The Way Of The Rain - Cultural Summit Abu Dhabi

The Way Of The Rain – Cultural Summit Abu Dhabi

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October 2017

  • New Telkom TVC for Romance Films production company,  director Greg Grey. 
  • Examining CAPA’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd year  students final exams in contemporary dance

September 2017

  • Performed in I WishProduced by Yarisha Singh and co-directed with Adele Blank, Lexi Parolis and Geoff Hyland. Photography Danie Coetzee
  • Choreographed music video for Original Swimming Party – Biggest Curse (featuring Moonchild)

August 2017

  • Choreographed a Flash Mob for a private function in Cape Town

April 2017

  • The Way of The Rain – Cultural Summit Abu Dhabi. Choreography and dancer. Artist & Artistic Director Sibylle Szaggars Redford – Musicians Dave Eggar, Chuck Palmer and Will Calhoun. Videographer – Karsten Staiger
  • Checkers TVC – Ola Films – Director Amy Allais

March 2017

  • Lays Karaoke TVC (Russian/British/Mexican)  Moonlighting Productions – Director Oskar Bard
  • ARAG TVC (haka haka) Germany – Farm films Productions – Director Matthaus Bussman

February 2017

  • N8N music video Cape Town choreography. Artist N8N, produced by Andre Harris, co-written by Carmen Reece, Andre Harris and Alvin Isaacs. 
  • The swing dance scene in The Indian Detective series starring Russel Peters and Anupam Kher. Director Sandy Johnson. Production Houses – Out of Africa, Wonder Films, Big light Productions and Blue Ice pictures.

January 2017

  • Macbeth Opera – Vancouver Tour – Stage Production for Brett Bailey

November/December 2016

  • The Crown II (Netflix series) – Director Phillip Martin. Choreographed Papua New Guinea and Tonga – researched and co-created the music and the dance for these 2 scenes
  • Blood Drive (American sci-fi series) – Director Gregg Simon. Choreographed Tango for characters Dom and Cliff

October 2016

  • Superbalist TVC (Ola Productions) – Director Chris Saunders. Choreography
  • Pole Factor – Choreographed winning piece for contestant in the artistic category

Sept 2016

  • Cities Cop 17 – Choreographed and directed opening show for 3000 delegates at Sandton Convention Centre
  • Sanlam TVC (0307 Productions) – Choreographed greek wedding scene with director Kim Geldenhuys

July -August 2016

  • RIO 2016  – Olympic Opening ceremony with Roger Titley

May 2016

  • KFC playground (Velocity Films) – Director – Kieth Rose,. Assistant choreographer
  • Checkers Little Price and Little Brands (Ola Films) – Director Amy Allais
  • Macbeth (third world bunfight) Macau tour – Director Brett Bailey

April 2016

  • Ambrosia Delux and Frozen commercials for UK (Agile Films & Orange Films) – Director Ben Whitehouse. Choreographed 2 commercials with musicians
  • Dabka movie (Where The White Man Runs Away) Director Bryan Buckley. Lead actor & actress – Evan Peters and Sabina Abdule. Choreographed the Somalian market scene with 30 Somalian schoolgirls

February 2016

  • Reworking Macbeth with Brett Bailey for the world tour of 2016

January 2016

  • Casting Director for Emo Raddox (Monkey Films) – Director Daniel Wolfe

December 2015

  • Directed and choreographed the winning Avante Garde piece for Hair Stylist of the Year – Maretha Van Wyk at Lyric Theatre, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg
  • Commercial with Ballet Dancers for Pandora’s Jewelry for Mothers Day (Navigator Films) – Director Martin Werner

November 2015

  • Commercial 888 Casino (Farm Films) – Director David Gamble

October 2015

  • Invited by ZIP ZAP to adjudicate their performers final year
  • Invited to assess all the CAPA students 1st 2nd and 3rd year, in release technique
  • Directed Flash Mob for Art Gallery Exhibition
  • Always CC7 commercial for Nigeria and Kenya (Golden Planes Productions & Leo Burnett) – Director Porteus Xandau

September 2015

  • Co-ordinated commercial for Velocity Mitchells Plein Festival – Director Jonathan
  • Choreographed and co-directed music video for Suitcase Hearts
  • Reworked Macbeth with Brett Bailey for the 6-week world tour

