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Tuesday, December 3, 2019


(Vusi Makanya)

KwaMashu School of Dance Theatre presents Don’t Look Away as part of the 16 days of Activism against women and children. Join them in celebrating 15 years anniversary of contemporary dance in KwaMashu

Don’t Look Away takes place on December 14, 2019, at the Steel Gym, Old post office in KwaMashu.

“KMSDT will end the year with amazing programme of dance workshops and Performances. These workshops and Performances will take place in KwaMashu for 16 days under the theme “Don’t Look Away “as we all know what is happening in South Africa at the moment. KMSDT still creates work and share stories affecting all woman and children in our community,” says Vusi Makanya, founder and artistic director of KwaMashu School of Dance Theatre.

KMSDT ends the year with some of the work that has been performed throughout the year and new work from Senior Company and Alumni partners and choreographers. To bring together grassroots community.

Since its launch in 2004, the School has touched base on the issues for marginalised women and children including: addressing one child to another, gender-based violence; peace building issues; engendering justice, migrant rights; senior citizen; and other human rights issues.

KMSDT takes dance and movement approach that starts from self to the larger transformation of social issues. Each dance performance includes all or some of these aspects:
-Self-awareness and self-consciousness
-Self-Motivation, values and self-care
-Forming Relationships with peers
-Feminist consciousness raising
-Skills in strategizing and communication

Don’t Look Away takes place on December 14 from 14h00 to 16h00 at the Steel Gym, Old post office KwaMashu (behind Shoprite Checkers)

Tickets R50 (children under 12 free) are sold at the door. Snacks and soft drinks will be available for purchase, Please support and bring cash to buy.

KwaMashu School of Dance Theatre invites people to make donations and to volunteer or join their mailing list. For more information contact Vusi Makanya on 082 622 4005 or email