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The African Dance Theatre

Moyo, Clocktower | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 9513
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A great night, African music and dance, a radiant performance which got us clapping along. Very... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2013
bobthebidder
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
An evening at the African Dance Theater in Cape Town.

Perhaps the only show in Cape Town that gives you a sense of connection to the music and dance of a... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2013
clintjam
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New York City, New York
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The African Dance Theatre is a one hour show filled with well known African songs, fused with the distinctive beat of drums, zulu war dances, gumboots dances, jazz and pantsula. This energetic hour long show will take you on an African Musical journey through time.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
15 Nov 2014
“Well worth a visit”
20 Apr 2014
“Venue has been closed”
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Moyo, Clocktower | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 424 9513
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

A great night, African music and dance, a radiant performance which got us clapping along. Very good value.

2  Thank bobthebidder
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Perhaps the only show in Cape Town that gives you a sense of connection to the music and dance of a segment of South Africa. The show holds you from start to finish with an energy and effusion of spirit that have you wanting more...More

1  Thank clintjam
Reviewed 11 December 2013

An exuberant show with a selection of the cast waiting at the exit to wish you goodbye with song and dance.

1  Thank TanzaniaDerby
Reviewed 4 December 2013

This show is performed by people from the townships and the vitality and joy they bring to it was wonderful. I was dancing when I left the theatre. It was an hour long and took you through the history of African dance. It's held early...More

1  Thank jcr1010
Reviewed 3 December 2013

This was a brilliant show which was non-stop energy and really gets you immersed in South African culture. It's a shame it only lasts for an hour!

1  Thank 4Sophie4
Reviewed 26 November 2013

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised by the enormous energy and engagement shown by all the performers. We really enjoyed the evening. The entrance was very reasonable also for Cape Town, around 150 Rand per person.The seats were comfortable and the glass of decent...More

1  Thank Hans O
Reviewed 3 November 2013

This is a group of young people who perform their heart out to give you the experience of Africa. We arrived early, and the show started on time. The group song many African songs. There instruments were ones that were self made, but gave the...More

Thank johnlh
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Energetic, entertaining and lots of fun. This was dance at its best but with a very serious story to tell. Good value for money and the hour flew by.

1  Thank GlasgowBilly
Reviewed 17 October 2013

My husband and I visited the African Dance Theatre on Thursday 10th October. We booked online in advance and thought it was great value. The venue is absolutely perfect, very comfortable wide seating with plenty of leg room. I wouldn’t think there is a bad...More

2  Thank Samwhiplash
Reviewed 16 October 2013

The play was nice with local musicians and dances. The instrument were very traditional which made it unique.

Thank Xindeia
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