Christopher Kindo

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Christopher Kindo (19**-). Renowned dancer and choreographer.


Born in Simons's Town, and grew up in Ocean View, Cape Town. Started dancing in the Simon's Town Cultural Group.


He studied at the University of Cape Town School of Dance, and Boston Ballet Academy in the USA. .

Contribution to South African Theatre and Performance

Worked in the USA for a while. Was a member of the CAPAB Dance Company over years, and founder-member of Jazzart Dance Theatre.



He choreographed many stage plays and musicals, including Kramer and Petersen's Poison (1992), Antjie Somers, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Giants, Sinbad's African Adventures, Leader of the Pack (musical), The Tempest (2009).


He taught and choreographed for Dance for All, the Eoan Group and CAFDA. Also founded the Tercia Kindo Arts Project in Ocean View on 16 June 2007. (It closed in 2010.)


FNB Vita Award (Best Male Dancer) 1991; Standard Bank Young Artist for Dance 1993;


Cape Times, 11 April 2000.

Atlantic Sun, Thursday July 31, 2014 p6.

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