August 2015

  • Always commercial in Lebanon with Director Danielle Rizkallah for Independent Productions & Leo Burnett Agency

June – August 2015

  • Clan of the Cave Bear movie – Director Pierre Morel for Moonlighting productions. Producer Ron Howard

May 2015

  • Vodacom Slaaptiger commercial for Velocity films – Director Leigh Oglivy

April 2015

  • Castle Lite Ice Republic commercial for egg films – Director Jason Fialkov
  • Savanna commercial assisting Vanessa Briely on choreography and ran all castings and rehearsals

March 2015

  •  Produced all shows at South African Fashion Week for Lucilla Booysens

February 2015

  • Reworked Macbeth for next tour for Director Brett Bailey.
  • Caltex Australia launch at Sun City. Co-choreographed with David Matemela. Conceived and directed by Natalie Fisher and Roger Titley creatures – dancers and Soweto Gospel Choir for Fried Glass productions.

December 2014

  • Fashion show for Yoga funk

November 2014

  • Hair Stylist of the Year show choreographed the winning show for Natascha Lovell and Yvonne Bryson from Pasquale hair salon

October 2014

  • Produced all shows for South African Fashion Week in Johannesburg with Lucilla Booysens
  • Regiments Capital launch in Johannesburg for Twyne productions with Roger Titley. Choreographed the creatures

September 2014

  • Bion commercial with Ola Films director Amy Allais shot in Johannesburg
  • Reworked Macbeth in Cape Town for European and Russian tour director Brett Bailey
  • September launch for Alan Glass at Summerplace in Johannesburg with Roger Titley and creatures

June 2014

May 2014

  • Pam Golding Gala Dinner  – choreographed a piece for the MANCO to perform.
  • Judged the Rocking the Fynbos event at Arabella spa in Hermanus
  • CTM show in Kruger Park. Directed and conceived alongside Roger Titley. Choreographed singers dancers puppets for a project involving saving the Rhino

April 2014

  • Easter Weekend Show and workshops in Wilderness with Roger Titley, Mapumba Cilombo and Duane Lawrence and the Ubuntu BBoys at the Touwsranten community hall

March 2014

  • Rehearsals for 5 weeks with Brett Bailey for Macbeth production. Choreography and movement coordinator.
  • Shoot for Carling Black Label for Giant Films directed by Sam Coleman

February – April 2014

January 2014

  • Choreographed NBS TV commercial with Norwegian Director Aksel for Juice films.

December 2013

  • Dubai World Trade Centre – Roger Titley’s creatures. Choreographing movement for dancers to operate puppets for the Lateefah Bint Maktoums wedding production.
  • New Year’s Eve: Toya Delazy at The Grand Parade in Cape Town – performance with dancers, backup singers and band
  • Performance at The Grand Parade in Cape Town for Mandela’s tribute at the end of his funeral ceremony. Choreographed by Adele Blank, performed a pas de deux with a praise poet

November 2013

  • Toya Delazy rehearsals for New Year’s Eve in Cape Town
  • .horeographed, rehearsed and staged by Natalie FisherHouse of the Holy Afro directed by Brett Bailey for Festival Du Autumn in Paris
  • Mercedes AMG launch in Cape Town – choreographed pas de deux, produced and directed by Jan Malan

October 2013

  • Toya Delazy and dancers, backing vocalists for live performances

September 2013

  • Adele Blank Tribute Blank Page at Market Theatre Johannesburg
  • Toya Delazy for Amstel Gold performance in Moratela Park

August 2013

  • Toya Delazy with dancers and backing vocals for live shows

July 2013

  • Blank Page in full rehearsals and pre-production

June 2013

  • Started Rehearsals for Blank Page and producing the show

May 2013

  • Edgars I’m too sexy for my shirt commercial – Director Juniper (Biskope Films)

April 2013

  • Yellow pages commercial (Velocity Films) – Director Anton Visser

March 2013

  • Hisense opening in Atlantis with Roger Titley

February 2013

  • Martin Seeds commercial with Russian Director Sasha

January 2013

  • Camay commercials for Ola Films – Director Amy Alais
  • Opening ceremony for African Cup of Nations at Soccer City in Johannesburg with Roger Titley

