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Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Alliance Française of Durban together with KwaMashu School of Dance (KMSDT) present Unite and Dance for Change which present special performances in remembrance of women and children who have been victims of violence.

Alliance Française and KMSDT invite you to celebrate the 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM under the theme Unite and Dance for Change. Body of Knowledge and Ababhemu performances choreographed by Vusi Makhanya focus on the rights of women and children using dance as means of communication.

Body of Knowledge evokes the different experiences of life that the human body goes through. In this inevitable journey the body learns, but the body suffers ... the most difficult steps leave the deepest marks and inflict pain to the soul over time. Freeing oneself becomes a quest, thoughts come one after the other, the body memorises, the mind guides and the heart chooses.

Ababhemu is a theatrical experience. Physical movement and dialogue, the DDC dancers use dance as a means to express themselves and their stories. But this does not mean that the dancers aren’t also technically impressive.

The performers from the Dusi Dance Company include Senior Company: Scelo Mthethwa, Sabelo Gumbi, Simphiwe Msomi, Tebogo Mncwabe, Zimbili Hlongwane and Thandeka Maqebula. Junior Company members are Snenhlanhla Sihlangu and guest artists Phelo Maphitshi and Wandile Nondliwa

Both performances will be presented at Alliance Française on December 8 at 18h30 for 19h00.

Tickets R70 on sale at Alliance Française de Durban, 22 Sutton Crescent, Morningside, Durban, or available at the door. For more information, contact 031 312 9582 or email: