The fifth season of MusicDance will happen in 2022 at Theatre Arts from 3 till 15 December at Theatre Arts.

The project promotes collaboration across disciplines of music and dance, and boasts a facilitating team with extensive experience in interdisciplinary an inter-genre collaboration. Dancers and musicians will work together to extend their practice of real-time composition and performance making. 

MusicDance Performance Residency provides a transformative experience for artists to extend their skills, artistry and agency while forging new collaborations and lasting artistic connections. The performance platform provides the chance to present new work to the public and offers insight into the immediacy and risk of real-time performance making. 

MusicDance is supported by Theatre Arts since 2018

Curated and facilitated by
Thalia Laric, Manuela Lucia Tessi

Guest Musicians: Coila-Leah Enderstein, Vintani Nafassi, Sumalgy Nuro, Garth Erasmus

Participating Artists to be announced:

Lighting design: 
Frans Mandilakhe Zunguze

Lindsey Appolis

Schedule MusicDance 2022

Saturday 3 December Workshop 10am-2pm 

Sunday 4 December Workshop 10am-2pm 

Monday 5 December Tech and Rehearsal

Tuesday 6 December Performance 9pm 

Wednesday 7 December Performance 9pm 

Saturday 10 December  Workshop 10am-2pm 

Sunday 11 December Workshop 10am-2pm 

Monday 12 December Tech and Rehearsal

Tuesday 13 December Performance 7pm & 9pm 

Thursday 15 December Performance 7pm & 9pm 

Each artist will perform once each week , on 6 or 7 December and 13 or 15 December and will have a free ticket to watch the colleagues’ performances


Participation fee: R1500 payable by 25 November.

(Deposit of R750 due by 15 November to secure your place)

Each artist will receive 15 tickets to the show that can be sold at R100 each.

You can make the tuition back by selling 15 tickets to the shows.

We have chosen this financial model to make participation possible for everyone, make the project sustainable, and encourage artists to proudly share their performance work. 

If you would like to participate and would like to know more please write us at