Repertoire

2013: My Space? Was premiered at the Oude Libertas Theatre in Stellenbosch and led to a commission for the presentation of the production at the Infecting The City Festival in March.  It was presented again in April at the Harare International Festival of Arts, Zimbabwe and in June at the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town.

2012: INHALE/EXHALE was performed in Mozambique at the Scala Theatre, in Johannesburg at the Market Theatre, in Durban at the Playhouse Theatre, in East London at the Guilde Theatre and in Cape Town at the Artscape.

2012: This was the year of Summer Stages & Winter Stages at the Magnet Theatre involving all of the iKapa dance platforms as well as the five In-House Sessions which hosted 20 different artists are included the full repetoire of the company.

2011: Fuse, a production in four acts, “Finding Piece of Mind”, “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You, But…..”, “Forgiveness’ and “Me To You Two” was presented in a season at the Arena Theatre in Cape Town. Finding Piece of Mind received outstanding reviews both at the Arena Theatre and again in July at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.

2011: Included performances at Youth Day festivities, the Baxter Dance Festival, and the first annual production that involved the full organisation, entitled Stages, which was presented at the Magnet Theatre in November 2011 and involved 120 students from the Training and Outreach School, the Youth Dance Theatre, the Professional Company as well as the OnPointe Performance Course.

2010: This year saw iKapa Dance Theatre’s first International collaboration which developed into Fuse, staged at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre, Stellenbosch in December 2010.  For this production, dancers from iKapa toured to New York and the Steps Ensemble, NY were given the opportunity to visit South Africa to perform and teach in iKapa’s Training and Outreach Programme and work with iKapa Directors and Choreographers.

2010: Triple Face, iKapa Dance Theatre’s new and innovative concept of a Dancers’  Showcase was launched. Each company dancer was given the opportunity to showcase their skills as choreographers. Three works, Pictures in My Head by Mbulelo Ngubombini, Who Says? by Zandile Constable and Tuning In by Cilna Marais were staged during the year and were very well received. A concluding production, Triple Face, presented all three pieces in one programme.

2009-10: Stadium was iKapa Dance Theatre’s first full-length production and was staged at the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town; FNB Dance Umbrella, Johannesburg; Out the Box, Cape Town; and the Harare International Festival of the Arts in Zimbabwe. iKapa took part in numerous performances with exerpts of the production being performed during the FIFA World Cup, namely at the Final Draw in December 2009 and at many venues during the tournament, representing South African performance art.

2008: What’s Yours?  won iKapa Dance Theatre a nomination for a Kanna Award at the KKNK festival for Best Production, choreographed by Theo Ndindwa and Tanya Arshamian.

2007: Equal 1 was chosen to be performed at the South African International Ballet Competition, the FNB Dance Umbrella and Artscape at Bredasdorp.