The body of the extraordinary South African dancer-choreographer Vincent Mantsoe harbors a cross-cultural lexicon of movement traditions: rituals performed by his mother and aunt (both shamans); dances that he and boyhood pals did on the streets of Johannesburg to tapes of Michael Jackson; plus his training in ballet, modern dance, African styles, Balinese forms, martial arts, etc. Yet his works are anything but eclectic. All that he has absorbed flows into his personal responses to the world and to... More >>>