Renos chats to Mamela Nyamza about Dance Umbrella Africa 2019

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Tune in to Saturday's Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice - Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8am to 11am
Tune in to Saturday’s Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice – Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8 am to 11 am

On Saturday morning’s edition of Saturday’s Role With Reno, host Renos Spanoudes spoke to Mamela Nyamza about the re-launched Dance Umbrella Africa 2019 taking place at the South African State Theatre from 31 March 2019.


Mamela Nyamza
Mamela Nyamza

Dance Umbrella Africa 2019.

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The eagerly anticipated re-launch of Dance Umbrella Africa 2019 from 31 March to 7 April at the South African State Theatre will feature South Africa and the world’s most prolific dancers and choreographers including Lulu Mlangeni, Sonia Radebe and Julia Burnham, Phumlani Nyanga, Dirk Badenhorst, German-Austrian Helge Letonja, Madagascar’s Gaby Saranouffi, and works from dance companies such as Vuyani Dance Theatre and Moving Into Dance Mophatong.

The revamped DUA is curated by the acclaimed award-winning dancer and choreographer, and South African State Theatre’s Deputy Artistic Director Mamela Nyamza, entrusting Nelisiwe Xaba and Sello Pesa with dramaturgy. The 2019 instalment will showcase fifty works by over hundred artists from various provinces in South Africa, extending to parts of Africa and continents Europe and North America, under the theme “Figure-ring the State of Dance in Africa!”

Listen to the interview with Mamela Nyamza here:


Tune in to Saturday’s Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice – Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8 am to 11 am

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