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Jay Pather

Professor. BA Hons (English Literature) BA Hons (Drama) ATCL, MA (New York University)

Associate Professor, Director of ICA, Director of Siwela Sonke Dance Theatre

Research Focus: Dance theatre; Site specific and site-responsive work; African Knowledges; Relationship between classical and contemporary African forms; Interdisciplinary and Inter-cultural work; Installation performances; Collaborative research questions with dance, text, visual arts, video, architecture, music and sound composition.

Brett Kebble Art Award, FNB Vita for Choreography; Committee Member – National Arts Festival; Chairperson – Performing Arts Network of South Africa

email: jay.pather@uct.ac.za