December 2012

  • New Year’s Eve exclusive party in Plettenberg Bay. Choreographed and conceived event with 6 dancers at a private farm.
  • Freshly Ground music video Take me to the Dance assisted with movement with director Sam Coleman and Giant Films

November 2012

  • 41st National day in Dubai for the Sheik. Worked with Roger Titley and the Camel Puppets

October 2012

  • Taught weekly company class at IKapa Dance Theatre
  • Last performance for Moyo

September 2012 

  • Green Tie event in Cape Town for the winemakers from around the world at the Lookout venue. Choreographed and conceived all the entertainment alongside Brett Bailey. Hip hop breaking, pantsula gumboot, contemporary, opera and Mbhube
  • Celebration of Sound (fundraiser for Cochlea implants) at Moyo Spier, put all the entertainment together

August 2012   

  • Choreographed Always commercial for Independent Productions in Beirut, for the Egypt and Pakistan market – Director Amy Alais

July – August 2012 

  • Preproduction and rehearsal for a theatre production at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. Pasquale choreographed and directed, 10 dancers, 50 models, mime artists aerial acts.

May – June 2012 

  • Assistant choreographer to Adele Blank for the Playhouse Residency Programme in Durban

April – October 2012

  • Running workshops at Afrika Tikkun Community Centre in Delft
  • Beaver Falls – Choreographed Cheerleading scene for Out of Africa Films

March 2012 

  • Vivo Polo commercial in Johannesburg with Ola Films. Choreographed the vogue’ing.
  • Cape Town Jazz Festival Choreographed Lindiwe Suttle’s full performance with 5 dancers

February 2012   

  • Choreographed the new Liquifruit commercial with Cab Films
  • Choreographed Mr Lovinator Mer commercial for Orange Films

January 2012

  • Creating and choreographing Lindiwe Suttle’s live show to perform worldwide.

December 2011

  • Choreographed and directed Moyo Christmas Show

November 2011

  • Music video for Lindiwe Suttle’s GPSing

November 2011

  • Johnson and Johnson’s Woman of Colour commercial with Ola Films  – Director Amy Alais, in Limpopo

October 2011

  • Invited to choreograph Independence Day event in Turkmenistan alongside puppeteer Roger Titley.

September 2011

  • Choreographed Always commercial for Twin Films for Nigeria

August 2011 

  • Choreographed Game commercial for Ola Films

July 2011 

  • Choreographed a piece for Lindiwe Suttle (female vocalist) for her performance in Germany

June 2011 

  • Worked with Freshly Ground (South African band) on their North American show.

May 2011  

  • Schweppes Novida commercial and worked very closely with director Amy Alias (Ola Films)

March – April 2011 

  • HIFA (Harare International Festival Of The Arts) Festival Zimbabwe. Choreographed the opening ceremony (musical theatre with an edge) alongside Brett Bailey the director.

January – February 2011

  • Was commissioned by the Africa Centre and Brett Bailey to be a Jeweler and create 3 pieces for Infecting the City Festival in Cape Town.

December Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve 2010 

  • Created events for Moyo Spier in Cape Town, theatre pieces, dance and choir.

November – December 2010 

  • Cotton Club Moves assistant director and choreographer to Adele Blank for Free Flight Dance company at Baxter Theatre in Cape Town for a month

Sept 2010

  • Toured to Copenhagen with House of the Holy Afro as tour director and choreographer

August 2010

  • Freshly Ground’s new music video Chicken to Change working with the Puppets from ZA News and choreographed for the band

July 2010 – World Cup Closing Ceremony

  • Choreographed Elephants working alongside Roger Titley the designer and creator of the creatures
  • Worked with Freshly Ground and Shakira and her choreographer for the closing ceremony of the Waka Waka song

May – July 2010

  • Rehearsed and re-worked House of the Holy Afro with Brett Bailey. Went on tour with the company for 6 weeks in Johannesburg at the Market Theatre, during the Soccer World Cup

