Gaby Saranouffi and Moeketsi Koena
An international artistic collaboration between Moeketsi Koena and Gaby Saranouffi from South Africa and Madagascar respectively.
Dancer, teacher and choreographer, Moeketsi Koena hails from Soweto and is the current Director of Inzalo Dance Theatre Company and associate director for Madagascar international dance festival I’Trôtra. Described as “dynamite exploding” Koena has danced and choreographed for the Soweto Dance Theatre, Moving into Dance, Pretoria Technikon and had work commissioned by the Grahamstown Art Festival and Artscape in Cape Town. He has taught and choreographed internationally in the Netherlands, Belgium and the USA.
Born in Tamatave (Madagascar), Gaby Saranouffi is a dancer, choreographer, teacher and Artistic Director of the International Contemporary Dance Festival I’Trôtra and Vahinala Company in Madagascar. As a champion for the Malagasy art form of her home country Saranouffi, has toured extensively both nationally and internationally with highlights including Asian Improvisation in Korea, Tanz Im August in Berlin, the Festival Montpellier Dance in France and Dance Africa Dance Festival in Mali. She has also taught at a number of prestigious dance schools including the National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris the Regional Conservatory of Reunion Island and the Bern Conservator.
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|CORPS||Wed 5th Apr 20:00-21:00||Artscape Theatre Centre|
|CORPS||Fri 7th Apr 20:00-21:00||Artscape Theatre Centre|