Centre Stage spotlights South African dancers as part of the ongoing initiative to promote & support the purpose of Dance Donation.
Join me for as we chat to talented & diverse dancers, as they share their stories both onstage and off.
At 16, Tumi was shot, stabbed and almost necklaced by hostel dwellers in the turbulent South African Soweto riots in the early 80’s. And yet he became one of South Africa’s first male ballet dancers, appearing on stages across the globe. Listen to what this political activist & accomplished dancer with a prison stint, has to say about the late Eartha Kitt and how she unknowingly helped him get his father’s approval.
More on Tumi HERE