PROJECTS ONGOING_____________________________________________ 

Princess_V Experiential study & workshops with young women in South Africa (developing countries) 

Phase 02 ‘The Country Feels Lonely Without you’ Cape Flats Environmental project with Schools 

The Body Draws Circles: Nature,Culture,City, North South Performance Exchange project Oslo/Cape Town (

GardenProject: Collaboration with Jonathan Freemantle

Hear Be Dragons ongoing Soundmapping project with Kyla-Rose Smith (

SHOWS / TOURS___________________________________________________

2018: MusicDance021, TAAC, Cape Town

2017: Across Currents, Scenehuset, Oslo

2017: Resting Work, New Dance Lab, Cape Town

2017: Real Time Composition,ICA,Cape Town

2016: Moving The Landscapes of Now,Oslo, Norway

2016: Hear Be Dragons, National Sawdust, NYC

2015: ‘Femme Frontale’, Tistedal Studios, Norway

2014: ‘I See You in Found Corners & Green Places’ Studio Studies’ solo work (ongoing lab)

2014: ‘The Mountain’ Residency & Site Specific Work for ‘Play’, Nirox, SA

2012: Music Video for ‘Camino de Soda’ by The Machine Room (

2012: Edinburgh International Fashion Festival

2011: Hatched Tour, Dance Umbrella London,UK

2011: Isinqala Commissioned work, Mamela Nyanza ,Grahamstown Festival. Assistant director/set design/ concept 

2011: Collaboration with Mamela Nyamza & Adugna Dance co, Ethiopia ’Amafongkong’ for Grahamstown festival 

2010: Hatched Dans ‘l afrique Dans, Mali

2010: Mendi 2’Mamela Nyamza, Dance Umbrella. Assistant director. 

2009: Shift, Mamela Nyamza, British Council/Spier Contemporary. Assistant Director/set concept/lighting design 

2009: Hatched, Mamela Nyamza New Dance festival . Assistant director./set concept/lighting design 

2009: Mendi, Baxter Dance festival. Cape Town. Collaboration with Mamela Nyamza. 

2009 Kutheni,Mamela Nyamza , Dance Umbrella, Johannesburg. Set design and assistant . 

2009: move1524 HIV Awareness schools’ tour (University of Stellenbosch) W.Cape 

2006: Magogo choreographed by Ina Wiechterich Schools tours.Performer 

2005: Bluebeard choreographed by Jaqueline Domisse and Tossie van Tonder Old Zoo Cape Town 

2005: Finisterre choreographed by Ellen Kaz (USA) Johannesburg Dance Umbrella, Dancescape Cape Town. 


2005: Danceabouts choreographed by Gerry Turvey (UK) Iziko National Gallery Cape Town. Performer 

2005: Remix Tour, Addis Ababa-Guest teacher in integrated dance for Adugna Dance Company Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

SOCIAL ART PRACTICE / COMMUNITY PROJECTS___________________________________________________

2015 Ongoing: Movement facilitator for Scalabrini Womens’ Platform for Refugee Women,CT,SA

2015 Ongoing: Co-founder of GirlCircle, monthly girls group with Lawrence House, Ct

2013 Ongoing : Founder and facilitator of Lawrence Home Dance Group (Lawrence House Orphanage for refugee children).Ongoing programme: BodyPlace

2014: Movement facilitator for Therapeutic team Nairobi Kenya (working with victims from Nov ’13 terrorist attacks)

2012 - 2014: Movement facilitator at Life choices Youth Leadership Programme (

2011 ongoing to date: Created Young Women’s’ group Khayelitsha 

2010 to date: Designing and teaching movement component for MAP (Multi Access Programme) for schools’ (Iziko National Gallery Cape Town) 

2010 Movement programme at Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital 

2009 Noluthando school for the deaf. 

2007/2008: Nieuwe Sion Youth Development Programme, Paarl (ongoing) 

2007: Oude Molen Childrens' therapeutic art project.Western Cape (ongoing) 

2006: Association for physically disabled Western Cape 2006: Dr John Dube School Kwamashu S.A 

2006: Noluthando School for hearing impaired Khayelitsha Cape Town 

2006: Eros School for physically challenged, Western Cape S.A 

2006: Astra School for physically challenged Western Cape S.A 

2005 – 2006: St. Martin De Porres School for hearing impaired.Port Shepstone 

2005: De la Bat School for hearing impaired Worcester S.A 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND ___________________________________________________

2014 - 2015: 5Rhythms™ Heartbeat Teacher Training

2006 – 2008: 5Rhythms™ Certified

2005 – 2007: Remix Dance Company Two year training as Integrated Dance Practitioner. Contemporary Dance ; Contact Improvisation; Release Technique

2002: Moving Centre U.K One Year Intensive with Moving Center School UK 

2001: Sars Poteries, N. France Kilnformed Glass – Alec Vasicek 

1999 – 2000: Kensington and Chelsea
College, London UK Foundation in Design with glass. 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY ______________________________________________

2013 to date Culture_Now. African Youth Empowerment in the Creative Arts

2011 to date: Founder & Director of Princess_V; Girls’ group Khayelitsha, W. Cape 

2011: Artistic direction for Freshlyground National Music Tour ’11/’12

2013: Dance/Movement teacher, Ubuntu Academy, Cape Town 

2007 – 2011 Education director for Cape Africa Platform 2008 to date: 5Rhythms movement teacher, SA
2008 – 2012 Assistant director to Mamela Nyamza
2008 -2010: Assistant director; set, lighting & 

conceptual design for Mamela Nyamza Creations 

2010: Iziko National Gallery MAP programme. Movement component. 

2007- 2009: CAPE AFRICA PLATFORM Arts Awareness in Schools- Programme Co-Ordinator. 

2007 Assistant to Melissa Michaels' (USA) authentic movement - based workshop series, Cape Town Awareness 

2006: Iziko National Gallery 'Picasso in Africa' Facilitator of integrated dance workshops 

2005– 2007: Remix Dance Company Cape Town SA at the Centre for African Studies, UCT

2005 – 2006: Arts and Culture Training for Western Cape Teachers (ACE) 

2005: Dance co-ordinator for Iziko National Gallery Education Programmes 

2003 – 2005: Sinkha Film Studio Cape Town S.A 

2004: Cape Town to designer, Karin Suskin (CAPE TECH, Tinker Tailor Studio) 

1999 – 2002: JPS.John Patsalides Studio.London UK. 

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS ____________________________________________

2011 Scholarship/Artist in residence for Crossings international collaborative workshop,Johannesburg. Lighting design

2007 Full scholarship awarded to attend five week Dance and Community Arts & Global Youth Leadership programme, Colorado. USA 

2000 Kensington and Chelsea College, London - Outstanding Learners’ Award