Calling Young Creatives

Tavaziva, Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Caius House Youth Centre invite 11-18 year olds to join this special project led by professional dance and music artists. Participants will explore the process of creating, marketing and performing their own work which will be performed at RAD as a part of Wandsworth Arts Fringe on the 7th of May. If you are […]

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Bawren at the Young Vic

  This month Bawren delivered a Shona dance workshop in preparation for Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira’s striking play The Convert at the Young Vic, directed by Ola Ince. The play is set in Zimbabwe in 1896 and follows the harrowing story of Jekesai, a young woman fleeing forced marriage. Bawren worked with the cast, including Letitia Wright (Black Panther), Paapa Essiedu (RSC Hamlet) and Ivanno […]

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Join our team as our new Learning & Participation Co-ordinator!

5th December 2018 Tavaziva is seeking a Part-time Learning & Participation Co-ordinator (2 days per week) The Learning and Participation Co-ordinator is responsible for the coordination and successful delivery of Tavaziva’s Learning and Participation Programme. Working with new and existing partners, educational and HE establishments, organisations, stakeholders and venues, you will coordinate and manage a range of […]

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Norway 2018

Bawren was invited to In2it International Dance Festival in Norway to create an adapted version of Izindava with three Tavaziva dancers and 23 Norwegian dancers – including five professional dancers from Compassion 2 Dance, three dance students from Sunndal Culture school, and 11 dance students from Kristiansund Opera Ballet center The dancers had one week to learn the unique choreography and due to all their […]

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More Exploring new and exciting digital possibilities!

Notch and Green Hippo specialise in the design and manufacturing of hardware and software for manipulation of video in the AV industry. In April they commissioned Bawren to choreograph and perform in an interactive demo in Germany. Bawren had the opportunity to wear a motion capture suit and see his movements digitalised on a screen, […]

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In2it International Dance Festival

In2it International Dance Festival is a dance festival run by Tendai Makurumbandi, a professional dancer and choreographer from Zimbabwe, who now teaches in Norway. Norwegian, French and UK companies get invited to the boundless festival that prides itself on cultural exchange and excellence. Tavaziva were lucky enough to be invited last year, and again this year! […]

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Touring Technicians for BOY’S KHAYA

Tavaziva is seeking 2 Tour Technicians to join the company for the touring of Bawren Tavaziva’s new production BOY’S KHAYA starting in September. Tavaziva is an acclaimed contemporary-African touring dance company established in 2004 and led by Zimbabwean-born Bawren Tavaziva. His unique style is a choreographic synthesis of ballet, contemporary and African dance. We are […]

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