NO: Vestland Danseteater (VDT) er et nytt og første fysisk integrert danseteater kompani for profesjonelle dansere / artister med flerkulturell eller migrantbakgrunn på Bergen, Vestlandet.
ENG: VDT is the first physically integrated dance theatre company based in Bergen for professional dancers/artists with multi-cultural and migrant backgrounds.
One Stop For All.
Is a newly Zimbabwean entertainment studio established in 2020 by Apostle Tendai Zuze Fulukia. The studio operates as a talent agency, creative production studio, event management and concert production studio, and music publishing house. In addition, the studio operates a number of subsidiary ventures under a separate public traded label, Tenrocs , which includes media production, a clothing line, sports management, Tourism agency, and a cosmetics brand.
UBUNTU VYBZ FESTIVAL
Ubuntu Vybz Fest - Bergen & Harare
Ubuntu Vybz Festival (Ubuntu Vybz Fest)
The two annual festivals; Bergen Afro Arts Festival-BAAF in Norway & Mbare Edutainment Festival in Zimbabwe were merged into one under the name Ubuntu Vybz Festival (Ubuntu Vybz Fest). The Festival will run under the theme Unlimited Xpreshenz (UnX).
First Dansesenter of its kind in Mbare Township
On the 18th January 2021, Simba Λrts was granted permission by the Fulukia family elders to turn our grandparent’s house into a community recreational center for Arts & Entrepreneurship.
Nsai was and is late (Nsai Fulukia, our grandmother).She was the first dancer we saw perform, she was a fierce community leader & role model to honour.She lives in all of us Fulukians/Mbareans it is only befitting we name the home were it all began after her so that her legacy will live on and dance will be respected + promoted as a profession in Mbare, Zimbabwe.
This dance center is still under construction. When completed in 2027, it will be the first of its kind in Mbare; one of the oldest suburbs in Zimbabwe, situated in the capital city Harare.
The dance center sits on a private building owned by the Fulukia family who are the custodians & Trustees of Simba Λrts
UPCOMING / DAILY EVENTS
Rehearsal is a MUST!Sick or NOT unless one can provide a doctor's certificate which is three days old.Fail to produce a certificate, a warning will be issued. Dancers have 60days in 360 days to be excused from work this include a 30day unpaid holiday. An extension of this period must be asked through written letter and directed to the Artistic director.
Children, Youth & Semi Pro Program
Movement Foundation Training (MoFot) is free community based youth & Semi Pro Program based at the Nsai Dansesenter; First Ubuntu & iNf9t flo driven dance studio in high density suburbs of Zimbabwe.
Danseteater of Mosi Oa Tunya & Vestland Danseteater are looking for dancers for their new creations for season 2021/2022.
Dance in Mind project
A campaign featuring live dance events in High density Surburbs and Rural communities, supporting the dance & arts industry and mental health.
#GreatZimbabwe is a colorful explosion of dance, music and theater that diversifies awareness of Ubuntuisim, nynorsk and cultural tourism offerings."Ubuntu is an African term that is translated to" Human Kindness "or" Humanity towards others ".
Love & Tears
Auditions will be held on this 17th July 2021 to select dancer from ages 21-35year olds.This is an adaptation of an original theatre creation by Smith Likongwe, a Veteran playwright and drama lecturer at Chancellor College in Malawi.
This production is a collaboration between Malawi based; Ujeni Theatre Dance Ensemble & Danseteater of Mosi Oa Tunya.
The production will premiere in November 2021 and with a potential regional tour in Blantyre, Lilongwe Malawi, Capetown, Joburg - South Africa in 2022.
Mon - Thur: 9am - 4pm
Sat: 10am - 5pm
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