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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 November 15, 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 March 5, 2014
Sophie B
London, United Kingdom
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Nov 15, 2014
“Well worth a visit”
Apr 20, 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 November 15, 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.

3  Thank Ken B
Reviewed April 20, 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.

14  Thank MissCanadiaTraveller
Reviewed March 5, 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

3  Thank Sophie B
Reviewed February 16, 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.

3  Thank Shawn C
Reviewed February 12, 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.

1  Thank Ryan03ku
Reviewed January 25, 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

3  Thank 722traveller
Reviewed January 6, 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

4  Thank Katrin B
Reviewed January 3, 2014

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

2  Thank Anonymous516
Reviewed January 2, 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

3  Thank Jason B
Reviewed December 26, 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 !!

3  Thank JillyatSea
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