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The Team

Dance for All (DFA) is a non-profit organisation that has been teaching dance to historically disadvantaged children and youth in Cape Town, South Africa for nearly 21 years. This is the current team, dedicated to its success.

  Honorary Life Patron
  Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

  Honorary Patron
  Dame Nicola Brewer

  Marlene le Roux
  John Persenda
  Soli Philander
  Mamphela Ramphele
  Prudence Solomon

  Philip Boyd
  Themba Ngada
  Celiwe Ngwenya (Chairperson)
  Johann van der Merwe
  Julian van der Westhuizen

  Artistic Director & Chief Executive Officer
  Philip Boyd

  Company Manager
  Marlene Carstens

  Cape Town Outreach Manager
  Hope Nongqongqo

  Fund Development & Marketing
  Bridgette Brukman (Fundraising)
  Allison Hendricks (Special Events)
  Harold King (Special Events)
  Hope Nongqongqo (Reports/Tours)
  Naomi van Rooyen (Assistant)

  Cape Town Teachers
  Philip Boyd - Artistic Director: Young InSPIRAtions Dance Company
  Allison Hendricks – Head: Bridging Programme
  Louise Coetzer
  Lorraine Ndindwa
  Nobuntu Nqolase - Trainee
  Hope Nongqongqo – Head: African Contemporary Programme
  Grant Puchert
  Margie Sim – Head: Ballet Programme
  Bruno Wani
  Luvuyo Simandla

  Rurual Outreach Teachers
  Fiona Sargeant - Montagu
  Pauline van Buitenen - Barrydale
  Africa Mtikitiki - Trainee

Simone Wiliams


  Tanya Le Sueur

  Laetitia Hofmeyer
  Danny Daniels
  Alphonso van der Merwe

  Gillian Warren-Brown

  Robyn Thysse

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