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With a philosophy of “You have got to laugh at it” and a mission to bring laughter, smiles and warmth to everyone she meets it, she remains a popular favourite in Cape Town and, increasingly, South Africa.

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An inspirational leader and teacher as well as a creative force, Maqoma has served as associate artistic director of Moving Into Dance Mophatong, the Dance Umbrella festival and the Afro-Vibes Festival in the Netherlands and the UK. He is currently serving on the dance committee of the National Arts Festival.

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The vibrant outreach programme, based in Athlone, now has service points in the surrounding townships of Gugulethu, Nyanga, Khayelitsha and Langa. An extended Rural Outreach Programme has been created in Barrydale and in the Robertson Wine Valley.

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This big haired funny man is one of South Africa’s most loved comedians. Son of a pastor he grew up in Mitchell’s Plain and burst on to the comedy scene in 1997 with his first self-scripted one-man show, After the Beep.

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The popular character, fondly known as Tannie (or ‘Aunt’) Evita, was created by South African performer, author and social activist Pieter-Dirk Uys during the Apartheid era.

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Internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer Nelisiwe Xaba has been involved in various multi-media projects collaborating with visual artist, fashion designers, theatre and television directors, poets and musicians. Her seminal work, The Look At Me And That’s All They Think, inspired by the ‘Hottentot Venus’ (Sara Baartman), saw her collaborate with fashion designer Carlo Gibson of Strangelove, producing avant-garde costumes central to the work. Her recent work, Black!.White?, interrogates racial politics and incorporates costume animation, music and dance. Uncles and Angels uses video projection technology to create a multiple live recorded and pre-recorded images exploring traditional dance forms.

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Trevor Noah is recognized as one of the top comedians in the country, renowned for his clean cut image, sharp wit, intelligent commentary and unmistakable charm. His mixed-race heritage, his experiences growing up in a Soweto township, and his observations about race and ethnicity are leading themes in his comedy.

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Specialising in athletic neo-classical and neo-contemporary styles of dance, the CDC has performed works by internationally recognised choreographers such as Christopher Huggins (USA), Carlos Dos Santos (USA), and Redha (France).

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The first female Artistic Director to lead the Baxter Theatre Centre, Lara Foot has a distinguished record in the Arts, with many awards not only as a producer but as a writer and director.

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