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TaSuBa Festival

Our students are performing at the TaSuBa festival, hosted by the Bagamoyo Arts School. Rob Guy and Panta Rei are responsible for MUDA's offerings this year... don't miss us!

TEDxIlala: Yes, in my lifetime

Rob Guy and Panta Rei have choreographed two pieces to be performed by MUDA students at TEDXIlala. 

With the theme ‘Yes, in my lifetime’, this will the first ever TEDxIlala, Dar es Salaam. TED aims to bring people together to share ideas.

Dancing with Anjorombala

MUDA students Hamadi Issa and Alawi 'Tadhi' Saidi have been selected to perform with the Madagascan Anjorombala Dance Centre in Antananarivo. 

Anjorombala was founded by Julie Iarisoa in 2004, inspired by a career in dance spanning a lifetime and two continents, from Madagascar to Tunisia, Senegal to France. Her company gives daily dance classes in styles ranging from contemporary to urban, traditional Maray to performance technique, and has represented Madagascar in festivals worldwide. 

Hongera sana Hamadi anf Alawi!

Dancing with Ibuka: Maguzo and Japhet

Congratulations to Pili Maguzo and Samwel Japhet Silas on securing their residencies at the Ibuka dance Foundation in Arusha!

The Ibuka Dance Foundation was founded in 2014 by Canadian dancer and choreographer Anna Bussey. The foundation aims to nurture and develop dance in East Africa by "providing education and employment opportunities through dance to talented disadvantaged Tanzanian youth".

Celebrating women in Tanzanian history

In a nod to the achievements of Tanzanian women throughout history, MUDA students will perform at the Tanzanian Gender Networking Programme event, 'Recognition of Tanzanian women in history', at the House of Culture. 


Choreographed by and entitled ____________________________. 

Dancing with the GoDown Arts Centre: Japhet and Elias

MUDA is proud to announce that students Emanuel Elias and Samwel Japhet have been selected to complete artist residencies and training at the GoDown Arts Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

Founded in 2003 in a disused warehouse, the GoDown Centre is an artistic hub in Nairobi’s industrial neighbourhood. Housing filmmakers, visual artists and performers, the GoDown Centre is a driving force of Kenya’s burgeoning contemporary art scene. 

Congrats Samuel and Emanuel!

A Cabinet of Curiosities

MUDA is set to perform as part of the Cabinet of Curiosities exhibition. Curators and artists, Delphine Buysse and Charlotte Schattenmann are bringing the 16th century Italian Renaissance tradition, where researchers and explorers would exhibit and catalogue in encyclopaedic detail the treasures of their travels, to present-day Tanzania. 

Ian Mwaisunga, MUDA’s artistic director, will choreograph a piece performed by our students entitled___________________. It looks at_______________________. 

A big thank you to all our trainers

MUDA would like to say a big thank you to all the trainers who taught at MUDA this year. Our students have undoubtably benefitted from your experience, expertise and professional network.

Until next year...



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