Methodist Church Hall • Cnr Milton Road and Wesley Street • Observatory • 7925 • Cape Town

MusicDance Performance Residency 2022

Applications for the 2022 Residency are now closed.

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MusicDance Performance Residency 2022

Open Call for musicians and dance artists interested in collaboration, improvisation, composition and interdisciplinary performance.
MusicDance Performance Residency, now in its fifth season, takes place at Theatre Arts from 3 till 15 December 2022.

Participation fee: R1500 payable by 25 November.

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

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

MusicDance is supported by Theatre Arts since 2018.

The project promotes collaboration across disciplines of music and dance, and includes 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.

Music Dance is 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

Photography: Lindsey Appolis


Saturday 3 December Workshop 10am-2pm

Sunday 4 December Workshop 10am-2pm

Monday 5 December Tech and Rehearsal 6pm

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 6pm

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 receive a free ticket to watch the other performances.

Financial information:

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.