iThemba dance project

+++++community architecture to community dance ++++++handling of 400 people for a three day DANCE performance in a township community hall++++

++++August 2011, the Ithuba Community College, based in the south of Katlehong, put its focus on a Community Dance Project with an internationally renowned team of choreographer, composer, lighting designer and dance assistants from the UK, Austria, Germany and Mexico+++++ Tamara McLorg, founder member of the Community Dance movement in the UK, working in close tandem with composer Christopher Benstead and lighting designer Pete Ayres++++++

+++++four‐week intensive rehearsal period++++++ 100 students of the Ithuba Secondary School++++ new dance performance, present at the Zonkizizwe Community Hall++++++hundred costumes, making music and technical production+++++exchange, individual empowerment, growth and equality.

++++school’s schedule, environment ++++++dancefloor and equipment, instruments lighting equipment, benches,security+++++transport and food, advertising, networking ++++

++++Thanks to Residance, Tanz die Toleranz and everybody involved!+++++

photo credit Raabe and Hirtenfelder