Mbulelo Ndabeni Dancer & Rehearsal Director

Mbulelo Ndabeni

Born in Ugie, South Africa. Trained at Dance For All, UCT School of Dance, San Francisco Academy of Ballet, and London Studio Centre. He worked for Cape Town City Ballet for a season before moving to the U.K. 2005-2007 He worked for Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake where he toured throughout the U.K and Internationally.

2007-2014 Rambert Dance Company, performing in works by Henri Oguike (Tread Softly), Christopher Bruce (Hush, Rooster), Javier De Frutos (Elysian Fields), Itzik Galili (A Linha Curva, SUB), Merce Cunningham (RainForest, Sounddance, The Event), Mark Baldwin (Comedy of Change, eternal light), Lucinda Childs (Four Elements), Paul Taylor (Roses), Barack Marshall (Castaways) and Ashely Page (Subterrain), Fukiko Takase (Cultivate a Quite Joy), as well as many other great choreographers.

He has created his own works for Cape Town City Ballet (Nomvula), Rambert's Evening of new choreography (Dealing (2009), Indlela (2010), Yomani (2013). Cloud Dance Festival (The State in-between (2013). A big thank you to all my great teachers/mentors who trained me so hard and gave me so much support. Thank you to the David Poole Trust (Harold King) for the scholarship, which brought me to London.