Tag Archives: John Hogg

On Fire … clever, but overly long and somewhat patronising

“Trite Law” is a principle of law so notorious and entrenched that it is commonly known and rarely disputed. On Fire deals with the theme that the traditions of black people have been disrupted by urbanisation and exposure to the … Continue reading

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Fatou Cisse is an angry young woman!

Senegalise dancer Fatou Cisse is an angry young woman! She presented a piece entitled Regarde-moi Encore (Look at me again) at the Danse l’Afrique Danse! Festival. It was the highlight of the opening night programme. She is a exquisite dancer, … Continue reading

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Via Katlehong Dance at Danse l’Afrique Danse!

Via Katlehong Dance opened festivities at Soweto Theatre for the Danse l’Afrique Danse! The programme notes say: “Created to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the abolition of apartheid, the entire history of segregation is displayed for us to see … Continue reading

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World Premiere of Hansel and Gretel, the ballet

What excitement there is in Johannesburg at the moment. A brand new ballet, Hansel and Gretel, commissioned for the Johannesburg Youth Ballet, choreographed by Mark Hawkins to a new commissioned score by Nik Sakellarides had its international premiere on Thursday … Continue reading

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