Dancers to join fest

Muzi Shili and Oscar Buthelezi

Choreographers, independent dance-makers, dance studios, schools, companies and groups can apply to be part of the annual Baxter Dance Festival, which will take place from Thursday October 4 to Saturday October 13. Applications close at 5pm on Monday April 30.

The festival consists of the Main Programme, which will include invited and commissioned works, as well as work by established professional choreographers and companies and runs for the entire festival.

The Off-Main Programme, on Saturday October 6, will showcase the work by up-and-coming choreographers, including student work, and the Fringe Programme on Saturday October 13, will include work by youth groups, dance schools, school groups, traditional dance groups and others.

Application forms are available from

For more information about the festival, contact Nicolette Moses, artistic director of the Baxter Dance Festival on 021 680 3964 or email Only electronic applications will be accepted.