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Friday, October 26, 2012


Flatfoot Dance Company will present Dance Some More 2012, their end of year annual youth dance education and development concert tomorrow afternoon at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. The programme offers a true celebration of Durban’s up and coming talent, honouring the transformative power of dance!

Apart from a huge portfolio of award winning professional dance theatre work, Flatfoot Dance Company’s commitment to growing dance in KwaZulu-Natal over the last nine years of its professional life, sees the company offering dance development projects and youth dance development programmes to over 1000 KZN based children and youth each year (in both rural and urban areas).

“Dance Some More 2012 is the culmination concert of the past year’s dance training and development and, thanks to the support of the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, an opportunity for our young dancers to perform in a professional theatre environment,” says Flatfoot’s artistic director, Lliane Loots. “We will showcase dancers from our Umlazi, KwaMashu, Clermont and Kenneth Garden’s based programmes, also with a special performance from LeftFeetFIRST!, our mixed ability/integrated dance programme run in collaboration with the Open Air School in Durban.”

The showcase will also include Knocking on Heaven’s Door - a new worked created by Lliane Loots with the young adult Flatfoot Training Company. Using a selection of the inimitable songs and music of Bob Dylan, this dance work is a lyrical and sometimes witty encounter with the activism and messages of a music icon. It has been choreographed to challenge these emerging dancers and allow them the opportunity to rise up to the stamina and technical training needed to sustain a full-length dance theatre work.

Dance Some More 2012 takes place tomorrow at 14h00 at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre. A donation of R20 towards the ticket cost will be charged at the door - all funds received are used to continue to support this vital KZN arts development work!

Flatfoot Dance Company’s dance development and dance education work, over 2012, has been supported by funding from ncpalcohols, BASA, SIBAYA and SeaFrogCommunications.