Renowned dancer Mr Fana Tshabalala was in UKZN’s Drama and Performance Studies Programme for a three-month residency offering specialised classes and master classes.
UKZN Drama and Performance studies students have been cast in the acclaimed production Nongogo, by world-renowned playwright Athol Fugard, to be performed at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban from 3-6 October.
UKZN alumnus Mr Bonwa Mbontsi is a recipient of the prestigious 2019 JOMBA! Eric Shabalala Dance Champion Award, in honour of the memory of Eric Mshengu Shabalala who tragically passed away in 2011. He shares the award with fellow Pietermaritzburg dance-maker Ms Tegan Peacock.
JOMBA! one of the few remaining contemporary dance festivals in South Africa, had a successful opening night at UKZN’s Elizabeth Sneddon theatre.
The music discipline at the School of Arts hosted a celebration for its longstanding umakhweyana bow teacher, Brother Clement Sithole.
The event was held in partnership with the National Arts Council, the UKZN African Music Project and the KwaZulu-Natal United Music Industry Association (KUMISA).
Soweto-born novelist Mr Niq Mhlongo has completed a stint as the first Artist-in-Residency at UKZN’s School of Arts.
UKZN Music lecturer Demi Fernandez performed alongside his wife Linda Vargas and son Ramon at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music for one show only on Saturday, 23 March.
The 22nd Time of the Writer festival, organised by UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities, had a successful run at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre from 13 to 16 March.
Dancers perform on stage Dancers perform on stage Dancers perform on stage The Flatfoot Dance Company next week presents its second annual integrated dance programme featuring dancers with the Down Syndrome condition. N’gila/I Am Here is choreographed by UKZN Drama and Performance studies lecturer Ms Lliane Loots in collaboration with eight dancers from the Flatfoot
African Music and Dance (AMD) third year students under the directorship of senior lecturer Dr Patricia Opondo recently hosted the successful 13th Annual African Cultural Calabash and African Cuisine at the Howard College Theatre. The theme of the concert which celebrated and promoted African cultural heritage was Our Culture, Our Pride. The concert featured a