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No, the Flatfoot Training Company is set up to provide both technique and performance training to young dancers. It is a platform to nurture and develop dance skills.
No, the training company holds open auditions - open to anyone over the age of 16-years-old, seeking technique and performance training in contemporary dance.
Yes, Flatfoot Dance Company runs a vast range of 'dance development' classes (see our 'dance development page' for details).
No, our dance development work is offered free of charge in the communities in which we work.
We do not have a strictly defined corporate rate - as charges vary depending on the length of the work requested, how many dancers are needed as well as issues relating to costume hire and such.
Yes, we offer an extensive range of workshops made for school learners, these range from 'Theme Programme' workshops tailor made for Matric drama learners, to 'Physical Theatre', 'African Contemporary Technique', 'Tools Towards Making a Dance', 'Rhythm and Body Percussion', 'Gumboot Dancing', 'Hip-Hop/Funk' and 'Creative Movement' workshops.
Yes, we often create 'made for schools' travelling performance works. For information on any such performances check this website, or 'like' our FaceBook page where information is posted regularly. Alternatively you can e-mail us at [email protected] and we will get back to you.
Yes, Flatfoot happily supports school initiatives for learners to gain vocational training. If you are participating in a vocational training programme at your school, and are wanting to experience a day-week-month as a Flatfoot Dancer, please contact us at [email protected] with your request, and we will get back to you.
Of course this is possible, time permitting. E-mail [email protected] with your request.
Unfortunately, it is our policy that the children with whom we work are not made objects of or exploited in the name research. For further clarification on this issue e-mail [email protected]
Flatfoot Dance Company got its start, under the artistic directorship of Lliane Loots, in 1995. It was initially a non-funded student training company. In 2003 with a project funding grant from the National Arts Council of South Africa, the company launched itself professionally, still under the artistic directorship of Lliane Loots.
See our 'Meet The Company' page for pics and bios of our full-time company members.
We post information related to all our performances to this site on the 'What's On' page as well as to our FaceBook page "Flatfoot Dance Company: Non-Profit Organisation" and also to twitter @flatfootdanceco