In this category we celebrate classical, popular and traditional dancers and promoters of dance who creatively push the boundaries of their genre into new levels. Whether it is Pantsula, Ballet or any other form, these artists embrace and excel in their chosen genre thus becoming synonymous with the art form itself.
Nadine Mckenzie is passionate about movement, she is passionate about dance. When
Nadine was two-
Tebogo Kgobokoe is one of the most revered and respected dance personalities in South Africa with a passion for development, an arts activist who wants to see support of the arts enhanced. She is an undefeated SA professional ten dance champion and six times South African Latin American Professional Champion. She has been teaching dance for more than sixteen years and has devoted most of her time to the development of dancesport in rural areas in South Africa. Tebogo is trained in Contemporary, Ballet, Spanish, Modern dance, Freestyle, Rock n Roll, Latin American and Ballroom dance.
Sonia Radebe, began her career as a professional dancer in 2001 with Moving into Dance Mophatong in Newtown, where she continues to work. Radebe is passionate about training people with physical disabilities to explore and uncover the magic. She has shared her personal work with audiences in Chile, the United States, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. In 2007 she was acknowledged by the Gauteng MEC for Arts and Culture as the Dance Umbrella’s Most Outstanding Female Dancer in Contemporary Style, and in 2011 was awarded the Gauteng Dance Manyano Best Female Dancer of the Decade Award.