About Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble

Ezimnyama Dance Company has managed to tour different countries around the world 🌎 these are Botswana,South Africa, Switzerland 🇨🇭, France🇫🇷, Spain🇪🇸 in 2022.

In 2022 Ezimnyama was nominated for the Outstanding Dance Company in Zimbabwe 🇿🇼 on National Arts Merit Awards

Ezimnyama has continued working with different organizations on issues which are relevant to the community providing educational information which amongst issues to do which HIV,AIDS prevalence..Covid 19 awareness, Climate change awareness..etc

The name Ezimnyama was derived from the tallest mountains which are found in Southern part of Zimbabwe at a place called Plumtree. The name represents who we are as the children of the African origin the idea was to come up with a Strong and beautiful Ensemble which will represents the beauty of nature and its people and Culture.

The ensemble was formed in February 2009 in Bulawayo by Phibion Ncube. Over the years Ezimnyama have produced works that has been well received in Zimbabwe and in the neighboring countries, our work ranges from community theatre, and African traditional dance and music to contemporary dance to poetry, Ezimnyama Performs Zimbabwean and Southern Africa Traditional Dances. Our work is mainly made from Human Voices, hand clapping and foot stamping and above all Human Creativity. The well-choreographed dance and well-arranged music will drive you across the beautiful journey of Zimbabwe that will bring the warmth of the African Savanna sun straight into your heart. .Ezimnyama is committed in preserving African Traditions, particularly folklore music and dance.

Capacity

13 Males and 12 Females

Artistic Director

Phibion Ncube

Manager

Amanda Ncube

Administrator

Juliet Dube

Ezimnyama dance ensemble is under the administration of the director of productions who works hand in hand with an attaché student of Lupane State University doing a Bachelor of Arts honor’s degree in Language a nd Communication Studies. The admin ensures that the organization runs smoothly and is responsible for the day to day runnings of the organization.

A pool of experienced and qualified performers, dance facilitators, singers capable of delivering quality work.

Ezimnyama Dance Ensemble works with Schools and other organizations to provide opportunities for quality inter-cultural exchange through participation in Dance, music, Acting and performer-participant.

Works on developing and teaching productions that give theatre education to the community using issues that are important to the community.

Aims

Offering Artists,Youths and the young at heart a platform to showcase their hidden talents, thereby creating a viable careers for themselves

To establish and promote sharing of ideas and experiences through national and international cultural exchange programs, seminars and workshops.