<img src="http://www.sbc.org.uk/performance/images/1513.jpg" alt="" /> South Africa's dancers find their feet
In Full Flight Purcell Room, London ***(out of 5)
Judith Mackrell - The Guardian
Dance in the new South Africa seems to reflect of the country at large. The white-establishment companies have been scaled down or disbanded; a new multirace generation is fighting to occupy the freed-up spaces in the culture; artists from abroad are visiting in increasing numbers. And there's precious little money to pay for it all. But even if South African dance is struggling to assert itself, In Full Flight reveals that it's doing so in style, with Gregory Maqoma's opening piece showing how the best of it is both smart and deeply personal.More...
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