14th JOMBA! CONTEMPORARY DANCE EXPERIENCE 2012 – GENERAL PRESS RELEASE
With principal support from the National Lottery Distribution Trust
Fund the Centre for Creative Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal) presents
the 14th edition of its celebrated annual contemporary dance platform,
the JOMBA! Contemporary Dance Experience between 29th August and 9th
September. This year’s festival invites dance lovers and the public to
explore the packed 12 days of exceptional performances, workshops led by
leading choreographers, and opportunities to engage some of the world’s
top dance makers as they “Talk Dance” after various performances.
JOMBA! fiercely holds onto its status as one of the few remaining
dedicated spaces in South Africa where dance and choreography remain
nurtured and supported, and continues to offer world class dance theatre
that challenges audiences; asking that they come to the myriad festival
offerings (performances, workshops and classes) with the intention to
be shocked, surprised, entertained and above all, to celebrate a
beautiful and critical art form.