African Dance lecturer at UCT, choreographer and passionate teacher, Maxwell Xolani Rani conducted a 3hour long practical dance workshop for Grade 10 and 11 Dance studies learners from local schools including Wynberg Girls High, Camps Bay High and Fish Hoek High school on Saturday 6 May 2017. The interactive workshop took place at the Fish Hoek High School, and aimed to teach and facilitate a deeper understanding of pantsula and Gumboot dancing which is part of the Grade 10 Dance studies curriculum. The Grade 11s learned uMzantsi/ Mzansi dance which is a Zulu social dance. Two 3rd year African Dance Teaching Methods students, Avuyile Sidloyi and Chuma Mdingi accompanied Rani to gain invaluable teaching experience and an embodied encounter with the aesthetics and histories of African Dance
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The University of Cape Town School of Dance hosts CONFLUENCES 9
Deciphering decolonisation in Dance Pedagogy in the 21 st century in Cape Town, South Africa
12 - 14 July 2017