All choreography by
Dancers in Lockdown–Indoni Dance Academy
Indoni Dance Academy had to suddenly close its doors to our 40 trainees, to protect us all against Covid19. Among other homework tasks, trainees are given dance assignments.
Filmed by the dance trainees • Edited by Peri van Papendorp
"Abakhulu" (The Great Ones)
A moving essay examining how youth interpret the ancient wisdom of RESPECT, during initiation to adulthood. Indoni dancers hold up a mirror to life.
Filmed by Dex Goodman • Edited by Helen Allen
Norval Gallery Opening
24th April 2018
Opening of the Norval Foundation Gallery with a garden party with performances by Indoni and others. Norval is an art museum combining the art experience with an appreciation of nature.
Norval Gallery Opening – Part 2: Drumming
24th April 2018
Indoni - Waterfront
International student group visit
Indoni – "iKhaya"
Portrays the grappling with home as a sanctuary and a place of safety – and how the loss of a mother shifts the physical and emotional landscape of home.
Indoni – "Inkululeko"
29th March 2016
Behind the scents at Parliament: Twenty minute performance in the Company Gardens, Cape Town.
Session 1 of ITC – Public Art Festival
"Crucify" – Baxter Dance Festival 2015
Indoni performed on the main stage for the Baxter Dance Festival
Filmed & Edited by Peter Basford
Indoni - Inkululeko (Freedom) 2015 Artscape
Filmed by Balu Nivison. Edited by Helen Allen
Indoni - The Beginning 2014
Indoni began with only six students. Their inauguration performance was showcased at ‘Balu Legacy ‘clothing boutique in Claremont, Cape Town.
Filmed & Edited by Helen Allen & Neil Frye