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The African Dance Theatre - CLOSED

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Well worth a visit

Located right at the V&A Waterfront this is a great place to spend a few hours. It's well laid out... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2014
Ken B
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Very engaging

We went to see the show at the Waterfront in Feb 2014, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The dancers were... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2014
Sophie B
London, United Kingdom
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15 Nov 2014
“Well worth a visit”
20 Apr 2014
“Venue has been closed”
The African Dance Theatre is a one hour show filled with well known African songs, fused with the distinctive beat of drums, zulu war dances, gumboots dances, jazz and pantsula. This energetic hour long show will take you on an African Musical...more
Moyo, Clocktower | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 9513
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

Located right at the V&A Waterfront this is a great place to spend a few hours. It's well laid out and very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank Ken B
Reviewed 21 April 2014

I bought tickets online through their website and went on April 14, 2014 surprised to find a letter on the door indicating the venue has been closed. Please check to see if the venue is back up and running before you buy tickets.

Date of experience: April 2014
14  Thank MissCanadiaTraveller
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We went to see the show at the Waterfront in Feb 2014, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The dancers were great, full of energy and very engaging. Musicians also very good. It only lasts an hour, but is well worth seeing. A great showcase of African...More

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 17 February 2014

The V&A Waterfront version of the African Dance Theatre is weak. Just not what I was expecting in terms of African dance(s). Dancers appeared unprofessional and unauthentic. The food was good though.

Date of experience: February 2014
3  Thank shawncF653VP
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Almost broke a sweat just watching them. We just ordered drinks and there was no pressure to order food. Awesome show, will defiantly go again if we have the chance to return to Cape Town.

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Ryan03ku
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Went to see this show in their new venue at Moyo restaurant at the Waterfront. There was no pressure to eat. We sat and had a few cocktails and thoroughly enjoyed the one hour show.It is both entertaining and exhilarating - such energy - I...More

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank 722traveller
Reviewed 6 January 2014

First visit 30.12.13 Absolutely worth a visit!! I really really loved the show! So much energy and happiness at once! The show is made up of four scenes which are explained in the program you get when entering the theatre. The summaries of the scenes...More

Date of experience: January 2014
4  Thank Katrin B
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Very reasonable family ticket for one hour of complete entertainment. The staff is amazing and full of energy.

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank Anonymous516
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We had really been looking forward to our visit here. This was a very entertaining and yet, knowledgeable experience. Within the one hour that we stayed at this place, we got to know about the culture of Africa, about its people and their traditions. The...More

Date of experience: February 2013
3  Thank Jason B
Reviewed 26 December 2013

We thoroughly loved this fun, vibrant and energetic one hour show. Presented in a quaint theatre surrounding with a very professional cast, it is excellent value for money. Highly recommended !!

Date of experience: December 2013
3  Thank JillyatSea
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