Tossie van Tonder

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Tossie van Tonder (19**-) is a performer, dancer, choreographer, and author.

Also known as Nobonke, or Nobonke van Tonder


For more on her life see the website Nobonke van Tonder. The Image of Your Perfection[1] and for a full listing and description of all her performance work, see specifically the The Tossie van Tonder/Nobonke Research-Based Archive[2] contained therein.

Contribution to South African theatre, film, media and performance

Since 1980 she mainly performed as a solo artist.

Among her choreographic works are: Thabangita, Timeless Tango, Skotgorsari, Fantoom, Come and See, The Moon is Dancing, Intiem, Etc., The End, Intarsia (based on Die kremetartekspedisie by Wilma Stockenström)

She wrote and published an autobiographical work, Nobonke. She of All People, dealing with motherhood in 2012.


Nobonke van Tonder. The Image of Your Perfection website[3]

Notes on the author in Nobonke. She of All People (2012).

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