African dance // Fusion movement
Originally from Ugie, South Africa, Mbulelo Ndabeni is a London based dancer, choreographer, movement director, teacher, founder and director of Mbulelo Ndabeni I Nad dance.
Mbulelo trained in Dance For All, Khayelitsha in Cape Town, London Studio Center, San Francisco Academy of Ballet and Kaatsbaan New York.Mbulelo Ndabeni has performed with companies such as Rambert, Henri Oguike, Merce Cunningham, Mathew Bourne Swan Lake,Christopher Huggins company, amongst many others.
Mbulelo has gained valuable experience and skills over many years working with the top UK dance companies an organisations as well as award winning artists such as Ladysmith Black Mambazo, "Inala", Goshka Macuga "End of Line and Daniel Brandt "Eternal something".
Awarded One Dance UK/DAD Trailblazer 2015/2016, One Dance UK mentoring programme, Phoenix Dance Theatre choreographer's and composers Lab 2015 and recipient of Dancers career development fund.
Its the first time Mbulelo is at BATUKE! and we look forward to sharing his knowledge and energy.