May 2010 

  • Daddy Cool commercial for Vodacom with OLA films. Shot for 5 days and worked with all types of people from various cultures within South Africa, non-dancers who were rehearsed for 7 days prior to the shoot, bringing out their own uniqueness within their diverse cultures

April 2010 

  • Shoot for international British commercial Go Compare. Worked with British opera singer and choreographed a series of 3 commercials

February 2010 

  • Created a piece for Infecting The City Festival and choreographed a piece for Windows to a World directed by Adele Blank

January 2010

  • Directed, choreographed and conceptualised the soiree event at the World Economic Forum in Davos as part of the South African team. Working with Roger Titley and Moyo

2006/7

  • Reworking of House Of the Holy Afro in Cape Town with Brett Bailey directing for HIFA Festival in Zimbabwe and Sweden
  • Produced the Moyo 3 Compilation CD
  • Dance Captain for Soweto Story
  • Commissioned by MAC Makeup to choreograph a classical piece using Ballet Theatre Afrikan – Johannesburg
  • Assisted Choreographer Michael Rooney on Halifax Bank commercial – Johannesburg
  • Performed with Free Flight Dance Company for 6 weeks (choreographed and directed by Adele Blank) – Cape Town
  • Choreographed 2 pieces fusing the cultural exchange between Tunisia and South Africa for the Department of Trade and Industry – Pretoria
  • Choreographed for South Africa’s top Afro Pop Band, Freshly Ground – Cape Town
  • Choreographed for 3rd World Bunfight and worked with Director Brett Bailey on House of the Holy Afro – Melbourne, Australia
  • Choreographed the Moyo Cabaret with Director Brett Bailey – Cape Town

2005

  • Evaluated for Cirque Du Soleil, teaching all the choreographies for their South African auditions – Johannesburg
  • Performed with Free Flight Dance Company – Cape Town
  • Choreographed a piece for the German Chamber of Commerce – Johannesburg
  • Commissioned by the Water Board to choreograph a 15 minute piece, Women in Water as well as organize all the Zimbabwean Mbira players – President’s Residence, Pretoria
  • Collaborated with a Zimbabwean choreographer Mathias Julias to choreograph a “Political” piece for Dance Umbrella – Johannesburg

2004

  • Choreographed Le Lion French movie featuring Alain Delon – Various places in South Africa
  • Produced 1 Night at Moyo Live, a live compilation CD of musicians that performed at Moyo Melrose Arch and Moyo Spier – Johannesburg

2003

  • Choreographed Pieces of a Dream for Ballet Theatre Afrikan – Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Johannesburg
  • Produced the 1st Moyo compilation CD

2002 – 2012    

  • Entertainment Director and Choreographer for Moyo Productions

2002

  • Performed for Dutch Choreographer Piet Rogie at the Oudtshoorn Festival – Eastern Cape
  • Collaborated with Jacki Job in a production named Spirit – Cape Town
  • Performed with Free Flight Dance Company in Opera Dido and Aneas – Stellenbosch

2001

  • Conducted workshops in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Worked with Amajika (community project in Johannesburg) training the performers in dance – Johannesburg

1998-2000

  • Compiled a syllabus in modern and contemporary dance for the Dance Department of ProArte Ballet and Music School – Pretoria

1998

  • Appointed Associate Director of Free Flight Dance Company as well as lead performer
  • Choreographed and Trained performers at Sibikwa (a community based project in Benoni) – Johannesburg
  • Performed dance solo in Toulouse, France

1997

  • Performed with Free Flight Dance Company and conducted workshops with Adele Blank – Nairobi, Kenya

1990-1996

  • Choreographed for Free Flight Dance Company Civic Theatre Performances – Johannesburg
  • Toured with Free Flight Dance Company – Germany, Reunion Island, Madagascar, Mauritius, Switzerland, Zimbabwe, Cape Town and Grahamstown

1984-1990

  • Joined Bat Sheva Dance Company for 6 months – Israel
  • Performed in ground breaking musical King Afrika – Johannesburg
  • Danced in Movie Chameleon with Lee Van Cleef and Michael Neary – Johannesburg
  • Performed in all Free Flight Productions
  • Danced with Performing Arts Workshop Dance Company for 2 years which later became Free Flight Dance Company – Johannesburg, Cape Town and Grahamstown

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