TEACHING and PERFORMANCE is our MAP focus and we aim to work with as many young or old students as possible. In 2016 we worked with approximately 80 students and in 2017 we opened our project up to the wider community and offered dance and photography classes to 200 students at St Thomas High School in Port Elizabeth, LIV Village Orphanage in Durban and the Ithuba Community College in Port Edward leading to the creation of new choreography that students and professionals performed to members of the community at the end of the workshops and at the National Arts Festival.
MAP delivered its first photography workshop at the St Thomas Senior Secondary School in Gelvandale, Port Elizabeth. Karl Schoemaker was leading lecturer and the workshops which spanned over 2 weeks resulted in the creation of some fantastic images based on the theme of WHO ARE YOU?
MAP are looking forward to working with LIV Village in 2017 and will be delivering professional Masterclasses in other parts of South Africa. More news to follow...
MAP delivered an intensive 2 week training and choreography programme, working with 60 untrained dance students at the Ubuntu Education Fund in Zwide, Port Elizabeth.
MAP delivered an intensive 1 week programme leading to an informal sharing of choreography, working with students of the Amaphiko Township Dance Project in Grahamstown, South Africa.
Artistic Director, Dane Hurst was invited to lead a 1 week choreographic workshop at the Cape Academy of Performing Art in Cape Town, South Africa, 2015.
Artistic Director, Mark Hawkins invited Dane Hurst to lead a 1 week choreographic workshop leading to an informal sharing in Johannesburg, 2015 and MAP are looking forward to building a partnership with MIDM in future.
Dane Hurst visited Flatfoot Dance Company's Artistic Director, Lliane Loots, in Durban and delivered a 1 day intensive dance workshop with students from her training programme and members of her company. MAP are looking forward to building a partnership with Flatfoot in future.
MAP are excited to be in talks with American Architect, Adam Kalkin, to design a creative arts centre using shipping containers.