival at the Lindizulu Place kwaNongoma on May 1 at 10h00. (article published 1999-04-15) - Read more

DARE TO DANCE
The Dare To Dance Company will perform a season of dance at the Courtyard Theatre, Technikon Natal, from April 5 to 11. (article published 1999-04-15) - Read more

DECADANCE
Deidre Hancke-Haysom not only choreographed and directed Decadance in the Wild Coast Sun's Wild Orchid Show Bar - she also dances in the show! (article published 1999-04-15) - Read more

JABU NGIDI
Already holding the ballroom equivalent, local professional dancer Jabu Ngidi recently passed the Latin American exam to make him an associate of the SA National Council of Ballroom Dancing. (article published 1999-04-15) - Read more

DANCE CONNEXION
The South African Society for the Advancement of Dancing presents its annual show at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on April 23 at 19h00 and April 24 at 14h30 and 19h00. (article published 1999-04-15) - Read more

MOSCOW BALLET
Ballet lovers are eagerly awaiting the visit of the Moscow State Classical Ballet's first visit to South Africa. The company will perform in the Playhouse Opera Theatre from May 4 to 6. (article published 1999-04-15) - Read more

SALT COURSES
British dance educator Ed Salt is the co-author of the United Kingdom's national syllabus in dance for schools and an exponent of creative movement for children. In April, he makes a return visit to Durban to run two courses for teachers presented by the Playhouse Company and the British Council. (article published 1999-04-15) - Read more

LINE DANCING
Try your hand - or feet, rather - at the latest Line Dancing craze. Caryl Cusens conducts sessions on Wednesdays in Studio M2 at the Playhouse Complex, Ramsay Road, Mayville. Sessions are for beginners (18h30-19h15) and inter-mediates (19h15- 20h45). (article published 1999-04-15) - Read more


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