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Sunday, January 30, 2011


Dance Forum, presenter of the annual Dance Umbrella Festival, is pleased to announce that this highlight of the South African arts calendar is happening.

From February 24 to March 6, 2011, there will be a ten-day programme of new contemporary dance works by choreographers from Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Grahamstown and beyond. The venues will include Wits Theatre, The Dance Factory, the Goethe on Main and UJ Arts Centre.

The full programme for Dance Umbrella 2011 will be released in the first week in February.

Dance Umbrella 2011 extends a big thank-you to its many partners, without whom the festival would not have been presented, Goethe-Institut-Johannesburg; National Arts Council; Business and Arts South Africa (BASA); Rand Merchant Bank; Netherlands Embassy; French Institute of South Africa and the French Embassy, South Africa; British Council; Art Moves Africa; CitiVibe and Classic Feel Magazine.

More information on 011 492 0709/2033 or e-mail Dance Umbrella 2011 hot-line for updates and programme schedules is 072 703 9332. Visit