When attending Mzansi Productions’ shows, many surprises await you.
In “Divas of Music and Dance” , the dancers are accompanied by musicians and singers, dancing to music and songs made popular by Edith Piaf, Tina Turner, Mariah Carey, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Shirley Bassey and others. Having dancers, musicians and singers on stage together is a win-win recipe. Other entertaining performances from Mzansi Productions this year included “Sproeitjies” and “Somebody to love – A Dance Celebration to the Music of Queen”.
The interesting challenging and stunning choreography for “Divas of Music and Dance”, was done by Marie-Louise Basson. The dancers could not only show off their natural abilities and talent, but were also challenged to perform strong athletic and gymnastic steps and daring partner work. The dancers stepped up to the challenge and had the audience’s full attention throughout the performance. The Pas de Trois performed by Michael Revie, Craig Arnolds and Angela Maree was outstanding.
“Divas of Music and Dance” is enjoyed by all, whether you are a dance lover or music lover.
Songs included L'hymne à l'amour, Believe, Hero, Respect, Umbrella, Beautiful, Tell Him, Ring On It, Rolling Down the River, Love Me or Leave Me, I Will Always Love, You, Baby Love, My Heart Will Go On, Material Girl, That Don't Impress Me Much and the finale, Waka Waka, as the audience left the hall.
The musical director, DuPreez Strauss is on keyboards and is accompanied by the multi-talented musician, Ilse-Louise Herholdt. Singers are Candida Masoma and Suzzi Swanepoel. The beautiful and stylish costumes are done by stylist, David Hutt which definitely added to the global entertainment of the performance.
DIVAS runs until Sunday 14 November.
“Divas of Music and Dance” is a ‘not to be missed’ show for dance and music lovers.
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