Vincent Mansoe

Vincent Sekwati Koko Mantsoe’s recognition as a choreographer demonstrates that to be successfully integrated into the performance arena as a contemporary artist, one does not have to disavow one’s cultural heritage. Growing up in Diepkloof, one of the South Western Townships outside Johannesburg known as Soweto, Mantsoe’s innately musical understanding of movement and its transformational potential was founded in the early years. When still a boy he would assist in the dancing and drumming that his grandmother, his mother, and two of his aunts performed in their capacity as ‘Sangomas’, which is the Zulu term for traditional healers.

Travelled around the globe, presenting his solo and group works in across Europe, North America (Canada & the USA), Asia (Japan, South Korea, China, Indonesia, various African Continent, Australia and many more.

International and National collaborations with various artist. Winner of international and National awards on performances, Choreography, and created works for international and National dance Companies across the globe. 1990 accepted into the newly established trainee program of Moving Into Dance Mophatong (MIDM), one of the first integrated dance companies in South Africa and was appointed Associate Artistic Director and resident Choreographer.

Founded his Company Association Noa Cie Vincent Mantsoe in 2005 France.

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  • 7 November 2020

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