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Ingoma KwaZulu-Natal Dance Company

Formed specially for DanceAfrica 2018, this supergroup comprises members of four traditional and contemporary South African companies: Champions Dance Crew, which specializes in isipantsula, an energetic street style of movement that first emerged during the apartheid era; Kangaroo, a traditional Zulu ensemble based in Durban; the all-female Tswana Group, trained in Setswana, Pedi, Venda, and Xhosa styles; and Amatsheketshe, another all-female troupe that specializes in the traditional Zulu styles of Ushiyameni, Umkhomaas, and Umzani.

Ingoma Kwazulu is the brain child of poet, journalist, filmmaker, and television producer Duma Ndlovu and features choreography by beloved performer Siyanda Mwandla.

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DanceAfrica 2018 Performances
May 26—May 28, 2018
 
DanceAfrica 2018 Performances
May 26—May 28, 2018
 

This year’s performance offers a taste of the rhythm and spirit of South Africa, acknowledging Nelson Mandela’s centennial birthday and the contributions of freedom fighters past and present.

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