Oct 29 2010
KHAYELITSHA, 29 October 2010 (PlusNews) – Shrieks of laughter echo through the community centre in the Cape Town township of Khayelitsha as 20 children aged between four and 15 play a game of tag.
They are part of the Cirque du Monde Ibhongolwethu Project run by Cape Town’s Zip Zap Circus School with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
Cape Town, South Africa 8001
Oct 27 2010
The Zama Dance School Trust grew out of one woman’s drive to teach ballet to underprivileged children matched equally by patron Raymond Ackerman’s desire to nurture their careers in the arts.
“Zama students come primarily from disadvantaged backgrounds. In their principal, Arlene Westergaard, I found a woman who through sheer guts and determination was teaching these kids to express their joy, their anger and their emotions through the mediums of dance and music,” says Ackerman.Share
Oct 27 2010
The 34-year-old multiple award-winning dancer, choreographer, dance teacher, passionate development activist and motivational speaker Mamela Nyamza is the 2011 Standard Bank Young Artist Award Winner for Dance.Share
Jan 13 2010
Dance for All (DFA) is a non-profit organisation that has been teaching dance to historically disadvantaged children and youth in Cape Town, South Africa since 1991.Share